All posts by Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins

About Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins has worked as a journalist in Maine for more than 15 years and covered state government for numerous media organizations before joining the Bangor Daily News in 2009.

Maine Democrats apologize for doctored photo of Air Force veteran in attack mailer

Good morning from Augusta, where the Maine Democratic Party is apologizing to a Republican House candidate for a mailer in which “U.S. Air Force Veteran” was removed from the candidate’s hat with photo editing tools. First-term Republican Rep. Brian Hobart of Bowdoinham is running for re-election against Democrat Seth Berry of Bowdoinham, who formerly held the […]

New poll shows Clinton widening Maine lead but 2nd District still up for grabs

Good morning from Fort Kent (more on that later), where a new poll shows Democrat Hillary Clinton with an expanded eight-point statewide lead among Maine voters over Republican Donald Trump, 44 percent to 36 percent, in a four-way race. According to the new poll by the progressive Maine People’s Resource Center, an affiliate of the […]

Eves’ lawyer renews LePage ‘blackmail’ charge in appeals court

Good morning from Augusta, where just for a minute, we’re going to talk about something other than the election. Well actually, this is sort of about the election, too. The court battle between Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves advanced Wednesday with oral arguments in the U.S. Court of Appeals in […]