PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A six-term congressman and former paper mill worker hoping to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage next year announced that he’s gay — a response to what he called a ‘‘whisper campaign’’ by political opponents hoping to weaken his gubernatorial bid.
Maine candidate for governor announces he’s gay
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