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  • Anonymous

    The first paragraph needs to be re-written. It is very confusing. Did he abandon his bid or didn’t he?

    • Anonymous

      Yes, I agree. It looks to me like he is still in the election, but it is confusing. Saying something is one thing. Doing it is another. Matt Stone, please revise!

  • I cant for the life of me see why this guy should quit his reelection bid. He was accused, nothing more. And  the accusers history and  actions make her reliability  questionable , I’m
     being kind. 

    • Anonymous

      Right, because he’s a Democrat!

      • lol,  that means nothing to me.

        • Anonymous

          Then why do you think he should be allowed to stay?

          • Anonymous

            I have questions of her integrity based upon representations of her being married all the while being engaged in this relationship with him. He went towards infactuation, not good, but it does happen from time to time especially when one cares more for another then the other does for them. If she were not divorced I see much wrong with her actions. This is from a long time Republican…whatever that has to do with any of this.

    •  I agree 100%

  • Anonymous

    I think this has more to do with the fact that Angus King endorsed this kid.  How are they supposed to get Dill over 10% of the vote if they also support a kid who flaunts his ties to Angus King?

  • Anonymous

    I must have missed something. A woman makes accusations against a man, it could just as easily have been a man making an accusation against a woman. The charges were withdrawn prior to going to court. The allegations may or may not have been true. Nothing has been proven. Now the leadership of the Democratic Party is telling the man he shouldn’t run for elective office. So if I make an accusation against Mr. Grant, even if it is not true, and then withdraw it Mr. Grant should give up the chairmanship of the Democratic Party? Shouldn’t this be for the candidate or the voters to decide?

    • I think the stick in the craw issue is that he stated his intent to withdraw from running to Emily Cain. If true that is where the trouble is. Very few problems just go away on their own.

  • Jake_OO7

    They both should resign.   

  • According to his mommy, Ramona, he was the “chosen one”.

    Put a “D” after his name, and voila – Maine political superstar.

  • Anonymous

    You don’t like him, then vote him out. I don’t like Flip the Liar Romney so I will vote NO against the Flipping Liar.

    • Anonymous

      Same way I won’t vote for our liar-in chief.
      Never will I vote for a marxist either, so
      Obama is a no go.

    • Anonymous

      How is he lying? And does that mean you won’t vote for Obama who has lied about everything? How’s that hype and change going?

  • Anonymous

    Any body check out his story about working for the State department?  Hard to imagine he could get federal employment at that level–even the cleaning people in federal buildings have to pass background checks.

    • Dude…he’s one of the “beautiful people”.

      He has a “D” after his name…

    • Anonymous

      What would make you think he wouldn’t pass a background check?

      • Anonymous

        Currently, federal background checks look at more than just the applicant’s criminal record—they check credit records, tax records for back taxes owed, and a lot of other things—If I remember the prior stories in the BDN correctly, there was a complaint for protection from abuse filed (either rightly or wrongly depending on one’s bias)–and there was an order issued by a district court judge–if this was discovered by the State Department, and it probably would be-I doubt that he would get hired. But on re-reading the story it said he was on a “state department sponsored trip” to Australia—didn’t say he actually worked for the State department. So I guess they may not check his background as carefully as they would an actual employee.

    • Anonymous

      Steve Miltser of PPH confirmed he is leading the trip in his June 19th article.
      No charges, investigation dropped- that’s what this article said.

  • Anonymous

    I hope they run an article tomorrow that the accuser should also withdraw from the race. Sounds like they both made bad choices. Why should one be singled out and told to step down. People have a vote — let them both run and the public will decide. Sounds to me she didn’t handle herself any better then he did.

    •  Come on, he went after her, as a red blooded male I AM ON HER SIDE.

  • ptkitty

    Angus King loves this guy.  

     “Cornell du Houx also landed an endorsement from former Governor Angus King, a      constituent.  King urges voters of District 66, part of Brunswick to re-elect him because “Alex is doing a great job in the House, working hard for Brunswick – Let’s keep him in.”

    Maybe King could give the “poor boy” another endorsement…he needs some help and the Democrats are trying to erase him from our memories in time for election day.

    •  It seems du Houx is also copying King’s own MO –> playing coy and refusing to say whether he would caucus with the D’s or the R’s in DC.

  • Davida Willette

    they may get back together 

  • Anonymous

    LePage should step down also as he’s nothing but a bully.  LePage get off your couch and create some jobs.

    • Anonymous

      um he has! And cut spending! What democrat has ever done that?

    • Anonymous

      You mean the waterville country club, seems Paul is seen there quite frequently on the state payroll to boot !!

  • Anonymous

    Again the BDN gets the headline wrong. There was no “abuse case” this was a temporary order that had a hearing date set on May 14. A judge was set to hear the case and decide on the allegations. In the end the issue was withdrawn and dismissed by the court on May 14. Mislter in his PPH article said this as well:Cornell du Houx had been investigated by the Maine State Police, who ended the probe without filing charges or interviewing him.

    • Anonymous

      OH………mommy !

  • Anonymous

    . According to Cornell du Houx’s press release:instead of researching the facts and sitting down with the state representative of District 66, as the head of any political party should have done, Grant made the issue public again and did act as a judge. No one at the Maine Democratic Party ever asked Cornell du Houx about how his reelection bid was going.

  • He is his own man. The facts don’t support what is being said, mainly on websites like MA-NE.net. “CAPITOL STALKER”, DISOWNED BY HIS PARTY, NOT QUITTING FOR NOW. I don’t think that is warranted at this point. I think he is a really a good “love sick” guy.

  • Anonymous

    At first glance it appears that the Dems are guilty of racial discrimination against Le Marquis Cornell du Houx because of his French heritage and the possible genetic link to Governor LePage. His faux pas “hors des liens du marriage” avec Madame Herbig can hardly be compared to the baser and more sordid peccadilloes typically associated with reprobates like Barney Frank and Ted Kennedy (God rest his soul wherever he may be). All that is wanting from this Quixotic tale of unrequited lust is the discordant soughing of Angus King’s flaccid endorsement.

  • Guest

    I don’t remember him getting found guilty of any crime. From what I understood it was about her getting her naked pictures back, nothing else.. they settled the mater between themselves

  • Anonymous

    Who cares look at all the crooks in there now.

  • Anonymous

    Matt Stone: are you aware that the Sun Journal is running an article they say you wrote with the headline : Lawmaker in abuse case says Dems don’t ‘have his back’, flees to Australia?

    Do you know saying he is “fleeing” is potentially liable?

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