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Senator King Joins Arctic Excursion

Senator King Joins Arctic Excursion

| March 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) – Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King is bundling up for a military excursion to the Arctic. King will be aboard with the Navy this weekend as it tests combat systems in the frigid Arctic Ocean. The senator says the trip will help him make better decisions in Congress through his position on the […]

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King in Lebanon When Bombs Explode

King in Lebanon When Bombs Explode

| February 20, 2014

  PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine Sen. Angus King says it was unnerving to be in a country when a pair of suicide bombs killed eight people. But he said it didn’t stop people in Lebanon from going about their business. And he said it didn’t stop a meeting between he and Sen. Tim Kaine […]

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King Appointed to Budget Committee

King Appointed to Budget Committee

| October 17, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Angus King of Maine has been appointed to a House and Senate budget conference committee that aims to create a long-term budget plan by Dec. 13 to avert another government shutdown. The conference committee, which consists of 29 members from the House and Senate, came about as a result of the […]

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Maine Senators Split on Budget Measure

Maine Senators Split on Budget Measure

| September 27, 2013

(AP) – Maine’s U.S. senators were split on a measure to keep government operating past Tuesday. Republican Susan Collins opposed the measure which, if approved in the House, will avoid a threatened government shutdown. Independent Angus King supported the measure. It passed the Senate 54-44 Friday afternoon but faces an uncertain future in the House […]

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Election 2012 Recap

Election 2012 Recap

| November 8, 2012

It was a long and exciting night for the country Tuesday night. Big decisions were made on both national and local levels. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

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