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Free Speech and Donor Privacy

Free Speech and Donor Privacy
March 24, 2017 • 07:15 am

David Keating, President of the Center for Competitive Politics, discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court order in Independence Institute v. FEC, which marked a sad day for the First Amendment and for the right to criticize government, and the dangers invasive disclosure requirements pose to Americans' First Amendment rights.

We Can Fix Our Broken Government

We Can Fix Our Broken Government
March 24, 2017 • 07:04 am

David Schoenbrod, Policy Expert and Author, discusses the vicious cycle of grand promises and budget gimmicks by elected officials, how we can fix our broken government, and his latest book, "DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington."

The Politics of Fishing

The Politics of Fishing
March 24, 2017 • 06:52 am

Tred Barta, Outdoorsman, Former Host of the Best and Worst of Tred Barta, and Author, discusses how commercial fishing and conservation can co-exist, how President Trump can stop the Obama attack on the American fishing industry, and his latest book, "Driven."

Foreign Affairs Under President Trump

Foreign Affairs Under President Trump
March 17, 2017 • 08:46 am

Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses AEI's latest political report covering public opinion on President Trump and his handling of foreign affairs, perceptions of America's place in the world and its relations with Russia, and how Americans feel about continued support for NATO.

American Health Care Act: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

American Health Care Act: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
March 17, 2017 • 08:14 am

Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses the Republican leadership's replacement plan for ObamaCare, its prognosis in the House and Senate, and the VA's beleaguered health system.

The Good, the Bad and the Angry

The Good, the Bad and the Angry
March 17, 2017 • 07:58 am

Quin Hillyer, nationally recognized authority on the American political process, discusses why there is no good reason for angry Americans, why there is a need for investigative journalism, and why President Trump's budget proposal might just work.

Understanding Conservatism in the Trump Age

Understanding Conservatism in the Trump Age
March 10, 2017 • 08:27 am

Steven Hayward, author and senior resident scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley, discusses President Trump's relationship with the media, the intellectual, political and cultural upheaval that exists in politics today and his latest book, "Patriotism Is Not Enough: Harry Jaffa, Walter Berns, and the Arguments that Redefined American Conservatism."

Upcoming SCOTUS Hearings

Upcoming SCOTUS Hearings
March 10, 2017 • 07:15 am

John Malcolm, Director of the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and the Ed Gilbertson and Sherry Lindberg Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, discusses how the Senate is gearing up for its hearings with Judge Neil Gorsuch beginning on March 20th and then provides some insight into questions about Gorsuch's judicial philosophy.

Repeal and Replace ObamaCare

Repeal and Replace ObamaCare
March 03, 2017 • 08:43 am

Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses the need to repeal and replace ObamaCare, why the GOP must act fast and the role HHS Secretary Tom Price will play in the process.

Reforming Tax Reform

Reforming Tax Reform
March 03, 2017 • 08:24 am

Michi Iljazi, Vice President of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA), discusses tax reform and disagreements that currently exist over specific provisions, and TPA's "Roadmap to Fiscal Sanity.”

CPAC, the Second Amendment and More

CPAC, the Second Amendment and More
March 03, 2017 • 08:01 am

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the "mood" and happenings at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and the latest news on the Second Amendment.


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