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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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On Monday, President Obama used the occasion of the Ted Kennedy museum dedication in Boston to urge Congress to start getting more done. Of course, no one really expects that to happen anytime soon. But one thing that might happen soon, a nuke deal with Iran, and a new ABC News—Washington Post poll this morning tells us what the American people think about such a deal.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Bruce Poliquin

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Currently a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Maine’s 2nd congressional district, Bruce Poliquin joins Ken and Mike to talk budget and the Indiana bill from the viewpoint of Congress.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Trey Hardin

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ABC Political analyst Trey Hardin joins us for this weekly Tuesday morning segment. Today’s main topic is the 2016 electoral candidates.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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Indiana’s top two Republican legislators will push for an update to the state’s controversial “religious freedom” law, the pair said at a news conference today following a wave of national backlash to the state’s newest law. Major corporations, athletes, celebrities and gay-rights activists have lambasted the state’s legislature and governor for enacting Senate Bill 101, a “religious freedom” law that states government must clear a higher threshold when enforcing laws that contradict citizens’ or corporations’ religious beliefs.

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

3/31/15 First Take

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On today’s First Take, Germanwings plane crash, Iran, Indiana religious freedom and more on the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 Podcast Steve Mistler

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From the Portland Press Herald, Statehouse Bureau-Chief Steve Mistler joins Ken and MIke on this weekly segment to discuss news on the Governor and what is going on in Augusta.

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 Podcast Steve Roberts

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic candidate for president in 2016, expected to officially announce her intentions next month, may have some competition after all. Sunday, on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, who up till now has been characterized as the Dems best choice if Hillary chose NOT to run, sounds very much like he will jump into the ring. But how do you beat Clinton, who has amassed a war chest, creds, and an impressive campaign team?

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 Podcast Devin Dwyer

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President Obama will be in Boston Monday, as the $79 million Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, a new tech-enabled museum located at UMass, will be dedicated and opened to the public. Many dignitaries will be on hand, including VP Biden, Sen. John McCain, and most politicians with Massachusetts roots.

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/3015 Podcast Richard Davies

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Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law, which says the government cannot intrude on a person’s religious liberty unless it can prove a compelling interest in imposing the burden and do so in the least restrictive way. Does that mean a business can turn away gay customers?

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

3/30/15 First Take

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To kick off this new week, Ken and Mike talk about news on the Germanwings plane crash and the emotional state of the co-pilot then, Iran’s Nuclear talks, bodies found in the NY explosion and then more on Indiana’s “religious freedom” bill.

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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.

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Texas Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Transporting Child Porn

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A federal judge in Maine is ruling that a Texas man will spend 14 years in prison for transporting child pornography.

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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.