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District Profile: Presidential, House Races In The Spotlight In Maine's 2nd05:23
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Then-Congressional candidate Bruce Poliquin speaks at the Maine GOP Convention, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Bangor, Maine. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)
Then-Congressional candidate Bruce Poliquin speaks at the Maine GOP Convention, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Bangor, Maine. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)
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A recent poll from the Boston Globe and Colby College showed Donald Trump leading by 10 points in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

But the district is also in the midst of a big fight over its House seat, with incumbent Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin trying to fend off Democrat Emily Cain.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson hears more about the race from Maine Public's Steve Mistler in this week's district profile.

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Steve Mistler, chief political correspondent for Maine Public. He tweets @stevemistler.

This segment aired on September 22, 2016.

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