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Conservative Talk Radio Gives Donald Trump A Pass On Shifting Immigration Stance

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics

Conservative talk radio has long been an influential bastion of anti-immigrant sentiment. When Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) backed a bipartisan effort to...

Trump Is Now Calling Obama The 'Most Valuable Player' For ISIS

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, during multiple interviews on Thursday, referred to President Barack Obama as “the most valuable playe...

Hugh Hewitt Is Backing A Democrat For Senate In California

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics

Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt made a somewhat surprising announcement during his show Thursday: He’s supporting a Democrat in California’s S...

Hugh Hewitt Decides To Back Donald Trump After All

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics

Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt announced on Thursday that he supports Donald Trump becoming the Republican nominee, despite arguing just last wee...

Trump Adviser Wants Conservative Host Banned From GOP Convention

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.08.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- Trump Senior Adviser Dan Scavino Jr. called Thursday for the Republican National Committee to bar Hugh Hewitt from its July convention in ...

Hugh Hewitt: RNC Must Dump Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics

Conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt said on Wednesday that the Republican National Committee should ask Donald Trump to withdraw his candidacy or...

Mitch McConnell Says Donald Trump Would Respect Limits On Power

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump would respect limits on his authority if he's elected president, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Monday...

Should Trump waterboard the delegates?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

After the first ballot... will Trump's foreign policy ignorance will catch up with him? The fifth debate took place at the Venetian Hotel in Las V...

TONIGHT'S DEBATE: Will Trump Play it Cool or not?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Has The Establishment played into Trump's (big) hands? The stakes are high in tonight's Republican presidential debate at the University of Miami....

Preview of Tonight's Republican Debate in Houston

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Cruz will enjoy home court advantage, which won't be enough. TONIGHT COULD RULE OUT A TRUMP-RUBIO TICKET e We started with seventeen candidates ...

Donald Trump's Morally Bankrupt Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn't Even Rooted in Reality

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the United States is so reprehensible that it's hard to know where to begin. So I'll begin with this: Aside from being morally bankrupt and likely to provoke anti-Muslim violence, Trump's rhetoric is based on a profound misreading of reality.

Why Do Conservatives Get To Question Candidates -- But Not Progressives?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

At Tuesday's upcoming Democratic Party debate, CNN is not planning to include a single progressive advocate among its panel of four questioners.

Donald Trump as the Charlie Sheen Candidate... 'WINNING!'

Martin Luz | Posted 09.23.2016 | Comedy
Martin Luz

Most commentators trying to figure out the appeal of Donald Trump are looking in the wrong place. They try to intuit some kind of ideological appeal, when the candidate's hook is purely visceral. Trump hits GOP voters in the gut when he says: "We don't have any wins any more."

Donald Trump On Climate Change: 'I Believe There’s Weather'

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has rendered his opinion on climate change, and it is characteristically off-kilter. "Unless somebody ...

Week to Week News Quiz for 9/18/15: Special GOP Debate Roundup Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 09.18.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Relive the highlights and lowlights of the recent GOP debate by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Her Se...

Previewing the Second 2016 Republican Debate

Alan Schroeder | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Six weeks have passed since the first Republican debate of the 2016 race, and as the cast of characters returns to the stage for their second match, campaign dynamics have come more sharply into focus.

GOP Debates: Will Trump Be a No-Show?

Bernie Shine | Posted 09.10.2016 | Entertainment
Bernie Shine

Trump often does media interviews by telephone. Maybe he can simply phone in his participation in the debates, reserving his comments until they are over. He can fight his war of words on Twitter and other outlets and never need to leave the comforts of Trump Towers.

Salem Media Group Approaching GOP Debate ‘Like A Super Bowl’

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.09.2015 | Media

NEW YORK – As millions of Americans watch 16 Republican presidential candidates battle it out next week on CNN, executives at Salem Media Group hope...

Hugh Hewitt: Donald Trump's Criticism Won't Change My Questions For CNN Debate

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.04.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt said Friday that Donald Trump’s dismissal of him as a “third-rate radio announcer” won’t affec...

Republicans Are Obsessed With Islamic Terrorists. Just Don't Ask Them To Name Any.

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

The GOP presidential candidates love to warn voters of the threat of Islamic terrorists. Not a day goes by without Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) bemoaning t...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...