Marc Thiessen: Donald Trump Was “Completely Vapid” On Foreign Policy In Debate

The American Enterprise Institute’s Marc Thiessen joined Bill Bennett to share his take on the CNN GOP debate: Carly Fiorina killed it. Jeb Bush did pretty well—but all of his best moments reminded you that he’s a Bush. Marco Rubio was masterful on foreign policy. Donald Trump’s answers on foreign...

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Carly Dominates GOP Presidential Debate

Directly after Wednesday’s GOP presidential debate, Guy Benson interviewed Florida Republican strategist Rick Wilson about his take on the night’s events. Both agreed that Carly Fiorina dominated and was probably the winner.

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Thornbury: Republican Hopefuls Should Be Listening

Greg Thornbury

As we look towards the 2016 Presidential election, a recent Quinnipiac poll released yielded some surprising results: If Vice President Biden was the Democratic candidate, he would beat Donald Trump by eight points, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush by six points and Senator Marco Rubio by three points. In head-to-head...

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Will Football Take Voters Away From The Presidential Race?

Hugh Hewitt recently argued in the Washington Examiner that as football season and the holidays ramp up, Americans will begin to consume less political news and commentary. Jon Greenberg from Politifact.com took issue with Hugh’s assertion and called into his show to fact check him. For the complete interview and transcript, visit HughHewitt.com. Join...

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Hewitt: Why the Wednesday Night Debate Matters So Much

This is a football-mad country … and thank the stars it is. There are bridges across the partisan divide, and they are often painted in team colors. The arrival of tailgating and of fall temps will also drop the temps of the campaign rhetoric, which, truth be told, hit boiling...

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Medved: The Folly of Staging Unwinnable Fights

The recent controversy surrounding Kim Davis in Kentucky should not be understood as a milestone in the struggle for religious liberty, but it does illustrate a dangerous, destructive tendency among too many conservatives. The problem with her fight was that she had no chance to win: there is no way,...

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Brooks: The Poor: An Untapped Resource

Believe it or not, most conservatives believe that the government plays an important role in helping the needy. Indeed, they affirm along with Friedrich Hayek and President Ronald Reagan that the social safety net for the truly needy is a great achievement of modern civilization. So why do conservatives so...

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Religious Faith—and Positive Black Images—Win at the Box Office

The startling success of the new movie “War Room” should send a powerful message to the entertainment industry. This little film about the power of prayer working to save a troubled marriage cost $3.5 million to make and, in its first two weeks, grossed $30 million at the box office....

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Hillary Clinton’s Desperate Campaign Reboot

Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Hugh Hewitt looks at Hillary Clinton’s address to the Brookings Institution. Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo talks about how to stop Obama’s Iran nuke deal. Mike Gallagher turns to Pete Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center to discuss the county clerk thrown in jail for refusing to issue marriage...

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Brooks: The Best Way To Fight Poverty

I bet you didn’t know that since 1970, the percentage of people in the world living on a dollar a day or less—a traditional measure of starvation-level poverty—has fallen by 80 percent. Billions of souls have been able to pull themselves out of poverty thanks to five conservative principles: globalization,...

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Davenport: Is Banning Public Sleeping Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

The Obama administration’s Department of Justice is full of surprises, the latest being their opinion that city ordinances banning public sleeping constitute “cruel and unusual punishment” under the Constitution.   Although this was merely an opinion submitted to the federal court in Idaho about Boise’s ordinance, cities all over America are...

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Brooks: A Common Misconception

There is a common misconception in America today that conservatives are materialistic. The truth is they aren’t, and this confusion is a central political irony of our time. Progressives truly want to help the poor but have tried to solve poverty primarily with government money, relegating talk of culture to...

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