Angus King

Angus King

Three things you can do right now to help Maine immigrants targeted by Trump

Last week the Trump administration once again attempted to put in place a new travel ban targeting a set of majority-Muslim nations, and once again federal courts blocked the ban

federal

Sen. King: Republican health care proposal will “shaft” Mainers who need coverage

In a blistering speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, independent Senator Angus King criticized the  proposal backed by Congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump. “I don’t

war and peace

Collins, King wrong to back Exxon CEO Tillerson for Secretary of State

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King’s decisions to back Rex Tillerson’s confirmation as Secretary of State are highly disappointing and not in the best interests of Mainers or the nation.

democracy

How Democrats can win back Maine

This week on the Beacon podcast, Ben and Mike discuss what an analysis of the 2016 referendum results tells us about how Democrats and progressives can win in rural Maine.

Angus King

Sen. King gets personal in attempt to save Affordable Care Act

For the past week, Maine U.S. Senator Angus King has been speaking out against the looming repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The personal stories of Mainers faced with losing

health care

Sen. Collins’ vote paves the way for ACA repeal

In a late-night vote and despite statements she has made against repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacing it’s central provisions, Maine U.S. Senator Susan Collins joined her Republican colleagues

Angus King

Inside MDI’s grassroots movement to fight climate change

One year ago, a group of Mount Desert Island residents calling themselves the Climate Solutions Group began meeting regularly. Concerned about climate change and the lack of action on the

federal

Sen. King backs tax credit for family caregivers

Senator Angus King spoke at the Stewart Adult Day Center in Falmouth yesterday to announce his co-sponsorship of a bill to support family caregivers across Maine. The “Credit for Caring

Paul LePage

PPH poll: Sen. King would destroy Gov. LePage in 2018 match-up

Maine Governor Paul LePage has said several times in recent town halls and during right-wing radio show appearances that he plans to challenge Sen. Angus King for his seat when

gun safety

Sen. King joins gun safety filibuster

Maine Senator Angus King joined dozens of his Senate colleagues in supporting a filibuster by Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut in an attempt to force Republicans to allow a