Chellie Pingree

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The ‘gatekeepers’: Ten wealthy Mainers giving $3.95 million to this election

The top 10 individual Maine donors to state and national political campaigns represent just .001 percent of Maine’s adult population of about one million.

But that minuscule percentage represents 27.3 per cent of all donations to candidates, parties and causes from contributors with a Maine address. Continue Reading →

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Newfound wealth allows Rep. Pingree to pay her ‘dues’ to House Democrats

From 1994 to mid-2011, Chellie Pingree’s total contributions to candidates running for national office were $2,950.

But from June 2011 to last November — a period of only 17 months — the Democratic congresswoman from Maine’s first district donated $105,600 to Democratic candidates to Congress and to the party committees that funnel donations to candidates.
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