Angus King

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Sen. Angus King joins us from Washington, D.C., to discuss national and international stories in the news as well as his work on behalf of his constituents. We will discuss Syria, ISIS, impeachment, trade, Sen. Susan Collins, broadband, veterans’ rights and other issues affecting Mainers.

Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is urging national energy efficiency experts to focus more attention on the issue of consumer financing for home heating improvements.

Maine’s two senators both say that President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops from the Syrian border and open the door for Turkey to launch an offensive against Kurds in northern Syria was a mistake.

Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Northern Syria to allow Turkish forces to occupy that area.

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In an appearance on CNN Tuesday morning, independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine urged President Donald Trump to be cautious about responding to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King spent part of the weekend on the Texas border with Mexico, joining a group of about a dozen Senate Democrats who traveled to McAllen, Texas, for a firsthand look at conditions in holding facilities for asylum seekers.

Maine independent U.S. Sen. Angus King says that he hopes President Donald Trump will reign in his national security team as tensions between the United States and Iran continue to escalate.

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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King is urging Energy Secretary Rick Perry to continue funding for research and development.

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Author Susan Crawford's new book describes how fiber optic connections will enable us to send unlimited amounts of data, leading to radical advances in what we can do in health care, education, agriculture and daily communications.

She explains how giant corporations in the United States have held back the infrastructure improvements necessary for the country to move forward, and she describes how a few cities and towns are fighting to bring the fiber optic revolution to their communities.

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U.S. Senator Angus King is pressing military leaders to provide more information about the resources they need to bolster drug interdiction efforts.

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Independent U.S. Senator Angus King has begun follow-up treatments for residual prostate cancer.

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Both of Maine’s U.S. Senators are supporting a measure in Congress that would protect the independent investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in U.S. elections.

Your Vote Candidate Interviews: Mark Holbrook and Angus King

Oct 12, 2018
Maine Public

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

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Mainers with pre-existing medical conditions are worried they will lose health insurance under the Trump administration's latest attempt to unravel the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Consumers, providers and health advocates shared their concerns with independent Sen. Angus King at a roundtable discussion in South Portland Monday.

Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is preparing to face a challenge from two lesser-known candidates in the November election.
 
Republican State Sen. Eric Brakey was unchallenged in his primary election Tuesday after an opponent, Max Linn, was disqualified after election officials determined his nomination petition contained fraudulent signatures. Portland Democrat Zak Ringelstein was also unopposed.
 
King was first elected in 2012 after Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe abruptly abandoned her re-election bid, citing corrosive partisanship in Washington.

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