If this move is a prelude to a bigger play it could add a very interesting twist to the 2014 election. In the past King has claimed he is a free agent who would consider switching to the Republican caucus if they won control of the Senate. Depending on the outcome of the 2014 election, control of the Senate could easy hinge on which side King decides to take next year.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 14, 2012 11:01 am|
The new Independent Senator from Maine, Angus King, has officially announced that he will caucus with the Senate Democrats. King is replacing retiring Republican Senator Olympia Snowe. Throughout the campaign King refused to say which party he would caucus with, but based on his positions this announcement doesn’t come as a surprise. It was widely [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday June 18, 2012 10:25 am|
While it is still relatively far out from the election, and three way races tend to be unpredictable, it appears that former governor and Independent Angus King is the prohibitive favorite to win the open Maine Senate Seat. A new WBUR poll finds King with a commanding 27 point lead. Maine Senate WBUR 6/13-14 Angus King [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 2, 2012 11:38 am|
Things appear to be looking up for Senate Democrats. While this year will be inherently very tough for Senate Democrats — they have 23 seats to defend compared to the Republicans who have only 10 seats up this year — the Democrats recently received several pieces of good news. Earlier this year there seemed to [...]