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Former Maine Gov. Curtis: Public Pressure will Force End to D.C. Stalemate
10/03/2013   Reported By: Tom Porter

Former Maine Gov. Ken Curtis is sharing his thoughts with the public today as part of a series of lectures in Portland. The series, organized by the University of Southern Maine's Muskie School, is titled "Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation." It brings Maine's top political minds together to discuss how political lessons from the past may be help politicians today. Curtis - who was elected in 1966 - was the first Maine governor to be elected to two consecutive four-year terms. He's credited with overseeing some far-reaching changes, including the creation of a cabinet system within the state executive branch. Curtis has also served as the chairman of the National Democratic Committee, and as U.S. ambassador to Canada. He spoke earlier today with Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter.

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Former Maine Gov. Ken Curtis talks with Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter. He's talking in Portland today as part of the Muskie School's series of lectures, "Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation."

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