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Conservative Maine group accidentally shows success of pre-LePage health care policy

The Maine Heritage Policy Center, a conservative advocacy group, put out a paper today arguing that Maine shouldn’t expand Medicaid under Obamacare. One of its core arguments is: Maine’s uninsured rate is nearly the same as it was in 1999, while government-run health care enrollment has more than doubled in the same time period, from […]

Provenance and polling: Look to the polling firm’s track record

Maine’s conservative on-line “news” service, The Maine Wire (which is run by the Maine Heritage Policy Center, MHPC), responds to a poll showing Angus King ahead in the Senate race, with House incumbents Pingree and Michaud ahead as well, by saying “Consider the source.” Now, there is no doubt it’s worth looking at who conducted […]