Maine's independent senator-elect says he has two main criteria for picking with which party he plans to caucus.
Angus King (I) appears to have moved up his timeline in order to participate in elections for majority leader.
The independent won't announce tonight whether he'll caucus with the Democrats in the Senate.
Newly-elected independent Sen. Angus King of Maine announced Wednesday that he will caucus with the Democrats.
Angus King to caucus with Democrats in Senate
The former governor still hasn't said which party he will caucus with in the Senate.
The independent from Maine has yet to say which party he will caucus with in the upper chamber. There are a few key reasons why it's nearly certain he will choose the Democrats.
(Cmdr Christy Hagen / AP)
Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) off to the Arctic for a not so cushy overseas trip.