Hugh Hewitt

Posted December 09, 2014

The Senate GOP will debate restoring the filibuster today, a move which if agreed to will firmly hang a "kick me" sign on their collective rear-end.

Posted December 03, 2014

Stop The NDAA's Cuts To Military Pay, Housing, and Benefits

Posted December 01, 2014

First, thanks to those of you who are preparing to retire having given to your service in the United States Congress. It is a great job but not usually an easy one, especially when the phones and email boxes are jammed by angry constituents.

Posted November 20, 2014

The president addresses the nation tonight at 8 PM EST. My show will add an extra hour to collect reactions from callers and experts, and thus will be carried on most of my stations until 10 PM EST.

Posted November 16, 2014

How should the new Republican-led Congress deal with the lame duck president?

Posted November 12, 2014

With Dan Sullivan's race called, and Mary Landrieu's campaign cooling to room temperature, it is no longer premature to look to the first priorities of the next Congress and maybe even the lame duck session --a dangerous time, but also one in which some serious things can get done.

Posted November 03, 2014

Byron York reports that Michelle Nunn's numbers are falling and have been falling since mid-October, that Republican David Perdue is ahead and gaining ground. Either Perdue will win outright Tuesday or in a January run-off.

Posted October 28, 2014

Folks trying to plan their personal fiscal '15 are at a loss. They can't do a budget because they don't know what their health insurance costs will be.

Posted October 21, 2014

Sometimes there are nasty surprises, just as there are with earnings, and sometimes candidates blow past expectations set by flawed polling just as Apple beat estimates Monday. For the most part, though, two weeks out from voting, candidates know.

Posted October 13, 2014

Friday night, Nevada Democratic Attorney General nominee Ross Miller attacked the surging GOP nominee for Nevada's AG Adam Laxalt, a Navy veteran of the Iraq war, for "pushing paper" while deployed in Iraq.

Posted October 07, 2014

So a conservative messages me that GOP "deserves" to lose Kansas.

Posted September 30, 2014

That's the succinct summary from "a senior American intelligence official" in this morning's New York Times of why the president is surprised by the rise of ISIS, trying everything to erase his branding of the terrorist army and quasi-state as the jayvees earlier this year.

Posted September 24, 2014

PPP polls always have a "(D)" behind it to alert readers that it is a Democratic shop, and its polls could well reflect bias.

Posted September 16, 2014

President Obama's decision to commit American forces to contain and defeat the Ebola virus before it breaks out to devastate an entire continent and perhaps others is a good and necessary decision and conservatives and Republicans ought to support it.

Posted August 26, 2014

Why was the GOP so deeply divided as to what course it ought to have pursued in the fall of 2013 when the issue of shutdown loomed?

Posted August 14, 2014

So overnight the crisis on Mount Sinjar is, well, over. The president's vacation may now continue uninterrupted by videos on CNN of kids being tossed into helicopters that land briefly, are overwhelmed by a mob, and fly away with a cohort of sobbing women and children. The world's media has been dismissed by U.S. officials speaking on background to the New York Times. No more fall of Saigon analogies please!

Posted August 09, 2014

That title is a quote from former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, quoted in Peter Baker's fine piece in Friday's New York Times' on the president's decision to sort-of, kind-of, maybe strike against ISIS.

Posted July 01, 2014

I get some form of this question --or a more direct condemnation-- after every interview like the one I conducted Monday with The Huffington Post's "Senior Political Economy Reporter" Zach Carter.

Posted June 17, 2014

If Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador pulls off the second stunning upset in as many weeks and defeats California Congressman and current House GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy in Thursday's vote to succeed Eric Cantor as the Republican #2 behind House Speaker John Boehner, 10 consequences would flow from that upset that deserve the consideration of every man and woman voting Thursday.

Posted May 30, 2014

“It is inaccurate to state that every single one of them was influenced by this hateful video."