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Democrats' Efforts To Impeach Governor Of Maine Fizzle03:50

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House, Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Augusta, Maine. LePage answered questions concerning his recent remarks about drug dealers were coming to Maine to impregnate “white girls." The Republican governor apologized for his remark, saying it was a slip of the tongue. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)closemore
Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House, Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Augusta, Maine. LePage answered questions concerning his recent remarks about drug dealers were coming to Maine to impregnate “white girls." The Republican governor apologized for his remark, saying it was a slip of the tongue. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)

After weeks of fanfare, an effort by Democrats in Maine to explore impeachment proceedings against Governor Paul LePage has failed. Democrats claimed LePage abused his executive powers. Republicans say there was no basis for those claims, and objected to an investigation into the matter. A.J. Higgins from Maine Public Radio has more.

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