Angus King Passes Democrat Litmus Test
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 9:46am (new)
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Senate power struggle fuels Maine race
Intrigue over the allegiance of popular former governor
By Bobby Caina Calvan
April 19, 2012
King would pass a general Democratic litmus test: He is prochoice on abortion, supports gay marriage, backs President Obama’s health care law, and opposes GOP efforts to transform Medicare into a voucher program. Indeed, he has endorsed Obama for reelection.
But he insists that he has conservative values when it comes to fiscal responsibility. “I think you should have a ‘pay-as-you-go’ system,’’ he said.