Sens. Jack Reed (D., R.I.) and Angus King (I., Maine) discuss the Boston Marathon bombings and the envelope suspected to be laced with poison on Wednesday’s “Squawk Box.”
The scandal-ridden wind energy project co-founded by liberal “independent” Maine senate candidate Angus King received more than $33 million in cash under the 1603 program of the economic stimulus in June, according to the U.S. Treasury.
Former Maine governor and independent Senate candidate Angus King is an alternative energy entrepreneur who made the most of an electric-utility restructuring law that he signed during his governorship, while obtaining loan guarantees via the same program that loaned more than $500 million to the failed solar panel manufacturer Solyndra, records show.
Independent Maine Senate candidate Angus King’s fiscal record during his eight-year tenure as the state’s governor is under fire from Maine Republicans and outside pro-business groups and becoming a major factor in the three-way race.