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  • Hillary and Jeb Could Both Lose “The Story Primary”

    Hillary and Jeb Could Both Lose “The Story Primary”

    Ted Cruz got one thing right when he became the first officially announced presidential candidate: He launched his speech by telling his story, describing his parents and their struggles. This might not win a nomination for the Republican senator from Texas, but history strongly suggests that voters will select the…

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  • The Incredibly Shrinking Talk Show Host

    icon Mike Shaw

    Or, alternately, “Honey, Tucson Medical Weight Loss Shrunk the Host.”  Either works for me. I knew I needed to lose 40 or 50 pounds, but I could never seem to get started.  Enter Tucson Medical Weight Loss. During my first visit I discovered that to reach my ideal body fat…

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  • Senator Marco Rubio On The Iran Negotiations, 2016

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio joined me to begin today's show: Audio: 03-24hhs-rubio Transcript: HH: I begin today's show with United States Senator Marco Rubio. Senator Rubio, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show, it's great to have you. MR: It's great to be on, thank you. HH: You know, my…

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  • Conservative Lessons for 2016 from Israel Elections 2015

    Conservative Lessons for 2016 from Israel Elections 2015

    The Israeli elections look confusing and almost indescribably complicated to most Americans but conservatives eager to put an end to the Obama era can still learn some important lessons from the results. First, those results from Israel will remain opaque and indecisive for days, even for weeks, after the ballots…

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  • Illinois Senator Mark Kirk On The Iran Negotiations

    Illinois Senator Mark Kirk joined me today to talk about the state of the Congressional oversight of the negotiations with Iran: Audio: 03-24hhs-kirk Transcript: HH: I begin this hour with Illinois Senator, United States Senator, Mark Kirk. You can follow Senator Kirk on Twitter, @SenatorKirk. He is of course one…

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  • CNN’s Peter Hamby On The Start Of The 2016 Race

    CNN's Peter Hamby joined me on the show today to talk about the launch of Senator Ted Cruz campaign yesterday and 2016 as well: Audio: 03-24hhs-hamby Transcript: HH: Joined now by Peter Hamby, CNN national political reporter. You ought to be following him on Twitter, @PeterHambyCNN. Peter, you were sick…

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  • Ted Cruz’s God Talk

    A little over a month ago I received an email from a liberal ordained Christian minister friend of mine. Attached to it was a word processor file purporting to contain a Ted Cruz quote about God and immigrants. Of course, it made Cruz sound like a theological buffoon. Also of…

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  • America’s Left-Wing Jews Ashamed of Israel’s Jews

    American Jews on the left were beside themselves last week. Israel's Jews did something that utterly infuriated these American Jews: Israel's Jews overwhelmingly voted for a man of the right (or for other right-of-center parties). And not just any right-winger, but the only leader in the Western world to publicly…

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