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Each week Ben Domenech offers his perspective on the latest news of the day. With a new episode available twice weekly, the program welcomes politicians, authors, musicians and journalists for engaging interviews that go beyond the day’s headlines.

Each week Ben Domenech offers his perspective on the latest news of the day. With a new episode available twice weekly, the program welcomes politicians, authors, musicians and journalists for engaging interviews that go beyond the day’s headlines.

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United States

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Each week Ben Domenech offers his perspective on the latest news of the day. With a new episode available twice weekly, the program welcomes politicians, authors, musicians and journalists for engaging interviews that go beyond the day’s headlines.

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English


Episodes

Alana Newhouse & Why Everything Is Broken

11/28/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with Editor-in-Chief of Tablet Magazine, Alana Newhouse, to discuss her writing on "Brokenism" and how she believes the COVID-19 pandemic shed a light on how many of the country's institutions and systems are fundamentally flawed. Alana shares her real-life experiences to explain how this has shaped her political ideology. Later, Ben gives some perspective on the recent protests happening across China. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:42:49

Patrick Ruffini & What We Learned From The Midterms

11/21/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with GOP pollster and Echelon Insights Founding Partner, Patrick Ruffini, to discuss what he believes are the many lessons learned from this year's midterm results, and what it says about where the country is headed entering the 2024 presidential election cycle. They look at the dynamics of why Republicans did not do well as many had hoped, what polling was right, what was wrong, and what trendlines show positive demographical movement for the GOP. Later, Ben...

Duration:00:37:43

Marc Short & The Future Of The Conservative Movement

11/14/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with the long-time Advisor and Chief of Staff to former Vice President Mike Pence, Marc Short, who shares his perspective on the many factors that resulted in disappointing midterm results and what Republicans can learn. Plus, Marc highlights what former President Trump and former Vice President Pence accomplished working together, and previews what lies ahead in the 2024 Presidential Election. Later, Ben explains why he believes Senate Minority Leader Mitch...

Duration:00:30:48

Chad Pergram & Inside The New Halls Of Congress

11/10/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with FOX News Congressional Correspondent, Chad Pergram, for a deep dive on the races and issues that shaped unexpected midterm results. Plus, using historical context, Chad gives insight into how the battle for the next Speaker of the House will play out. Later, Ben gives a passionate take on why he believes a pro-abortion Montana law is inhumane and un-American. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:08

Kellyanne Conway, Shannon Bream, The Midterm Elections, & A Presidential Announcement

11/7/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with FOX News Sunday anchor and host of the Livin' The Bream podcast, Shannon Bream, to discuss what she believes will happen on election night, as well as what strategic missteps she believes that President Biden and Democrats have made in the past two years. Plus, they discuss what lessons each party could take from the midterm results. Then, Ben brings on former counselor to President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, to discuss what issues she believes are...

Duration:01:07:47

Bret Baier & The Midterm Homestretch

11/3/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with FOX News Chief Political Anchor, Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report, and host of The Bret Baier Podcast, Bret Baier, to discuss how the midterm elections will play out next Tuesday. Bret gives an inside look at how he prepares for Election Night coverage at FOX News, and what he does to paint the most accurate picture for viewers. Plus, Ben and Bret share some of their midterm predictions. Later, Ben explains his unique take on why he believes...

Duration:00:31:33

Matthew Kroenig & The Russian Nuclear Threat

10/31/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with Deputy Director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Matthew Kroenig, to discuss the latest updates from the potential Russian nuclear threat in Ukraine. Plus, they look at why the Chinese military may become even more confrontational in the coming years. Later, Ben makes his predictions for what will happen in the Midterm Elections. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:36

Josh Kraushaar & The State Of Democracy 2022

10/27/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with Axios Senior Political Correspondent, Josh Kraushaar, to share the latest on the midterm election landscape. Ben and Josh discuss key gubernatorial, House, and Senate races that could shape the levels of power across the country in January 2023 and what key Democrats could help the party pick up the pieces if Republican momentum becomes a red wave. Later, Ben weighs in on why Congress has been rendered defunct over the past few decades after power has been...

Duration:00:37:59

Stella Morabito & The Crisis Of Loneliness

10/24/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with Senior Contributor at The Federalist, Stella Morabito, to discuss her new book, The Weaponization of Loneliness: How Tyrants Stoke Our Fear of Isolation to Silence, Divide, and Conquer. Ben and Stella discuss how many of society's most significant problems boil down to social isolation, and how political actors often exploit community breakdown. Later, Ben and Stella describe the dangers of identity politics, and how it hurts individuals. Later, Ben weighs...

Duration:00:43:52

Kara Kennedy & Why The Job Was Too Big For Liz Truss

10/20/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with The Spectator World Staff Writer, Kara Kennedy, to explain what led to Liz Truss's departure from 10 Downing Street after just 45 days as UK Prime Minister. They discuss how the economy, budget, and immigration led to her downfall, and how she lost the faith of her party, and the country. Ben and Kara also consider why former Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be next in line for the job. Later Ben, explains why it may be hard for Republicans to correct the...

Duration:00:32:56

Tom Bevan & The Power Of Polling

10/17/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with RealClearPolitics Co-Founder and President Tom Bevan to discuss the midterm races that will impact the balance of power in Congress. Tom explains the possibility of a split ticket in the Georgia Gubernatorial and Senate race and presses the importance of holding pollsters accountable when they get elections wrong. Later, Ben shares his thoughts on former President Barack Obama's appearance on the "Pod Save America" podcast, and how he believes the former...

Duration:00:36:19

Troy Senik & The Modern Relevance Of Grover Cleveland

10/13/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with former White House speechwriter Troy Senik to discuss his new book, A MAN OF IRON: The Turbulent Life and Improbable Presidency of Grover Cleveland. Ben and Troy discuss the forgotten legacy of the nation's 22nd and 24th President. They discuss why he still has relevance to today's politics, even outside of a potential third run by former President Donald Trump. Later, Ben addresses his recent Twitter controversy with Candace Owens over Ray-J and Kanye...

Duration:00:51:44

Revisiting The State Of The Midterms w/ Josh Kraushaar

10/10/2022
On this episode, first aired in late June, Ben revisits a conversation he had with FOX News Radio Political Analyst and Axios Senior Political Correspondent, Josh Kraushaar. They discussed where the parties stand heading into the 2022 midterms, as well as what the future of leadership may look like in the Republican party. Ben and Josh also look ahead to the 2024 Presidential election. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:34

Phil Gramm & ‘The Myth Of American Inequality’

10/6/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with former Texas Senator Phil Gramm to discuss his new book, The Myth of American Inequality: How Government Biases Policy Debate. Ben and Senator Gramm examine why they believe census poverty measures do not paint a full picture of the modern economic situation in America, why government programs that disincentive work are a far greater issue than inequality, and the long-term drawbacks of entitlements. Later, Ben shares an article that argues there is no...

Bill Hemmer & How The Midterms Will Turn Out

10/3/2022
On this episode, Ben is joined by the co-anchor of America's Newsroom Bill Hemmer to discuss the key races and factors that will determine the outcome of the midterm elections. Ben and Bill discuss the history of midterms they have followed previously, what goes behind calling races on election night, as well as the influence money will have on the final few weeks of campaigning. Later, Ben shares an article discussing the Nord Stream pipeline leak, and how a potential move was made despite...

Duration:00:32:45

Rebeccah Heinrichs & Why The Russians Could Use Nuclear Weapons

9/29/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with Rebeccah Heinrichs, a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute specializing in US national defense policy with a focus on strategic deterrence. Ben and Rebecca address the question of whether Russian President Vladimir Putin could ultimately use nuclear weapons as an off-ramp to the war in Ukraine. They discuss NATO, US, and Russian military strategy and history to give a detailed perspective of what the next moves could be. Plus, they look at the role China is...

Duration:00:42:40

Kara Kennedy & Meghan Markle's Relationship with Hollywood

9/26/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with The Spectator World staff writer, Kara Kennedy, to discuss her latest column, Inside Meghan Markle's Hollywood flop. Kara explains how Meghan Markle lost her standing in the Hollywood community in recent months and gives an inside look at what Prince Harry may reveal in his upcoming 'tell-all' book. Plus Ben and Kara weigh in on how King Charles III plans to shut out Prince Harry and Meghan from the Royal family. Later, Ben explains why he believes that...

Duration:00:31:36

Nicholas Eberstadt & Why Men Are Leaving The Workforce

9/23/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute, Nicholas Eberstadt to discuss the new, post-pandemic edition of his book Men Without Work. Initially written in 2016, Eberstadt explains the economic dynamics behind the large number of prime working-age men leaving the workforce. Eberstadt explains why the pandemic has only exacerbated this issue. Later, Ben explains why he believes Georgia Gubernatorial candidate Stacey...

Duration:00:34:30

Vivek Ramaswamy & A Culture Of Victimhood

9/19/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with New York Times Best-Selling Author and Entrepreneur, Vivek Ramaswamy to discuss his latest book 'Nation Of Victims.' Vivek and Ben discuss how victimhood culture has seeped its way through both sides of the political aisle, and how it affects everything from economics to the education system. Later Ben gives his analysis of the migrant crisis and the Martha's Vineyard saga. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:37:08

David Byler & The State of The Midterms

9/15/2022
On this episode, Ben sits down with Data Analyst and Political Columnist at The Washington Post, David Byler to dive deep into the issues, candidates, and underlying political forces that will shape the results of the November midterm elections. Ben and David discuss the difference between Trump and non-Trump candidates, whether the polls may be as far off as they were in 2016 and 2020, and how Washington leadership may deal with a vastly different Congressional and Senate makeup come...