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Weekly Standard Podcasts deliver unique analysis of the events shaping the news and the world today - from a conservative perspective. Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes lead an all-star roster of the best conservative minds including: Stephen F. Hayes, Andy Ferguson, Jonathan Last, Dan Halper and many more. Learn more about The Weekly Standard and our weekly magazine at WeeklyStandard.com.

Weekly Standard Podcasts deliver unique analysis of the events shaping the news and the world today - from a conservative perspective. Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes lead an all-star roster of the best conservative minds including: Stephen F. Hayes, Andy Ferguson, Jonathan Last, Dan Halper and many more. Learn more about The Weekly Standard and our weekly magazine at WeeklyStandard.com.
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Weekly Standard Podcasts deliver unique analysis of the events shaping the news and the world today - from a conservative perspective. Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes lead an all-star roster of the best conservative minds including: Stephen F. Hayes, Andy Ferguson, Jonathan Last, Dan Halper and many more. Learn more about The Weekly Standard and our weekly magazine at WeeklyStandard.com.

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Episodes

Breaking Down the Must Watch House Races

10/19/2018
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On today's Daily Standard Podcast, Scott Bland, editor of Politico's Campaign Pro, joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the upcoming midterm elections. Can the Democrats flip 23 House seats? Will the turnout be anything like previous midterms? What races are ones you should watch?

Duration:00:36:12

Decision 2018: The Senate Breakdown

10/18/2018
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On today's Daily Standard podcast, chief elections analyst David Byler takes us on a guided tour of the GOP's strong Senate map for the midterm elections—now less than three weeks away!—while reporter Andrew Egger takes a deeper dive into one of the year's most hotly contested races: Josh Hawley vs. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, where rabble-rouser James O'Keefe has been making a surprise splash. Editor's note: The latter half of the podcast has some microphone discrepancies, but is clear...

Duration:00:45:45

Trump's Saudi Conundrum

10/17/2018
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On today's Daily Standard podcast, deputy online editor Jim Swift and reporter Andrew Egger discuss President Trump's handling of the disappearance of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi and take a look at how the issue of preexisting conditions is shaping Missouri's toss-up Senate race. Plus, proof that President Trump calls his television surrogates to discuss... Charlie Sykes? This episode of the Substandard is sponsored by Audible.com. Start your 30 day free trial at audible.com/standard,...

Duration:00:34:11

MNF's Hollywood Ending

10/16/2018
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If it's Tuesday, it's time for the Tuesday Morning Quarterback episode of the Daily Standard Podcast. Gregg Easterbrook joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent column on why youth tackle football should be banned, Elizabeth Warren's fumble, and the amazing comeback win by the Green Bay Packers. The Daily Standard is sponsored by Calm.com For a limited time, The Daily Standard listeners can get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription, including unlimited access to allof Calm’s amazing...

Duration:00:23:26

Warren Tests for DNA and the 2020 Waters

10/15/2018
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On today's Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Michael Warren joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren's DNA ad and whether or not it will help her chances in 2020. Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:28:06

What is 'The Mob?'

10/12/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Politico's Elana Schor joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, military aid to Saudi Arabia, Senate confirmation of judges, the midterm elections, and what is... the "mob"? Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:24:07

#MeToo's First Birthday, the End of Nicolas De Meyer, and Another Shutdown Threat?

10/11/2018
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Charlie Sykes is traveling today, so deputy online editor Jim Swift is holding down the Daily Standard fort. Staff writer Alice B. Lloyd and reporter Andrew Egger join for a emotionally uneven joyride through the life and untimely death of wine thief Nicolas De Meyer, the website Conservapedia, the possibility of Yet Another Government Shutdown, and the first anniversary of the #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:33:42

The Wisconsin Primaries, Charlie Kirk's Sad Little Book, and the New rules of the Right

10/10/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Adam Rubenstein and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Adam's recent review of Charlie Kirk's new book, Campus Battlefield, as well as the latest midterm polling. Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:31:17

The Kavanaugh Hangover

10/9/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Michael Warren joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, what it means for the midterm elections, and what might come of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's unexpected resignation. The Daily Standard is sponsored by quip, the new electric toothbrush. quip starts at just $25, and when you go to getquip.com/standard, you'll get your first refill pack free! Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes,...

Duration:00:28:47

Max Boot on 'The Corrosion of Conservatism'

10/8/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, contributing editor Max Boot joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right.

Duration:00:39:30

Meanwhile, Back in the Mueller Investigation…

10/5/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Politico's Senior White House Reporter Darren Samuelsohn joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his story about Robert 'downsizing' the size of his investigative team and the latest on the Russia probe. Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:29:27

Are Republicans Enjoying a Kavanaugh Bump?

10/4/2018
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On today's Daily Standard podcast, chief elections analyst David Byler and reporter Andrew Egger discuss the latest news surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, including the results of the FBI's reopened background investigation and the impact on voter enthusiasm for the 2018 midterms. The Daily Standard is sponsored by Calm.com For a limited time, The Daily Standard listeners can get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription, including unlimited access to all of Calm’s amazing...

Duration:00:32:52

Tales from the Trump Books (And Playoff Baseball)

10/3/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Andrew Ferguson and Jonathan V. Last join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Ferguson's review of the Trump-era best selling books, and the MLB playoffs. Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:26:47

TMQ Podcast: The RPO, Brett Kavanaugh, and SCOTUS Term Limits

10/2/2018
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If it's Tuesday, it's time for the Tuesday Morning Quarterback episode of the Daily Standard Podcast! This week, Gregg Easterbrook joins to discuss his column with host Charlie Sykes. This week, they discuss the RPO (Run-Pass Option), term limits for the Supreme Court, and the Kavanaugh nomination.

Duration:00:25:12

Will President Trump Get a New NAFTA?

10/1/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, reporter Haley Byrd and deputy online editor Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest with the Kavanaugh nomination and Trump's recently inked NAFTA remix. Will the "USMCA" get a vote in Congress?

Duration:00:17:33

Kavanaugh, Trumpism, and the Noise

9/28/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Michael Kruse, senior staff writer at Politico, joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing and the future of Brett Kavanaugh. Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:29:20

Rick Wilson: Lightning Round

9/27/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, political consultant and author Rick Wilson joined host Charlie Sykes to discuss the reaction to Dr. Catherine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, President Trump's Wednesday press conference, quick takes on Ted Cruz, Lindsey Graham, Mike Pence, and Jeff Flake, as well midterm predictions. Editor's Note: Since this was recorded at a live event, there may be slight imperfections in the audio. The Daily Standard is sponsored...

Duration:00:43:42

Kavanaugh and the Burden of Proof

9/26/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, frequent contributor Adam J. White joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent story on the Kavanaugh nomination. The Daily Standard is sponsored by quip, the new electric toothbrush. quip starts at just $25, and when you go to getquip.com/standard, you'll get your first refill pack free! Subscribe to The Daily Standard Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:22:09

Elitist Prep Schools, Frat Boys, Super Heroes, and the Wimpy NFL

9/25/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, it's Tuesday, so that means it's time for Tuesday Morning Quarterback with Gregg Easterbrook. The Daily Standard Podcast is sponsored by ExpressVPN. Every day you use the internet without ExpressVPN, you're putting sensitive information at risk. Don't put this off. Protect your online data with ExpressVPN today! Find out how you can get three months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/Standard. That's three months free with a 1-year package.

Duration:00:31:50

Slow News Day: On Rosenstein and Kavanaugh

9/24/2018
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, John McCormack and Michael Warren join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest on the Kavanaugh nomination and the frenzied speculation about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's future.

Duration:00:41:09