While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.
What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt.
In this part of the world, only Maine gives winter the welcome and the worship it should have.
Energy conservation is the foundation of energy independence.
Family farms and small businesses are the backbone of our communities.
I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one, protect them from harm.
By giving every American access to quality, affordable health care, they will create a more competitive, a stronger and more secure America!
Despite the increase in world attention toward Sudan in the past months, the genocide in Darfur has continued without any serious attempt by the Sudanese government to do what governments primarily exist to do, protect their citizens.
Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.
Under current federal policy on human embryonic stem cell research, only those stem cell lines derived before August 9, 2001 are eligible for federally funded research.
President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office.
Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people.
Through their work with fetal tissue, researchers hope to find ways to harness embryonic stem cells which have the ability to become any type of human cell and could provide new treatments for many illnesses.
Health care costs blunt the competitive edge of American entrepreneurs, from the auto industry to internet start-ups.
I am confident that the British people will not be intimidated by terrorism.
In 1995, sanctions led Sudan to cut its ties with terrorists and expel Osama bin Laden.
Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem that requires a national response.
Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.
But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders.
If the parties get too close together they lose their identities, if they get too far apart you're not going to get a whole lot done because you almost always need to have some folks on the other side of the aisle to accomplish anything.