Angus King answers BDN and reader questions, from guns to his mustache

Posted April 06, 2013, at 4:50 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Independent Sen. Angus King spoke in an editorial meeting at the Bangor Daily News on Wednesday about a range of subjects, including what he’s learned so far in the Senate, his positions on an assault weapons ban and the Defense of Marriage Act, and how long he’s had his mustache.

1. Changed views of Senate

When you were running for the Senate, you talked about your purpose being to “nudge the institution toward functionality.” Now that you’re there, does the task appear more difficult than you thought?

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