Maine voters have heard a lot lately about Angus King's time as governor, whether from anti-King television ads or from his supporters.
They will soon get an earful about his recent career as a wind power entrepreneur, too.
Maine Republicans have been turning up their criticism of the independent Senate candidate as a politically-connected wind farm developer who profited from the same federal loan program that supported Solyndra, a bankrupt solar energy company that has become a buzzword in the GOP campaign against President Obama.
Republican Charlie Summers' Senate campaign used a recent poll to test the views of voters on wind power and federal subsidies, an indicator of what will be targeted in future ads and news releases.
And a national GOP insider wrote in The Washington Post two weeks ago that King's wind career is the next line of attack against the frontrunner.
"In addition to being the 'King of Spending,' look for Republicans to crown the former governor as the 'King of Wind' and the 'King of Cronyism,' " Marc Thiessen wrote in a column about the Maine race.
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