Comments by University of Maine political scientist Mark Brewer were included in a New York Times article about the influence and infusion of out-of-state campaign money in the Maine Senate race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, a moderate Republican. Brewer said independent former Maine Gov. Angus King, whose campaign has received funding from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has improved as a candidate since becoming more specific about what he would accomplish in Washington.
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