Sen. Angus King
After millions of Americans vote next week, it’s possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.
Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself.
During the lead-up to a compromise by Senate leadership to end the partial government shutdown, more than a dozen senators came and went from Sen. Susan Collins’ office — the hub for the “Gang of 14″ pressing for a compromise to end the stalemate, reopen government and avert a Treasury default.
Maine’s Independent Sen. Angus King says senators are “struggling” over whether to authorize military strikes in Syria.