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Maine Calling is now airing live at a new time: 11 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday. Our evening rebroadcast remains at 7 p.m.

Secretary Dunlap returns to discuss the state’s new absentee ballot tracking service, the latest on ranked-choice voting and election integrity. We expect Sen. Angus King to join us to discuss election security measures and why the public should not expect to know the outcome of the presidential race on election night.

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We discuss the top stories and issues in Maine from the month of July, including: the fatal shark attack;  protests over racial justice; the primary election; and tthe state's ongoing struggle to balance public health and economic health in the face of the pandemic. Also, Senator Angus King joins us for an update on national news, including stimulus aid.


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Sen. Angus King joins us to discuss his work on the Great American Outdoors Act — bipartisan legislation to protect and preserve national parks and public lands. He'll also address government response to current events, including the nationwide civil unrest over racial justice and the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Sen. Angus King, junior U.S. senator from Maine, joins us to discuss the latest news from Washington, D.C., including federal response to the pandemic, his work on the president's economic task force and what criteria he is looking at for reopening the economy. He'll also address issues like the fate of the U.S. Postal Service, which currently struggling to survive.

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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine told fellow members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday that anti-terrorist efforts will require some level of troop support in certain areas of the world, including Afghanistan.

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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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