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  • Published
    October 6, 2022

    Column: Is Chellie Pingree quiet quitting?

    Sam Patten discusses his belief that the issues of the day call for an energetic combatant in Washington. Sam is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 26, 2022

    Column: It’s now or never for Maine’s lobster industry

    Sam asks if Maine's lobster industry is destined to suffer the same fate as Waldo County's chicken industry. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 22, 2022

    Hail to autumn

    This week, Sam offers up an ode to autumn. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 15, 2022

    Rocknak ready to rock the boat in Augusta

    Sam considers the possibility of a Republican win in Knox County's state Senate District 12. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 8, 2022

    The Age of the Asterisk

    Sam suggests that heroes today are an endangered species. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 1, 2022

    Column: ‘Tis the season

    Sam considers political junk mail and pitches for campaign contributions. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    August 25, 2022

    Column: Why campaign on issues?

    This week, Sam examines developments at play leading up to the fall election. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    August 11, 2022

    Column: Fighting for farmers

    This week, Sam talks with MaryAnne Kinney about her advocacy for farmers. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    August 4, 2022

    Working families demand more child care

    Sam makes a pitch for congressional action on something that really matters to people: day care. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    July 28, 2022

    Column: When a flag is more than a symbol

    With the livelihoods of both Maine's fishermen and farmers under assault, Sam talks about the importance of keeping the traditional state flag. Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

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