King Cosponsors Bill to Modernize Senate Campaign Finance Reporting

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-Maine), a member of the Senate Rules Committee, cosponsored legislation this week that improves accountability, increases transparency, and saves taxpayer money by modernizing campaign finance reporting practices. The Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act, introduced by Senator Jon Tester (D-Montana), requires candidates for the United States Senate to file …

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King Votes to Approve Hagel as Defense Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-Maine), a member of the Armed Services Committee, today voted in favor of the nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel to become the 24th U.S. Secretary of Defense. Following Senator Hagel’s confirmation, Senator King released the following statement: “Having met Senator Hagel personally, and having heard his …

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PR: Sen. King Cosponsors Filibuster Reform Proposal

From Senator King’s official website. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-Maine) joined Senators Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), and Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) in supporting a proposal to reform the Senate’s filibuster rule.  The measure, Senate Resolution 4 (S. Res 4), is comprised of the following four components:   1.      …

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