Maine Ron Paul Leadership - We Aren't Going to Help Charlie Summers
Activists from the Maine Tea Party can largely be credited with Gov. Paul LePage’s election in 2010. And Maine supporters of libertarian presidential candidate Ron Paul took over the state’s Republican convention in May and chose a slate of Paul supporters as Maine’s delegates to the National Republican Convention next month in Florida.
But the Republican nominee for Maine’s open U.S. Senate seat, Charlie Summers, seems unlikely to benefit from the energy of those two segments of the Republican party, which have played a growing role in Maine Republican politics in recent years.