Maine's Political Pulse

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It’s time again for Maine’s Political Pulse.

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

It’s time again for Maine’s Political Pulse.

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

It’s time again for Maine’s Political Pulse.

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

On this special Saturday edition of the Pulse, Maine Public's Irwin Gratz spoke with political reporters Steve Mistler and Mal Leary to unpack moments from the first debate of the high stakes Maine U.S. Senate race. 

At Friday's debate, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon exchanged barbs  over health care, judicial appointments and President Donald Trump. 

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The first debate of the Maine U.S. Senate race is over. And somehow a race that kicked off more than a year ago has finally just begun.

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The pandemic edition of the Republican National Convention is in the books, but before it even began the GOP was confronted with an important question: What does the modern Republican party stand for?

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On this week's edition of Maine's Political Pulse: 

This is the inaugural issue of Maine's Political Pulse Newsletter, a weekly update on Maine and national politics in the leadup to the November election. Click here to subscribe, and you'll receive an edition each Friday morning.

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On this week's episode of Maine's Political Pulse: 

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It's Friday, and time again for Maine's Political Pulse.

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This week Maine Public's Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler is back to talk with Irwin Gratz.

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It's Friday, and time again for Maine's Political Pulse.  

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

It’s Friday, and time again for Maine’s Political Pulse.

This was a quieter week, politically...as long as you kept the television off, since it remains saturated with political advertising. Steve Mistler spoke with Irwin Gratz and Mal Leary about some of that advertising, which turned nasty pretty quick.

Then the team took a look at how the next coronavirus aid bill developed by Republicans could affect politics in Maine and the latest challenge to Ranked-Choice Voting.

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Morning Edition Host Irwin Gratz, Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler and Senior Political Correspondent Mal Leary are back again this week with Maine's Political Pulse.

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Morning Edition's Irwin Gratz spoke with Maine Public's Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler and Senior Political Reporter Mal Leary ahead of Maine's state primary Tuesday.

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