Thursday, April 24, 2014
WASHINGTON -- Angus King will hold a press conference in the Capitol on Wednesday morning during which he is expected to finally settle questions over which party he will caucus with when he officially takes his Senate seat.
The senator-elect from Maine announced plans late Tuesday for a 9:15 a.m. news conference near the Senate chamber. On Tuesday, King told reporters that he hoped to finalize his decision in time to participate in Wednesday's election of party leaders in the Senate.
King, an independent who served two terms as Maine governor, has refused to say with which party he would caucus although he is widely believed to be leaning toward the Democrats.
Check pressherald.com on Wednesday morning for King's announcement and reaction from Washington.Tweet
Kevin Miller is Washington bureau chief for the Portland Press Herald and MaineToday Media. He has worked as a journalist in Maine for 6 ½ years, covering the environment, politics and the State House. Before arriving in Maine, he wrote about politics, government and education for newspapers in Virginia and Maryland.
Kevin can be reached at 317-6256 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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