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Lance Dutson, a principal of Red Hill Strategies, is a Republican communications consultant. He has served on the campaign teams of U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Kelly Ayotte, as well as the Maine Republican Party. Steven Biel is a former campaign director for MoveOn.org and president of the Portland-based political consulting firm Steven Biel Strategies, which provides digital campaign support to organizations including NARAL Pro-Choice America, Courage Campaign, and Environment America.

Stand up for students, yes or no?

Steven Biel: It’s been 12 years since Maine voted to require the state to cover 55 percent of the cost of public education, and in all that time Augusta has never once hit the mark. So now voters are taking charge again with Question 2, the Stand Up for Students initiative. Just a 3 percent […]

Trump’s convention train wreck continues

Steven Biel: I’m a card-carrying, Prius-driving, tree-hugging, Ani DiFranco-listening liberal, but last night I felt a strange and disturbing feeling of affection come over me for a man I’ve loathed for years: Sen. Ted Cruz. As a hard-core #NeverTrump Republican, what did you think of his big middle finger to Donald Trump? Lance Dutson: If […]