Boehner: Obama’s Attack On Oil Speculators A Political Gimmick

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that President Obama’s recent attack on oil speculators is an unfounded allegation that is only serving as a political gimmick meant to ease the minds of voters. (0:30)

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Monday, March 30

● Slight smoking decline detected

● Ebola fight goes on

● Student indicted on civil rights charges

● Regional-state job rates static in February

● Platters of plenty await bacon lovers

● Brothers in arms are sentenced together

 

LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – March 28-30, 2015

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Delayed Nigerian elections are scheduled to take place Saturday and Tunisia hosts a major anti-terrorism rally on Sunday.

Pentagon: Operations Resume Without Iran In Tikrit

And the U.S. is supporting Gulf allies in their fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen… And a nuclear deal with Iran is still on the table for now…

Students Protests Republican 2016 Federal Budget

Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 27, 2015

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Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

SF Mayor Bans Taxpayer-Funded Trips To Indiana

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“San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination,” Mayor Ed Lee said.