Politics



    Maine's U.S. Senators


    Angus King
    Born: March 31, 1944; Alexandria, Va.
    Political party: Independent
    Family: Married (Mary Herman), four sons, one daughter
    Home: Brunswick
    Education: Dartmouth College; University of Virginia School of Law
    Political experience: Maine Governor 1994-2002; defeated Democrat Cynthia Dill and Republican Charlie Summers for Sen. Olympia Snowe's seat in 2012 election
    Website: king.senate.gov/
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    Susan Collins
    Born: Dec. 7, 1952; Caribou
    Political party: Republican
    Family: Married (Thomas Daffron), no children
    Home: Bangor
    Education: St. Lawrence University
    Political experience: Lost 1994 gubernatorial election to Angus King; U.S. Senate, 1996-present; Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, 2003-07
    Website: collins.senate.gov/public/
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