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.
Former Maine governor Angus King, an independent, won the open Maine Senate race on Tuesday, beating back an challenge from Republican Secretary of State Charlie Summers.
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Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) off to the Arctic for a not so cushy overseas trip.
The independent Senate candidates is losing his big lead and getting pounded on the airwaves. The question is: Will Democrats jump in and save him?
The conservative group is entering the air war in Maine for the first time, signaling that Republicans think GOp nominee Charlie Summers still has a shot at victory in the three-way race.