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Sen. King back to work after prostate cancer surgery

Sen. King back to work after prostate cancer surgery

| July 13, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is back at work in Washington, D.C., after successful prostate surgery. The Maine independent returned Monday from his Brunswick, Maine, home to the Capitol to resume his regular Senate calendar. King, who is 71, survived malignant melanoma decades ago. He disclosed the prostate cancer and plans […]

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King Diagnosed with Cancer

King Diagnosed with Cancer

| June 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Angus King of Maine says he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Friday. The 71-year-old independent says the cancer was discovered early, during a routine annual checkup. It has not spread and he says he expects to make a full recovery. King says Maine residents should […]

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Collins and King Split on Keystone Pipeline Bill

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

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

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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