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Maine independent Angus King says he will remain with Senate Democrats
Maine independent Angus King says he will remain with Senate Democrats

Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine put a quick end to speculation that he might join the new Republican majority, saying it was in his state's interests for him to continue to caucus with Democrats. "I think it's in Maine's interests to have a senator in each camp," he said at a news conference in Brunswick. The state's senior senator, Susan Collins, is a Republican. "The reality of the current Senate, whether it's controlled by Democrats or Republicans, is that nothing can or will happen without bipartisan support." King had previously indicated he was unlikely to switch to the Republican caucus, but occasionally fed speculation that...

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