Ken & Mike

12/20 Rick Klein
12/20 Rick Klein

Ken and Mike talk with ABC’s Political Director, Rick Klein about some of the upcoming topics on ABC’s ‘This Week.’

Local Headlines

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Maine Democrats to Change Name of Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

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Maine's Democratic Party is seeking suggestions for a new name for its annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner.

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Maine Ends Fiscal Year with Nearly $60 Million Surplus

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Maine officials say the state ended the fiscal year on June 30 with a surplus of nearly $60 million.

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Maine Court: Anti-Gay Marriage Group Must Disclose Donors

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Maine's highest court has rejected a national anti-gay marriage group's latest effort to shield the donors who backed its effort to repeal Maine's gay marriage law.

National Headlines

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

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The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.