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This week on the Beacon podcast, UMaine political science professor Amy Fried joins to discuss Sen. Susan Collins’ disingenuous maneuvering on the rules of impeachment. … Listen to the ShowMaine Beacon: The ‘Studied Ignorance’ of Susan Collins
From wages and health care to justice and democracy, legislators in Maine will consider a host of important legislation in 2020, some carried over from the previous session and some newly-introduced. … Listen to the ShowMaine Beacon: As a New Year Dawns, Maine’s Legislature Has Some Weighty Issues to Decide
Pulitzer-winning reporter Hedrick Smith joins the podcast this week to discuss his new documentary, The Democracy Rebellion, airing January 17th at 7:00 p.m. on Maine PBS stations. Smith discusses Maine’s democratic advances, new breakthroughs n democratic reform across the country and what comes next. … Listen to the ShowMaine Beacon: How Maine is Leading a ‘Democracy Rebellion’