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Angus King: Independent US Senate Candidate in Maine

Angus King is the former Independent Governor of Maine. He is running for the Senate seat that Olympia Snowe (R) is retiring from. While he will probably caucus with the Democrats, he has not shut the door on doing so with the Republicans. He is reported to be fiscally conservative and socially liberal and bears watching. He is expected to be the favorite in the upcoming race, since he is well liked in Maine.  Unfortunately, he has not taken definitive positions on a large number of issues yet.

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