- Republican senator seeks bipartisan support for gun deal Updated: Jun-21-16 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON - A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along party lines to derail far more sweeping proposals.
- Senators: bill will give states, cities tools to fight Zika Updated: Jun-11-16 8:35 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A group of senators, including Maine's Angus King, has introduced a bill they say will give states and municipalities tools to fight the Zika virus.
- Idea for Burt's Bees land to become park becoming partisan Updated: May-28-16 10:38 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in the expansion of public lands by Democratic President Barack Obama.
- Senators want vets committee to sign off on medical leases Updated: May-26-16 12:14 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's two U.S. senators are among a group of legislators who want the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs to authorize leases for medical facilities in 12 states.