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Big Talk

Big Talk - League of Young Voters

Big Talk host Steven Emmons speaks with 2 steering committee members of Maine's League of Young Voters. Ashley Phaneuf and Patrick Banks talk about what issues the League is supporting, the upcoming gay marriage vote, and how people can get involved and help make changes in politics in Maine.

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Big Talk - Access to Abortion

Big Talk host Suzanne Murphy talks with Nancy Foss, a field organizer for the Abortion Access Project.

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Big Talk - Woodard on Snowe

Big Talk host Steven Emmons interviewed journalist and author Colin Woodard. They talk about Governor Paul LePage, then they turn to Olympia Snowe's recent decision to step out of politics. Who will get her seat?

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Big Talk - Space Gallery

Big Talk : Portland's Needle Exchange

Big Talk host Suzanne Murphy speaks with Caroline Teschke, Zoe Freddecco, and Darla Treworgy about Portland's needle exchange program.

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Big Talk: Eliza Townsend

Suzanne Murphy and Alan Brewer talk with Eliza Townsend of the Maine Women's Lobby.

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Big Talk: The End of the War in Iraq

Big Talk host Suzanne Murphy speaks with Alex Cornell du Houx, a Maine State Representative who served as a Marine in Iraq.

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Big Talk: Clean Elections

Suzanne and Al discuss Maine's Clean Elections system with Andrew Bossie, executive director of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections.

Last week, Maine's Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee voted along party lines to strip out the matching funds provision of the Maine Clean Election Act without replacing it with one of several proposed alternative provisions, virtually gutting the act.

You can sign an MPA petition in favor of clean elections in Maine here.

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Big Talk: Election Aftermath

Big Talk host Al Brewer and I discuss the results of Tuesday's election, with a focus on the Portland mayoral race and Question One on the statewide ballot.

For the poll numbers we discuss, see these posts over at Down East.

For the full results of the mayoral race, including the IRV rounds, see this detailed spreadsheet courtesy of Jack Woods.

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Big Talk: Paul Goodman Changed My Life

This week on Big Talk, hosts Suzanne Murphy and Alan Brewer welcome Portland
local filmaker Jonathan Lee into the studio. His new movie "Paul Goodman
Changed my Life" has been getting good reviews and Lee talks aout why he
made the film.

http://www.paulgoodmanfilm.com/

 

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