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Angus King on Abortion
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  • Favors abortion rights; keep Planned Parenthood funding. (Apr 2012)
  • Favors abortion rights; opposes defunding Planned Parenthood. (Apr 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Mar 2017)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Mar 2017)
  • Keep federal funding for family planning clinics. (Mar 2017)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Born-Alive Survivors bill tries to illegalize abortion. (Feb 2020)
Angus King on Budget & Economy
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  • Taming the deficit without revenue increases isn't realistic. (May 2012)
  • How are deficits suddenly cause for mass demonstrations? (Aug 2011)
  • Regional transportation network to foster trade & economy. (Jul 2000)
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
  • CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • $1.9 trillion ARPA bill for COVID relief. (Mar 2021)
Angus King on Civil Rights
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  • Supports gay marriage. (Apr 2012)
  • We piously judge slaveowners; would we endure peer censure? (Aug 2011)
  • Required Maine insurers to recognize domestic partnerships. (Jul 2001)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • Let states recognize same sex marriage. (Jan 2015)
  • Sponsored bill for ratifying Equal Rights Amendment. (Apr 2021)
Angus King on Corporations
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  • Regulatory relief for smaller banks stimulates growth. (Mar 2018)
  • Reducing tax rates balloons federal deficit & cuts programs. (Dec 2017)
Angus King on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty. (Nov 1998)
  • More prisons, but more alternative sentencing. (Nov 1998)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
  • First step: reduce recidivism & mass incarceration. (Dec 2018)
  • Rated 73% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues. (Dec 2014)
Angus King on Drugs
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  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform. (Nov 2016)
  • Criminalize imports of opioid precursors. (Feb 2017)
Angus King on Education
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  • Public schools are the idea at the heart of democracy. (Nov 2018)
  • Simplify repayment & refinance student loans. (Nov 2018)
  • More teacher development; more school construction. (Nov 1998)
  • Include both abstinence and safe sex in sex-ed. (Nov 1998)
Angus King on Energy & Oil
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  • Windpower: everyone's for progress; no one's for change. (Aug 2011)
  • Oil & trees aren't ours to use up in our generation. (Aug 2011)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading. (Aug 2001)
  • 50% clean and carbon free electricity by 2030. (Mar 2016)
  • Sponsored bill to assist rural electric renewable energy. (Jun 2019)
Angus King on Environment
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  • Support EPA brownfield program for industrial cleanup. (Aug 2018)
  • River "amenities" have enormous economic & cultural value. (Aug 2011)
  • National parks are tax money well spent. (Aug 2011)
  • Two Maines: inexorable decline of rural areas. (Aug 2011)
  • Get cars out of the more crowded national parks. (Aug 2011)
  • Maine is clean & getting cleaner. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote Smart Growth via tax breaks. (Jan 2001)
  • Eliminate mercury releases by 2003. (Sep 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
  • Loosen restrictions on predator control in Alaska. (Mar 2017)
Angus King on Families & Children
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  • Best state to raise children; model for America’s Promise. (Jan 2001)
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Sponsored recognition of National Foster Care Month. (May 2017)
Angus King on Foreign Policy
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  • Historically, no one can reform Afghanistan. (Nov 2009)
  • Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank. (Jan 2017)
  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
  • Ban imports from Xinjiang made by Uyghur forced labor. (Mar 2021)
Angus King on Free Trade
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  • Develop an open North American energy market. (Jul 2000)
  • Foster globalization with New England & Eastern Canada. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted FOR reauthorizing Ex-Im Bank. (Oct 2015)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Jan 2020)
  • More business cooperation between New England & East Canada. (Jun 1998)
Angus King on Government Reform
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  • Unaffiliated super PACs exist only in fevered imaginations. (May 2012)
  • States Rights: code for 1840s slavery; & 1950s segregation. (Aug 2011)
  • Restrict and disclose all campaign donations & spending. (Nov 1998)
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
  • Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements. (Feb 2013)
  • Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers. (Feb 2015)
  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Oppose strict Constitutionalist judges. (Jul 2018)
  • Sponsored bill for election holiday & easier voting access. (Mar 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to expand voter registration and voter access. (Mar 2021)
  • Remove President Trump from office for inciting insurrection. (Jan 2021)
  • Voted YES on two articles of impeachment against Trump. (Feb 2020)
Angus King on Gun Control
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  • Supports gun rights. (Apr 2012)
  • No gun permits for men under restraining orders. (Jan 2001)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Angus King on Health Care
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  • Transition to wellness-based prevention system. (Aug 2012)
  • ObamaCare was not ambitious enough. (May 2012)
  • Fund prevention programs “Campaign for a Healthy Maine”. (Jan 2001)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jun 2013)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (May 2018)
  • Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Angus King on Homeland Security
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  • Ok to target suspected terrorists outside of war zones. (Sep 2012)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
  • Non-proliferation includes disposing of nuclear materials. (Aug 2014)
  • $515B for military plus $89B off sequester for wars. (Oct 2015)
  • Exempt Veterans Affairs from federal hiring freeze. (Jan 2017)
Angus King on Immigration
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  • No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow. (Jul 2000)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
  • Opposes more border security, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Terminate national emergency at the Southern border. (Mar 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to disallow religion-based immigration ban. (May 2021)
Angus King on Jobs
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  • Protected jobs in forests & Bath Iron Works. (Nov 2018)
  • Supports federal minimum wage increase; but not $15. (Nov 2018)
  • Keep 900 shoe factory jobs in Maine. (Aug 2012)
  • Worker training for transition from loom to mouse. (Jan 2001)
  • Sponsored bill for strengthening union organizing. (Apr 2021)
Angus King on Principles & Values
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  • Greatest documentary ever: Ken Burns' "The Civil War". (Aug 2011)
  • Regret the things you did; rather than things you didn't do. (Aug 2011)
  • Learned lessons of retirement by travel after governorship. (Aug 2011)
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of New England Governors Conference. (Aug 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Certify 2020 Presidential election as fully & fairly counted. (Jan 2021)
  • Create Commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riots. (Jun 2021)
Angus King on Social Security
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  • No major changes needed for long-term stability. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes GOP budget plan as threat to Social Security. (Apr 2012)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 100% by ARA, indicating a pro-Trust Fund stance. (Jan 2013)
Angus King on Tax Reform
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  • 73,000 pages of tax code is too much. (Sep 2012)
  • Decrease income taxes, but no flat tax. (Nov 1998)
  • No national sales tax or VAT. (Feb 2000)
  • Let states independently determine estate taxes. (May 2001)
  • CC:Reverse federal income tax cuts. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Keep the inhertiance tax. (Jul 2018)
Angus King on Technology
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  • Internet approaches economists' ideal of a perfect market. (Aug 2011)
  • High-speed Internet connection for rural parts of Maine. (Jan 2001)
  • Cooperate with Canada on regional info tech workforce. (Aug 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Create International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor. (Jun 1998)
Angus King on War & Peace
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  • Iran must accept long-term intrusive nuke inspection. (Mar 2014)
  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
  • Sponsored resolution to repeal 2002 AUMF against Iraq. (Aug 2021)
Angus King on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
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