THR 5/7/16: Trump Seals the Deal: Can the GOP Now Unite?

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Mark Davis, sitting in for Hugh Hewitt, interviewed the Washington Post’s Robert Costa about Trump’s win in Indiana and whether Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork for a 2020 presidential run. Mike Gallagher and Matthew Spalding of Hillsdale College continued the discussion about Trump and Cruz. Mark Davis talked to...

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Hillary Reportedly Eyes Unhappy Republicans

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This article encourages her to ignore them and focus on appeasing the far left (The Week).  A look at how some believe Trump could actually win (Federalist).  From Michael Barone:  Much could depend on turnout. Contrary to conventional wisdom, Democratic turnout has been declining during the Obama presidency and,...

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Medved: Is Life Really Worse Today?

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Sinking approval ratings show the Republican Party losing touch with the public by peddling simple-minded nostalgia for the past.  A recent Pew survey shows 70 percent of self-identified “Conservative Republicans” agreeing with the statement: “Compared with 50 years ago, life for people like me is worse.” That’s ridiculous: in 1966,...

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What Went Wrong For Ted Cruz

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Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard joined Mark Davis on the Hugh Hewitt Show to conduct a post mortem of sorts on the Ted Cruz campaign. Barnes suggests that the main two causes of death for Cruz were that he could not broaden his base and he became obsessed with...

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How Donald Trump Can Court National Security Conservatives

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Senator Jim Talent joined Mark Davis on the Hugh Hewitt Show to suggest a few things that Donald Trump might do to appeal to national security conservatives. Among his suggestions were a change in Trump’s rhetoric regarding America’s allies: rather than treating America’s troops as mercenaries defending other nations, recognize...

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Hewitt: National Day Of Prayer 2016

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Today is the annual National Day of Prayer which will be recognized in Washington D.C. and at thousands of gatherings around the country. This special day of prayer is a healthy reminder for us all. Has it ever been more self-evident that we ought to turn our hearts to God...

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Mohler: Religious Liberty Threatened

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights recently published a “Statement Condemning Recent State Laws and Pending Proposals Targeting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community.” The statement includes these words, “Civil rights protections ensuring nondiscrimination, as embodied in the Constitution, laws, and policies, are of preeminent importance in American jurisprudence.”...

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Quest to Put Coal Companies Out of Business Coming Back to Bite Hillary

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She is campaigning in coal country now, and changing her tune (Townhall).  Another story notes “Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was confronted Monday at a campaign stop in West Virginia by a laid-off coal worker over previous comments she made that “we’re going to put a lot of coal...

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Mohler: Campus Collision

A story of incredible consequence recently appeared as the cover story in the Sports section of USA Today. The title: “Campus Collision: Religious freedom versus LGBT rights puts NCAA in a hot seat.” The story praises Fordham University, which has taken a small “c” view of the institution’s historical Catholicism...

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Ted Cruz with Mike Gallagher on the Eve of the Indiana Primary

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Presidential candidate Ted Cruz joined the Mike Gallagher Show on Monday to discuss Donald Trump’s liberal policies and the media’s willingness to go soft on him. Gallagher and Cruz also talk about Cruz’s ground game and the possibility of an open convention.  

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Mohler: Party Platforms Shifting?

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In recent years, it has been impossible to imagine a Republican Party platform that would not be pro-life and pro-traditional marriage, and a Democratic platform that would not be pro-choice and pro-gay marriage. Although this divide is likely to continue, there are questions now being raised on the Republican side...

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THR 4/30/16: Trump Crushes 5 States; Kasich/Cruz Form Pact to Stop Him

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Hugh Hewitt discussed what to look for next week in the Indiana primary with National Review’s Tim Alberta. Hewitt turned to National Review’s Jonah Goldberg and the National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar to analyze the Cruz-Kasich pact in Indiana to stop Trump’s momentum. Larry Elder spoke with American Spectator’s John Fund...

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Medved: Clear Visions Replace Hollywood’s Religious Blind Spot

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The year is still young, but 2016 already looks like a big success in terms of faith-friendly films from Hollywood: “Miracles from Heaven” features Jennifer Garner in the finest performance of her career in a true story about a mother struggling to maintain her Christian beliefs as her daughter battles...

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