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  • Congressional hopeful is home on 2-week leave (from Iraq)

    03/05/2008 6:56:42 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 8 replies · 689+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | March 3, 2008
    Navy reservist Charles Summers, a candidate for the open seat in the 1st Congressional District, is in Maine on a 15-day leave during his 10-month tour of duty in Iraq. more stories like thisThe Scarborough Republican, who returned home Thursday, said he is spending time with family and friends and catching up with people he hasn't seen in a while. Summers said Navy regulations bar him from making any campaign appearances or even discussing the race until his stint of active duty ends in May. Summers, a lieutenant commander based in Baghdad, said he has been traveling around Iraq while...
  • Congressional races will skip preliminaries [Maine]

    03/17/2004 1:33:25 PM PST · by JohnnyZ · 3 replies · 1,781+ views
    Portland Press Herald ^ | March 16, 2004 | BART JANSEN
    WASHINGTON — Neither congressional race in Maine this year will feature a contested primary, since the filing deadline passed Monday for Democratic Reps. Tom Allen and Mike Michaud and their Republican challengers. But Michaud's 2nd Congressional District race in northern Maine could still become a three-way contest if a prospective candidate runs as an independent. Allen, of Portland, who is in his fourth term, faces a challenge from Charles Summers, who spent eight years as state director for U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine. Allen, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, has won previous contests easily, with 64 percent...