(NEWS CENTER) -- This week Dale McCormick resigned as Director of the Maine State Housing Authority. That clears the way for Gov. LePage to put his own appointee in the position. NEWS CENTER political analysts Phil Harriman and Democrat Ethan Strimling go In The Arena with Pat Callaghan to talk about that.
They also discuss whether Secretary of State Charlie Summers, Treasurer Bruce Poliquin and Attorney General William Schneider should resign or take leaves of absence while running for the U.S. Senate. Also, the strategy behind the big late session push for major policy iniatives by the LePage Administration and Republicans, and whether Gov. LePage is being unfairly criticized for taking a vacation with so muchy going on at the State House.