• 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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  • 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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  • Talking Defense Spending With John McCain

    Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain joined me to open the third hour of the show today: Audio: 03-20hhs-mccain Transcript: HH: The longest range story is whether or not we're going to fund the Pentagon. And at the tip of that spear is Senator John McCain from…

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  • Talking Defense Spending With Lindsey Graham

    South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham opened the show today talking about the combined efforts of House and Senate Republicans to break the sequester cap on the Pentagon: Audio: 03-20hhs-graham Transcript: HH: I begin this program with the United States Senator from South Carolina, and soon, I think, to be a…

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  • Just In Case You Are Wondering…

    Just In Case You Are Wondering…

    Friday's third hour, Hugh's interview with Fred Barnes, in which Hugh said something about some team from somewhere in the state just east of Indiana, and referred to the mighty Bulldogs of Butler as “puppies,” is proof that what Hugh knows about college basketball can be contained the smallest thimble…

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  • Tom Ricks On Reforming Defense Spending

    Foreign Policy's Tom Ricks joined me to talk defense spending on today's show: Audio: 03-19hhs-ricks Transcript: HH: So pleased to welcome back Thomas E. Ricks. He's covered the United States Military for 20 years for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, the author of five books. In fact,…

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  • One Down, Five To Go

    One Down, Five To Go

    Butler 56, Texas 48 Did Hugh say something about Ohio State on air? I think so, but who really pays attention when the word “Ohio” leaves his lips? Just a couple of questions, 1) Where did Ohio State's head coach attend and play his own college basketball?; 2) Where did…

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