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Collins and King Split on Keystone Pipeline Bill

| January 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King are split on their views of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Collins voted Thursday in support of the bill, which President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. She says in a statement that it’s “past time” for Obama to approve the project. […]

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Sen. King, EPA Official Discuss Global Warming

| June 6, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Sen. Angus King says it’s “undeniable” that climate change is real and is caused by humans, and poses a threat to the nation’s economic livelihood. King spoke at a gathering in Portland that included Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe  on Friday, just days after the EPA proposed new rules […]

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Sen. Collins Gets King Endorsement

| May 16, 2014

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) – Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King is endorsing his Republican colleague Susan Collins in her bid for a fourth term in the Senate. At the Margaret Chase Smith Library in Skowhegan on Friday, King called Collins a “model U.S. senator” and praised her willingness to work across the aisle. Collins is being […]

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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

| 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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