Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins

State House Bureau Chief

 

Fast food, fast money

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 10:01 p.m.

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.

The kids have voted. Drumroll please…

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:29 p.m.

Including this only because there are Stephen King and Blues Brothers references all in one

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9 p.m.

Or Clinton’s…

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.

Trump camp livestreaming on Facebook

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 8:46 p.m.

Debate handshake tradition down the tubes

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 19, 2016, at 8:41 p.m.
Ed Pert of Georgetown died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at age 83.

‘People in politics today could learn a lot from Ed Pert’

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 18, 2016, at 6:22 p.m.
“He was able to bring a balance to it, maintaining the integrity and decorum of the chamber.”
STATE & CAPITOL

After winning two elections, LePage calls Maine voting system illegitimate

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 9:52 a.m.
“I am not confident that we are going to have a clean election in Maine,” Gov. Paul LePage said.
On Nov. 8, voters in the 2nd Congressional District could be motivated to turnout at a higher rate because of a controversial ballot question that would expand background checks to include all private gun sales and transfers. That could be a deciding factor in whether the 2nd District goes red.

In fight over 2nd District, opposition to Question 3 could boost Republicans

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 16, 2016, at 7:36 a.m.
Numerous voters in the district say defeating Question 3 will motivate how they approach other contests on the November ballot.
Joel Parker of Fairfield, who works in Skowhegan, said he usually votes Republican but is unsure whether he can vote for Donald Trump for president because he is concerned about what message Trump's election would send to the rest of the world. Skowhegan is among 2nd Congressional District towns that find themselves in the national spotlight this year because they are battlegrounds in the presidential race.

These voters will decide if Trump or Clinton wins Maine’s 2nd District

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 14, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
2016 has created a new reality for the people scratching out livelihoods in the 2nd Congressional District: Life in a national political battleground.
STATE & CAPITOL

LePage calls Maine’s student laptop program a ‘massive failure’

on Oct. 14, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
“It’s been a failure and we all know it, but we keep doing it because we’re used to doing it,” Gov. Paul LePage said of the MLTI laptop program.
STATE & CAPITOL

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

on Oct. 12, 2016, at 9:01 a.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Polls: Clinton won debate but Trump exceeded expectations

on Oct. 10, 2016, at 9:32 a.m.

It’s a wrap, folks

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 09, 2016, at 10:49 p.m.

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 09, 2016, at 10:32 p.m.

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 09, 2016, at 10:28 p.m.

Is there a way for Republicans to replace Trump if they decide to?

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 09, 2016, at 10:23 p.m.

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 09, 2016, at 10:11 p.m.

Can’t vote for Clinton or Trump? Tom Brady for president

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 09, 2016, at 10:05 p.m.