Sen. Angus King

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's independent senator is among a group of lawmakers calling on the Federal Communications Commission's chairman to do more to combat cellphone fraud.

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Maine Senator Angus King says he believes President Trump has gone too far by urging Israel to bar Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering that country.

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In prepared remarks following two deadly mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio, President Donald Trump vowed to give federal authorities the tools they need to investigate and stop domestic terror attacks. But news reports indicate that since taking office, the president's administration has diverted resources away from the monitoring and disruption of these kinds of attacks. 

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In the immediate aftermath of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas that left at least 31 dead, Maine's four members of Congress were quick to condemn the hatred and bigotry that appears to have motivated the alleged gunmen.

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Maine independent Sen. Angus King told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee that the United States is falling behind Russia and China in the development of hypersonic missiles.

Maine’s two senators, who serve on the Senate Intelligence Committee, say they are concerned about reports that President Trump may replace Dan Coats as the Director of National Intelligence.

BANGOR, Maine - A Maine senator says a plan to boost innovation and job growth in rural areas by providing money for broadband access would benefit his state, much of which is forested and sparsely populated.

U.S. Sen. Angus King says the Department of Energy (DOE) is allowing too much natural gas to be exported without studying its impact on domestic prices. At a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, King blasted the DOE for continuing to increase natural gas exports.

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Maine’s Congressional Delegation is appealing directly to President Donald Trump to intervene in a federal rulemaking process that aims to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale, but which could cause large-scale disruption in this state’s lobster industry.

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Congress has passed a Senate crafted bill providing $4.6 billion for humanitarian aid for those seeking asylum in the United States.

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President Trump’s proposed budget diverts nearly all the revenue usually used for the Land and Water Conservation fund.

U.S. Senator Angus King has joined the chorus of lawmakers from both parties who are critical of President Trump’s comments that he would take information from a foreign power to help his election and not tell the FBI about it.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, says the redacted Mueller report released Thursday raises a lot of questions about the behavior of President Donald Trump and will likely lead to more investigations by Congress.

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AILSA CHANG, HOST:

All right. We now have independent Senator Angus King of Maine with us to respond to the findings. He caucuses with the Democrats and sits on the Senate intel committee. Welcome, Senator.

ANGUS KING: Ailsa, good to talk to you.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King is looking to improve the tax system for people struggling economically in Maine.

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