Sen. Angus King

U.S. Sen. Angus King wants to hear from constituents ahead of Wednesday's expected final impeachment vote.

Independent U.S. Senator Angus King is warning that the economic imperialism of China in Africa and South America has become a national security issue for the United States. King told colleagues on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday that China is making loans and giving grants to influence the policies of some nations and to assure Chinese Navy access to ports.

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Maine's Congressional delegation is asking the Trump administration for proof that its recent trade deal with China will actually make a difference for Maine's lobstermen.

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U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, says he believes the Senate will fully debate whether witness testimony should be required in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but he says whether enough Republicans will vote to call in witnesses, such as former National Security Advisor John Bolton or acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, is another matter.

Maine independent U.S. Sen. Angus King says President Trump's decision to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani has already strengthened the Iranian regime.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King says the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump must be centered around collecting facts.

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U.S. Senator Angus King says he is worried about what Iran may do in response to the assassination of a top Iranian military leader.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's independent senator is touting legislation that is designed to protect the energy grid from cyberattacks and is slated to be included in the 2020 defense authorization bill.

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The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has been approved by a House- Senate conference committee and now goes to the two chambers for approval.

Maine Sen. Angus King says the state’s blueberry industry isn’t getting the assistance it deserves. He took to the Senate floor Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump’s trade war.

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Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, including Maine Sen. Angus King, are criticizing the oversight of private housing on military bases, which they say is poorly maintained.

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Congress is now back at work after the Thanksgiving recess and has a lot of work to accomplish before Christmas. Maine Public's Mal Leary spoke with Maine Sen. Angus King about the major issues to be hammered out in the next month, including a final agreement on the federal budget.

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The operator of the New England electricity grid is telling the region's political leaders that if they want to quickly get more renewable energy into the system, they should put a price on carbon emissions.

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Most of New England's U.S. Senators, including two presidential candidates, are sharply criticizing the operators of the region's electricity transmission grid for favoring fossil fuels over renewable energy.

At a hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Sen. Angus King urged Energy Secretary nominee Dan Brouillette to continue to invest in innovative programs like those at the University of Maine, which are developing wood-based alternatives to plastics.

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