Angus King

Senators find bipartisan friendship in divisive times

Sens. Angus King and James Lankford discuss how to "disagree without being disagreeable" when reaching across the aisle.


ME-Sen: Angus King (I) Keeps Up The Pressure On The Senate To Save Net Neutrality

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Mispronounced Names, Mother’s Day and a Kid in Committee: Congressional Hits and Misses

Is it Rep. Steve Cha-<i>bot</i> or Rep. Steve <i>Chab</i>-bit? If you’re presiding over the House you can pronounce it any way you want, according to the Ohio …

Mother's Day

Haspel 'was not forthcoming' during confirmation hearing, Angus King says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Independent Sen. Angus King said Thursday that he opposed Gina Haspel's nomination to lead the CIA following her confirmation hearing because he wasn't satisfied with her justification for participating in the destruction of tapes that showed waterboarding.<p>"They had opinions from …


Scarborough Grills Angus King Over Opposition To Haspel

MSNBC anchor Joe Scarborough grilled Sen. Angus King over his opposition to CIA director nominee Gina Haspel during a Thursday morning</b> …

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Sen. Angus King: Trump Deserves 'Substantial Credit' for NKorea Summit

President Donald Trump deserves "substantial credit" for upcoming negotiations with North Korea, Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, said Thursday.<p>"I think it …

Donald Trump

Politics, poetry: Inaugural poet helps Democratic candidate

A Democratic challenger to U.S. Sen. Angus King is pulling out a secret weapon: Poetry.<p>Zak Ringelstein's campaign is hosting a Maine Politics and …

Democratic Primaries

Angus King Says Gina Haspel Lost His Vote

57 min ago by Susie Madrak<p>up<p>About<br>• Embed<br>• Download<p>Sen. King says he went into the hearing with doubt.<p><iframe width="560" height="315" …

Liberal View

Senator's photos let constituents share his eye on DC

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Angus King has never taken a photography class, but his eye for detail is winning Instagram followers and praise from …

Government Shutdown

Angus King, Doug Jones support Mike Pompeo nomination for secretary of state

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, and Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., announced Wednesday that they will both support CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination to …

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Nashville Hot Chicken Flies Off Table at Hill Charity Cook-Off

Winners included Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Sen. Angus King<p>People were lining up to try Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Nashville-style hot chicken Tuesday …


Debating CIA Nominee Haspel

<i>The nomination hearing of Gina Haspel to lead the agency is shaping up to be a bruising interrogation over Haspel's role in the destruction of</i> …


Sen. Angus King Undecided on Pompeo for Secretary of State

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, has not made a decision whether he will support Mike Pompeo for secretary of state.<p>"I am legitimately undecided," King said …

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Sen. Angus King still unsure whether he’ll support Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

Sen. Angus King said Tuesday he’s still on the fence about voting for current CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.<p>“I voted for him for …

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Angus King 'not yet' sure if he will support Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, said Tuesday that former CIA director Mike Pompeo does “not yet” have his confirmation vote for secretary of state, even …

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ME-Sen: "Undecided" Angus King (I) Needs To Hear From You To Reject Mike Pompeo For SoS

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Tapper Smacks Down Fox Contributor For Complaining He Labeled Angus King an Independent

For some reason, Fox Business contributor <b>Gary Kaltbaum</b> thought it would be a good idea to accuse CNN’s <b>Jake Tapper</b> of media bias on Sunday over …

Jake Tapper

King: Congress good at 'standing on the sidelines' - CNN Video

On State of the Union, Sen. Angus King discusses the U.S. response to Syria and the investigation into Michael Cohen.

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King: Haven't seen evidence of chemical attack - CNN Video

Sen. Angus King (I-ME) of the Armed Service Committee said the US Department of Defense has given briefings on Syria's use of chemical weapons, but has not shown any evidence.

Middle East

Angus King: Airstrike against Syria for use of chemical weapons 'within our national interest'

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, said Sunday the action taken against Syria on Friday is justified and within the interests of the United States because it …

Middle East

Sen. King: Cohen SDNY probe is 'serious matter' - CNN Video

On State of the Union, Sen. Angus King discusses the criminal investigation into Michael Cohen by the U.S. Attorney's office in the Southern District of New York.


King: Impossible to say 'mission accomplished' - CNN Video

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Sen. Angus King (I-ME) said that it is too early to declare the US-led airstrikes against Syria a success because we have to see if Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons again.

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King: Obama 'perhaps somewhat naive' on Syria - CNN Video

On State of the Union, Sen. Angus King responds to criticism of former President Obama's handling of Syria.


King: Congress doesn't want to vote on war - CNN Video

On State of the Union, Sen. Angus King discusses whether or not Congress will make a decision on declaring war on Syria.


King: 'Impossible' to say mission accomplished - CNN Video

On State of the Union, Sen. Angus King pushes back on President Trump's claim of 'mission accomplished' in Syria.


Sen. Angus King On Syria

NPR's Scott Simon talks with independent Sen. Angus King of Maine about the airstrikes launched on targets in Syria and the response from lawmakers.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>President Trump did not seek congressional approval before the strikes in Syria. However, the administration did inform …

Middle East

Fact-Checking Trump’s Immigration Tweets

President sharpened attacks on Democrats over the weekend<p>In a series of tweets over the weekend and Monday morning, President Donald Trump made …


Jane Raybould backed by group that opposes corporate campaign donations

A national group that encourages candidates to reject corporate contributions is endorsing Democrat Jane Raybould for the U.S. Senate.<p>End Citizens …


RealClearPolitics - 2018 Election Maps - Battle for the Senate 2018

Polls<p>Battle for the Senate 2018<p>36 Safe or Not Up<p>6<p>2<p>7<p>1<p>3<p>45 Safe or Not Up<p>51 Seats Needed For Majority<p>36 Safe or Not Up<p>6<p>2<p>7<p>1<p>3<p>45 Safe or Not Up<p>51 Seats …

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Quick overview of the 2018 Maine State Senate races

Maine’s candidate filing (for candidates running with a political party) closed last Friday, and here’s a quick run-down of how the state senate …