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The McLaughlin Group, “The American Original” for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, and hardest talk, featuring Eleanor Clift, Pat Buchanan, Clarence Page and host, Tom Rogan.

The McLaughlin Group, “The American Original” for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, and hardest talk, featuring Eleanor Clift, Pat Buchanan, Clarence Page and host, Tom Rogan.

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The McLaughlin Group, “The American Original” for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, and hardest talk, featuring Eleanor Clift, Pat Buchanan, Clarence Page and host, Tom Rogan.

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English


Episodes

The McLaughlin Group Awards Show 2020 part 2

12/25/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- December 25, 2020 guest panelist this week is Emily Jashinsky of The Federalist The panel hands out more awards, including those for Most Honest, Most Overrated Story, Biggest Story, Best Reporting, and Most Inspiring Moment. Plus, a look ahead with predictions on who is Destined for Political Stardom and Oblivion. Bonus topic: Domestic 2021 Twitter YouTube facebook

Duration:00:39:16

The McLaughlin Group Awards Show 2020

12/18/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- December 18, 2020 guest panelist this week is political analyst Shermichael Singleton The panel takes a look back at the winners and losers, best and worst of 2020 in The McLaughlin Group's first ever Awards Show Bonus topic: a look ahead at foreign policy under a Biden Administration Twitter YouTube facebook

Duration:00:38:52

Once More Unto the Courts, From China Not with Love, Mr. Musk Goes to Texas, Georgia Senate

12/11/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- December 11, 2020 guest panelist this week is Rachel Bovard of the Conservative Partnership Institute Issue one: Once More Unto the Courts While the president insists that ongoing legal challenges will secure his eventual reelection and overturn what he says are fraudulent results, the courts suggest otherwise. The Supreme Court as been reluctant to accept Trump-related legal challenges. In other judicial-related news, Hunter Biden confirmed on Wednesday that he is...

Duration:00:39:54

Toxic Transition, UFO, Iran, Biden's Nominees

12/4/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- December 4, 2020 guest panelist this week is John Tamny from RealClearMarkets Issue one: Toxic Transition Democrats are showing increased outrage at President Trump's refusal to concede the election to Joe Biden. Republicans say Democrats and the media have no interest in investigating potential voter fraud. Will we see this resolved before January 20th? Issue two: UFO Earlier this year, the Pentagon announced the formation of an "Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task...

Duration:00:40:11

Biden's Domestic Agenda, Biden's Foreign Policy, GOP Strategy, Trump's Future

11/27/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- November 27, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kelsey Bolar, senior policy analyst at Independent Women's Forum Issue one: Biden at Home Joe Biden has a long wish list of programs and policies he intends to enact during his White House tenure. But with republicans looking likely to retain control of the Senate, how much of what Biden wants will he really be able to do? And how will Biden balance his agenda with that of the Democratic Party left? Issue two: Biden Abroad...

Duration:00:40:29

Election Challenges, Biden's Plans, Iraq and Afghanistan, Social Media Giants

11/20/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- November 20, 2020 guest panelist this week is conservative strategist Matt Mackowiak Issue one: What Transition? With President Trump's legal challenges persisting, Joe Biden this week suggested that any effective transition of administrations might not begin until he becomes president on January 20th. Issue two: Biden's Plans Joe Biden unveiled more of his governing agenda this week, moving towards the democratic left on student loan forgiveness. But as Biden...

Duration:00:40:22

Biden vs. Trump, Biden Cabinet, Bye Bye Hong Kong, Vaccine News

11/13/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- November 13, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kerry Picket of the Washington Examiner Issue one: Biden Versus Trump President-elect Joe Biden condemned President Trump for refusing to concede the 2020 Presidential Election. But the president was unmoved, asserting evidence of widespread electoral fraud. Issue two: Cabinet Progressives and conservatives hoping for some fresh faces and ideas in Joe Biden's cabinet are worried. A Politico report this week suggested that...

Duration:00:40:18

Counting the Vote, Susan Collins and the Senate, Polling and the World

11/6/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- November 6, 2020 guest panelist this week is Ryan Girdusky of The Washington Examiner Issue one: Counting the Votes In an exceptionally tight presidential race, Joe Biden inched state by state toward the magic 270 electoral college votes and victory. But pointing at what they allege were voting irregularities, the Trump campaign pushed for the Supreme Court to take action. Issue two: Susan and the Senate Trouncing pollster expectations, Republican Senator Susan...

Duration:00:41:24

Key Swing States, The Senate, and What's Next After The Election?

10/30/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- October 30th, 2020 guest panelist this week is Alexander Heffner of PBS Issue One: Key Swing States On Tuesday Americans will decide wether to re-elect President Donald Trump for a second term or give former Vice President Joe Biden the opportunity to form the next government. While Biden leads in polls, Republicans are optimistic with The Presidents rising numbers in key swing states that will determine who wins. Issue Two: The Senate Once assumed to be a re-election...

Duration:00:39:04

Presidential Debate, Campaign Final Run, Global Potpourri

10/23/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- October 23, 2020 guest panelist this week is Ryan Girdusky of The Washington Examiner Issue one: Presidential Debate Debating Thursday, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden exchanged sharp blows, each characterizing the other as unworthy of the nation's highest office. What are the key takeaways? Will the debate shift anything politically? Issue two: Campaign Final Run With the election just 11 days away, both campaigns escalated their final runs for...

Duration:00:39:17

Hunter Biden, Amy Coney Barrett, Campaign Trails, COVID Politics

10/16/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- October 16, 2020 guest panelist this week is Alexander Heffner of PBS Issue one: Hunter's Emails The New York Post this week reported on an email from a senior Burisma official to Hunter Biden that appears to cast doubt on Joe Biden's assertion that he never spoke to his son about his Ukraine business dealings. Social media giants Facebook and Twitter censored the story, suggesting that it might contain misinformation. Issue two: ACB Goes to the Senate Seeking...

Duration:00:39:22

Trumping COVID, VP Debate, Quad Security Dialogue, Potpourri

10/9/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- October 9, 2020 guest panelist this week is The Hill's Saagar Enjeti Issue one: Trumping Covid Waving from the White House balcony, President Trump returned home after a short stay at Walter Reed Military Hospital. Discussing Trump's response to COVID, having suffered it himself, and the political ramifications of his infection. Issue two: Harris vs. Pence Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris exchanged barbs in Wednesday's Vice Presidential debate....

Duration:00:40:18

Presidential Debate, Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's Taxes, Crossfire Hurricane

10/2/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- October 2, 2020 guest panelist this week is A.B. Stoddard of RealClearPolitics Issue one: Cry "Havoc" President Trump and Vice President Biden held their first debate this week, and it was a fiery one. Both candidates launched scathing attacks on each other's character and views. And moderator Chris Wallace lost patience with President Trump's repeated interruptions. Issue two: Amy Coney Barrett Discussing ACB as the nominee to replace RBG on the Supreme Court. How...

Duration:00:40:25

Replacing RBG, US and China at the UN, Breonna Taylor, On the Campaign Trail

9/25/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- September 25, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kelsey Bolar, senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum Issue one: Replacing RBG Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last Friday at the age of 87. An icon of the liberal wing of the nation's highest court, RBG was known for her incisive opinions, particularly on cases involving women's rights. Discussing President Trump's decision, very rapidly, to move toward filling her vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Issue two:...

Duration:00:41:35

Trump Train, Biden's Bandwagon, Abraham Accords, Potpourri

9/18/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- September 18, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kaylee McGhee of the Washington Examiner Issue one: Trump Train The Trump Train seems to be gaining steam in the key swing states of Florida, Wisconsin, and North Carolina. And his favorability rating, now at just over 43 percent, has also risen since July. How much should we read into this notion that Trump is staging a late comeback into this race? Issue two: Biden's Bandwagon Biden's lead narrows in the key swing state...

Duration:00:40:28

Civil Unrest, Legitimacy of Election Outcome, Trump's Russia Record, Power in California

9/11/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- September 11, 2020 guest panelist this week is Ryan Girdusky of the Washington Examiner Issue one: Insecurity A mixture of peaceful protests and violent rioting continued across the nation this week. President Trump insists only he can restore order to America. And while Joe Biden has taken a more ardent stance against rioting, he also insists that police reform will be at the top of his governing agenda. Issue two: A Question of Legitimacy Discussing the Washington...

Duration:00:40:05

Trump and Kenosha, Biden Silence, Schools and Coronavirus, Charlie Hebdo Cartoon

9/4/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- September 4, 2020 guest panelist this week is Kerry Picket of the Washington Examiner Issue one: Trump and Kenosha Visiting Kenosha, Wisconsin this week, President Trump doubled down on two of his central reelection narratives: that it is the Trump campaign against the media elite, and that Trump alone can deliver security to American streets. Joe Biden disagrees, saying the president is stoking a toxic anger and fueling disorder. Issue two: Biden Silence Speaking in...

Duration:00:39:28

Republican National Convention, Kenosha, Pat Buchanan's Culture War Speech, Climate Change

8/28/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- August 28, 2020 Seth Berenzweig fills in for Tom Rogan guest panelist this week is Inez Stepman of the Independent Women's Forum Issue one: Virtual Republican National Convention After last week's Democratic National Convention, conducted virtually for the first time due to the pandemic, this week was the Republicans' turn to talk to America and tell their story of why Donald Trump deserves four more years as president. Issue two: Kenosha Killings and the Cultural...

Duration:00:40:12

The DNC, The Postal Issue, The Israeli UAE Peace Deal, and The Situation in Belarus

8/21/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- August 21, 2020 guest panelist this week is Dr. James D. Boys. Issue one: The Democratic National Convention The Democratic Party crowned Joe Biden as their Presidential nominee. The convention was mostly virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic and democrats saluted Biden as the man to lead America Forward. Issue two: The Postal Issue House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused President Trump this week of slowing mail delivery and handicapping the U.S. Postal Service....

Duration:00:39:56

Kamala Harris, Crime and Suburbia, COVID Politics

8/14/2020
The McLaughlin Group -- August 14, 2020 guest panelist this week is Tiana Lowe of the Washington Examiner. Issue one: Madame Vice President Discussing Kamala Harris as Vice President Biden's Vice President. What benefits does she bring? What risks? What does her accession say about the direction of Democratic Party? The panel also touches on President Trump's electoral strategy in the run up to the election. Issue two: Crime and Suburbia Discussing the resignation of Seattle's police chief...

Duration:00:39:43