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The Ben Domenech Podcast

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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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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
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Revisiting A Conversation with Senator Tommy Tuberville

4/15/2024
As Name, Image, and Likeness laws continue to drastically alter the landscape of college sports, Ben revisits a conversation with former Head Auburn Football Coach, Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AB). Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:16

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Former President Trump Toes The Line On Abortion

4/8/2024
As the 2024 Presidential Election passes from the Primary to the General Election, former President Donald Trump released a statement detailing his official position on the issue of abortion. Despite being the President responsible for appointing the Supreme Court Justices who overturned Roe v. Wade, the former president has received criticism from former Vice President Mike Pence and other Republicans for having too moderate of a stance. Ben gives his analysis of former President Trump's policy position both on its merits, and how it will affect his and other Republican's electoral chances in November. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:03

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Remembering The Life Of Senator Joseph Lieberman

4/1/2024
On today's episode, Ben commemorates the life of the recently passed Senator Jospeh Lieberman (D-CT) by revisiting a conversation he had with the 2000 Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee and close of companion of the recently parted Senator John McCain (R-AZ). Senator Lieberman examines the only way true legislative progress can be made is if both parties can reject extremism and embrace constructive compromise in the center and how the solutions to the nation's most pressing issue lie in working together with those you disagree with. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:35

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Democrats Freak Out Over Ronna McDaniel Hiring

3/25/2024
Several MSNBC hosts and contributors publicly shared harsh backlash to the hiring of former RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel. Ben delivers a strong critique over some of the delivered rhetoric and explains why it outs supposedly neutral arbiters as bleeding blue liberals. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:55

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The Media Spins The GOP's Tik Tok Stance

3/18/2024
After a bill forcing the sale of Tik Tok by the Chinese-operated Byte Dance in the next 6 months passed in the House of Representatives with a 362-55 bipartisan vote, Ben analyzes why former President Trump seems to have moved on the issue and why 200 Republicans ignored his wished. Plus, Ben pontificates on why opinion on the issue by major lawmakers has changed so rapidly. He mentions the donor influences, and why former President Trump's heart may not be in it on this particular issue. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:23

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Analyzing Trump vs. Biden Round Two: A Base Election

3/12/2024
With President Trump and President Biden well on their way to becoming the presumptive nominees of their parties, Ben analyzes the General Election strategy of both candidates. For President Trump, Ben notes the lack of an endorsement from former Republican Presidential Candidate Nikki Haley and what that might say about the former President's ability to grow a coalition beyond his base. And as for President Biden, Ben lambasts a partisan State of the Union Address and predicts President Biden will run a campaign that appeals more to the base of the Left than as the centrist candidate he professed to be in 2020. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:37

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Revisiting A Profile On Speaker Johnson

3/11/2024
As President Biden prepares to send his budget deal to Congress, Speaker Mike Johnson is expected to need major changes from the initial proposal to get it through a thin Republican majority. Ben Domenech revisits a profile on the freshly elected Speaker after he succeeded former Speaker McCarthy last fall. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:24

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What's Next For The GOP After Majority Leader McConnell?

3/4/2024
As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announces his decision to step down from leadership after the 2024 election, Ben reflects on his career and his impact on the Senate, the judiciary, his party, and the country. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:51

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How Main Stream Media Shot Itself In The Foot

2/26/2024
As multiple polls show trust in media is at an all-time low with major print outfits like the Los Angeles Times and Sports Illustrated laying off thousands of employees, Ben analyzes where they went wrong. Ben emphasizes the industry's inability to look in the mirror and hold itself accountable for reasons for the recent failures. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:22

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Fani Willis Makes A Mockery of The Courtroom

2/19/2024
As former President Donald Trump faces a judgement of $355 million in fees and a lifetime ban on doing business in New York, his luck may have turned in his Fulton County, Georgia case. Ben breaks down Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis' day in court and her 'mess of a response' to the allegations of an improper relationship and cash payments to the lead prosecutor in the Georgia election fraud case against former President Trump. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:21

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The Future Of Republican Foreign Policy

2/13/2024
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to debate over America's role in Ukraine, the Middle East, and potentially Taiwan, Ben looks back at the Trump Administration and argues that despite the former president's sometimes inflammatory rhetoric on social media, the world was safer and more secure during his presidency. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:46

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Can America Elect An Independent?

2/12/2024
As President Biden's approvals continue to fall following a report from Special Counsel Robert Tur that he is not mentally fit to stand trial, Independent Robert F. Kennedy Jr spent 7 million dollars on a Super Bowl ad, invoking the 1960 campaign of his uncle former President John F. Kennedy. Ben revisits a monologue shared after Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he will not seek re-election for his seat in 2024, but rather will be "traveling the country and speaking out, to see if there is an interest in creating a movement to mobilize the middle and bring Americans together." Ben gives an in-depth history of Senator Manchin and why his potential third-party run should be taken far more seriously than previous candidacies. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:16

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Lucas Tomlinson & The Future Of Football

2/5/2024
FOX News Correspondent, Lucas Tomlinson, is live from Las Vegas as the President campaigns in Nevada, a state he won by only two points in 2020. However, more attention is on Vegas' newly minted football stadium for the big rematch between The Kansas City Chiefs and San Fransico 49ers. Lucas shares the latest from his trip and the inside scoop on traveling with the President, while also previewing Sunday's big game. Plus, Ben and Lucas discuss their beloved Washington Commanders' latest moves from hiring Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn, to what the Commanders might do with the number two overall pick in the NFL Draft. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:52

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President Biden's Border Lies Get Worse

1/29/2024
As the borders crisis reaches a fever pitch, overwhelming the resources of major American cities, Senators from both parties are working to pass major restrictions on the flow of immigration on the Southern border. However, Speaker Mike Johnson has called the deal "dead on arrival" as former President Trump has delivered sharp rebukes of the potential agreement. Ben addresses the crisis giving historical background on how failures to address the issue across a multitude of administrations have led to the crisis the country faces today. Plus, using their own words, he delivers sharp criticism of the Biden Administration that is struggling to reframe the issue in wake of an election year. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:10

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What Went Wrong For The DeSantis Campaign?

1/22/2024
Ahead of the New Hampshire primary Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspended his presidential campaign this past weekend, endorsing former President Donald Trump and leveling harsh criticism of former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. On FOX & Friends this morning, former President Trump referred to his criticism of the Florida Governor was "water under the bridge." To discuss what went wrong for a campaign that once looked poise to take on Donald Trump until the bitter end, Ben brings on his "anonymous DC insider friends Dan and John." Follow Ben on X: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:30

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What Trump's Iowa Victory Means For The Country

1/16/2024
Following former President Trump's sweeping victory in the Iowa Caucuses, Ben overviews the impact this win will have on the remaining Republican presidential primary candidates and 2024 Presidential Election. Plus, as a potential Biden-Trump rematch seems imminent, Ben analyzes why a new generation of candidates appear to be missing from prominent political conversations. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:45

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A History Behind The Early Primary Voting States

1/8/2024
With just a week to go before the Iowa Caucuses and 15 days before the New Hampshire primaries, Ben gives historical background about the importance of the early states in shaping the outcome of the presidential race. He draws on primary history from Ronald Reagan's showdowns with his eventual Vice President, George H.W. Bush, as well as the battles between Bush, Dole, and various other Republican also-rans. Plus, Ben shares an anecdote from the infamous and consequential Republican fixer, Lee Atwater. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:12

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The Country's Most Monumental Cultural Moments

1/1/2024
As the country braces itself for a monumental and eventful election year, Ben looks back upon not just the biggest affairs of 2023 in terms of world events and politics. Plus, he shares his top ten cultural moments of the past year. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:04

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ENCORE: Reviewing The Biden Family Corruption Evidence

12/25/2023
On this encore episode... Does the Biden family corruption go straight to the top? House Oversight Chairman James Comer (R-KY) weighs in on developments concerning alleged bribery schemes between the Biden family and foreign entities. Plus, Congressman Comer lays out how decisions President Biden made both during this current administration and the Obama administration were directly affected by payments that were made to his family. Plus, Ben and Congressman Comer discuss what real reforms could be made to both the FBI and the Department of Justice. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:10

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When D.C. Leaders Can't Acknowledge Their Failures To Curb Crime

12/18/2023
As Monumental Sports & Entertainment CEO Ted Leonsis is poised to move both the Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals from Capital One Arena in downtown D.C. to a new arena in Northern Virginia, he has received criticism from local politicians. However, Ben refutes this pushback, and highlights D.C.'s crime crisis and the lack of competent leadership on the part of Mayor Bowser. Follow Ben on Twitter: @BDomenech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:21