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Radio Host Hugh Hewitt Calls Ted Cruz The Republican Frontrunner For 2016

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

With more and more Republican candidates jumping into the 2016 race, radio host Hugh Hewitt has a surprising take on the state of the GOP landscape, t...

Chris Christie: If I Run, I Will Beat Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) hasn't yet said he'll run for president in 2016, but during an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt, he didn't see...

Gabriel Arana

Right-Wing Media Watch Hillary Clinton Video, Respond With Sexism, Bad Jokes | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

What Sarah Palin is to the left, Hillary Clinton is to the right, which is to say fodder for endless jokes and derision. And the former First Lady’s...

Cheney: Obama Leaving A 'Terrible Burden' For Next President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took another swipe at President Barack Obama on Tuesday, criticizing him over the Iran deal framework put in place l...

Ben Carson Gets Confused On Foreign Policy Question, But Doesn't Want To Get Bogged Down In Details

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Ben Carson, the former neurosurgeon weighing a Republican bid for the White House, got a little confused about foreign policy and the origins of Islam...

NJ: Meet Hugh Hewitt, The GOP's New Go-To Pundit

National Journal | Posted 03.13.2015 | Media

Before Hugh Hewitt would answer my questions, he had a condition: Through the producer of The Hugh Hewitt Show—his 15-year-old radio program that to...

Michael Calderone

Republican Presidential Contenders Flocking To Conservative Radio Host | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.12.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When radio host Hugh Hewitt questions Republican candidates at CNN’s first primary debate this fall, he says, viewers will be “much mo...

Conservative Radio Host Interrogates Bill O'Reilly On War Reporting

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, appearing on the "Hugh Hewitt Show" on Friday, once again denied accusations that he lied about reporting from a war zone...

Coffman Still Mad at Being Square Peg in Round Hole of Aurora

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

But whether you think Coffman is anything like a Cuckoo bird, you wouldn't expect Coffman, three years after redistricting, to be bringing up the square-peg issue himself, almost hating on his own district.

Coffman Is Christie's Ally in Saying Colorado Going to Pot

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's one thing for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to drop into Colorado and tell us our quality of life is going down the tubes thanks to marijuana legalization. But it's another for our own elected officials to tell us as much.

Top Colorado Republicans Want to Restore Order Via the 10 Commandments

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why are the 10 Commandments so attractive to conservatives that talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt doesn't blink an eye when Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez says we should "go back" to the 10 Commandments to restore "some order in society."If I were Hewitt, I'd have asked how not coveting they neighbor's wife, not using the lord's name in vain, and not being an atheist would help the teenage migrants.

John Thune Rules Out 2016 Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) has ruled out a bid for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. During a Wednesday radio interview with conservat...

Dick Cheney Hits Obama Administration For Handling Of Bin Laden Raid

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

If former Vice President Dick Cheney was at the helm when Osama bin Laden was killed, some things would have been done differently. In a Thursday r...

Did Tom Cotton Break Ethics Rules During A Radio Interview?

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) touted his Senate campaign on the radio amid the votes that sparked the government shutdown Monday night, ...

Priebus Accuses Obama Of Wanting To Shut Down The Government

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus appears convinced that President Barack Obama is aiming for a government shutdown. In a Monda...

10 Pundits Who Picked Romney -- and Knew Better

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

Karl Rove led a parade of "experts" masquerading as fair-minded analysts whose real agenda was to line their own pockets by feeding the public's craving for information that confirms their biases. Here, 10 of the worst offenders.

"Skewed" Polls, ACORN, And Right-Wing Delusion

Eric Boehlert | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Lots of right-wing commentators can't comprehend that Romney's behind in the polls. They think he should be winning in a walk because of Obama's "trainwreck" presidency. "Why Isn't Romney Up by Ten Points?," asked a recent National Review Online piece.

Polls, Sham Polls and Linguistics

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Though scores of Republicans are looking at poll numbers and moving to the sidelines or outright jumping ship, at least two imaginative Romney cheerleader/pundits -- Hugh Hewitt and Dick Morris -- maintain a different view. They say Romney already is ahead.

Mind Games

D. R. Tucker | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Facts destroyed 'motivated reasoning' in my case. Could this happen to other conservatives? That depends on conservatives being willing to subject the views they hear and read to strict scrutiny, to ask themselves if they're really hearing the truth from the talkers.

Gingrich Loses the Media Primary

Dan Kennedy | Posted 04.02.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The rough media consensus today is that the Republican contest is, in fact, over. Gingrich is described not so much as a serious contender for the Republican nomination as he is an impediment to Romney's need to unify the party and focus on Barack Obama.

The Impersonator

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

The Romney of 2007-08 seemed to stand for something. What does the Romney of 2011-12 stand for? What, exactly, is he trying to accomplish?

WATCH: Fox News Analyst Hits Fellow Panelist

Posted 09.28.2011 | Media

A highly contentious debate on Thursday's "Hannity" wound up getting physical when Fox News analyst Pat Caddell actually pushed conservative talk show...

Christopher Hitchens: Israel Needs To End The Occupation To Truly Join The West

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last week Christopher Hitchens was interviewed on Hugh Hewitt's radio show, and he had some tough words for Israel. The author said that if Israel tr...

Hugh Hewitt: Dumping Donny Deutsch Shows MSNBC's 'Extreme Insecurity'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hugh Hewitt, the conservative commentator partially at the center of MSNBC's Donny Deutsch drama this week, has written a response to the situation da...

Torture Tales

Barry Eisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Barry Eisler

There are a number of factors behind America's growing embrace of torture, but among them is a brilliant campaign of cross-promotion between right-wing ideologues and right-wing entertainment.