LePage's style at center of Maine governor's race

FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo shows Republican Governor of Maine, Paul LePage, center, making a face after taking the stage to debate other gubernatorial candidates in Portland, Maine. To some in Maine LePage is hot-headed and divisive. Others consider his unconventional approach to governing a breath of fresh air. In a tight three-way race for governor marked by fights over welfare, health care and jobs, the core question often focuses on LePage's abrasive leadership style. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — To some in Maine, Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hot-headed and divisive. Others say the hard-charging former mayor has found his own way to be effective in a state with a proud independent streak.

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