"Politics and Other Mistakes" piece on Gov. John Baldacci, noting that the gover
"Politics and Other Mistakes" piece on Gov. John Baldacci, noting that the governor has demonstrated an ability to silence his opponents by exerting political pressure. When the Maine County Commissioners Association voted to introduce an amendment to exempt county jails from Baldacci's spending cap, Baldacci convinced a majority of commissioners to switch sides within 24 hours. The amendment was never introduced. Several business groups who put together an ad campaign to highlight problems with the state's economy were convinced not to run the ads after Baldacci made it known that he considered the ads an attempt to undermine his re-election.
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Diamon, Al, ""Politics and Other Mistakes" piece on Gov. John Baldacci, noting that the gover" (2005). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 2027.
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