At Down East today, I take a quick look at the resignation of Democratic State Senator Larry Bliss of South Portland and the special election that will take place after he leaves the Legislature on April 15th.
Bliss, who lost his job at the University of Southern Maine 16 months ago, is leaving for a position in California. He won a very close race in 2010 against local radio personality and small business owner Joe Palmieri.
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Quote of the day, from State Representative Cynthia Dill:
Gringotts Wizarding Bank pales in comparison to the US Chamber, but the resemblance is striking. Secret and separate vaults for Dow Chemical, News Corporation, Prudential Financial, Goldman Sachs and other corporate behemoths are filled with cash and gold coins, and guarded by gremlins resembling a cross between Dobby and Karl Rove.