U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, a Democratic candidate for governor, acknowledges applause while speaking at a rally following the Portland Pride Parade, Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Portland, Maine. Gay ... more 
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, a Democratic candidate for governor, acknowledges applause while speaking at a rally following the Portland Pride Parade, Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Portland, Maine. Gay rights activists around the country are eyeing the Maine's governor's race as a chance to make history. Michaud would become the first openly gay candidate to become governor if he unseats vulnerable Republican Gov. Paul LePage in November. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Robert F. Bukaty
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 2:15 PM EDT