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The Federalist Radio Hour
<p>The Federalist Radio Hour features a conversation on culture, religion, and politics with the editors and writers of The Federalist web magazine. Hosted by Ben Domenech with regular guests Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, the show takes on controversies in America from a contrarian point of view.</p>
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The Magic Of Hallmark Channel Christmas Movies
The Hallmark Channel is crushing the Christmas move genre, and Mary Katharine Ham is here to tell you how.
41 min
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How Do Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, And Blockchain ...
We ask a Cryptolawyer to explain Bitcoin and the potential future uses for blockchain technology.
52 min
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Prince Harry's Engagement And Why Americans Can...
Kristen Soltis Anderson and Mary Katharine Ham break down this week's royal family news.
47 min
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The Trouble With The Consumer Financial Protect...
How did the CFPB become an agency creating massive regulations without any checks and balances?
49 min
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Robby Soave On Sexual Assault, Due Process, CFP...
53 min
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The Meaning Of Thanksgiving, As Told By Washing...
Ben Domenech reads the moving Thanksgiving speeches and proclamations from great Americans.
48 min
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Megan McArdle And Joy Pullmann Debate School Ch...
61 min
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Here Are The Biggest Religious Liberty Court Ba...
51 min
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Hemingway And Harsanyi Talk Sexual Assault, Twi...
David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway discuss the
51 min
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Britt McHenry On Colin Kaepernick, Roger Goodel...
Sports journalist Britt McHenry discusses the struggles of the NFL and our fractured sports media environment.
53 min
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David Ignatius On Spy Novels, Technology, And T...
57 min
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Political Reporter Ben Jacobs Talks Roy Moore, ...
Ben Jacobs is a reporter at the Guardian who discusses this last week's sexual assault allegations against Roy Moore.
54 min
13
Victor Davis Hanson Reinterprets History's Dead...
Military historian and author Victor Davis Hanson unfolds how WWII was fought on air, land, and sea.
53 min
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Hearing Justice Antonin Scalia's Wisdom And Hum...
Chris Scalia, son of the late Justice Scalia, co-edited a treasure trove of his father's written and spoken words.
50 min
15
Back To The Founding: Six Different Stories Ref...
Author and historian Russell Shorto weaves six characters' lives into one narrative retelling American history.
50 min
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Ronald Bailey On Climate Change, Gene Editing, ...
Reason magazine's science correspondent, Ronald Bailey, weighs in on today's bio, tech, and science issues.
55 min
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Here's What You Need To Know About Tax Reform A...
Economist Veronique de Rugy discusses Paul Ryan's tax reform, deductions, and the future of work.
53 min
18
Iraq War Veteran On The Civilian-Veteran Divide...
Allison Jaslow shares her own story of military service, and the stories of other Iraq-Afghanistan veterans that we have forgotten.
56 min
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Vietnam War Vet Critiques Ken Burns' New PBS Do...
Military historian and army veteran Lewis Sorely shares his view of the real story of Vietnam.
54 min
20
The Surprising New Study On Free Speech Rights,...
Emily Ekins, director of polling at the Cato Institute finds many surprising results from her major study on free speech.
60 min
21
Byron York Talks Manafort, FBI Investigations, ...
57 min
22
Horror Movies, 'Stranger Things', And Halloween...
Our annual Halloween episode explores this year's best horror entertainment including 'It' and 'Stranger Things.'
52 min
23
Faith Goldy On Free Speech, Globalism, The Alt-...
Political commentator Faith Goldy shares her views on controversial ideas, groups, and politically incorrect opinions.
55 min
24
William Voegeli On The Rise Of The New Left And...
Claremont Review of Books Senior Editor William Voegeli discusses culture wars, Trump, and compassion in government.
55 min
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Author And Archeologist On Exploring Lost Citie...
Douglas Preston is a New York Times Bestselling author who retells of his adventure into the jungles of Honduras.
57 min
26
WWII Fighter Pilot Retells Events From The Last...
Captain Jerry Yellin brings to life the stories of the men who enlisted, trained, and fought in WWII.
43 min
27
What's Going On With Bob Corker, Steve Bannon, ...
Politico's Alex Isenstadt shares his reporting on the angry GOP donors and twists happening in state elections.
54 min
28
Josh Kraushaar On Congress, Health care, And Th...
Josh Kraushaar, politics editor at National Journal, discusses what he sees happening in both the Republican and Democratic parties.
49 min
29
What Happens When Sports Leagues And Sports Med...
Josh Kraushaar discusses the future of ESPN, the NFL, and sports fans.
47 min
30
Van Jones On Tribalism, The Culture War, Whitel...
CNN Political Commentator Van Jones addresses the extreme political divides in American in his new book "Beyond The Messy Truth."
78 min
31
A Look Inside The Mind Of Donald Trump And His ...
Author Christopher Bedford explores the many sides of Donald Trump and what we can learn about his approach to business and politics.
52 min
32
The Federal Reserve, Tax Reform, And The Automa...
John Tamny discusses how the impacts the Fed, Republican tax cuts, and innovation have on the American economy.
53 min
33
The Protest Culture Of Feminists, Social Justic...
Lisa De Pasquale discusses "The Social Justice Warrior Handbook," and the tenacity needed to navigate the world of activism.
52 min
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Harvey Weinstein, Workplace Sexual Assault, And...
Mary Katharine Ham chats with Emily Miller and Chris Jacobs on this week's big stories.
59 min
35
Eli Lake On The Iran Deal, Trump, And Neoconser...
Bloomberg View columnist Eli Lake talks Trump's foreign policy ideas and the reactions of neoconservatives.
46 min
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Congressman Will Hurd On Cybersecurity, Intelli...
Rep. Hurd, the Republican from Texas, shares his thoughts on protecting Americans domestically and abroad.
49 min
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Hemingway And Harsanyi On Personalized Politics...
Senior editors discuss Twitter blocking a pro-life ad, NLF players' protests, and their latest movie picks.
54 min
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Breaking Down Investigations Into Russian Hacki...
Wall Street Journal senior writer Shane Harris reports on the ongoing investigations into cyber influences on the 2016 election.
53 min
39
A President's Faith And Why Evangelical Christi...
Is Donald Trump a man of faith? Why did so many American religious leaders support him throughout 2016?
52 min
40
Ann Coulter And Mark Krikorian On Immigration P...
We discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of Trump's actions regarding immigration with Ann Colter.
59 min
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Ann Coulter And Mark Krikorian On Immigration P...
We discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of Trump's actions regarding immigration with Ann Colter.
59 min
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Ramesh Ponnuru On Gun Laws, Tax Reform And GOP ...
Ramesh Ponnuru discusses the challenges of having effective policy conversations.
52 min
43
David Rennie Explains Globalism, Protectionism,...
Washington Bureau Chief of The Economist, David Rennie, gives a foreign and domestic perspective on globalism.
59 min
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Sebastian Gorka On 2018 Elections, The Media, A...
Sebastian Gorka discusses his time in the White House and how he plans to fight for the Trump's agenda outside of DC.
54 min
45
NASCAR: The Evolution Of The Fans, Tracks, And ...
Chris Jacobs examines the decline of the fan base and how NASCAR is doing to attract new race consumers.
50 min
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Catalonia Independence, Iconoclasm, And Alaska ...
Federalist Senior Contributors John Davidson And Megan Oprea join the Federalist Radio Hour from Austin, Texas.
60 min
47
Applying Lessons Of History To Today's National...
William Inboden discusses issues in North Korea, China, and the Middle East, through the lens of history.
60 min
48
Former Quarterback Jimmy Kemp On His Father, Fo...
Jimmy Kemp says what his father, Jack Kemp, learned on the football field, fueled his passion for equal opportunity.
53 min
49
Live From Austin: Charles Cooke On Trump, Trust...
Ben Domenech interviews Charles Cooke at the Texas Tribune Festival on issues in politics, culture, and media.
54 min
50
The Politics Of Online Dating, Postpartum Depre...
Mary Katharine Ham and Gracy Olmstead round all the non-political news this week that got made political.
46 min
51
Debating Health Care, Tax Reform, UBI And Other...
Staff writer at the Atlantic, Annie Lowrey, discusses the economic policies that hit American wallets directly.
57 min
52
Campus Free Speech, Hollywood's Politicization,...
Emily Jashinsky, commentary writer at the Washington Examiner, talks Emmys, campus crazies, and health care.
52 min
53
Christopher Kimball Leads Home Cooks Into A New...
Christopher Kimball searches the world for bold, simple recipes, and tests them for home cooks everywhere.
51 min
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The Crazy Details Of The Alleged Corruption And...
Bre Payton explains the legal and political ramifications of the trial the media won't talk about. Plus, Sunday's Emmys awards.
55 min
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How The Seriously Mentally Ill Have Been Abando...
DJ Jaffe explains how the government spends $150 billion on mental health for the "worried well" while ignoring the seriously mentally ill.
50 min
56
Trump's Immigration Deal, Steve Bannon, Breitba...
Rosie Gray, White House correspondent at The Atlantic, discusses the profiles of prominent people in DC and Trump's circle.
52 min
57
How Technology Is Affecting The Children, Teens...
Author Jean Twenge explains how this new generation differs in their politics, sexuality, and religious trends.
52 min
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Cyber Weapons, Drones, And Berkeley Protestors ...
Professor John Yoo discusses whether weapons themselves are good or evil and other ethical elements of modern war.
51 min
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David Fahrentold On Covering Hurricanes, Charit...
Washington Post's David Fahrenthold shares his experience covering Donald Trump's charitable giving in 2016.
50 min
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Hemingway And Harsanyi Talk Debt Ceilings, Repu...
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi debate their takes on current Republican leadership in light of this week's news.
55 min
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Everything You Need To Know About DACA And Immi...
Cato Institute's Alex Nowrasteh explains all the chaos surrounding DACA and the variations of the DREAM Act.
53 min
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North Korea, Kim Jong Un, And Military Leaders ...
Rebeccah Heinrichs describes the latest military concerns and campaigns in relation to North Korea.
51 min
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How Do Reagan, FDR, And Modern Conservatives Vi...
Henry Olsen studies how Ronald Reagan thought the government should help those in economical need.
57 min
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Robby Soave On Berkeley, Free Speech, And Pumpk...
47 min
65
Jerry Seib On Reporting In Egypt, Media Bias, A...
Wall Street Journal Editor Jerry Seib talks journalism, politics, Trump and more on Federalist Radio.
52 min
66
Jeffrey Lord On Losing His Job At CNN And Who's...
The political commentator describes what it was like as the lone Trump defender on CNN's 8-person panels.
47 min
67
Your Guide To Fantasy Football And This Year's ...
David Fucillo from SB Nation shares his fantasy football rankings and best draft tips.
51 min
68
Game Of Thrones, The Craft Cocktail Revival, An...
Peter Suderman discusses his deep dive into the American cocktail revival, GOT, and the future of Marvel.
53 min
69
Thoughtless Mobs Seek To Erase History By Destr...
Jarrett Stepman talks Charlottesville, statues, Brietbart, and the media of the alt-right movement.
49 min
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McKay Coppins On Jeff Flake, Free Speech, And T...
McKay Coppins shares key takeaways from conversations with Jeff Flake and other Hill Republicans.
51 min
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Afghanistan, Trump In Arizona, And Senate Leade...
Washington Post reporter James Hohmann gives in-depth analysis of recent moves made by Congress, Trump, and everyone in between.
54 min
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Discussing Problematic Confederate Monuments An...
Kevin Daley of The Daily Caller News Foundation looks into race, politics, and religious liberty issues from the perspective of the Court.
54 min
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Solar Eclipse Mania, Creating Tech Jobs For Coa...
Reporter Kelsey Harkness share latest news stories from Venezuela, Kentucky, and more.
53 min
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How Cities Are Fighting Innovation And Hurting ...
Jared Meyer discusses how states can step up to save their cities from the policies barring innovation.
53 min
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Where Is The Line Between Free Speech And Viole...
Katherine Mangu-Ward talks free speech, hate speech, the demand to denounce Nazis, and GMO foods.
51 min
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Britt McHenry Talks Sports Reporting, ESPN, And...
Sports journalist and former ESPN reporter Brit McHenry opens up about her career and interest in political issues.
51 min
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Discussing Health Policy, Hospitals, And Drug T...
Why is it easier to close down a military base than a hospital? Paul Howard answers our health policy questions.
49 min
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Making Sense Of Reactions To Charlottesville Pr...
Rob Tracinski and Mike Warren discuss responses from the Left, the right, the media, and Trump.
52 min
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Jamie Weinstein Discusses Afghanistan, West Win...
50 min
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What You Need To Know About North Korea And Nuc...
Tom Nichols, Harry Kazianis, and John Davidson all weigh in on the history of North Korea's nuclear threats.
41 min
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Bro Culture Episode III: Vetting The Bros Of Po...
Bill McMorris is back for another update and ranking of The Federalist Radio Hour's American bros list.
54 min
82
The Problematic Google Memo, White House Commun...
Kevin Madden and Ben Domenech discuss the internet firestorm against the Google engineer's internal memo.
51 min
83
Chris Stirewalt Debates The Fall Football Tailg...
Stirewalt and Ham cover food and beverage controversies, and discuss the latest on Trump and Gov. Jim Justice.
54 min
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Charles Murray Defends His Studies On Intellige...
Why does the left riot and accuse Dr. Charles Murray of being a white nationalist?
76 min
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An Investigation Into Brexit, Populism, Individ...
David Goodhart is the author of "The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics."
57 min
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How One State's Medicaid Program Had An Economi...
Kate Baicker, Harvard professor and health economist, shares her scientific research on insuring the uninsured.
45 min
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Ross Douthat On The Trends Of The Right, The Le...
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat debates the state of conservatism and the media's coverage of President Trump.
55 min
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Why Should Conservatives Care About Urbanism An...
Jonathan Coppage discusses the built environment and it's direct impact on our communities with Gracy Olmstead.
53 min
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Carl Cannon On Obamacare, American History, And...
Real Clear Politics editor Carl Cannon discusses how Americans can learn about ourselves from our own history.
54 min
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Can Lessons From Thucydides Keep America From W...
Harvard Professor Graham Allison addresses US foreign relations, Greek history, and free speech on college campuses.
48 min
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Nicholas Eberstadt Measures Longevity, Men In T...
AEI Scholar Nicholas Eberstadt discusses worldwide trends inequality, education, and longevity.
48 min
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How William F. Buckley Jr. Changed The Face Of ...
Professor and author Alvin Felzenberg's new book on William F. Buckley Jr. is part biography, part political history.
57 min
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Is There A Glimmer Of Hope For The Health Care ...
John McCormack and Mary Katharine Ham talk rats, cats, health care, and the worst airlines.
38 min
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Hemingway And Harsanyi: Sean Spicer, Russia, An...
Senior editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi hash out their opposing views on Russia, dating, and more.
50 min
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Discussing Social Institutions, Attacks On Reli...
Bre Payton and Gracy Olmstead discuss recent studies and reactions to various spheres of American culture.
54 min
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America's Opioid Crisis: Abuse, Trafficking, An...
Addiction psychiatrist Sally Satel explains the unintended consequences of painkillers and how we arrived at this drug crisis.
56 min
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The Trouble With National Solutions For Local P...
Jon Ward discusses health care collapse, the evolution of institutions, and 1980 vs. 2020 Presidential runs.
52 min
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What Shakespeare's Roman Plays Teach Us About M...
Prof. Paul Cantor places Shakespeare's works as central to his analyses of pop culture, philosophy, and ancient history.
51 min
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Untangling Charges Of Collusion, Treason, And L...
Reporter Lachlan Markay of the Daily Beast talks emails, Russian collusion, and media bias.
53 min
100
Megan McArdle On Social Capital, Health Care, A...
Bloomberg View Columnist Megan McArdle defends David Brooks' thoughts on sandwiches and social class.
57 min
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Free Speech, Campus Protests, Raising Chickens,...
Senior Contributor Daniel Payne dishes on his cooking, parenting, and controversial opinions.
55 min
102
George Will On Russian Collusion, Health Care, ...
Political commentator and baseball guru, George Will, joins The Federalist Radio Hour.
52 min
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Relationship Advice For America With Christine ...
Washington Post writer Christine Emba talks Aspen Ideas, 'Xennials,' and political discourse.
54 min
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Do Think Tanks Still Matter? AEI's Arthur Brook...
Arthur Brooks, president of AEI, discusses the ideas industry, localism, and music.
49 min
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Peter Baker On Covering Presidents, Putin, And ...
New York Times Chief White House Correspondent, Peter Baker, joins Ben Domenech in studio.
49 min
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Reactions To Globalist Elites, An Outraged CNN,...
Will Rahn is the politics editor at CBS News digital. He discusses CNN's reaction to a Reddit Gif and other news from the week.
53 min
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Chef Christopher Kimball Shares Grilling Tips A...
How have Americans changed the way they think about food?
39 min
108
Jeff And Audrey Dunham Talk Comedy, Food, And F...
Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his food-blogging wife Audrey Dunham are hit the road on new food and travel TV show.
51 min
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Hemingway And Harsanyi Talk CNN, Trump's Tweets...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss issues of anonymous sourcing, feminist outrage, and political rhetoric.
57 min
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20 Years Later: The Pop Stars, The Boy Bands, A...
Mary Katharine Ham and Kristen Soltis Anderson debate whose at the top of late '90s music video throne.
56 min
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Assessing Geopolitical Risk, Global Flash Point...
Milena Rodban, geopolitical risk consultant, is helping tech companies strategize their way across the globe.
48 min
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Unpacking The Senate Healthcare Bill And Obamac...
Avik Roy, John Daniel Davidson, and Ben Domenech discuss the future of American healthcare markets.
47 min
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The Slow Death Of European Culture, Politics, A...
Douglas Murray spells out how migration, declining birth rates, and a confused culture have led Western Europe astray.
51 min
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Reevaluating Work, Talent, And The Low-Skill La...
Urbanophile Aaron Renn discusses American cities, the opioid crisis, and the changing labor force.
53 min
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Christina Hoff Sommers on Feminists, Eradicatin...
Do feminists exaggerate the oppression of women and ignore the misfortunes of men?
53 min
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Guy Benson On Georgia’s Special Election and Bl...
Guy Benson is the political editor at TownHall.com, Fox News contributor, and co-author of the book, and#8220;End of Discussion.and#8221; Benson discusses the attack on free speech, political violence, the blaming of rhetori
49 min
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Political Violence, Economic Populism, And Corp...
Chris Bedford, editor in chief of the Daily Caller New Foundation, joins Ben Domenech in studio.
48 min
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Hemingway and Harsanyi Talk Vinyl Records, Havi...
Senior editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi host Federalist Radio to discuss their record collections, current favorite bands, television shows, and more. and#8220;People think that records have a tremendous amount of
47 min
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How Can Conservatives, Christians, and Environm...
Joel Salatin is a self-described Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. He joins Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, to make explain why environmentalism should not be reserved for secular
57 min
120
Discussing the Congressional Baseball Shooting ...
Rosie Gray, White House correspondent for The Atlantic, joins Mary Katharine Ham on Federalist Radio. They discuss the breaking news of a shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning in Alexandria, V
47 min
121
Summer Camping, Air Conditioning, And Scandals ...
Senior writer Mary Katharine Ham and journalist Emily Miller sit down in studio to escape the summer heat. They discuss the war against air conditioning, summer camping trips, and the recently reported scandals taking place
48 min
122
What Did We Learn From The Testimony Of James C...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss the testimony of former FBI director James Comey, the calls for Trumpand#8217;s impeachment, and other media hysterias. and#8220;Now we know, based on Comeyand#8217;s own testimony
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Podcast: Best of The Federalist Radio with Eber...
Hear the best of The Federalist Radio Hour on today’s episode. Host Ben Domenech starts off the show with Nicholas Eberstadt, the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute and author of Me
51 min
124
Podcast: From White House to Bakery with Mark F...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, join Ben Domenech as he talks with Mark Furstenburg, owner of the bakery Bread Furst and the winner of the 2017 James Beard Foundation award winner for Outstanding Baker. On the show, Furs
54 min
125
Podcast: Discussing “Beach Books” and a declini...
Today on The Federalist Radio Hour, David Randall, the Director of Communications at the National Association of Scholars, joins Joy Pullmann to discuss the association’s newest Beach Book report and the trends such report
49 min
126
Podcast: Fighting against assisted suicide
Join Mollie Hemingway as she talks with J.J. Hanson, President of the Patient’s Rights Action Fund, and Dr. Brian Callister, also from PRAF. Patientand#8217;s Rights Action Fund was started to fight against the legalizatio
51 min
127
Podcast: Heather Haupt’s Knights-in-Training
Join Joy Pullmann as she talks with Heather Haupt about her book, “Knights-in-Training: Ten Principles for Raising Honorable, Courageous, and Compassionate Boys.” A mother of three boys and a girl, Haupt challenges paren
48 min
128
Podcast: Reruns with Cowen, Rahn, and Draper
Today on The Federalist Radio Hour is a blast from the past. Join Ben Domenech in excerpts from previous shows as he talks with economist Tyler Cowen, managing editor for CBS News Will Rahn, and New York Times Magazine write
54 min
129
Podcast: Anthony Tjan On Leadership And Goodness
This week on The Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech talks with entrepreneur and The New York Times bestseller Anthony Tjan about his latest book, and#8220;Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters.and#82
51 min
130
Sen. Mike Lee on The Founders, Social Capital, ...
Senator Mike Lee joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his new book, and#8220;Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government.and#8221; Lee also explains his new research initiative, the and#822
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131
Manchester, Trump’s International Trip, Changes...
Susan Glasser, chief international affairs columnist at Politico, discusses both her own recent trip to Manchester last week, as well as President Trumpand#8217;s recent international trip. Glasser, who was formerly a Washin
56 min
132
Important Changes For Farm Subsidies, Working F...
Lori Sanders, associate vice president of federal affairs at the R Street Institute, and Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor at the Federalist, discuss farming, agriculture subsidies, USDA funding in the Trump budget,
52 min
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Unpacking The Context of U.S.-Russia Relations ...
Paul J. Saunders is Executive Director of the Center for the National Interest and an expert on foreign policy, national security, and Russia. Saunders joins Federalist Radio to address some of the questions and concerns sur
52 min
134
Congressman Dave Brat On Policy, Angry Electora...
Congressman Dave Brat of Virginiaand#8217;s 7th district joins Federalist Radio Hour to reflect on the last couple months of change and controversy in Congress. Brat discusses health care, tax reform, how to respond to an an
48 min
135
Weight Loss, Fitness, Drug Use, And More With M...
Mike Riggs is a reporter at Reason Magazine and writes on nutrition and fitness in his newsletter and#8220;Protein Pancakes.and#8221; Riggs shares his story of transformation and how he quit smoking, drinking, and lost 90 p
53 min
136
Stephen Hunter Explains His Novels, Movies, Gan...
Stephen Hunter is the author of twenty novels and the retired chief film critic for The Washington Post. He joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss writing, movies, guns, and his newest novel in his Bob Lee Swagger ser
52 min
137
Pat Buchanan on the Culture War, Populism, and ...
In the second half of a two-part interview, Pat Buchanan sits down with Ben Domenech to discuss the his own political career, the role faith plays in politics, and how his own populism compares to what Trump offers. Buchanan
54 min
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Pat Buchanan Shares Stories and Memos from Nixo...
Patrick J. Buchananand#8217;s new book, and#8220;Nixonand#8217;s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever,and#8221; details his time as a speechwriter and senior adviser to P
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How One Pro-Life Group is Seeking Out Abortion-...
The Human Coalition is a non-profit that combines the forces of technology, data, community outreach, and womenand#8217;s care clinics to reach and serve abortion-determined women. Brian Fisher, president and CEO of The Huma
49 min
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Hadley Heath Manning on Health Policy, Medicaid...
Hadley Heath Manning is a senior policy analyst and director of health policy at the Independent Womenand#8217;s Forum. Manning shares her insights on Medicaid, the recent healthcare debate, and common sense ways conservati
52 min
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Covering Capitol Hill with the Reporters Behind...
The duo behind Politicoand#8217;s Playbook and daily audio briefing, Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer, join Federalist Radio Hour to share a behind-the-scenes guide to their daily newsletter and what itand#8217;s like to cover C
32 min
142
The Rock for POTUS, Vaping, and Vices with Kath...
Katherine Mangu-Ward, editor of Reason Magazine, and Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist, address all the buzz as of late about a possible presidential run by Dwayne and#8220;The Rockand#8221; Johnson. They a
51 min
143
Yuval Levin Says Conservatives Have Become Deta...
Todayand#8217;s guest is Yuval Levin, author of and#8220;The Fractured Republic,and#8221; and the Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. They discuss the extreme amounts of blowback against Trump for the firi
51 min
144
Victor Davis Hanson on Comey, Foreign Policy, a...
Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at Stanford Universityand#8217;s Hoover Institution. Hanson and Domenech discuss the breaking news of Donald Trump firing FBI Director James Comey. Hanson also shares insights on Trumpa
50 min
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How Lefty Narratives Destroy our College Campus...
Ashe Schow is a columnist at the New York Observer and senior contributor at the Federalist. She joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the latest college campus outrage, particularly directed at Charles Murray, and the
47 min
146
An Up Close Look at the Infamous Border Wall, P...
Kelsey Harkness, senior reporter at The Daily Signal, recently returned from a trip to the U.S.-Mexican border in San Diego. She joins Bre Payton, staff writer at the Federalist, to discuss her reporting on border patrol, th
50 min
147
Molly Ball Talks Health Care, Parenting, Smart ...
Molly Ball, politics writer for The Atlantic, joins Mary Katharine Ham in studio to recap Thursdayand#8217;s freak outs over the healthcare bill passed in the House. They also discuss the ways technology is invading our home
52 min
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Interpreting the Founding Fathers’ Political Th...
Thomas G. West, professor of politics at Hillsdale College, said he has been working on his new book, and#8220;The Political Theory of The American Founding: Natural Rights, Public Policy, and the Moral Conditions of Freed
55 min
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Israeli-American Writer Shares Latest From Midd...
Caroline Glick is an Israeli-American writer, senior editor, and columnist for The Jerusalem Post. While visiting the U.S., she joined Federalist Radio Hour to discuss Americaand#8217;s current relationship with Israel and
52 min
150
Why Should Conservatives Care About Fashion?
Bre Payton, staff writer at the Federalist, and Inez Stepman, senior contributor at the Federalist, discuss the ins and outs of style, beauty, Vogue, fashion, and why conservatives should care about the culture. and#8220;The
54 min
151
Olivier Knox on WHCD, North Korea, France, and ...
Olivier Knox, Chief Washington Correspondent for Yahoo! News, joins Mary Katharine Ham in studio to discuss this weekendand#8217;s White House Correspondentsand#8217; Dinner, tensions with North Korea, the election in France
51 min
152
This Week on Bill Nye, Pro-Life Democrats, and ...
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer, and Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, host the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the tension between the DNC and pro-life democrats, the outrage at Bill Nye, and the retirement of D
48 min
153
Everything You Need To Know About Trump’s Tax R...
Daniel J. Mitchell, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, joins Federalist Radio to discuss President Trumpand#8217;s tax plan, why the border adjustment-tax is a bad idea, corporate tax rates, and how Congress is trying to j
47 min
154
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Net Neutrality, Privac...
On Wednesday Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Council, announced his plan to eliminate net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration in 2015. After his announcement, he joined Ben Domenech in
49 min
155
David Azerrad Argues the Differences Between “T...
David Azerrad is the Director, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics and AWC Family Foundation Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. Azerrad and Domenech discuss President Trumpand#8217;s first 100 days in office,
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Mollie Hemingway on Media Echo Chambers, Twitte...
Ben Domenech interviews Mollie Hemingway about her new book, and#8220;Trump vs. The Media,and#8221; on this episode of Federalist Radio. They discuss the ways the media echo chamber failed to do their job the last eight year
54 min
157
One Woman’s Journey From Professional Ballerina...
In less than six years, Lauren Zelt went from a professional ballerina dancing with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, to the Director of Media Affairs on Mitt Romneyand#8217;s presidential campaign. Zelt sits down with Mary Kat
55 min
158
Talking South China Sea Tensions and Hollywood’...
Alice Ekman is a research fellow at Center for Asian Studies of the French Institute for International Relations. Ekman joins todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio to discuss the global conflicts surrounding the South China Sea,
47 min
159
How To Keep The Hackers Out And Protect Your In...
Eric Geller is a cyber security reporter at Politico and he joins Federalist Radio to discuss intelligence gathering, encryption, DNC leaks, and what professional hackers look like in real life, as opposed to Hollywoodand#82
48 min
160
Shakespeare’s Greatest Comedic Character: Falst...
Kate Havard reviews Harold Bloomand#8217;s new book, and#8220;Falstaff: Give Me Life,and#8221; which is the first in his Shakespeare personalities series. Havard and Domenech discuss the complexities of Shakespeareand#8217;s
50 min
161
The Religious Freedom Case Going Before SCOTUS ...
Kerri Kupec serves as legal counsel and communications director with Alliance Defending Freedom. Kupec explains the religious freedom case going before the Supreme Court this week, which will also be one of Justice Gorsuchan
47 min
162
Fast and Furious: Ranking The Movies, The Chara...
In preparation for the newest movie in the franchise, and#8220;The Fate of The Furious,and#8221; Mary Katharine Ham and Kristen Soltis Anderson break down the good, the bad, and the evolution over the first seven movies. And
53 min
163
WaPo’s Aaron Blake on Bannon, Trump’s Agendas, ...
Aaron Blake, senior political reporter at The Washington Post, joins Federalist Radio Hour to explain Trumpand#8217;s demotion of Steve Bannon, the Kushnersand#8217; role in the White House, and status of Trumpand#8217;s fo
51 min
164
Rethinking Welfare, Job Creation, and The War o...
Peter Cove is the founder of America Works and author of the new book, and#8220;Poor No More: Rethinking Dependency and The War on Poverty.and#8221; Cove explains how our the governmentand#8217;s welfare and poverty programs
51 min
165
James Hohmann on Syria, Trump’s Inner Circle, a...
James Hohmann, national political reporter for the Washington Post, joins Ben Domenech to discuss Nikki Haley and the Trump administrationand#8217;s position on Syria, how the Senate confirmed Justice Gorsuch, and other poli
53 min
166
Bill James on The Cubs, Analytics, Crime, and J...
Bill James is a baseball writer, historian, author, and statistician. He joins Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the Cuband#8217;s World Series victory, the role of analytics in sports, and our obsession with popular crime. J
49 min
167
Can Men And Women Be Just Friends? Plus, CNN’s ...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss this week’s news and the latest outrages on today’s Federalist Radio. They cover Susan Rice’s unmasking, White House leaks, CNN’s war with Trump, the controversial Pepsi co
60 min
168
Syria, Political Islam, and Why Egyptians Like ...
Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at Brookings Institute Center for Middle East Policy, joins Federalist Radio to discuss the political climate in Syria, why Egypt is Trump country, and U.S. relations with Islamists. and#8220;Obvio
58 min
169
Here’s the Latest on Republican Efforts to Over...
Chatter continues on Capitol Hill about making another attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. Avik Roy, president of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, explains the health care positions of GOP leadership, t
44 min
170
Unpacking ‘Unmasking’, Susan Rice, and Intellig...
Todd Shepherd, investigative reporter at The Washington Examiner, joins the Federalist Radio Hour to untangle this growing story involving Rep. Devin Nunes, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, and the and#8220;unmaskingan
49 min
171
What the Writings of H.L. Mencken Can Tell Us A...
H.L. Mencken was a writer, cultural critic, and famous American agnostic. The new biography, and#8220;Damning Words: The Life and Religious Times of H.L. Mencken,and#8221; by author D.G. Hart shows how Christianity actually
56 min
172
Mary Katharine Ham Talks April Fool’s, Mule Day...
Mary Katharine Ham prepares for this yearand#8217;s April Fooland#8217;s Day with guest Emily Miller, journalist and author. They discuss some of the best pranks of past April Fooland#8217;s Days, the traditional Mule Day fe
56 min
173
Randy Barnett on Gorsuch Hearings, Twitter Outr...
Randy Barnett, Georgetown Law professor, joins Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the politics and process of confirming Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. He also speaks to legal philosophy, the outrage over the rules of Mike
51 min
174
Ben Jacobs Covers Stories on AHCA, Devin Nunes,...
Ben Jacobs is a political reporter for The Guardian and he joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss the continued fall out from last weekand#8217;s health care bill, this weekand#8217;s stories surrounding the House Intellige
52 min
175
Chris Scalia on His Father, Family, Literature,...
Christopher Scalia, the son of Justice Antonin Scalia, is also a writer and former professor. He joins the Federalist Radio Hour to share stories of his father, to discuss growing issues in academia, and to think about liter
55 min
176
McKay Coppins on Paul Ryan, White House Media C...
McKay Coppins, staff writer at The Atlantic and author of and#8220;The Wilderness,and#8221; joins Federalist Radio to discuss the healthcare fail by Paul Ryan. Coppins also shares about his interactions with Donald Trump and
49 min
177
Tom Nichols on The Death of Expertise: The Camp...
Tom Nichols is a professor at the Naval War College, Jeopardy champion, and author of the new book, and#8220;The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters.and#8221; Nichols joins Ben D
54 min
178
Vanishing Neighbors, Losing Community, and the ...
Marc Dunkelman is the author of and#8220;The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community,and#8221; and he joins Federalist Radio to discuss an epochal shift in our social landscapes and daily interactions th
54 min
179
Shane Harris on Wikileaks, Hacking, and FBI Inv...
Shane Harris, senior writer on national security at the Wall Street Journal, joins the Federalist Radio to discuss James Comeyand#8217;s hearing this week, current FBI investigations, CIA hacking operations, and other Wikile
50 min
180
A Scientific Narrative of Memory, Amnesia, and ...
Science journalist Michael Lemonick tells the story of Lonnie Sue Johnson, a woman whose unique memory loss has led to groundbreaking studies in neuroscience, learning, and memory. Lemonick is the opinion editor at the Scien
47 min
181
Lessons Learned on Faith in Politics in the Oba...
Senior editor Mollie Hemingway interviews Michael Wear, a former White House staffer serving the President Obamaand#8217;s faith-based initiatives and evangelical outreach. Wear is the author of and#8220;Reclaiming Hope: Les
51 min
182
This Week in the Trump Administration with Rebe...
Rebecca Berg is a national political reporter at RealClear Politics and a political analyst at CNN. She sits down with Mary Katharine Ham in studio to recap this weekand#8217;s news from the White House including Trumpand#82
53 min
183
Don Boudreaux on Free Trade, American Manufactu...
Don Boudreaux is a Senior Fellow with the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He joins todayand#8217;s Federalist radio to dispel t
53 min
184
Rod Dreher on the Future of Christian Communiti...
Rod Dreher is a senior editor at the American Conservative and author of the new book, and#8220;The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation.and#8221; Dreher joins Federalist Radio to explain the
56 min
185
Alejandro Villanueva: U.S. Army Ranger and NFL ...
Alejandro Villanueva is an offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, former Army Ranger, and Bronze Star recipient. He joins Federalist Radio to discuss his career in the military, the NFL, the transition between the two
50 min
186
Peter Suderman on SXSW, Paul Ryan, and Monster ...
Peter Suderman returns from the weekend at SXSW in Austin, Texas, to join Ben Domenech on Federalist Radio. They discuss the good and bad at SXSW this year, as well as Paul Ryan, the House health care bill, and new movies ou
56 min
187
Everything You Need To Know About The GOP Healt...
Philip Klein is managing editor at the Washington Examiner and author of the book, and#8220;Overcoming Obamacare.and#8221; Klein helps us navigate the Republicansand#8217; health care plan presented by Paul Ryan this week, a
53 min
188
White Privilege, Victimhood, and Race Issues on...
Scott Greer is an editor at The Daily Caller and author of the new book, and#8220;No Campus For White Men.and#8221; Greer joins Federalist Radio to discuss the heated conflicts on American college campuses with a particular
50 min
189
Exposing the Tricks of DC Politicians, Plus a N...
Ben Domenech starts off this episode of Federalist Radio sharing some news and a personal note for our listeners. Later in the hour, he is joined in studio by David Schoenbrod, author of and#8220;DC Confidential: Inside the
49 min
190
Protests, Women’s Strike, and Why HBO’s ‘Girls’...
Christine Emba, writer and editor of and#8220;In Theoryand#8221; at the Washington Post, joins Mollie Hemingway on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, where they discussed free speech in the context of recent protests
50 min
191
How to Use Imagination in Politics, Entertainme...
Brian Reich is the author of and#8220;The Imagination Gap: Stop Thinking the Way You Should and Start Making Extraordinary Things Happen.and#8221; Reich joins Federalist Radio to discuss how the human imagination, or lack th
55 min
192
Hemingway and Harsanyi on DNC Politics, Lent, R...
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss an array of topics from this week including: President Trumpand#8217;s first joint address to Congress, the new DNC chairman, issues within the Democratic Party, the
53 min
193
Jonah Goldberg on Media, Conservatives, and Pro...
Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at National Review and a fellow at AEI, discusses media incentives, directions of the conservative movement, and the latest problematic outrages with the moon and artificial intelligence. Report
52 min
194
How to Find, Share, and Experience Current Band...
Music writer and enthusiast, Billy Rosenbeck, joins Ben on this episode of Federalist Radio to discuss the music industry, music curation, the elements of modern rock bands, various artists like Josh Ritter and other up-and-
48 min
195
An Alpha Female’s Guide to Men and Saving Your ...
Suzanne Venker is a cultural critic and author of the new book, and#8220;The Alpha Femaleand#8217;s Guide to Men and Marriage: How Love Works.and#8221; Mary Katharine Ham and Joy Pullmann interview Suzanne on the Federalist
50 min
196
Robby Soave on CPAC, the Oscars, and College Ca...
Robby Soave, editor at Reason Magazine, joins Ben Domenech to discuss CPAC, the Oscars, and the latest crazy tales of sexual assault accusations on college campuses. With speakers like Dog the Bounty Hunter and Sheriff Clark
49 min
197
James Poulos on Tocqueville, Death, Sex, Music,...
James Poulos is a senior contributor at the Federalist and author of the new book, and#8220;The Art of Being Free: How Alexis de Tocqueville Can Save Us from Ourselves.and#8221; He joins Federalist Radio to explains what Toc
54 min
198
Erica Grieder on CPAC, Media Bias, Beta Males, ...
Erica Grieder, Texas-based journalist and author, joins Federalist Radio to discuss CPAC, conservative media, Rick Perry, and the nuances of Texas politics. Donald Trumpand#8217;s lack of ideology and tendency towards ethno-
51 min
199
How These Conservative Intellectuals Shaped Mod...
Steven F. Hayward is a professor at UC Berkeley and the author of the new book, and#8220;Patriotism Is Not Enough: Harry Jaffa, Walter Berns, and the Arguments that Redefined American Conservatism.and#8221; He joins the Fede
53 min
200
David Frum on Autocracy, Healthcare, and Predic...
David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, joins Federalist Radio to discuss issues stirring inside the White House, House Republicansand#8217; healthcare plan, and how Donald Trump could build an autocracy in America. Frum
52 min
201
Tyler Cowen on Complacency, Immobility, and Ame...
Tyler Cowen, economist and professor at George Mason University, joins Federalist Radio to discuss his new book, and#8220;The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.and#8221; and#8220;Weand#8217;ve
52 min
202
Tension Escalates Between the Press and The Pre...
Sarah Westwood, White House correspondent at the Washington Examiner, joins Mary Katharine Ham in studio to give some insight into the White House briefing room and media groupthink. They recap Trumpand#8217;s attack of the
42 min
203
Gender, Sex, Feminists, and the Drive to Abolis...
Ashley McGuire is the author of the new book and#8220;Sex Scandal: The Drive to Abolish Male and Female.and#8221; McGuire explores some the areas in which culture attempts to deny any differences between sexes and how and#82
51 min
204
How Social Media Impacts Our News Consumption, ...
Cal Newport, author of and#8220;Deep Work,and#8221; returns to the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his concept of digital minimalism and the psychology of social media. Evaluating the way we use technological tools can incr
50 min
205
Discussing the Fashion of Presidents and the Es...
Richard Torregrossa is the author of and#8220;Cary Grant: A Celebration of Styleand#8221; and joins Federalist Radio Hour to discuss menand#8217;s style and how the fashion choices of figures like presidents and news anchors
50 min
206
John Miller on Journalism Education and the Fut...
John Miller, director of the DOW journalism program at Hillsdale College and writer at National Review, joins Federalist Radio Hour to discuss journalism, j-school students, higher education, and technological changes in how
52 min
207
Studying Trump’s Foreign Affairs with Russia, C...
Paul Coyer is a historian, a professor at the Institute of World Politics, and a contributing editor at Providence: A Journal of Christianity and American Foreign Policy.  Coyer discussed the foreign policy challenges fac
53 min
208
Megan McArdle On Valentine’s Day, Marriage, and...
Megan McArdle, columnist at Bloomberg View, joins Federalist Radio to offer her best advice and economical perspective on Valentineand#8217;s Day, restaurants, and cooking at home. McArdle and Domenech also discuss what the
55 min
209
How American Culture Must Restore Its Schools, ...
Joy Pullmann, managing editor at The Federalist, interviews professor and author Dr. Anthony Esolen on Federalist Radio. Esolen discusses his latest book, and#8220;Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Cultureand#8221; and h
43 min
210
The Biggest Issues Facing Our Navy and Military...
Bryan McGrath is deputy director of the Center for American Seapower at the Hudson Institute. McGrath joins Federalist Radio to discuss a range of national security issues facing our Navy, including the size of its fleet, th
51 min
211
The Man Behind the Sting: Fighting Child Slaver...
Tim Ballard is the founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad, an organization dedicated to rescuing victims of human trafficking, child slavery, and bringing justice to their perpetrators. Ballard joins Federalist Ra
44 min
212
Mary Katharine Ham on Tom Brady, Roger Goodell,...
Mary Katharine Ham hosts todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio to discuss this Sundayand#8217;s big game, including the politicized commercials, expectations Lady Gagaand#8217;s half time performance, Commissioner Roger Goodellan
46 min
213
A Historical Look at Totalitarianism Through Va...
Flagg Taylor is a professor at Skidmore College and author of the new book, and#8220;The Long Night of the Watchman: Essays by Vaclav Benda.and#8221; In light of the 40th anniversary of Charter 77, Taylor and Domenech discus
53 min
214
Who Is Neil Gorsuch? And More on the Future of ...
Carrie Severino, chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network, joins Federalist Radio to discuss the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, his credentials, and the Senate confirmation process. and#8220;In [Go
48 min
215
What Polling Data Tell Us About Immigration, Po...
Emily Ekins, research fellow and director of polling at the Cato Institute, shared some of her latest polling data on Federalist Radio. Domenech and Ekins discuss what polling says about immigration, refugees, cops, and the
53 min
216
Salena Zito on 2016 Voters, Blue Dogs, and Poli...
Salena Zito spent the last year and a half driving across the country and interviewing over 4,000 Americans. Zito and Domenech discuss how blue states turned red, how the Democratic party has changed, and how politics has se
51 min
217
The American Serial Killer the Media Won’t Talk...
Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted of murdering four people, including three babies, and it is suspected that he also killed hundreds, if not thousands of others in his and#8220;House of Horrorsand#8221; abortion clinic. Ann M
56 min
218
Are Millennials Religious? Are Pro-Life Women F...
Emma Green, writer at The Atlantic, joins Ben Domenech in discussing the changing cultural landscape of religion and millennials. Green also shares her reporting on the Womenand#8217;s March and the divides between feminists
54 min
219
Tim Carney on Obamacare, Crowd Sizes, and Trump...
Tim Carney, commentary editor at the Washington Examiner and visiting fellow at AEI, discusses the Inauguration crowd, what Trump will do with Obamacare, and reactions from the Washington establishment. Carney said Trump doe
51 min
220
Dr. Russell Moore on Trump, SCOTUS, and The Fut...
Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics andamp; Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, shares some of things heand#8217;s praying for President Trump, his thoughts on SCOTUS picks, the pro-life m
50 min
221
Inauguration Day, Protests, and President Trump...
Mary Katharine Ham and Bre Payton host the Inauguration Day episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, discussing their initial reactions to this weekand#8217;s inaugural events, President Trumpand#8217;s speech, protestors in D.
50 min
222
Bro Power Rankings: A Second Edition with Bill ...
Bill McMorris, reporter at The Washington Free Beacon, returns to the Federalist Radio Hour to update the whoand#8217;s who and whoand#8217;s not of ultimate bros. They discuss female broand#8217;s, Ryan Lochte becoming a fa
42 min
223
Guns, Self Defense, and Popular Firearm Myths w...
Sean Davis, co-founder of The Federalist, joins Federalist Radio to dispel some common myths and misconceptions about guns and gun laws. Davis gave advice on self-defense practices, suppressors, and factors consumers should
49 min
224
Bram Weinstein Talks Future of Sports News and ...
Bram Weinstein, former and#8220;SportsCenterand#8221; host and now host of the Bram Weinstein show on ESPN 980, discussed the changing landscape of sports media, behind the scenes of ESPN, and how our political media overlap
47 min
225
The Psychology of Pursuing a Purposeful and Mea...
Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of a new book, and#8220;The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matter.and#8221; She joined Ben Domenech in studio to discuss the psychology and philosophy of happiness, purpose, and why
48 min
226
Jonathan Rauch on the Disruption of American In...
Jonathan Rauch is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and contributor at The Atlantic, and has been writing about the state of American politics and institutions. Rauch and Domenech discuss the ways in which commu
49 min
227
The Unending Battle Between Trump and The Media...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, senior editors at the Federalist, discussed Donald Trumpand#8217;s press conference, the self-destructing media, and the controversial dossier. and#8220;Our media are so completely out-o
55 min
228
Matt Kibbe on Buzzfeed, Libertarian Priorities,...
Matt Kibbe is an economist, libertarian, and president of freethepeople.org. Domenech and Kibbe discuss the cause and effects of CNNand#8217;s and Buzzfeedand#8217;s reporting on Donald Trump and the intelligence community
51 min
229
The Imperial Presidency and Obama’s Legacy of E...
Gene Healy, vice president of the Cato Institute, joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss the expansion of executive power, President Obamaand#8217;s legacy, and the position that Donald Trump will now occupy. and#8220;One o
54 min
230
New Year’s Resolutions, Meryl Streep, and ‘The ...
On the first Federalist Radio Hour of 2017, Emily Miller, senior political correspondent at One America News Network joins Mary Katharine Ham to discuss New Yearand#8217;s resolutions, Hollywood, Meryl Streepand#8217;s Golde
53 min
231
Why 2016 Was Actually Not That Bad with Mollie ...
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss why 2016 was actually a good year. They review the positives coming out of Congress, political realignments, television, movies, and what we should expect from the f
50 min
232
Walter Russell Mead on Jacksonianism, Foreign P...
Walter Russell Mead, editor of The American Interest and fellow at the Hudson Institute, joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss foreign policy schools of thought, Jacksonianism, and the future of education and religion in A
54 min
233
Hoax Hate Crimes, Terrorism, and How Trump Can ...
Siraj Hashmi, assistant editor at Red Alert politics, joins the Federalist Radio Hour to share perspectives on Donald Trump and foreign policy from American Muslims. Hashmi and Domenech discuss recent terrorist attacks, fake
52 min
234
Hemingway and Harsanyi on The Electoral College...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, senior editors at The Federalist, discuss the electoral college, Russia, Donald Trumpand#8217;s relationship with the media, and and#8220;Star Wars.and#8221; Leading up to the electoral c
50 min
235
Does the Government Get to Decide What Constitu...
Ilya Shapiro, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute, joins Ben Domenech to talk celebritiesand#8217; post-election freak-outs, filibusters, Supreme Court justice nominees. They also discuss whether th
46 min
236
Let’s Talk About ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’...
After seeing and#8220;Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,and#8221; Alexandra Petri and Ben Domenech discuss their questions on and initial reactions to the movie, the characters, and what this movie means for future Star Wars film
45 min
237
A Guide to Champagne, Wine Regions, and Tasting...
David White is a wine writer and author of and#8220;But First, Champagne: A Modern Guide To The Worldand#8217;s Favorite Wine.and#8221; On the Federalist Radio Hour, White discusses the history of Champagne, wine policy, win
51 min
238
Christmas Party Tips and How The Left Still Lac...
Chris Bedford, editor in chief of The Daily Caller News Foundation, shares tips for how to throw a holiday party, as well as his thoughts on the current state of political media, all on todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour.
48 min
239
Does Innovation Eliminate Jobs? Technology in E...
Eli Dourado, director of the technology policy program at the Mercatus Center, joins Ben Domenech to determine whether innovation and technology are really job killers or not. They also discuss how technology effects trade,
49 min
240
The Best of Bad Christmas Movies and Trump’s Tw...
Kristen Soltis Anderson, columnist at The Washington Examiner and co-host of and#8220;The Pollstersand#8221; podcast, joins Mary Katharine Ham on this holiday episode of The Federalist Radio Hour. They discuss Christmas trad
51 min
241
Why Is Everyone Talking About ‘Fake News’ and D...
T. Becket Adams, commentary writer at the Washington Examiner, explains this trending conversation on and#8220;fake newsand#8221; on the Federalist Radio Hour with Ben Domenech. They also discuss what journalists and newsroo
55 min
242
NYT Writer Robert Draper Says Media Should Do M...
Robert Draper, author and writer for New York Times Magazine and National Geographic, joins Ben in studio to discuss narrative journalism, how to report in the era of and#8220;fake news,and#8221; and the concept of a free pr
55 min
243
Amber Smith Shares Her Journey as a Combat Heli...
Amber Smith joins Federalist Radio to share stories from her time as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan, and discuss her new book and#8220;Danger Close.and#8221; Smith also speaks to concerns of veterans, na
51 min
244
Anthony Fisher on Film-making, Comedy, and 2016...
Anthony Fisher is a film writer, director and associate editor at Reason magazine. Fisher joined Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss comedy, film-making, the creative process, and his new movie and#8220;Side
48 min
245
Wall Street, Tax Policy, and Financial Regulati...
Jeremy Senderowicz, a New York attorney, joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss what financial regulation, the SEC, and Wall Street will look like under the Trump administration. From Dodd-Frank to Fannie Mae, there are man
45 min
246
Conversations on General Mattis, Discrimination...
Allysen Efferson is a senior contributor at The Federalist and licensed therapist. On todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour, Efferson and Domenech discuss the appointment of General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense, as w
51 min
247
Are All Of President Trump’s Deals Going To Be ...
Peter Suderman, features editor at Reason magazine, joined Senior Writer Mary Katharine Ham in breaking down the current White House transition and the Trump Administrationand#8217;s cabinet appointments. Suderman also revie
59 min
248
The Smugness of the Press and Decaying American...
Will Rahn, digital politics managing editor at CBS News, joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss his 2016 experience as a DC journalist and the unbearable smugness of the press. They also open the conversation about whether
54 min
249
Fake News, Presidents Who Tweet, and Media Grou...
Michael Tracey is an independent writer and political reporter who joins todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio to discuss and#8220;fake news,and#8221; the unhinged media reactions to Trump, and experimenting in digital media plat
50 min
250
How Fidel Castro’s Political Persecution Destro...
Mike Gonzalez, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, joins Ben in studio to discuss how Fidel Castro destroyed the country of Cuba and why the media has been praising the dictator since his death on Friday. and#8220;Not
47 min
251
‘Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life’ Reboot Is E...
The long-awaited and#8220;Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Lifeand#8221; makes its Netflix debut on Friday, Nov. 25. Our Federalist Radio Hour hosts, Mary Katharine Ham and Gracy Olmstead, are also and#8220;Gilmore Girlsand#822
48 min
252
Federalist Radio Special: The Meaning Of Thanks...
Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday with rich traditions. Ben talks to Wall Street Journal opinion editor and author Melanie Kirkpatrick about the history and the meaning of Turkey Day. He also reads some of the pres
48 min
253
Chef Christopher Kimball Shares Kitchen Tips Fo...
This episode originally aired on in November of 2015. Celebrity chef and culinary media personality, Christopher Kimball joins Federalist Radio to demystify the kitchen. Kimball share tricks and tips to use in preparing ou
49 min
254
How President Trump Approaches National Securit...
Rebeccah Heinrichs, foreign policy expert and Hudson Institute fellow, joins Ben Domenech to discuss what national security and foreign policy in the Trump administration looks like. Domenech also responds to this weekendand
52 min
255
What Did Pollsters Get Wrong and How Have Votin...
Emily Ekins, Research Fellow and Director of Polling at the Cato Institute, joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss what pollsters got wrong this year and some of the surprising data that is still being processed. and#8220;
54 min
256
Discerning the Continued Post-Election Outrage ...
Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, and Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer, host todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the continued post-election hysteria from celebrities, the media, and all of our Faceboo
53 min
257
Evangelicals and Women Who Voted for Trump Must...
Penny Young Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, joins Ben Domenech in studio to give the perspective from evangelical women who voted for Trump, and what they expect from the next four years. Nance is t
53 min
258
What Lessons Should Political Journalists Learn...
James Hohmann, Washington Post national political correspondent, discussed the role of confirmation bias in 2016, the names being floated for Trumpand#8217;s cabinet appointments, and the lessons that the press should take a
56 min
259
Dr. Matthew Spalding: ‘What Does Populist Gover...
Dr. Matthew Spalding is associate vice president and dean of educational programs for Hillsdale College in Washington, D.C. On todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour, Spalding discussed the election of Donald Trump from a his
53 min
260
The New GOP Base, Trump Administration, and Ang...
Matt Lewis, CNN commentator and senior contributor at The Daily Caller, gives his reactions to the new Trump administration, the direction of both Republican and Democratic parties, and the media who cried wolf, all on today
53 min
261
The Voters Clinton Needed and How Political Cor...
Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason, and Ben Domenech share their Election Night experiences and to discuss how the leftand#8217;s culture of extreme political correctness was among the many reasons Donald Trump beat Hil
56 min
262
How Donald Trump Shocked Democrats, Polls, and ...
Earlier in the election cycle on The Federalist Radio Hour, Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi wagered a bet on who would be the next president of the United States. On todayand#8217;s show they discuss Tues
49 min
263
Election Day: Polls, Swing States, and Voter Tu...
Mary Katharine Ham and John McCormack, senior writer at The Weekly Standard, discuss swing state voters and other Election Day news with John Davidson, Federalist senior correspondent, and Kelly Maher, a Colorado GOP operati
50 min
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Mercedes Schlapp, Jeffrey Lord Make the Case fo...
Two Trump supporters give their case for the Republican nominee on the final day before voters head to the polls. Mercedes Schlapp, Fox News contributor and Washington Times Columnist, and Jeffrey Lord, CNN commentator and A
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265
The Case, Trial, and Acquittal of Ammon Bundy a...
The acquittal of Ammon Bundy and 6 others in the Oregon Refugee Occupation trail came as a surprising verdict last week. On todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour, we talk about the case, the prosecutors, the trial, and what
47 min
266
Weighing Future Conservative Agendas with Rames...
Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review senior editor and Bloomberg View columnist, joins Ben Domenech in studio to discuss the impact Trump has had on the conservative agenda, and what the future looks like for those agenda items s
51 min
267
Benjy Sarlin on Trump’s Obsession with Revenge ...
Benjy Sarlin, political reporter at NBC News and MSNBC, joins Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio to discuss this weekand#8217;s conversation around the FBI, Donald Trumpand#8217;s obsession with revenge and violence, and t
53 min
268
Media Unhinged Over Claims of Trump’s Russian T...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, senior editors at The Federalist, discuss this weekand#8217;s media meltdowns over James Comeyand#8217;s letter to Congress and the debunked story of Trumpand#8217;s Russian server on The
54 min
269
Unanswered Questions About Email Investigations...
Shane Harris, senior intelligence and national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, joined Ben Domenech in studio to talk this weekendand#8217;s breaking news surrounding the FBIand#8217;s discovery of Hillary Clinton
52 min
270
Scary Show: Obamacare, Horror Movies, and Ghost...
On todayand#8217;s Halloween edition of Federalist Radio, Mary Katharine Ham talks all things spooky: Obamacare, horror movies, and ghosts of Washington D.C. Featuring guests Guy Benson, political editor at Townhall, Alex We
51 min
271
Evan Smith on State Politics, New Media, and Wh...
Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, joins Ben Domenech in studio to talk state politics, digital media, Ted Cruz, and Texas as a battleground state. The state of Texas has significant ties to issues like hea
55 min
272
How Pop Culture and American Cop Stories Shape ...
Alyssa Rosenberg, culture opinion writer at The Washington Post, watched and read her way through the last 100 years of American cop stories. She describes how the depiction of police has evolved in television and movies on
54 min
273
Garry Kasparov: Trump is Putin’s ‘Perfect Agent...
Garry Kasparov is Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, Russian pro-democracy leader, former world chess champion and author of “Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the enemies of the free world must be stopped.an
43 min
274
‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ and ...
Kaitlan Collins, entertainment editor at The Daily Caller, joins Mary Katharine Ham in studio to talk the latest WikiLeaks news, this weekendand#8217;s and#8220;Saturday Night Live,and#8221; and the disappointment of and#822
46 min
275
Free Speech Defenders and Infamous ‘Rigged’ Ele...
Katherine Mangu-Ward, editor in chief of Reason magazine, discusses free speech issues in campaign finance, on college campuses, and Facebookand#8217;s board of directors. In regards to Hillary Clintonand#8217;s beliefs on f
47 min
276
Recapping the Final Presidential Debate with An...
Ben Domenech, publisher of The Federalist, wraps up the final debate of 2016 and discusses what will happen after November 8th. He is joined by Andrew Stiles, political reporter at Heat Street, and Charlie Sykes, radio host
51 min
277
Trump’s Next Move, WikiLeaks, and Conservative ...
Lachlan Markay, reporter at the Washington Free Beacon, discussed expectations for the final presidential debate tonight and his reporting on WikiLeaks and the Podesta emails. Ben Domenech and Markay also explain the conserv
52 min
278
Kevin Madden Says 2016 Campaigns Are Driven by ...
Republican Strategist Kevin Madden sits down with Ben Domenech to discuss the frustrations, debates, and impact of the 2016 election compared to past presidential campaigns. This election cycle seems to be driven more by gri
53 min
279
Ben Jacobs Talks Trump Rallies, Splintered Medi...
Ben Jacobs, political reporter for The Guardian, joined Ben Domenech in studio to discuss this weekand#8217;s election news, the countryand#8217;s heightened distrust in the media, and Trumpand#8217;s influence on future pol
53 min
280
Sexual Assault, Title IX Overreach, and Sexy Ha...
Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason Magazine, joins Federalist Radio to discuss the latest ludicrous college campus Title IX cases, the victims accusing Donald Trump of sexual assault, and problematic Halloween costumes
46 min
281
Rebranding Conservatism, October Surprises, and...
April Ponnuru, senior advisor at the Conservative Reform Network, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the trouble with the Republican partyand#8217;s brand, the current meltdowns surrounding the Trump campaign, and o
52 min
282
What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity, Wiki...
Andrea Oand#8217;Sullivan is the program manager of the technology policy program for the Mercatus Center where she combines her interests in economics, cryptology, alternate currency, and emerging technologies. She joined
52 min
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Kelly Riddell on Republican Women, GOP Leadersh...
Kelly Riddell, deputy opinion editor at the Washington Times, joined Ben Domenech on Federalist Radio to discuss how Republicans have failed to communicate with the working middle class and the recent anger and frustration
51 min
284
Reviewing the Second Presidential Debate, Trump...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi give their top takeaways from the second Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. They also discuss Trumpand#8217;s vulgar recorded conversation about women in 2005 an
56 min
285
College Football, Presidential Debates, Birth C...
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer, and Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, host todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour to discuss college football, the vice president debate, birth control, mental health, and more. Aft
57 min
286
The Pro-Life Movement, Ballot Access, and the C...
With both major parties lacking clear support for the pro-life movement, Ben Domenech argues for case for a third party: The Party of Life. Charles Camosy, associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham Univ
52 min
287
James Rosen on William F. Buckley, The Beatles,...
James Rosen, Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the new book, and#8220;A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Centuryand#8221; that collects the best writings of Will
53 min
288
Heather MacDonald on Discretionary Policing and...
This episode originally aired on June 21, 2016. We will be back tomorrow with a new episode. Heather MacDonald, fellow at the Manhattan Institute, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss her new book, “The War on Cops.
48 min
289
‘The Firing Line’ and William F. Buckley: The C...
Heather Hendershot, professor of film and media at MIT, is the author of the new book, and#8220;Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on The Firing Line.and#8221; She joined the Federalist Radio to discu
53 min
290
How Media Complacently Embraces Hillary Clinton...
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discussed how the media continues to turn a blind eye to any and all corruption associated Hillary Clinton and treat her as a victim. This weekand#8217;s media insanity incl
59 min
291
The Media’s Post-Debate Frenzy and ‘Saturday Ni...
Hadas Gold, media reporter at Politico, joined Mary Katharine Ham on todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio talk about the mediaand#8217;s 2016 insanity, the new season of and#8216;Saturday Night Lightand#8217; with Alec Baldwin a
49 min
292
The Future of Conservative Foreign Policy and H...
Dr. Paul D. Miller, associate director of the Clements Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the future of conservative foreign policy, and his new bo
54 min
293
Chris Stirewalt, Bill Kristol Analyze Aftermath...
Chris Stirewalt, digital politics editor at Fox News, and Bill Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard, reviewed the good, the bad, and the ugly of last nightand#8217;s first presidential debate between Trump and Clinton. Sti
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294
Yuval Levin on a Fragmented Culture and Biparti...
This episode originally aired on June 15, 2016. We will be back tomorrow with a new episode of the Federalist Radio Hour. Yuval Levin, editor of National Affairs, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his new book, “
54 min
295
Mary Katharine Ham on Debate Previews, Moderato...
Mary Katharine Ham previewed the upcoming presidential debate with Guy Benson, political editor at TownHall, and Amelia Hamilton, correspondent at Watchdog.org, on todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour. Benson said he thinks
56 min
296
The Case of JonBenet Ramsey Reopened and the Po...
Senior editor David Harsanyi joined Ben Domenech on Federalist Radio to weigh in on the CBS documentary of JonBenet Ramseyand#8217;s murder, the entertainment industryand#8217;s political activism, and the new season of and#
52 min
297
David Frum on Rebellion Against Leftist Monocul...
David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the dangers of a Putin-Trump relationship, how the TV industryand#8217;s left agendas hurt Clinton, and how politics of the 1970s have in
53 min
298
The Death of ESPN, Fighting Islamic Totalitaria...
ESPN has lost over 10 million subscribers in the last two and half years. At the top of the hour, Ben Domenech explained the death of sports networks and why they have taken a turn for the worse. and#8220;What is it going to
52 min
299
Why Lifelong Democrats in Pennsylvania are Voti...
Today on Federalist Radio, Ben recapped his Intelligence Squared debate from last week on blaming the elites for Trump, and spoke to Salena Zito, national political reporter, about why Democrats in Pennsylvania are voting fo
52 min
300
Julia Ioffe on Putin, Twitter Trolls, and Why R...
Julia Ioffe, contributing writer at Politico Magazine and columnist at Foreign Policy, shared stories from Russia, anecdotes about Putin, and how Russians view the United States and the 2016 election. When it comes to U.S. a
55 min
301
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell Shares His Faith and ...
Months after the Supreme Court threw out Governor Bob McDonnelland#8217;s conviction, the Justice Department announced last week they would drop its corruption case against the former Virginia Governor. McDonnell opened up
49 min
302
House Oversight Committee Subpoenas FBI for Ful...
Sarah Westwood, investigative reporter at the Washington Examiner, joined Senior Editor Mollie Hemingway in studio to discuss this weekand#8217;s House Oversight Committee hearings on the FBIand#8217;s meeting with Hillary C
51 min
303
Rebecca Berg on Hillary’s Transparency, Rick Pe...
Rebecca Berg, national political reporter for RealClearPolitics, and Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at The Federalist, recap the dramatic season premiere of and#8220;Dancing with the Starsand#8221;, Hillary Clintonand#82
49 min
304
Clinton’s Health, Trump’s Alt-Right Support, an...
Robert Tracinski, senior writer at The Federalist, and Byron York, chief political correspondent at the Washington Examiner, discussed the weekend news surrounding Hillary Clintonand#8217;s health, Donald Trumpand#8217;s and
49 min
305
More Men Are Unemployed Than Ever Before, and T...
Nicholas Eberstadt, scholar in political economy at AEI, joined Federalist Radio to discuss his new book, and#8220;Men Without Work: Americaand#8217;s Invisible Crisis,and#8221; and the cultural and economic shifts that have
43 min
306
Britain’s Economy and Politicians Bounce Back i...
Iain Murray, vice president of strategy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discussed the aftermath of Brexit, its impact on global markets, and British politics on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour. Despite wha
47 min
307
Jon Ward on Masculinity, the Fox News Famous, a...
Jon Ward, political reporter for Yahoo News, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss masculinity, the influence of cable news, the altering of political parties, and other themes of 2016. Historically, Americans have c
54 min
308
Hillary’s FBI Interview, Safe Spaces, and Lena ...
Ashe Schow, writer at the Washington Examiner and columnist at the Observer, joined Mary Katharine Ham to discuss the latest safe space outrages on college campuses, Harambe memes, and how the SJWs have finally turned on Len
56 min
309
Pickup Artists, Pornography, and How The Media ...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, senior editors at The Federalist, discussed this weekand#8217;s biggest outrages including: Pick-up artists, sexting scandals, pornography, boycotting the National Anthem, and movies that
54 min
310
Ranking The Most Underrated Disney Movies with ...
Christine Rousselle, managing web editor at Townhall.com, joined Mary Katharine Ham in studio to discuss Trumpand#8217;s meeting with the President of Mexico on Wednesday, and to share a number of underrated Disney movies f
45 min
311
Molly Ball on Primary Races, Immigration, and B...
Molly Ball, politics writer at The Atlantic, joined Mary Katharine Ham on Federalist Radio to recap Tuesday nightand#8217;s primary results, talk news of more deleted Hillary Clinton emails, Trumpand#8217;s flip-flopping on
54 min
312
Trump Revealed: Washington Post Reporters Dig I...
Two Washington Post reporters, Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher, collaborated with more than a dozen other Post writers, editors, and fact-checkers to write an investigative biography of Donald Trump. Kranish and Fisher joine
49 min
313
Defining Bro Culture and Ranking Ryan Lochte Am...
Bill McMorris, reporter at the Washington Free Beacon, joined Federalist Radio Hour to define and#8220;bro cultureand#8221; and discuss how society should rank our countryand#8217;s top bros. and#8220;Bros wouldnand#8217;t e
53 min
314
The Facts About Poverty 20 Years After Welfare ...
Scott Winship, Walter B. Wriston Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, joined Federalist Radio to talk about his latest report, and#8220;Poverty After Welfare Reform,and#8221; that looks at poverty in America 20 years after the
55 min
315
Evan McMullin Says He Sees an Independent Path ...
Evan McMullin, independent conservative presidential candidate, joined Ben Domenech in studio to talk through his efforts to get on state ballots across the country, his stances on the biggest issues of 2016, and what he hop
53 min
316
How Did The Zika Virus Spread and How Can We St...
Dr. Anand Parekh, senior advisor at the Bipartisan Policy Center, joined Federalist Radio to discuss the Zika virus including its origin, itand#8217;s impact on pregnant women and children, and what lawmakers are or are not
50 min
317
Russian Bots, Swing States, and ‘The Lesser of ...
James Hohmann, Washington Post national political correspondent and author of the Daily 202 newsletter, to discuss Russian meddling in the 2016 race, backlash from Eastern European pockets in America, and the status of swing
54 min
318
NFL Team Previews and Your Best 2016 Fantasy Fo...
David Fucillo, editor of Niners Nation and covering the NFL for SB Nation, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to talk about the world of sports media, the upcoming NFL season and provide some advice for picking your fantasy fo
53 min
319
The Political and Cultural Plight Against Small...
Gracy Olmstead, senior writer at The American Conservative and senior contributor at The Federalist, joined Ben in studio to discuss her latest reporting on small scale American farmers, the regulatory burdens facing them, a
54 min
320
Leadership Changes In Trump’s Campaign and Rein...
Alex Isenstadt, reporter at Politico, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss this all the latest shake-ups coming out of Trumpand#8217;s campaign this week, plus news that Renice Priebus may try to return to the RNC af
50 min
321
The Rise of Progressivism and Administrative Ag...
Ronald J. Pestritto, dean of the graduate school of statesmanship at Hillsdale College, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the rise of progressivism in American history and itand#8217;s role in shaping our governmen
53 min
322
John Dickerson Shares Favorite Stories from Pre...
John Dickerson, host and moderator of CBSand#8217; and#8220;Face the Nationand#8221;, joined Ben Domenech to discuss his new book and#8220;Whistlestop: My Favorite Stories from Presidential Campaign History,and#8221; and how
53 min
323
The Factual Feminist: Women in Philosophy, The ...
Christina Hoff Sommers, resident scholar at AEI and the Factual Feminist, joined Mollie Hemingway, senior editor at The Federalist, in the studio today to discuss the gendering of childrenand#8217;s toys, the Netflix show an
53 min
324
Swimming, Sexism, and Other Olympic Stories Fro...
Mary Katharine Ham talks breaking news on the Clinton Foundation and recaps the major news stories from the Olympics this week with Christine Brennan, USA Today Sports columnist who is in Rio, and Kelsey Harkness, senior rep
46 min
325
Defining Equal Opportunity and Discrimination w...
David Azerrad joined Ben Domenech in studio to talk political philosophy, equality of opportunity, and libertarianism vs. conservatism. Azerrad is the Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics and
53 min
326
The Olympics, the Kardashians, and Hillary Clin...
Kaitlan Collins, entertainment editor at The Daily Caller, joined Bre Payton, staff writer at The Federalist, to talk about stories from the Olympics, the Kardashians, and the hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton. The media loves to
53 min
327
The Anti-Trump Media, National Security, and Ab...
David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway, senior editors at The Federalist, discussed the media class frenzy of anti-Trump hate and the frustration with craven Republican politicians who now openly talk about finding a new candid
46 min
328
CJ Ciaramella on Police Reform and Politics Sur...
CJ Ciaramella, criminal justice reporter at Reason Magazine, discussed his latest reporting on national and local crime on todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio, including the politics and policing in response to the Black Lives
0 min
329
Robby Soave on Libertarian Town Hall and Why Mi...
Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason Magazine, joined Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi on The Federalist Radio Hour today to talk about the Libertarian town hall, why millennials arenand#8217;t having se
50 min
330
Matt Schlapp Argues Why Conservatives Should Vo...
Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, talked about the latest polls, the question about whether Donald Trump is a actually a racist, and debated with Ben about what a vote for Trump really means to a con
53 min
331
Addiction, Heroin, and Struggles of the Middle ...
Eli Saslow, staff writer at The Washington Post, shared his latest reporting on heroin, addiction, and job loss in the American economy. Saslowand#8217;s feature story this month uses one familyand#8217;s struggle with paink
53 min
332
Gary Johnson’s Religious Liberty Fail, Immigrat...
Ilya Shapiro, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute, joined Federalist Radio Hour to tell his own immigration story, discuss Gary Johnsonand#8217;s religious liberty fail, and how the experiences of
53 min
333
Top Stories Coming Out of Two Weeks of Conventi...
Zeke Miller, political reporter at Time Magazine, returns from back to back coverage of the RNC and DNC conventions. On todayand#8217;s show, he discussed Hillaryand#8217;s remarks at the end of the week in Philly, Trumpand#
51 min
334
Comparing Conventions, Clinton’s Acceptance Spe...
Peter Suderman, managing editor at Reason Magazine, joined Mary Katharine Ham in the studio to discuss the disappointment of Trumpand#8217;s lackluster RNC, the and#8220;historicaland#8221; nomination of Hillary Clinton, the
49 min
335
DNC Speeches, Comic Con, Philadelphia Protestor...
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at The Federalist, talked to Sonny Bunch, editor at The Washington Free Beacon, and David Marcus, senior contributor at The Federalist about the DNC, Comic Con, and the protests in Philadelp
50 min
336
What Motivates Jihad and What Is America’s Plan...
Dr. Sebastian Gorka, writer and expert on national security and terrorism, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to explain how America can attack the jihadi movement and defeat the war on terror. He is author of the new book, De
53 min
337
How Democrats and Their Nominee Can Overcome Di...
Steven Dennis, Bloomberg reporter, joined Federalist Radio to discuss the first day of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia and the challenges that Hillary Clinton will face this week and heading into the general electi
52 min
338
Understanding Trump Voters and the Future of th...
Benjy Sarlin, political reporter at MSNBC and NBC news, returned from Cleveland to share some of the most surprising parts of the Republican convention and share some of his data-driven reporting after following the Trump ca
55 min
339
Reactions to Cruz, Ivanka, and a Potential Clin...
Kelly Cohen, political reporter at The Washington Examiner, joined Federalist Radio Hour to discuss Donald Trumpand#8217;s first speech as the Republican nominee, the speeches from Ivanka Trump and Ted Cruz, and Hillary Clin
53 min
340
Terrorism in Nice, European Media, and Star Tre...
Tom Rogan, writer at National Review and contributor to the McLaughlin Group, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to follow up on the terrorist attacks in Nice, the resulting distrust in government, European media, and the pol
54 min
341
RNC Day Two, Black Lives Matter, and the Baton ...
After another night of controversial speeches and crowds chanting for justice, Mollie Hemingway and Bre Payton recap RNC Day Two on todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio Hour. M.G. Oprea, Federalist senior contributor, also join
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342
Harsanyi and Hemingway on Plagiarism, Prayers, ...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi recap the first day of the RNC convention, including Melaniaand#8217;s plagiarism, the benediction that made Christians cringe, and insanity that on the floor yesterday afternoon. Over tim
51 min
343
Drama Evolves In Cleveland, Turkey, and Taylor ...
Mary Katharine Ham and Mollie Hemingway break down Donald Trumpand#8217;s Veep pick, the aftermath of the coup in Turkey on Friday, and the latest drama unfolding between Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Lee Smit
47 min
344
Social Media, The Secret Lives of Teenagers, an...
This episode of The Federalist Radio originally aired on March 10, 2016.  Nancy Jo Sales spent the last two and half years traveling across the United States, talking to over 200 girls, ages 13 to 19. She talked to them abo
48 min
345
What Do Immigration, Brexit, and Globalization ...
Daniel Griswold is a senior research fellow and co-director of the program on the American Economy and Globalization at the Mercatus Center. Griswold discussed the implications of Brexit, of immigration, and how trade really
52 min
346
Veterans Healthcare Reform, the Iraq War, and P...
Shaun Rieley, policy analyst at Concerned Veterans for America, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to talk VA reform, political philosophy, the Iraq War. Part of the VA scandal in 2014 included the deaths of veterans who died
54 min
347
Free Trade Myths, Trade Protectionism, and ‘Pok...
Scott Lincicome, trade attorney and Cato Institute Adjunct, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to add to the ongoing conversation of free trade, circulating myths and backlash against trade, and the free market aspects of and#
52 min
348
Criminal Justice Reform and How Conservatives T...
Steven Teles is an associate professor of political scientist at Johns Hopkins University and the author of and#8220;Prison Break: Why Conservatives Turned Against Mass Incarceration.and#8221; Mary Katharine Ham, senior wri
52 min
349
Inner City Economic Inequality, Entitlement Ref...
Michael Tanner, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, joined Federalist Radio to talk about how economic policy and poverty has impacted African Americans and their communities. He also discussed globalization, the national d
54 min
350
‘Do You Want to Build a Strawman?’ with Mary Ka...
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at The Federalist, and John McCormack, senior writer at The Weekly Standard, discussed FBI Director James Comeyand#8217;s testimony on the Hill today, Donald Trumpand#8217;s bewildering inab
52 min
351
The FBI, Hillary Clinton, and Why Americans Don...
Sarah Westwood, investigative reporter for the Washington Examiner, joined todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio to explain this weekand#8217;s news surrounding Hillary Clinton and the FBI. Westwood also discussed the perception
50 min
352
Remembering The Birth Of American Freedom
This episode of The Federalist Radio Hour originally aired on July 3, 2015. More than a day off for barbecues and fireworks, Independence Day will forever mark the beginning of an American era, the anniversary of our first b
49 min
353
Kim Strassel on Political Scare Tactics, Lorett...
Kim Strassel, Wall Street Journal columnist, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss her new book, The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Silencing Free Speech. Strassel breaks down corruption surrounding campaign finan
52 min
354
Chef Christopher Kimball Dishes on his New Cook...
Christopher Kimball is a chef, author, and founder of Americaand#8217;s Test Kitchen and, now Milk Street Kitchen. Kimball shares his Fourth of July weekend menu, the best tips for the grill, and how Americanand#8217;s have
39 min
355
SCOTUS Nominees, Abortion Rulings, and The Repu...
Randy Barnett, Georgetown law professor and author of the new book Our Republican Constitution, joined Ben Domenech in studio to discuss this weekand#8217;s SCOTUS cases, how Republicans should view the court, and the two fu
54 min
356
Women in Media, Fat Shaming, and the Downfall o...
Lisa De Pasquale, columnist and founder of GetBrightEmail.com, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to talk about women in media, fat-shaming, and what 2016 would look like if Andrew Breitbart were still alive. The biggest chall
47 min
357
How Brexit Will Impact the Global Economy
David Beckworth, economist and research fellow at the Mercatus Center, joined Federalist Radio to discuss Britainand#8217;s exit from the EU and how it will impact the global economy. Dr. Desmond Lachman, resident fellow at
45 min
358
Accomplishing ‘Deep Work’ In A Distracted World
This episode of The Federalist Radio Hour originally aired on March 25, 2016. “Deep work” is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task and it’s one of the most valuable skills in our econ
54 min
359
‘Hamilton’, ‘Star Wars’, and the Self-Parody of...
Alexandra Petri, writer and blogger at the Washington Post, talks “Hamilton” the Musical, Star Wars, and the comedic challenge of parodying Donald Trump on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour. Donald Trump is a per
49 min
360
Dr. Charles Kesler on Populism, Elites, and The...
Dr. Charles Kesler, editor of the Claremont Review of Books and senior fellow of the Claremont Institute, talked about the collision of the rise of Trump and the rise of political correctness on the Federalist Radio Hour wit
54 min
361
Heather Mac Donald on Discretionary Policing, V...
Heather Mac Donald, fellow at the Manhattan Institute, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss her new book, “The War on Cops.” MacDonald addressed the motives of movements like BlackLivesMatter and how it has impact
48 min
362
The End of the Bernie Sanders Campaign and Hill...
Clare Foran, writer at The Atlantic, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to provide some closure on the Bernie Sanders’ campaign and explained ways his supporters may split over Hillary. Foran shared stories from the democrat
53 min
363
Terrorist Watch Lists, Gun Control, and the Sex...
Joel Gehrke, political reporter for the Washington Examiner, joined the Federalist Radio to report on all sorts of bills and filibusters on the hill this week as a response to Orlando and the call for gun control. Bre Payton
56 min
364
Is the GOP Donor Class Angry or Scared or Both?
Alex Isenstadt, reporter at Politico, returned from a Republican donor class summit in Utah and joined the Federalist Radio to share what leaders were feeling about Trump and the future of their party. Domenech and Isenstad
52 min
365
Yuval Levin on a Fragmented Culture and Biparti...
Yuval Levin, editor of National Affairs, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his new book, and#8220;The Fractured Republic: Renewing Americaand#8217;s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism.and#8221;  Levin exp
54 min
366
How the Media Treats Trump, Guns, Romney, and D...
Alyssa Canobbio, media analyst at the Washington Free Beacon, shares of some of the most annoying aspects of the mainstream media and the mediaand#8217;s ignorance when it comes to covering not just politics, but events like
48 min
367
The Orlando Killer, The FBI, and Obama’s Diffic...
Today the Federalist Radio Hour heard from several journalists and national security experts in attempting to debrief and understand the terrorist attack in Orlando. John Schindler, national security columnist at the Observe
51 min
368
Collegiate Athletes, Sexual Assault, and Tying ...
Today on Federalist Radio, J.C. Derrick, reporter at World Magazine, discussed how Renee Ellmers lost re-election, the and#8216;FTOand#8217; controversies under Hillary Clintonand#8217;s State Department, and recent news sur
44 min
369
Sean Trende on Groupthink, Polling, and Electio...
Sean Trende, senior elections analyst at Real Clear Politics, joined Ben Domenech in discussing the groupthink of Twitter pundits, the potential evolution of the Republican Party, and the lack of historical analogues for Am
49 min
370
Trump’s Racist Attack on Judge, The Cable News ...
Mike Warren, staff writer at The Weekly Standard, talks Trumpand#8217;s statements about the judge ruling on his Trump University case, the differences between 2012 and 2016, and the weaknesses of the Trump campaign that we
53 min
371
Why Politicians Hate the Sharing Economy and Wh...
Jared Meyer, fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of and#8220;Uber-Positive: Why Americans Love the Sharing Economyand#8221; joined Ben in studio today. Meyer explained why local governments like to regulate Uber and
53 min
372
The Future of Conservatism and The Republican P...
Mike Needham, chief executive officer of Heritage Action for America, joined Ben Domenech on Federalist Radio to discuss the future of conservatism and the ways in which Trump has inserted himself between the Republican Esta
53 min
373
Becket Adams on Media’s Reaction to Riots, Viol...
T. Becket Adams, media reporter at the Washington Examiner, joined Federalist Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi in studio to discuss the mediaand#8217;s reaction to the violence and riots at a Trump rally in
56 min
374
How Does Polling Work and is it Too Early to Tr...
Mary Katharine Ham dug into gears of polling today on the Federalist Radio Hour with Stephanie Slade, deputy managing editor at Reason Magazine, and Alex Smith, national chairman for College Republicans. They discussed the u
50 min
375
Gary Johnson’s Nomination, David French, and Th...
Mary Katharine Ham spoke with Reason Magazineand#8217;s Katherine Mangu-Ward on this weekendand#8217;s Libertarian Party convention in Orlando, the potential for a third-party candidate, and how the meaning of the word and#8
53 min
376
Katie Couric, Feminist Ghostbusters, and The Na...
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, senior editors at The Federalist, discussed documentary making in light of last weekand#8217;s backlash against Katie Couricand#8217;s deceptive editing in her documentary on gun control.
56 min
377
James Hohmann on Why Trump and Hillary are Stuc...
James Hohmann, national political correspondent for The Washington Post and author of the 202, joined Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi, senior editors at the Federalist to talk about why this election is stuck in the past
55 min
378
Trump’s Circus, Clinton’s Corruption, and Their...
Betsy Woodruff, politics reporter at the Daily Beast, joined Mary Katharine Ham on the Federalist Radio Hour to talk about Obama lifting an arms embargo in Vietnam and to break down whatand#8217;s going on inside both the Tr
52 min
379
“The Bachelorette”, ’90s Television Reboots, an...
Emily Yahr, pop culture and entertainment reporter at the Washington Post, joined Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist, to break down this season of reality and prime time television. They recap the season pre
55 min
380
Why Hasn’t Hillary Been Indicted? What Are the ...
Shane Harris, senior correspondent at the Daily Beast, has been following American military activity in the Middle East, the developing prosecution of Hillary Clinton and her email scandal, as well as the controversial and#8
50 min
381
Donald Trump’s Relationship With Money, Reporte...
Jamie Weinstein, senior editor at the Daily Caller, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to talk about the mediaand#8217;s coverage of Donald Trump, the relationship Trump has with wealth and the actual amount of his worth, and
54 min
382
The General Election, Meeting with Zuckerberg, ...
Josh Kraushaar, Politics Editor at National Journal, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to give his take on the shaping up of the general election and the Trump and Clinton campaigns. Kraushaar explained some the latest polls,
49 min
383
Affordable Housing, Jane Jacobs, and New Challe...
Emily Washington, policy research manager at the Mercatus Center and writer at marketurbanism.com, studies land-use regulation and policy as it relates to urban development. Washington joined the Federalist Radio Hour to dis
48 min
384
Uber Surge Pricing is Good, the Fed is Useless,...
John Tamny, Forbes columnist and editor at RealClearMarkets, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to explain misconceptions about trade, banking, the Fed and the housing market. Tamnyand#8217;s new book is titled Who Needs the
53 min
385
Transgender Bathroom Bills, Facebook’s PR Disas...
Kelsey Harkness, senior reporter and producer at The Daily Signal, joined the Federalist Radio Hour after returning from North Carolina where she spoke to lawmakers and civilians about the the governmentsand#8217; push that
54 min
386
Understanding Tea Party and Establishment Voter...
Molly Ball, politics writer for The Atlantic, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss how the republican party is dealing with their nominee who is at odds with so much of the party and itand#8217;s leaders. Ball explain
55 min
387
How Social Justice Warriors are Ruining Comic B...
Matt Battaglia is a designer, illustrator, and comic book enthusiast. Battaglia joined Ben Domenech in the studio to review and#8220;Captain America: Civil Warand#8221; and to explain the ins and outs of the comic book indus
1 min
388
How ‘King of The Hill’ and Pop Culture Bridges ...
Caleb Brown, director of multimedia at the Cato Institute, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss wealth and mobility in America, pop culture and and#8220;King of the Hilland#8221; it relates to politics, and using cult
2 min
389
Jonathan V. Last on the Trump Phenomenon, Capta...
Jonathan Last, senior writer at The Weekly Standard, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the success of the Trump phenomenon, the politics of Captain America and Iron Man in Civil War, and why the Little Mermaid is t
55 min
390
What Shakespeare Teaches About Statesmen and th...
Dr. Matthew Mehan, teaching fellow at Hillsdale College, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today discuss how Shakespeare is still applicable to pop culture, the true meaning of Liberal Arts, and what Shakespeare can teach our
56 min
391
Olivier Knox on Ben Rhodes, Foreign Policy, and...
Olivier Knox, Chief Washington Correspondent for Yahoo! News, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the latest news coming out of the White House and Obamaand#8217;s foreign policy advisors, the White House Corresponde
55 min
392
F.H. Buckley on Economic Mobility, Social Class...
Frank Buckley, author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss a theory of pursuing socialist ends through capitalist means and the issue of economic upward mobility acro
55 min
393
Creating, Naming, and Picking Candidates For A ...
Robert Tracinski, staff writer at The Federalist, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the possibility of a third-party and an alternative candidate for those who canand#8217;t bring themselves to vote for Trump or Cl
54 min
394
The Media’s Responsibility for Trump and What C...
Matt Lewis, senior contributor at the Daily Caller and commentator at CNN, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the future of the Republican party, a general election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and the
52 min
395
Andrea Tantaros on Feminists, Donald Trump and ...
Andrea Tantaros, political commentator and author of Tied Up In Knots: How Getting What We Wanted Made Women Miserable, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss some of the things that the feminist movements of previous g
53 min
396
A Need For Structural Change Beyond Policy, wit...
Steve Hilton, former advisor to David Cameron and now CEO of CrowdPack, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to share his experiences trying to implement a reformed conservative agenda in the UK and how it has shaped his view of
53 min
397
Inequality, The Bourgeois, and Liberal Ideas wi...
Deirdre McCloskey, an American economist and long time professor, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss inequality, free markets, and her latest book, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriche
56 min
398
Ted Cruz Being Named ‘Lucifer In The Flesh’ Wil...
Senior Editor David Harsanyi joined Ben Domenech in the studio to discuss Carly Fiorina’s addition to the Ted Cruz ticket, Donald Trump’s attempt at a foreign policy speech, and some of the best and worst TV shows curren
54 min
399
Prince, Trump, and the House Select Hearing on ...
Senior Editor Mollie Hemingway joined Ben Domenech in the studio to discuss Donald Trump’s sweep in the Northeastern States’ primaries, the recent death of Prince and make to make of the loss, and her reports from the mo
54 min
400
Beyonce’s Politics, Jennifer Aniston’s Sex Appe...
Bre Payton, staff writer at The Federalist, joined Ben Domenech in studio today to debate about whether Beyonce’s new album is a marketing ploy, the differing definitions of beauty according men and women, and the firing o
54 min
401
Zeke Miller on How Cruz and Kasich Strategized ...
Zeke Miller, political reporter at Time Magazine, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss last nightand#8217;s news that the Ted Cruz and John Kasich campaign are essentially collaborating to stop Trump from gettin
0 min
402
Dana Gioia on The Enchantment of Poetry and Ame...
Dana Gioia, an American poet and writer, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to explain his unconventional style of poetry, his response to his academic critics, and why poetry has seemed to disappear from American culture. Gio
58 min
403
Everything That HBO Isn’t Telling You About the...
Mark Paoletta was a lawyer in the Bush White House working on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Paoletta joined the Federalist Radio Hour to set historyand#8217;s record straight in light of the new
50 min
404
Trump’s New York Victory and Why Women on Our C...
Gabby Morrongiello, campaign reporter at the Washington Examiner, has attended countless rallies, following the Trump campaign for months. She joined the Federalist Radio Hour to recap both Donald Trumpand#8217;s and Hillary
53 min
405
Mark Mills on Bill Gates, Pope Francis, Energy ...
Mark Mills, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a Forbes columnist, writes about energy policy, energy markets, and the climate change debate. He joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss technology advancem
54 min
406
Congressman Dave Brat on Why Theologians Should...
Representative Dave Brat joined the Federalist Radio Hour with Ben Domenech to discuss the national debt, education, the myths the media projects onto Congress, and how the decline of religion has led to despair in so many o
53 min
407
Using Documentary to Address Poverty, Charity, ...
“Poverty Inc.” is a documentary shot in 20 different countries, exploring the rise of charity as a multibillion dollar industry and how our American dollars have an impact, for better or worse, on those in poverty. Mark
52 min
408
Defining the Libertarian Moment and Why Millenn...
Emily Ekins, director of polling at the Cato Institute, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to explain why millennial think they like socialism, but only in theory, and to debate whether 2016 really is the libertarian moment. M
53 min
409
Nuclear Weapons, Libya, Sisterwives, and Televi...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Gabriel Malor joined Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi to discuss the latest freedom of religion cases around the country, John Kerry apologizing for nuclear weapons, and
53 min
410
Anti-free Speech at Universities and the Antici...
On todayand#8217;s Federalist Radio, Mary Katherine Ham, Guy Benson, and Robby Soave discuss the latest outrages on college campuses. Later in the hour, Emily Zanotti, senior contributor at The Federalist, joined to explain
35 min
411
Colorado Delegates, Ivanka Trump, and Bridezill...
Kristen Soltis Anderson, pollster and columnist at the Washington Examiner, joined Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at The Federalist, in studio today to discuss what happened among the delegates in this weekendand#8217;s C
55 min
412
New York Values, How the Media Treats Religious...
Federalist Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi hosted the Federalist Radio Hour with their guest, Mark Hemingway, senior writer at the Weekly Standard. They discussed this week’s news including Hillary Clint
54 min
413
Bill James on Baseball, O.J. Simpson, and Impro...
Baseball writer, statistician, and historian, Bill James, joined todayand#8217;s episode of the Federalist Radio Hour. James explained how baseball has changed since his writing career began, his thoughts on crime stories li
54 min
414
Trump’s Wisconsin Defeat, Delegates, and Electi...
Ted Cruz largely defeated Donald Trump in the Wisconsin primary and Trump has now gone over a month without a single victory speech to give on air. Chris Moody, senior reporter for CNN, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to di
51 min
415
America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequa...
There is a narrative that we must fight inequality by raising the minimum wage, raising taxes and redistributing wealth. Yaron Brook, executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, suggests that this narrative is wrong and th
2 min
416
Rebecca Berg: Trump Flip Flops on Abortion and ...
Rebecca Berg, national politics reporter for Real Clear Politics, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to talk about Trump’s abortion flip flops, why Paul Ryan shouldn’t seek a nomination and the comic book background behind
46 min
417
How California Negotiated A Minimum Wage Raise,...
Bre Payton, staff writer at The Federalist, and Bill McMorris, reporter at The Washington Free Beacon, hosted today’s Federalist Radio Hour to discuss labor union cases and the expected minimum wage hikes at both state and
0 min
418
White Working Class Frustration and the Rise of...
Tim Carney, senior political columnist at the Washington Examiner, and Scott Winship, the Walter B. Wriston Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to debate the cause for the rise of Trumpi
55 min
419
Mary Katharine Ham Interviews Charlie Sykes, Jo...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Mollie Hemingway explains the religious freedom bill vetoed in Georgia, John McCormack reports from the ground in Wisconsin, and Mary Katharine Ham interviews Charlie Sykes. Despite being
44 min
420
Bird Sexual Assault, Free Speech on Campuses an...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Ashe Schow explained the latest issues from college campus sexual assault cases and recent antics from Jackie, the reported victim in the Rolling Stone UVA story. Schow is a commentary wri
44 min
421
What ‘Hamilton’ the Musical Says About Elites, ...
The hit musical and#8220;Hamiltonand#8221; is an original mix of rap, hip-hop, Randamp;B, and more that has dominated the conversation of cultural elites for the last year. On todayand#8217;s episode of the Federalist Radio
53 min
422
How To Focus Deeply In A Distracted World with ...
“Deep work” is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task and it’s one of the most valuable skills in our economy. Cal Newport is the author of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Di
54 min
423
Meet The Millennial Running For Congress: Grant...
Grant Starrett is running for Congress in Tennesseeand#8217;s 4th Congressional District, and if elected would be the youngest sitting member. Starrett joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the challenges of running ag
54 min
424
The Potential for a Third-Party Candidate with ...
Today the editor of The Weekly Standard, Bill Kristol, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the potential of a third party candidate in the 2016 election, the tactical priorities of it, and some of the concerns that c
53 min
425
On Brussels, ISIS, and Future of Foreign Policy...
Tom Rogan joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss this morning’s terrorist attack in Brussels and the next steps in foreign policy for the U.S. and Europe. Rogan is a columnist at National Review, a senior contri
59 min
426
This Week’s Cases Before SCOTUS Threatening Rel...
There have been a number of cases threatening religious liberty at the Supreme Court this year and the death of Justice Antonin Scalia makes the upcoming decisions even more significant. Today’s Federalist Radio Hour featu
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427
The Future of the Republican Party with Ramesh ...
Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor at National Review, joined The Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss the future of the Republican Party, the future of Marco Rubio’s career, and the historical precedence for presidential can
52 min
428
Bobby Jindal Shares what he Learned Running for...
Gov. Bobby Jindal joined the Federalist Radio Hour to share about what he learned while running for president. The former Louisiana Governor said he is not going to endorse any candidates. “At this point I think it’s wis
46 min
429
Mary Katharine Ham on Rubio, SCOTUS Nominee, an...
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at The Federalist and contributor at CNN, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to recap news from this week including the suspension of Marco Rubio’s campaign, Obama’s nominee to the Supreme
53 min
430
Trump’s Violent Rallies and Breitbart Propaganda
Anticipating Donald Trump victories in today’s Super Tuesday primaries, the Federalist Radio Hour discussed all the latest elements of the Trump campaign including the polls, the media, the possibly contested convention, a
55 min
431
Suderman on Trump’s Nonexistent Policy Plans an...
Peter Suderman is senior editor at Reason Magazine. He joined the Federalist Radio Hour to talk about the future for Marco Rubio, Donald Trump’s policy plans or lackthereof, and J.J. Abrams’s approach to movie making. Wh
56 min
432
Correcting Ideologies and Biographies from the ...
Elizabeth Edwards Spalding, associate professor at Claremont McKenna College, and Lee Edwards, distinguished fellow in conservative thought at the Heritage Foundation, set out to correctly organize the ideologies and the his
54 min
433
Social Media, The Secret Lives of Teenagers, an...
Nancy Jo Sales spent the last two and half years traveling across the United States, talking to over 200 girls, ages 13 to 19. She talked to them about social media, texting, sexualization, and how all of it has impacted the
48 min
434
Defining Evangelicals and Dissecting the Declin...
Jon Ward, political reporter at Yahoo News, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to recap last night’s primaries and Bernie Sanders’ upset in Michigan. Ward also talked about how evangelicals are describing themselves
56 min
435
Long-time Bernie Sanders Fan Talks Health Care,...
The Federalist Radio Hour asked for some perspective on the Bernie Sanders phenomena from a Bernie Sanders fanatic, Cassandra Fairbanks. Writer at Sputnik News and Teen Vogue, Fairbanks covers politics and has been a long-ti
56 min
436
The Economics of Health Insurance with Veroniqu...
Today the Federalist Radio Hour recapped this weekend’s primary results and explored the presidential candidates’ health care plans with Veronique de Rugy, senior research fellow at Mercatus Center at George Mason Univer
56 min
437
Ben Domenech talks Detroit GOP Debate, Rise of ...
On today’s episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech, publisher of The Federalist, recaps the presidential candidates performances in last night’s GOP debate. He also explores the rise of socialism in America an
52 min
438
Trump’s Impact on the Media Landscape with T. B...
T. Becket Adams is a media reporter at the Washington Examiner and he joined The Federalist Radio Hour to talk about the latest in press coverage of the candidates, Chris Christie’s life as a fan boy, and why conservatives
54 min
439
Damon Root on Justice Scalia’s Influence and th...
Damon Root, staff editor at Reason magazine and author of Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court, joined the Federalist Radio today to discuss Justice Scaliaand#8217;s impact on the court, religious li
58 min
440
Chris Christie’s demise and the #NeverTrump mov...
Olivia Nuzzi, writer at The Daily Beast, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to recap Super Tuesday results and explain how Chris Christie lost his soul to Donald Trump. Nuzzi said she thinks the worst blow back is front the pe
35 min
441
Mary Katharine Ham talks Super Tuesday, Media, ...
Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at The Federalist, and Rebecca Berg, political reporter at Real Clear Politics, joined the Federalist Radio to discuss Super Tuesday, the Oscar’s, Chris Rock, The Bachelor, Trump voters, a
51 min
442
Damon Root on Justice Scalia’s Influence and th...
Damon Root, staff editor at Reason magazine and author of Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court, joined the Federalist Radio today to discuss Justice Scaliaand#8217;s impact on the court, religious li
58 min
443
Economics Behind Health Care, Education, and th...
Washington Post Opinion Columnist Catherine Rampell joined today’s Federalist Radio Hour to weigh in on the GOP debate in Houston Thursday night, the rising cost of healthcare and education, and the state of the American w
60 min
444
What Conservatives can Expect from CPAC with Ch...
In light of next week’s summit of conservatives to the DC area for CPAC, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, Matt Schlapp, joined the Federalist Radio Hour. He gave a preview of what CPAC attendees can expect
55 min
445
David Frum on Donald Trump’s Policies, Obamacar...
David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic and chairman of Policy Exchange, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss Trump’s appeal to evangelicals, the rise of American nostalgia, the presidential candidates’ foreign
53 min
446
A Debate on Article V and the Call for a Conven...
The founders predicted that there would be a day when the federal government abuses its authority. Mike Farris, co-founder of the Convention of the States Project, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to explain how the founder
54 min
447
Remembering Justice Scalia with Randy Barnett
Justice Antonin Scalia fundamentally influenced the Supreme Court and changed the behavior of critics who disagreed with him. Joining the Federalist Radio Hour today to remember the late Justice and to speculate on the futu
54 min
448
A Debate on Women in Combat, Selective Service,...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, two veterans joined the conversation on the recent debate on women in combat and women in military selective service. Amber Smith, former Army Kiowa warrior helicopter pilot, and Mike Don
56 min
449
Does the Constitution Encourage the Election of...
Dr. Andrew Sabl recently wrote about the ways the constitution now encourages demagogues to be elected. He joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss populism, David Hume and why hypocrisy is a good thing. Sabl is a visitin
59 min
450
David Azerrad Defines Labels: Socialist, Libera...
A rising number of young Americans have labeled themselves as socialists as the term has peaked in popularity with the rise of Bernie Sanders. David Azerrad joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss the meaning and i
56 min
451
Politics and Porn Stars at the Adult Video Awar...
Staff Editor at Reason magazine, Elizabeth Nolan Brown, spent four days at this year’s ANV Awards in Las Vegas. Brown joined The Federalist Radio Hour to report her experiences at the premiere adult video awards and what t
53 min
452
Trump Voters, American Institutions, and Nostal...
Yuval Levin is the editor of National Affairs, a quarterly journal of essays on domestic policy and politics. He is also the Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a contributing editor to National Review a
56 min
453
How Congress Gives Power to Obama and Bureaucra...
The Obama administration is going to leave behind a legacy of the abuses of executive power and the expansion of the administrative state. John Yoo is is a law professor at UC Berkeley and a visiting scholar at the American
55 min
454
Chris Stirewalt on New Hampshire Winners and Lo...
After the results of the New Hampshire primary, the anti-Trump forces are in disarray. Fox News Digital Politics Editor, Chris Stirewalt, joined to Federalist Radio Hour to discuss where the candidates go from here and why N
57 min
455
New Hampshire Primary Possibilities and Predict...
Today’s New Hampshire primary is going to tell us a lot about the candidates, the pollsters, and who is dropping out next. Charles C. W. Cooke, writer at National Review, and Ian Aldrich, senior editor at Yankee Magazine,
57 min
456
Rand Paul, Socialism, and Why Your Vote Doesn’t...
Katherine Mangu-Ward, writer and editor at Reason Magazine, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the evolution of socialism, the democratic debate, this election’s libertarian moment, and why you shouldn’t vote. S
56 min
457
National Security Disasters and the Latest Clin...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, John Schindler, national security columnist at the Observer, security consultant, and former NSA analyst, talked on the most recent news from the State Department regarding Hillary Clinto
55 min
458
The Rise of Libertarian Socialism and the Fall ...
William Gairdner, author of The Great Divide: Why Liberals and Conservatives Will Never Ever Agree, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss democracy, reason, marriage, freedom and the future of civil conversation. Gaird
57 min
459
Trump’s Iowa Whining, Ernest Hemingway, and Coc...
Did Ernest Hemingway write drunk and what did he actually drink? Museum of the American Cocktail co-founder and author of To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion, Phillip Greene, joined The Federalist Radio
54 min
460
Newt Gingrich and Sean Trende Sum Up the Iowa C...
Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the house, and Sean Trende, senior elections analyst at Real Clear Politics, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to recap Monday’s Iowa caucus. After discussing Hillary’s angry victory speec
54 min
461
Super Bowl Predictions, Fantasy Football, and t...
Neil Greenberg, sportswriter and stats geek at the Washington Post, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to explain how data collection is changing the world of sports, why this might be the worst Super Bowl ever, and whether fa
55 min
462
How the Republican Party Can Return to Conserva...
Author and senior contributor at the Daily Caller, Matt K. Lewis, wants the Republican Party to return to real conservatism. Candidates and pundits alike are in a cycle of saying outrageous dumb or offensive statements, and
59 min
463
Political Correctness, Critical Theory and Dona...
Today on Federalist Radio Hour, Michael Walsh and Denise McAllister discuss the philosophy of “critical theory” and how the rise of political correctness endangers culture. Walsh is the author of The Devil’s Pleasure
54 min
464
The Life of Winston Churchill in Both War and P...
Dr. Larry Arnn is the president of Hillsdale College and the author of Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government. Arnn explored Churchill’s life and some of his greatest speeches, writings
56 min
465
Endorsements, Socialism, and Surprises in Iowa ...
Betsy Woodruff is a politics reporter at the Daily Beast and joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss presidential candidate endorsements, the National Review symposium, and Bernie Sanders’ recent gains, all before she
56 min
466
LifeSiteNews Editor Explains March for Life and...
Hundreds of thousands of people will march through Washington D.C. today, marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and partaking in the largest pro-life demonstration in the world. Mollie Hemingway, senior editor at The Federa
47 min
467
Exposing Trump’s Trade Fallacies and American M...
David Harsanyi, senior editor at The Federalist, and Scott Lincicome, senior contributor and trade attorney, hosted The Federalist Radio Hour where they discussed Donald Trump’s trade policy, foreign and domestic manufactu
47 min
468
Barry Latzer on Violent Crime, Drugs, and #Blac...
In the late 1960s, violent crime rates exploded in the United States, and then dived down decades later. Today the Federalist Radio Hour spoke with Barry Latzer, whose new book, The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America,
54 min
469
Steve Forbes tells Federalist Radio how he woul...
Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, co-authored the new book, Reviving America, in which he lays out what issues must be addressed in order to fix the American economy. He joined the Federalist Radio
48 min
470
Reviewing The Force Awakens with Sonny Bunch an...
Alexandra Petri, opinion writer at the Washington Post, and Sonny Bunch, executive editor at the Washington Free Beacon, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to review, recap, argue and extrapolate on Star Wars: The Force Awaken
57 min
471
David Ignatius on Foreign Policy, Spy Novels, a...
David Ignatius is a columnist for the Washington Post, an espionage thriller novelist, and a student of Machiavelliand#8211;all of which he discussed on today’s episode of the Federalist Radio Hour. Ignatius shared his tho
55 min
472
Reality TV Game Theory and Teen Sexting Laws wi...
Robby Soave, staff editor at Reason magazine and a columnist at the Daily Beast, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to talk about game theory in reality TV shows, teen sexting laws and other news stories covering threats
52 min
473
Rep. Mark Sanford Says Americans Should Be Skep...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech was back in the studio and he was joined by Congressman Mark Sanford of South Carolina. They discussed the economy and the American people’s trust in government. Later in th
54 min
474
How faux-feminism hurts women with Bre Payton a...
The Federalist Radio Hour returned from its holiday hiatus, hosted by Federalist staff writer, Bre Payton. Ashe Schow, commentary writer for the Washington Examiner and senior political columnist at the Observer, also joined
46 min
475
Combat, The Middle East, And War Poetry with St...
On the last episode of The Federalist Radio Hour of 2015, we were joined by Stan Coerr, author, poet and Marine. Coerr is the author of Rubicon The Poetry of War and shared his perspective on the current military strategy ag
51 min
476
Best Sports Moments of 2015 with Christine Brennan
From Serena Williams to Jordan Spieth, this year has had its fill of great sports moments and scandals. Christine Brennan, USA sports columnist, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to recap some of her favorite moments an
51 min
477
Myron Ebell returns from Paris Climate Conferen...
Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, attended the framework conference on climate change in Paris a few weeks ago. He joined to Federalist Radio Hour to disc
45 min
478
Scott Winship on the American Middle Class and ...
The American economy has ultimately changed the definition of middle class, according to a new Pew research poll. Economist Scott Winship joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the economics of income, the meaningless i
48 min
479
After 30 Years of Writing, Peggy Noonan Says He...
Peggy Noonan went through 30 years-worth of her own writing to chronicle her career as a journalist and speechwriter in the Reagan White House. The Time of Our Lives is her latest book and a culmination of stories, lessons,
50 min
480
Ted Cruz Foreign Policy Advisor Finds Democracy...
Victoria Coates is a foreign policy advisor for Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign and author of David’s Sling: A History of Democracy in 10 Works of Art. She joined the Federalist Radio hour to discuss her research as an
52 min
481
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Spoilers with Rebe...
Rebecca Cusey, movie critic at The Federalist, shared her thoughts and some spoilers on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She said the much anticipated movie is a playful one that she thinks most people will enjoy. “It is nost
48 min
482
Paul Bonicelli on Neo-cons, Obama’s Broken Prom...
Paul Bonicelli is a professor of government at Regent University, former assistant administrator at USAID, and former staff member U.S. House of Representatives. He explains the differences between Rubio and Cruz’s foreign
45 min
483
Shakespeare and Star Wars with Kate Havard
Kate Havard is both a Shakespeare and a Star Wars aficionado and she joined the Federalist Radio Hour today discuss the plays, books and movies surrounding both the playwright and the franchise. Havard is a research analyst
47 min
484
Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov says Putin is ...
Garry Kasparov is a Russian chess Grandmaster and often called the greatest chess player of all time. He is also the author of Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped. On the Fe
46 min
485
Connecticut Hates the Constitution and the Medi...
Senior editors at the Federalist, David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway, hosted today’s Federalist Radio Hour. They discussed how the Connecticut Governor plans to deny citizens their constitutional rights without due proces
49 min
486
Cook’s Illustrated Chef Jack Bishop Shares Holi...
There is no other holiday tradition as essential as food and wine. Jack Bishop, Chief Creative Officer of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Illustrated, joins the Federalist Radio Hour to share cooking advice and the dis
46 min
487
McKay Coppins Shares Behind-The-Scenes Stories ...
What lessons has Ted Cruz learned from Rand Paul? What makes Marco Rubio feel insecure? And who is really behind Donald Trump’s tweets? McKay Coppins, senior political writer at Buzzfeed News, used his unparalleled access
47 min
488
Alexandra Petri finds humor in the news, Star W...
Alexandra Petri joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss comedy, pun competitions, Star Wars, and the best Christmas presents for people you don’t like. Petri is a Washington Post opinions writer where she also wr
49 min
489
Olivier Knox on Paris, Obama’s Press Relationsh...
Olivier Knox, chief Washington correspondent at Yahoo News, was born to a French mother and an American father and has been a reporter in both America and France, giving him a unique perspective when it comes to reporting on
51 min
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Dr. Russell Moore on Religious Liberty, the Pro...
How can evangelical churches engage American culture in the 21st Century? How are presidential candidates addressing religious liberty issues different than in past elections? Dr. Russell Moore joins the Federalist Radio Hou
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Social Security, Disability and Welfare Challen...
Rachel Greszler, senior policy analyst on economics and entitlements at the Heritage Foundation, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss and explain the challenges with social security, disability and welfare progr
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492
What Stuart Stevens Learned from Ole Miss Footb...
Stuart Stevens, a political consultant and author, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to talk about his new book, The Last Season. Stevens reflects on experiencing the Ole Miss football season he with his father as well
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493
ISIS, Refugees, and Foreign Policy Criticism Fr...
Obama rebuked ISIS today by talking about climate change. Joining the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the President’s disaster of a foreign policy is Justin Johnson, a specialist in defense budget and policy at the Herita
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494
David McIntosh Depicts Changes in the Conservat...
The president of the Club for Growth and former congressman, David McIntosh, joined The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss Trump’s love of lawsuits, his expectations for Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House and some stories fro
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495
Media Bias, Adele’s Stiff-Arm to Streaming, and...
On the radio today, David Harsanyi, senior editor at The Federalist, and Rebecca Berg, reporter at Real Clear Politics, discuss the day’s news including: Donald Trump’s stance on a Muslim database, the CNN reporter suspe
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496
The Urbanophile Illustrates Gentrification, Inf...
Aaron Renn, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for policy research and founder of the Urbanophile, is on a mission to help American cities thrive and find success in sustainability. The Urbanophile joined the show toda
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How College Students Redefined Violence, Explai...
Thought crimes, safe spaces and political correctness are at their apex, especially on college campuses. Our guest today is Robby Soave, a staff editor at reason magazine and a columnist at the Daily Beast, who has been cove
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Daniel Drezner on ISIS, Putin, and The American...
Daniel Drezner, professor international policy at Tufts University and a regular contributor to the Washington Post, discussed Obama’s strategy against Syria and ISIS, the American erosion of trust in institutions and gove
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499
Molly Ball Explains Issues Dividing the Democra...
Molly Ball joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss news from Europe, the President’s strategy against ISIS and her work on Bill de Blasio’s fight against inequality. Ball, a staff writer at the Atlantic who cov
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500
The New Trump-Carson Feud, Campus Unrest and th...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, senior editor Robert Tracinski is covers all sorts of recent headlines from Trump’s 9-minute attack on Carson on Thursday to Ted Cruz’s Princess Bride impression. Jay Cost, staff write
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501
Star Wars Hot Takes with Sonny Bunch and David ...
For weeks now, the internet has been flooded with arguments surrounding Star Wars in expectation of the franchise’s latest movie. Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, we discussed some of those arguments with the very write
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502
Gamers, The ‘Reset Culture’ and ‘Fallout 4’ on ...
With today’s release of the “Fallout 4” videogame, The Federalist Radio Hour was joined by Ashe Schow and Brandon Morse to talk about video game culture, escapism, the looming “reset culture”, and the game itself.
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Evan Thomas Humanizes President Nixon in New Bi...
Author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided, Evan Thomas, joined the Federalist Radio Hour today to share what complex layers he found in the thirty-seventh president. He tells the Federalist some of the more telling anecdotes he f
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504
Chris Moody Shares his Best Stories from the Ca...
Chris Moody, senior reporter for CNN politics, gives the Federalist Radio Hour his insight on the 2016 race after seeing many candidates up close on the campaign trail. He also shares some of his latest not-so-political repo
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505
James Rosen on Cheney, Nixon, and his own Fox N...
James Rosen, Chief Washington Correspondent for Fox News, joins the Federalist Radio Hour to talk about his new book, his conversations with Vice President Dick Cheney, his media career and his Beatles obsession. In Rosen’
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506
Why is McDonald’s changing its menu and will it...
Since changing their menu, adding breakfast all day and fighting the fast-casual restaurant industry, McDonald’s has been made the news with ups and downs lately. Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, we discuss the future f
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507
Veteran Kiowa Warrior Helicopter Pilot speaks o...
Amber Smith, a senior fellow at Independent Women’s Forum and veteran, joined the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the events coming to a head in the Middle East between Syria, Putin, ISIS and Obama’s response to it all.
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508
What’s in a name? A lot if your name is Shakesp...
In the midst of conversations on political correctness, cultural appropriation and tyrannical leaders around the world, one historical voice remains remains relevant: Shakespeare. Kate Havard, research analyst at the Foundat
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509
Best Costumes, Horror Movies and Halloween Folk...
On a very spooky edition of the Federalist Radio Hour, we are joined by author and Halloween enthusiast, Mary Katharine Ham. As the “Wendell Berry of costume-making” and a grade A horror junkie, Ham shares tales of her o
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510
The Good, The Bad, and The Wrong From The GOP D...
Joining the Federalist Radio Hour to recap the CNBC GOP presidential debate is Jon Ward, senior political correspondent at Yahoo. Ward and Domenech reflect on the performances of both the candidates and the moderators, and s
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511
Jay Cost and Tim Carney on the 2016 Campaign Tr...
Jay Cost discusses the frustration in Washington leadership in light of Obama and Boehnerand#8217;s budget deal on today’s Federalist Radio Hour. Cost is a staff writer at The Weekly Standard and author of the book What’
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512
Date-onomics: It’s Not You, It’s The Data
“It’s not that he’s just not that into you—it’s that there’s not enough of him.” This is the premise of Jon Birger’s book, Dateonomics. The author and journalist joined the Federalist Radio Hour today and exp
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513
James Sherk Explains How Labor Unions Are Like ...
Today The Federalist Radio Hour is joined by James Sherk, research fellow in labor economics at The Heritage Foundation. He explains how unions are blowing gaskets across the country, the differences between right-to-work an
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514
Lincoln Chafee Drops Out and Comedians Challeng...
Senior Editors at the Federalist, David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway, host today’s Federalist Radio Hour to discuss Lincoln Chafee, Paul Ryan and the political correctness movement in comedy. Lincoln Chafee has dropped ou
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515
Federalist Radio: What House Select Committees ...
Today is a great week for Hillary Clinton said Gabriel Malor, an attorney and writer for The Federalist. Clinton’s appearance before the House Select Committee on Benghazi today comes in the same week that Vice President B
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516
Rep. Dave Brat on Paul Ryan and the Revival of ...
The conversation on Capitol Hill over the past few days has been circling around Paul Ryan and the open job for Speaker of the House. The Federalist Radio Hour was joined by Congressman Dave Brat of Virginia who said he was
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517
The Federalist Radio Hour Talks Biographies: Re...
Craig Shirley is an author, historian and biographer who has written four books on President Ronald Reagan. His latest book, Last Act, describes Reagan’s life post-presidency and the legacy that emerged in his final years.
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518
Why The Iran Deal Is Still A Bad Deal and Keeps...
Rebeccah Heinrichs, fellow at the Hudson Institute, joins the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss the Iran Nuclear Deal, issues in Syria and other foreign policy issues the White House has discombobulated. Heinrichs said
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519
Hillary Will Get Away with Flopping on the TPP ...
Scott Lincicome joins the Federalist Radio Hour today to discuss recent issues surrounding the U.S., particularly in the context of Hillary Clinton’s recent comments on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Lincicome is a trade a
49 min
520
Obama’s Mess in the Middle East and How the Med...
Paul Bonicelli, professor of government at Regent University, joined the Federalist Radio Hour’s conversation on Obama’s foreign policy, the mess in the Middle East, and why smart staffers are endorsing a not-so-smart Ir
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521
Recapping the First Democratic Presidental Deba...
Gabby Morrongiello, reporter for the Washington Examiner, weighed in on the first democratic presidential debate on today’s Federalist Radio Hour. She discussed Hillary Clinton’s successes on stage, Bernie Sander’s mis
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522
British Philosopher Dr. Roger Scruton says Amer...
David Byler, elections analyst for RealClearPolitics, joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the data behind election demographics and poll numbers. Later in the hour, Ben is joined by Dr. Roger Scruton, English philosop
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523
Federalist Radio Hour: ‘Chaos’ in the House and...
The Federalist Radio Hour was hosted today by David Harsanyi, senior editor at the Federalist, and Bill McMorris, reporter at the Washington Free Beacon. After recent news that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped ou
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524
Helicopter Parenting and Affirmative Sexual Con...
Helicopter parenting, politicalization of affirmative consent, and student debt up to the eyeballs are just a few of the issues facing kids today according to Robby Soave, staff editor for Reason magazine. Soave joined The F
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525
Carly Fiorina Speaks on Media Propaganda with F...
Betsy Woodruff from the Daily Beast, and presidential candidate Carly Fiorina joined today’s Federalist Radio Hour to talk all things 2016. Presidential candidates Ben Carson and Donald Trump seem to be polar opposites whe
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526
Josh Kraushaar on 2016 Candidates and Fantasy S...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Josh Kraushaar discusses strategy behind the 2016 presidential campaign, other political news from the Hill, and recent statements from fantasy sports gambling websites. Kraushaar is the p
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527
John Schindler on Putin in Syria, Intel Cherry-...
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben’s hosts John Schindler, national security columnist at the Observer, security consultant and former NSA analyst. They discuss Putin’s activity in Syria and the reactions of Russian
42 min
528
Exploring the Science and Cinema behind The Mar...
Ridley Scott’s The Martian has rocketed to the top of box offices everywhere. Today on Federalist Radio, Ben hosts a space symposium to explore the science and theatrics behind the film. First, Sonny Bunch reviews the film
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529
Celebrity Chef Christopher Kimball Demystifies ...
Celebrity chef and culinary media personality, Christopher Kimball joins Federalist Radio to demystify the kitchen. The host of America’s Test Kitchen and editor of Cook’s Illustrated, Kimball explains his food philosoph
49 min
530
Mollie Hemingway Breaks Down the Most Important...
On today’s special edition of Federalist Radio, Senior Editor, Mollie Hemingway guest-hosts for Ben. She recaps the marathon, five-hour Congressional testimony of Planned Parenthood CEO, Cecile Richards. Joined by Sarah To
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531
Stephanie Edelman On the Attractive Side of Ret...
Stephanie Edelman joins Federalist Radio to discuss the retro-sexism phenomenon and why so many modern women seek inspiration from the vintage ideal of classic Americana.  The writer tells Ben that more than ever “it’s
49 min
532
Governor Jeb Bush Loves Rob Gronkowski
Governor Jeb Bush is in first place in his Fantasy Football league. From the campaign trail, the presidential hopeful joins Federalist Radio to show his lighter side. To unwind, Governor Bush sets his fantasy lineup and he b
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533
Katherine Mangu Ward On the Paper vs. Plastic D...
For Federalist Radio, Katherine Mangu-Ward separates fact from fiction in the “paper or plastic debate.” The editor of Reason Magazine tells Ben that plastic bags have been carelessly demonized. She reports that althoug
49 min
534
Shane Harris, McKay Coppins, and John Siciliano...
The US Military has been pressuring analysts to cook the intel books in an effort to paint a more positive picture of American offensive action against ISIS reports Shane Harris. The Senior National Security Correspondent fo
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535
Hugh Hewitt, Neil Greenberg, and Joy Pullmann J...
After partnering with CNN to moderate the second GOP debate, radio show host and media provocateur, Hugh Hewitt, debriefs with Ben. Known as one of the most aggressive interviews in radio, he offers some poignant advice for
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536
Charles Murray Says the Original American Proje...
“The American project, as originally defined, is dead,” says Dr. Charles Murray. The WH Brady Scholar of the American Enterprise Institute and accomplished author joins Ben on today’s episode to discuss his new book,By
49 min
537
James Antle, Amy Otto, and Betsy Woodruff Break...
On today’s episode of Federalist Radio, Ben offers post debate analysis with James Antle, Politics Editor of The Washington Examiner. Together, they score round two of the GOP primary contest. Senior Federalist contributor
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538
Matt Lewis and Kevin Madden Preview the Second ...
Again, it’s debate night in America and the Republican primary field has gathered together at the California Reagan Presidential Library. Although it’s early in the race, Matt Lewis says it’s already and#8220;make or b
49 min
539
Nile Gardiner and Anne Applebaum on the Europea...
Nile Gardiner joins Federalist Radio as thousands of refugees continue to pour over European borders. The scholar sorts through the refugee crisis to explain what it means for the future of the European Union and the World.
49 min
540
Ronald Bailey Debunks Decades of Environmental ...
Ronald Bailey isn’t surprised by those who regularly renew warnings of environmental Armageddon. The award winning author and Reason journalist says there’s a simple reason for so much gloom: “doom sells.” From Peak
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541
Remembering The September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Fourteen years ago, two jetliners smashed into the New York twin towers. Another crashed into the Pentagon in Washington, DC. And one more fell to earth over a Pennsylvania farmer’s field. Victims of the worst terror attac
49 min
542
Andrew Stiles and Eliana Johnson Break Down the...
Yesterday, thousands rallied to Donald Trump’s call against the president’s nuclear deal. Today, Ben and Andrew Stiles explore the celebrity’s staying power as a candidate. “At a certain point people will start to ge
49 min
543
John Schindler On the Clinton Email Scandal and...
The classified emails discovered on Hillary Clinton’s private server must not be taken lightly. NSA agent and analyst turned professor, John Schindler, reminds Ben that “people have died defending this top-secret, code-w
49 min
544
Ellie Bufkin Reports On the Best Wine To Buy
Weand#8217;ve all been there: twenty minutes before a fancy dinner, standing aghast in the grocery, wondering what bottle to pick from a confusing and vast selection of wines. Today, Ellie Bufkin translates the complexity o
49 min
545
James Sherk, David Dewhirst, and Marx Mix On Pu...
On this special Labor Day edition of Federalist Radio, Ben takes a look at public-sector unions and their impact on the modern American economy. James Sherk, a Labor Policy Expert at the Heritage Foundation, reports that tod
49 min
546
Alex Nowrasteh Critiques Donald Trump’s Immigra...
Donald Trump is sweeping early polling contests with an anti-immigration narrative. To determine the efficacy of the candidateand#8217;s proposed immigration platform, Alex Nowrasteh of the CATO Institute joins Ben on this e
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547
Jim Antle and Sally Jenkins Discuss the Deflate...
Tom Brady has had his day in court and the Super Bowl champion has won again. Today a Federal Judge overturned the NFL’s suspension of the Patriots quarterback and effectively shut down the ‘Deflategate’ controversy. J
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548
Olivia Nuzzi on the Myth of Media Objectivity
Olivia Nuzzi joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss “the beast that the media created,” namely Donald Trump. More than anything else, the journalist says sheand#8217;s surprised that the GOP front runner “seems ju
49 min
549
Legal Scholar and Supreme Court Litigator, Rand...
The times, they are changing when it comes to Republican perceptions of Constitutional Conservatism. Celebrated scholar and Supreme Court litigator, Randy Barnett joins Federalist Radio to preview his vision of proper, conse
49 min
550
Katherine Mangu-Ward Reports On The Surprising ...
For Federalist Radio, Katherine Mangu-Ward separates fact from fiction in the “paper or plastic debate.” The editor of Reason Magazine tells Ben that plastic bags have been carelessly demonized. She reports that althoug
49 min
551
Comedian Mark Normand Roasts PC Colleges, Robby...
The hilarious Mark Normand of Last Comic Standing joins Federalist Radio. The funnyman tells Ben that today comedy has never been better and prudish political correctness has never been worse. Always funny and often politica
49 min
552
Lachlan Markay Reports On the Green Movement an...
The White House has shifted its climate strategy to push controversial new regulation on the states. Lachlan Markay of the Washington Free Beacon joins the Federalist Radio Hour to report. According to Markay, since 2013 the
49 min
553
Stan Veuger, Stephanie Stradley, Andy Behrens, ...
As Patriot’s Quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell square off in court, Ben hosts an all-star cast to discuss the Deflategate controversy. AEI economist, Stan Veuger deflates the erroneous and infamous W
49 min
554
Jonathan Martin On 2016 and Governor Jim Gilmor...
Should the Vice President stay and run for the presidency, or he should go? That’s the trending topic of discussion that Ben takes up with Jonathan Martin of The New York Times. With a finger to the pulse of both party’s
49 min
555
Cathy Reisenwitz Calls For A New Era of ‘Sexual...
Thanks to technology, the dating scene is a brave new world. Now Cathy Reisenwitz, editor of Sex and the State, calls for an end to “radical sexual purity” and the beginning of an era of “radical sexual honesty.” On
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The 100th Episode of the Federalist Radio Hour ...
Today, The Federalist Radio Hour records its 100th episode. In celebration, Ben takes a look back through the archives to share some of the program’s best on-air moments. A daily symposium of common sense, Federalist Radio
49 min
557
Governor Luis Fortuńo and Cate Long on the Futu...
The stormy debt crisis crashing around the paradise of Puerto Rico perfectly illustrates the consequences of that territory’s systemic fiscal irresponsibility according to Luis Fortuńo. The former Governor of Puerto Rico
49 min
558
John Schindler on Hillary Clinton’s Email Contr...
“Hillary Clinton has had plenty of problems,” John Schindler says, but “stupidity has never been one of them.” A retired NSA counterintelligence officer and accomplished author, Schindler analyzes the growing email s
49 min
559
Mark Krikorian On Limiting Legal And Illegal Im...
More than theatrics, Donald Trumpand#8217;s first policy paper on immigration actually furthers the discussion of the issue according to Mark Krikorian. The Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies believes t
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560
Arthur Milikh on the Left’s Intellectual Confus...
Several Democratic State Parties have opted to strike the names of Presidents Jefferson and Jackson from their fundraising dinners. More than a politically correct public relations move, the decision and#8220;reveals the Lef
49 min
561
Noah Rothman and Tom Nichols Explain Donald Trump
Donald Trump continues to lead in the polls and surge ahead of the Republican primary pack. Many wonder why though. Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben speaks with Noah Rothman and Tom Nichols to figure out the phenomeno
49 min
562
Kristen Soltis Anderson and Margie Omero On the...
Determining whoand#8217;s up and whoand#8217;s down in the race for President of the United States is a job reserved for pollsters. Two veteran analysts, Kristin Soltis Anderson and Margie Omero join the Federalist Radio Hou
49 min
563
Anita Kumar on Hillary Clinton’s Top Secret Ema...
According to the State Department’s inspector general, Hillary Clinton had two emails marked “top secret” on her unsecured personal email account. Anita Kumar, the White House Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers, jo
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564
John McCormack and Charmaine Yoest On Defunding...
John McCormack’s all for ending abortion on demand. But the pro-life reporter with the Weekly Standard opposes current efforts that would shutdown the government to defund Planned Parenthood. Today on Federalist Radio, Ben
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565
Matthew McInnis, Joy Pullman, and Andrew McCart...
Matthew McInnis joins the Federalist Radio Hour to disarm the rhetoric surrounding the Iranian nuclear deal and discuss the facts. The American Enterprise Institute fellow argues that, although President Obama’s negotiatio
49 min
566
David Axelrod And Newt Gingrich On the First GO...
Last night, the GOP field for president erupted. Seventeen Republican hopefuls on two separate stages debated the issues facing the country, attracting a record breaking national audience. Today on Federalist Radio, Ben brea
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567
Betsy Woodruff and Nicole Duran on the GOP Deba...
The stage is set and the cast, determined. Tonight the GOP primary field will square off for the first time, officially marking the beginning of the 2016 presidential race. Betsy Woodruff of the Daily Beast joins Federalist
49 min
568
Viral Politics and Putting a Woman On the Twent...
Plenty of journalists cover day-to-day politics. Chris Moody does that and more. The Senior Reporter for CNN Politics, Moody reports on policy, politicking, and the often-unseen personalities that make the headlines. Today o
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569
Paul Mirengoff, Casey Mattox, and Cate Long Dis...
A Los Angeles court has ordered the Center for Medical Progress not to publish further video exposing the sale of aborted babies. Another Federal Court has also barred the release of specific documents pertinent to CMPand#82
49 min
570
Jay Cost, Tarini Parti, and the Beginning of th...
Ben is back in studio as the countdown to the first GOP presidential primary debate begins. On today’s Federalist Radio Hour, Ben breaks down the polling and the cash that drives the debate cycle. Jay Cost of the Weekly St
49 min
571
Friday News Roundup On Federalist Radio With Ma...
On a special episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Mary Katherine Ham guest hosts for Ben. The Editor-at-Large of Hot Air leads a discussion of the upcoming Republican primary, the Planned Parenthood scandal, and her new boo
49 min
572
David Pietrusza Explains The Year That Changed ...
Reeling from the Great Depression, the United States and Germany elected two new leaders of diametrically opposed ideologies. In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt won the presidency and Adolf Hitler became chancellor. Products of eco
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573
It Stinks That Cecil The Lion is Dead. But Moll...
Cecil the lion is dead. While Mollie Hemingway regrets the loss, she has no sympathy for a media that expresses more anger over a dead jungle cat than Planned Parenthoodand#8217;s sale of aborted baby organs. On today’s ep
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574
Meet The Man Changing The Way You Get Your News
Bubba Atkinson of IJR joins the Federalist Radio hour.
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575
Why Did Republicans Waste A Perfect Opportunity...
If Republican legislators simply ran out the clock, they couldand#8217;ve shrunk the High Way Trust fund and restored a decentralized approach to transportation funding. Thatand#8217;s according to Dr. Daniel J. Mitchell, a
49 min
576
Andrew Stiles Says Only Clinton Can Get Away Wi...
Matthew Continetti and company host today’s edition of the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss and debate the future of Hillary Clinton, the Iranian nuclear deal, and Planned Parenthood. The Free Beacon correspondent covering
49 min
577
Ashe Schow Explains the Sexual Legalism Sweepin...
According to one university, drinking a few brews before hooking up makes you a sexual predator. Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the phenomenon of legalistic sex sweeping Amer
49 min
578
David Axelrod Says He Likes Bernie Sanders For ...
David Axelrod, the architect of the Obama presidency, joins the Federalist Radio Hour. Once the Administration’s top political advisor, Axelrod now gives Ben his take on the race for the White House in 2016. While he belie
49 min
579
The Center for Medical Progress Says There Are ...
The Executive Director of the Center for Medical Progress joins the Federalist Radio Hour.
49 min
580
Russell Moore Says The Era of the Moral Majorit...
At this moment, the next Saint Augustine may be marching at the head of a Gay Pride Day parade and the future Mother Teresa might be operating a Planned Parenthood clinic. It’s for this reason that Dr. Russell Moore encour
49 min
581
Noah Rothman Says Failure to Deal With Terroris...
Failure to deal with terrorism abroad makes domestic attacks more likely. That’s according to Commentary’s Noah Rothman who joins David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway on today’s episode of the Federalist Radio Hour. Th
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582
Arthur Brooks Calls For A New Kind Of Conservatism
Arthur Brooks has called on Conservatives to make a sweeping paradigm change. The President of AEI argues that itand#8217;s never enough to stand against something. Rather, the right must stand up for someone, if they are to
49 min
583
Mollie Hemingway Explains How Big Corporations ...
The Federalist Radio Hour reacts in horror to the revelation that Planned Parenthood has been harvesting and selling the limbs and organs of aborted children. On todayand#8217;s program, Mollie Hemingway joins Ben to discuss
49 min
584
Charles Cooke Says Conservatives and Libertaria...
Modern American political philosophy encapsulates a diversity of opinion that can either spark division or foster dialogue. Charles Cooke lobbies for the latter. On the Federalist Radio Hour, the National Review writer expla
49 min
585
Matt Lewis Says Donald Trump’s The Wrong Kind o...
The candidacy of Donald Trump, and#8220;is a symbol of how far our civilization has comeand#8211;in the wrong direction.and#8221; Thatand#8217;s according to Matt Lewis, the Daily Callerand#8217;s senior contributor who joi
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586
Katrina Trinko Says Papal Authority Extends to ...
On a special edition of the Federalist Radio Hour, David Harsanyi guest hosts for Ben. Katrina Trinko joins the senior editor of the Federalist on air for a discussion of papal authority and gay marriage. Managing editor of
49 min
587
Ike Brannon Says There’s A Lesson Behind the Ch...
Economist Ike Brannon diagnoses the diseased command economies of China and Greece on todayand#8217;s episode of The Federalist Radio Hour. The Bush Institute fellow joins guest host Robert Tracinski to make sense of the cra
49 min
588
Bill Gertz Says Nation’s Woefully Unprepared To...
On a special edition of the Federalist Radio Hour, Matthew Continetti guest hosts for Ben. The Editor of the Washington Free Beacon leads an All Star Cast in a robust discussion of foreign policy, culture, and both partyand
49 min
589
Fredrik deBoer Says Polygamous Marriages Are Next
Robert Tracinski hosts Ilya Shapiro and Fredrik deBoer during a robust discussion of the future of marriage.
49 min
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Robert Tracinski Outlines The Rules of Culture ...
Robert Tracinski reveals the realities behind every battle of the Culture War.
49 min
591
Remembering The Beginning of Our Freedom
More than day off for barbecues and fireworks, Independence Day will forever mark the beginning of an American era, the anniversary of our first birth of freedom. On today’s Federalist Radio Hour, Ben breathes life into a
49 min
592
George Will Joins Federalist Radio
On the Federalist Radio Hour, George F. Will offers his account of the state of the American nation, education, and baseball. A Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist and accomplished author, Will looks critically at the judicial
49 min
593
Rebuilding America, Charles Murray Joins Federa...
“The American project, as originally defined, is dead,” says Dr. Charles Murray. The WH Brady Scholar of the American Enterprise Institute and accomplished author joins Ben on today’s episode to discuss his new book, B
49 min
594
Winning the Millennial Vote
Much pursued but little understood, millennials represent a key demographic for any candidate seeking the White House. Co-founder of Echelon Insights, host of the Pollster podcast, and author, Kristen S. Anderson joins Ben o
49 min
595
Separated Powers Two Centuries Later: The Healt...
Ben speaks with F.H. Buckley, author of The Once and Future King, about the health of Constitutional government in America today.
49 min
596
Judicial Roundup On Federalist Radio Hour
It has been a momentous few days at the Supreme Court as the justices handed down three groundbreaking decisions. Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben gets the first draft reactions from top scholars on the issues. Sarah
49 min
597
King v. Burwell
Robert Tracinski guest hosts the Federalist Radio Hour to give breaking analysis of the Supreme Courts King v. Burwell decision.
49 min
598
The Importance Of Alexander Hamilton
Ben Offers A Historical Primer on Alexander Hamilton.
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Bobby Jindal Joins The Federalist Radio Hour
Ben Speaks with Bobby Jindal on the eve of the Governors expected presidential announcement.
49 min
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Should We Execute The Boston Bomber?
Ben Hosts A Debate Over Whether The Boston Bomber Deserves The Death Penalty.
49 min
601
The Danger of Civil Asset Forfeiture
A Florida man entered the airport with $11,000 dollars and a ticket home, but after a confrontation with the police, he left without his life savings. Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, the Daily Signal’s Melissa Quinn e
49 min
602
Holy Encyclicals And Vicious Debates
The Federalist Radio Hour gets an insiderand#8217;s look on some of Congressand#8217; hottest summer issues. Coalitions Director for the Republican Study Committee, Rachel Kopec joins Ben to dissect the debate on the Export
49 min
603
Ann Coulter Says Adios America On Federalist Ra...
Ann Coulter joins Ben in-studio on this edition of The Federalist Radio Hour. The two sparred over Coulterand#8217;s suggested approach to immigration reform. Advertising her new book, Adios America!, Coulter offered a poi
49 min
604
The TPA, Paul Ryan, and King v. Burwell
Representative Paul Ryan joins Ben to discuss the Transportation Promotion Authority on todayand#8217;s edition of The Federalist Radio. More concerned with policy than politics, Ryan argues that heand#8217;ll push any progr
49 min
605
David Azerrad, Adam Bellow
Ben speaks with David Azerrad, Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center For Principles and Politics at The Heritage Foundation. On the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta, the two discuss that documentand#8217;s enduring con
49 min
606
Mollie Hemingway, John Davidson, Rich Cromwell
On a special edition of the Federalist Radio Hour, Mollie Hemingway sits in for Ben Domenech to discuss race, sex, and gender. In studio, John Davidson of the Texas Public Policy Foundation joined Mollie in a conversation ab
49 min
607
Judith Curry, Anthony Watts, John Siciliano
Robert Tracinski sits in for Ben to host a robust discussion about climate change with prominent scholars and a leading DC journalist. Judith Curry, former chair of Atmospheric Science at Georgia Institute of Technology, loo
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608
Robby Soave, Jonathan V. Last
Ben speaks with Robby Soave, staff-editor of Reason.com, today on The Federalist Radio Hour. The two talk about speech codes on campus, the unfortunate plight of Detroit city, and police brutality in McKinney, Texas. Later i
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Erick Erickson
Ben speaks with Erick Erickson, editor-in-chief of Red State, on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour. The two discussed 2016, the old Iowa Straw Poll, and the new Red State Gathering. Domenech also got a sense of the
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Dave Weigel, Francis Cianfrocca
Ben speaks with Dave Weigel, the roving reporter for Bloomberg Politics, about the 2016 presidential primaries, transgender politics, and the journalistand#8217;s upcoming book about progressive rock. Later in the program, F
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Avik Roy
Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben speaks with Avik Roy, the senior advisor to Governor Rick Perryand#8217;s presidential campaign. The two discussed the mistakes Republican candidates have committed in past elections,
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Mary Katharine Ham, Guy Benson
On The Federalist Radio Hour, Mary Katharine Ham, Editor-At-Large of Hot Air, and Guy Benson, Political Editor at Town Hall, joined Ben in studio to discuss their upcoming book, End of Discussion. The trio discussed how an
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Jonathan Martin
Ben speaks with Jonathan Martin, the national political correspondent at The New York Times. The two discuss both the Republican and Democratic prospects for 2016, and the new challenges of reporting a presidential general
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Robert Tracinski, Denise McAllister
Ben talks with Robert Tracinski, a senior writer at the Federalist, about the fallacy of Paul Ehrlich’s Population Bomb. Later in the broadcast, D.C. McAllister explains the controversy brewing in South Carolina over th
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Kelsey Harkness, Olivia Nuzzi
Ben speaks with The Daily Signaland#8217;s Kelsey Harkness about state misconduct in the case against a bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Later, Olivia Nuzzi of The Daily Beast gave her take
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The Federalist Radio Hour: Bill McMorris, Sean ...
Ben speaks with the hilarious Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon. The two discuss Americaand#8217;s self-confidence crisis and subsequent moral decline. Later in the program, Federalist co-founder, Sean Davis share
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Eliana Johnson, Brian Willet
Ben spoke with the DC Editor of National Review, Eliana Johnson, about Senator Elizabeth Warrenand#8217;s controversial practice of flipping homes. He also got her take on the 2016 field of presidential contenders. Brian Wil
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Chris Jacobs, Dustin Siggins 
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John Dickerson
Ben speaks with John Dickerson, the future anchor of CBSand#8217; Face the Nation, about his vision for the news program and how he plans to cover the 2016 presidential election.
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Memorial Day
Ben talks about the history of the United States and the sacrifices soldiers have made.
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Carly Fiorina, Rebecca Berg
Ben talks with Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina and Real Clear Politics political reporter Rebecca Berg.
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Rob Tracinski
Ben talks with Rob Tracinski.
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CJ Ciaramella
Ben talks with CJ Ciaramella.
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Clark Neily, Charles Cooke
Guest host David Harsanyi talks with Clark Neily and Charles Cooke.
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Ken Cuccinelli
Ben talks with former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.
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Rebecca Cusey
Guest hosts Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi talk with Rebecca Cusey.
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John Tamny
Ben talks with John Tamny from Real Clear Markets.
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Jared Meyer
Ben talks with Jared Meyer from the Manhattan Institute.
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Mike Needham
Ben talks with Mike Needham.
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Buck Sexton, Rob Tracinski
Ben talks with Buck Sexton and Rob Tracinski.
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John Gray
Ben talks with John Gray of the Heritage Foundation.
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Christina Hoff Sommers
Ben talks with Christina Hoff Sommers.
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Mark Hemingway, Lettie Teague
Ben talks with Mark Hemingway and Lettie Teague.
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Emily Ekins, Rob Tracinski
Ben talks with Emily Ekins and Rob Tracinski.
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Peter Suderman, Patrice Stilley
Ben talks with Peter Suderman and Patrice Stilley.
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Sean Davis, Brad Jackson, Josh Zerkle
Ben talks with Sean Davis, Brad Jackson and Josh Zerkle.
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Ross Douthat
Ben talks with Ross Douthat for the full hour.
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Dana Perino, Gabriel Malor
Ben talks with Dana Perino and Gabriel Malor.
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Kelsey Harkness, Bre Payton
Ben talks with Kelsey Harkness and Bre Payton
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Sonny Bunch, Kat Timpf
Ben talks with Sonny Bunch and Kat Timpf.
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Ilya Shapiro, Ryan Anderson
Ben talks with Ilya Shaprio and Ryan Anderson.
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Mollie Hemingway, Jon Ward
Ben talks with Mollie Hemingway and Jon Ward.
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Mary Katherine Ham, David Marcus
Ben talks with Mary Katherine Ham and David Marcus.
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David Azerrad, Rachel Lu, Grace Stark
Ben talks with David Azerrad, Rachel Lu and Grace Stark.
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Bill McMorris, Peter Suderman, Jonathan Last
Ben talks with Bill McMorris, Peter Suderman, and Jonathan Last.
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Ted Cruz, Will Rahn
Ben Domenech and Will Rahn are joined by Senator Ted Cruz.
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Rebecca Berg, Curtis Dubay, Paul Bonicelli
Ben talks with Rebecca Berg about campaign 2016.
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Betsy Woodruff, David Harsanyi
Ben talks with Betsy Woodruff and David Harsanyi.
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Phillip Klein, Sean Davis, Rob Tracinski
Ben talks with Sean Davis about the Hillary Clinton announcement.
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Peter Suderman, Sonny Bunch
Ben Domenech and Peter Suderman discuss Rand Paul, the summer movie outlook, and Problematic things with Sonny Bunch.
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Senator Mike Lee, David Harsanyi, The Hugo Awards
Ben talks with Senator Mike Lee, David Harsanyi, and about the controversy over the Hugo Awards.
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George Will, Mollie Hemingway, My Little Pony
Ben talks with George Will and Mollie Hemingway.
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Gabriel Malor, Tom Nichols
Ben talks with Gabriel Malor about the presidential announcment of Rand Paul and the controversy surrounding the Hugo Awards, and with Tom Nichols about John Oliverand#8217;s interview with Edward Snowden.
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Michael Brendan Dougherty, Rob Tracinski
Guests: Rob Tracinski, Michael Brendan Dougherty
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