Vermont gov to speak at Maine Dems fundraiser

November 2, 2013, 1:01 pm

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is delivering the keynote speech at the Maine Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.

About 200 people are expected at this year's fundraiser, which is being held Saturday night at The Portland Club in Portland. Shumlin is the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association.

U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree are also expected to be on hand.

Also attending are Shenna Bellows, who is running for the U.S. Senate, and state Sens. Troy Jackson and Emily Cain, who are running for the 2nd District seat being vacated by Michaud.

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