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King Will Have Surgery for Prostate Cancer (Video)

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Sen. Angus King will undergo surgery this week to address a prostate cancer diagnosis he received earlier this year.  

The Maine independent said the prostate cancer was detected early, as was skin cancer some 40 years ago from which he fully recovered.  

Menendez Confident Cuba Trade Embargo Will Hold

Menendez is among the leading critics of normalizing relations with Cuba. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

A Senate opponent of rolling back a U.S. embargo with Cuba says supporters are putting the financial benefits ahead of the well-being of the Cuban people.  

"Evidently ... for many members trade and money is more important than human rights, but that's their prerogative. I don't think they're going to get very far," Sen. Robert Menendez told CQ Roll Call.  

Collins, King Join in Backing Report on CIA Torture

( Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Mainers are well represented in the secretive world of the Senate Intelligence Committee, as Wednesday proved.  

Before making a joint announcement that they would support the effort of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to release portions of the Intelligence panel's report on the CIA's use of torture, Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Independent Angus King discussed the decision extensively between themselves.