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 2021-10-25 18:15 

Business Insider India

Sen. Angus King fled to his office instead of the designated secure location on Jan. 6 over COVID concerns: 'I'm not staying in here'...

On Jan. 6, senators were evacuated together from the Senate chamber to an undisclosed secure location. But Sen. Angus King, citing COVID, left the location...

 2021-10-25 17:01 

Business Insider

Sen. Angus King fled to his office instead of the designated secure location on Jan. 6 over COVID concerns: 'I'm not staying in here'...
 2021-10-25 16:15 

One America News Network

Sen. King calls for filibuster reform, veers from Democrats on outright abolishing the Senate practice...

Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine has proposed a "talking filibuster." As members of the Democrat Caucus have continued to voice their support with scrapping the filibuster, King says reforms are needed, but he isn't willing to toss it out ...

 2021-10-24 23:36 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

Sen. Angus King joins Democratic opponents to ending Senate filibuster rule...

Sen. Angus King, a Maine independent who caucuses with Democrats, said he won't support ending the Senate filibuster that has enabled the Republican minority to block key portions of President Joe Biden's agenda....

 2021-10-24 21:09 

Talking Points Memo

Angus King Proposes 'Talking Filibuster' Or 'Alternative' As Dems Revive Debate...

Sen. Angus King (I-VT) said that although he's reluctant to nix the filibuster altogether, he is open to a "talking filibuster" or "alternative.4;Sen. Angus King (I-VT), who caucuses with Democrats and is a member......

 2021-10-24 21:01 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine senators join push to prevent military suicide...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's U. S. senators have joined a push to try to prevent suicide among members of the military. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King said they're helping introduce the Save Our Servicemembers...

 2021-10-24 21:01 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine senators join push to prevent military suicide...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's U. S. senators have joined a push to try to prevent suicide among members of the military. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King said they're helping introduce the Save Our Servicemembers...

 2021-10-24 19:29 

Newsweek.com

U.S. Constitution Framers Would've Been 'Diametrically Opposed' to Today's Filibuster: Senator...

"I'd like to restore the Senate to what it was, where we actually had debates and people had to hold the floor," Maine Senator Angus King said....

 2021-10-24 18:18 

NY Post

Independent Sen. Angus King 'not ready' to ditch filibuster...

Sen. Angus King, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, said something has to be done to change the legislative filibuster but he wouldn't go as far as scrapping the 60-vote threshold entirely....

 2021-10-24 17:33 

The Hill

Angus King: Losing climate provisions in reconciliation bill weakens Biden's hands in Glasgow...

Sen....

 2021-10-24 17:23 

AP

Maine senators join push to prevent military suicide...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's U.S. senators have joined a push to try to prevent suicide among members of the military.Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King said they're hel......

 2021-10-24 17:20 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Meet the Press - October 24, 2021...

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Brendan Buck, Eugene Daniels, Mara Teresa Kumar and Ayesha Rascoe...

 2021-10-24 15:01 

BloombergQuint

King Joins Democratic Opponents to Ending Senate Filibuster Rule...

King Joins Democratic Opponents to Ending Senate Filibuster Rule...

 2021-10-24 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The View From Here: A tale of Maine's two senators...

Susan Collins and Angus King both represent Maine in Washington, but they seem to be doing fundamentally different jobs....

 2021-10-21 22:41 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Maine's senators push for new diplomatic post to focus on Arctic issues...

Angus King and Susan Collins seek new State Department job to elevate issues that may help Maine in a warming world The post Maine's senators push for new diplomatic post to focus on Arctic issues appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-10-21 18:51 

The New Republic

Another Voting Rights Bill Just Died in the Senate. What Now, Biden?...

Maine Independent Senator Angus King is leading a chorus of voices urging the president to get in the game....

 2021-10-21 04:51 

MSNBC

Continued Republican abuse of filibuster begins to change minds on reform in Senate...

Senator Angus King, who had previous voiced opposition to getting rid of the Senate filibuster rule, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Republican abuse of the rule to block everything without even any debate, even on matters critical to the health of dem...

 2021-10-20 22:40 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Senate Republicans filibuster backed voting rights bill...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Senate Republicans today successfully filibustered a democratic backed voting rights bill. The move effectively kills the bill. Senator Angus King now wants to see changes to the filibuster. Today, King said he wants it to be more diffi...

 2021-10-20 20:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Maine's Angus King pushes for voting rights reform in U.S. Senate...

Maine Sen. Angus King advocated for the U.S. Senate to move forward on a major voting rights bill Wednesday that he acknowledged was doomed in the short run....

 2021-10-20 19:00 

MSNBC

Sen. Angus King: 'The country is in danger' as voting rights get filibustered...

Senator Angus King (I-ME) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the filibuster stalling progress on the voting rights bill....

 2021-10-20 18:56 

Yahoo News

Senate GOP again poised to block Democrats' election bill...

For the third time this year, Senate Democrats will force a test vote Wednesday on sweeping elections legislation that they tout as a powerful counterweight to new voting restrictions in the states. Sen. Angus King, a Maine independent who caucuses with D...

 2021-10-20 14:06 

The Independent

American democracy entering 'downward spiral' without voting rights protections, senator warns...

Angus King lambasts Donald Trump's 'narrow self-interest' and continued erosion of trust in elections as senators prepare to vote on another voting rights bill facing GOP opposition...

 2021-10-19 22:13 

MSNBC

Sen. Angus King on filibuster: 'Democracy itself is more important than any Senate rule'...

Senator Angus King (I-ME) speaks with Nicolle about how the GOP is using the filibuster to "stifle debate" and how the filibuster needs to be adjusted in order to protect federal voting rights...

 2021-10-07 14:19 

The Street

HCLA Confirms Support For Good Samaritan Legislation...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support for the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act, introduced yesterday as S. 2941 in the Senate by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Angus King...

 2021-10-03 16:31 

Yahoo News

EDITORIAL: Domestic violence still Maine's 'Public Enemy No. 1'...

Oct. 3—There were a dozen empty seats in the House gallery in January 2000, as then-Gov. Angus King delivered his State of the State address. The seats were reserved in memory of the nine women and three children who had died by homicide in domestic...

 2021-10-01 08:09 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

RLHT Honors Community Members Dedicated to Conservation...

Rangeley, ME Conservation community members were honored for their conservation contributions by Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust in August. The awards included the Senator Angus King for Conservation Excellence, which were awarded individually to Warren Whi...

 2021-09-30 22:33 

Newsmax

Sen. Angus King: Freedom to Vote Act Could Reach Senate Floor Next Week...

The Freedom to Vote Act, a package that includes many provisions from Democrats' sweeping For the People Act that ran into a Republican filibuster, could be brought to the Senate floor next week for consideration, Sen. Angus King. I-Maine, told report...

 2021-09-29 21:55 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sen. King says Republicans are 'holding the world economy hostage for no clear reason'...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Maine Senator Angus King isn't mincing words when it comes to the debt ceiling. He says Mitch McConnell and the Republicans are, "holding the world economy hostage for no clear reason. "King also points out that the debt cei...

 2021-09-29 21:55 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sen. King says Republicans are 'holding the world economy hostage for no clear reason'...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Maine Senator Angus King isn't mincing words when it comes to the debt ceiling. He says Mitch McConnell and the Republicans are, "holding the world economy hostage for no clear reason. "King also points out that the debt cei...

 2021-09-28 14:59 

The Hill

Angus King defends Milley for contact with Chinese counterpart...

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) defended Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley for contacting his Chinese counterparts after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol....

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