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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.

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Ben Domenech is the publisher of The Federalist and writes The Transom, a daily subscription email for political insiders. He is also a senior fellow at The Heartland Institute, a former speechwriter and book editor, co-founder of Redstate and former co-host of the award winning Coffee and Markets podcast.

Andrew Stiles Says Only Clinton Can Get Away With Sending Classified Intel On A Private Email

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 the Democratic Primary, Andrew Stiles reports that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent classified information from an unsecured private email account. While…

Ashe Schow Explains the Sexual Legalism Sweeping American Campuses

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 American campuses. Schow reports that Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina mandates that relations between students must be “enthusiastic, sober,…

David Axelrod Says He Likes Bernie Sanders For President

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 believes that Donald Trump can never win, Axelrod admits that there’s an “element of outrage that he speaks to…

Russell Moore Says The Era of the Moral Majority Is Over

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 encourages Christians to see their political opponents not as enemies but “as future brothers and sisters.”…

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Noah Rothman Says Failure to Deal With Terrorism Abroad Encourages Attacks Domestically

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. The assistant online editor argues that the attacks like those in Chattanooga “have become a part of life, and will continue, until their roots…

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 it’s never enough to stand against something. Rather, the right must stand up for someone, if they are to remain politically relevant. On today’s edition of the Federalist Radio Hour, Brooks joins David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway…

Mollie Hemingway Explains How Big Corporations Kill Babies, Sell Their Limbs, and Get Away With It.

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 today’s program, Mollie Hemingway joins Ben to discuss how to respond. In addition to sadness over the slaughter, the two express outrage over the media’s complicit coverage. A Senior…

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Charles Cooke Says Conservatives and Libertarians Must Unite or Perish Politically

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 explains why he’s fallen in love with American liberty, and how he hopes Conservatives and Libertarians come together, right now, over his book.…

Matt Lewis Says Donald Trump’s The Wrong Kind of American Icon

The candidacy of Donald Trump, “is a symbol of how far our civilization has come–in the wrong direction.” That’s according to Matt Lewis, the Daily Caller’s senior contributor who joins Ben Domenech to discuss the 2016 presidential field and his upcoming book. On today’s Federalist Radio Hour, the veteran political writer gives his take on both the…