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Our daily news podcast brings you top news stories, plus analysis and insights from reporters and scholars about the state of play in America’s hottest policy debates.


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Latest Episodes

How Bolster the Blue Is Standing in the Gap for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement continues to face unprecedented attacks as police forces are being defunded or are otherwise under intense scrutiny.What are some of the biggest challenges law enforcement is currently facing?Brenda Tillett, the president and founder of Bolster the Blue, joins "The Daily Signal Podcast" to talk about what her organization is doing to support the men and women of law enforcement.We also cover these stories:Third-quarter numbers are in, and America's economy grew at an annualized rate of more than 33%, according to a Department of Commerce report released Thursday.The president of France says the country is “under attack” after a pair of beheadings committed by Islamic radicals in the past two weeks.On Wednesday afternoon, Twitter temporarily suspended Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan’s account over a tweet touting the success of the southern border wall in keeping out "murderers" and "sexual predators." See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20 min1 d ago
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How Bolster the Blue Is Standing in the Gap for Law Enforcement

Beheading in France by Islamist Requires Fierce Pushback for Free Speech

Earlier this month in France, a teacher who had reportedly shown caricatures of the Islamic prophet Muhammad during a civics class was beheaded by an 18-year-old Chechen refugee, who was subsequently fatally shot by police.The teacher, Samuel Paty, was beheaded on the street by Abdoullakh Anzorov.Robin Simcox, the director of The Counter Extremism Group, which provides practical counter-extremism policy solutions to decision makers, joins the podcast to unpack what happened.We also cover these stories:Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had a sharp exchange with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey during a Wednesday hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee.Wednesday’s Senate hearing sought to find answers to concerns over how Google, Twitter, and Facebook moderate content on their platforms.11 people were shot in riots on Tuesday night in Philadelphia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22 min2 d ago
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Beheading in France by Islamist Requires Fierce Pushback for Free Speech

White House Official Alyssa Farah Reflects on Key Moments of Trump Presidency

Alyssa Farah, the White House's strategic communications director, joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss President Donald Trump’s leadership over the past four years and share some of her experiences working closely with him.She is proud to serve alongside the commander in chief, Farah says, because she knows that “every day, President Trump gets up and says, ‘What can I do to better this country and serve the American people?’”We also cover these stories:Trump's political opponents call for new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself from cases related to the 2020 election.Rioters injure 30 police officers in Philadelphia after the fatal shooting by police of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old black man.Activists on the left pressure Democrats to expand the Supreme Court.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19 min3 d ago
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White House Official Alyssa Farah Reflects on Key Moments of Trump Presidency

Why Voter Fraud Is a Real Threat in Next Week's Election

The presidential election Nov. 3 is now just days away. Is election security really at stake?Can states turn into vote-by-mail jurisdictions virtually overnight, as so many have done during the COVID-19 pandemic? Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., a member of the Committee on House Administration, joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss.We also cover these stories:Ahead of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s expected Senate confirmation Monday night to the Supreme Court, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, becomes the only Senate Republican to say she won’t vote for President Trump’s nominee.The Dow Jones Industrial Average drops by 950 points. The 3.4% decrease marks the worst day for markets since June.The U.S. reaches a new record of 68,767 coronavirus cases a day on a seven-day average, according to a CNBC analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17 min4 d ago
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Why Voter Fraud Is a Real Threat in Next Week's Election

'Eternal Vigilance' Required to Maintain Freedom, Author Says

“The price of liberty is eternal vigilance” goes the sentiment often ascribed to Thomas Jefferson. The spirit of those words never may have been more important than today.Ralph Bayrer, author of the new book “Eternal Vigilance: Guarding Against the Predatory State,” joins the podcast to discuss the future of our nation and how we can defend our freedom.We also read your letters to the editor and share a good news story about a recent victory for female athletes amid the fight to defend women’s sports from the agenda of the transgender movement.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22 min5 d ago
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'Eternal Vigilance' Required to Maintain Freedom, Author Says

What's the Impact on Families and Kids If Schools Stay Closed?

School districts are “losing contact with thousands of students, from Philadelphia to Houston to Los Angeles,” according to news reports. What is going on here?Jonathan Butcher, senior policy analyst for the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, joins The "Daily Signal News" podcast to discuss the impact on families and children when schools remain closed during COVID-19.We also cover these stories:By a vote of 12-0, the Senate Judiciary Committee sends Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.In an interview with "60 Minutes," President Trump says he hopes the Supreme Court will “end” the Affordable Care Act. and that he will announce his health care plan after it rules.Fully 70% of Americans support legal unions for gay and lesbian couples, according to a new survey from Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with the Brookings Institution. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16 min1 w ago
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What's the Impact on Families and Kids If Schools Stay Closed?

A Historian's Perspective on White House Rivalries, From Truman to Trump

Today’s podcast features an interview that first appeared on our sister podcast "The Right Side of History." Co-host Jarrett Stepman speaks with presidential historian Tevi Troy about his most recent book "Fight House: Rivalries in the White House From Truman to Trump." Troy describes how rivalries and conflict on the president's staff and Cabinet often have been instrumental in success or failure during an administration. The historian also addresses President Woodrow Wilson's mismanagement of the Spanish flu pandemic of 1917.We also cover these stories: California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, says his state will assess an eventual coronavirus vaccine on its own.A federal appeals court rules 12-3 in favor of North Carolina’s plan to allow ballots to be counted as long as they are postmarked by Nov. 3 and arrive before Nov. 12.The maker of the pain medication OxyContin says it will plead guilty to federal charges as part of a settlement that includes over $8 billion in fines. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27 min1 w ago
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A Historian's Perspective on White House Rivalries, From Truman to Trump

What to Expect Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Vote Next Week

Senate Republicans are looking to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett next week, likely on Monday.The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to vote on the nomination of Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on Thursday.What were some of the most outrageous—and best parts—of her Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings? What do we expect as the Senate votes to confirm her?Carrie Severino, president of the Judicial Crisis Network, joins The Daily Signal podcast to discuss it all.We also cover these stories:A tie vote in the Supreme Court over the deadline for Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballots means that mail-in votes will be counted in the state through Nov. 6.A poll released Tuesday from Gallup found that 51% of those surveyed want Barrett confirmed.On Tuesday, the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

23 min1 w ago
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What to Expect Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Vote Next Week

What This Leading Conservative Has to Say About Social Media's Censorship

Today on The Daily Signal Podcast, Rob Bluey, executive editor of The Daily Signal, speaks with Brent Bozell, founder and president of the Media Research Center, the largest media watchdog in America. They discuss the latest news regarding media censorship, including the suppression by Twitter and Facebook of a New York Post article reporting the contents of the hard drive of a laptop the newspaper alleges belonged to Hunter Biden, son of former Vice President Joe Biden.We also cover these stories:House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talk by phone about another COVID-19 relief package for Americans.The Supreme Court says it will hear a case on whether military funding may be used to pay for building President Trump’s wall along the border with Mexico, and whether those claiming asylum in the U.S. must stay in Mexico pending resolution of their requests.The Canadian border will remain closed to Americans for at least another month.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

25 min1 w ago
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What This Leading Conservative Has to Say About Social Media's Censorship

This Marine Is Fighting to Save Portland From Ruin

Marine veteran Gabe Johnson is on a mission to save Portland, Oregon, from lawlessness.Johnson and several others founded the Coalition to Save Portland, which is standing with the Portland Police Bureau and calling on local and state leaders to end nearly five months of riots and restore order.Johnson revisits the show to talk about how police are being treated in Portland, the safety situation in the city, and why he felt compelled to help launch the Coalition to Save Portland.We also read your letters to the editor and share a good news story about a young Navy veteran who received some life-changing news last spring after being homeless for nearly three years.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

23 min1 w ago
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This Marine Is Fighting to Save Portland From Ruin

Latest Episodes

How Bolster the Blue Is Standing in the Gap for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement continues to face unprecedented attacks as police forces are being defunded or are otherwise under intense scrutiny.What are some of the biggest challenges law enforcement is currently facing?Brenda Tillett, the president and founder of Bolster the Blue, joins "The Daily Signal Podcast" to talk about what her organization is doing to support the men and women of law enforcement.We also cover these stories:Third-quarter numbers are in, and America's economy grew at an annualized rate of more than 33%, according to a Department of Commerce report released Thursday.The president of France says the country is “under attack” after a pair of beheadings committed by Islamic radicals in the past two weeks.On Wednesday afternoon, Twitter temporarily suspended Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan’s account over a tweet touting the success of the southern border wall in keeping out "murderers" and "sexual predators." See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20 min1 d ago
Comments
How Bolster the Blue Is Standing in the Gap for Law Enforcement

Beheading in France by Islamist Requires Fierce Pushback for Free Speech

Earlier this month in France, a teacher who had reportedly shown caricatures of the Islamic prophet Muhammad during a civics class was beheaded by an 18-year-old Chechen refugee, who was subsequently fatally shot by police.The teacher, Samuel Paty, was beheaded on the street by Abdoullakh Anzorov.Robin Simcox, the director of The Counter Extremism Group, which provides practical counter-extremism policy solutions to decision makers, joins the podcast to unpack what happened.We also cover these stories:Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had a sharp exchange with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey during a Wednesday hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee.Wednesday’s Senate hearing sought to find answers to concerns over how Google, Twitter, and Facebook moderate content on their platforms.11 people were shot in riots on Tuesday night in Philadelphia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22 min2 d ago
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Beheading in France by Islamist Requires Fierce Pushback for Free Speech

White House Official Alyssa Farah Reflects on Key Moments of Trump Presidency

Alyssa Farah, the White House's strategic communications director, joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss President Donald Trump’s leadership over the past four years and share some of her experiences working closely with him.She is proud to serve alongside the commander in chief, Farah says, because she knows that “every day, President Trump gets up and says, ‘What can I do to better this country and serve the American people?’”We also cover these stories:Trump's political opponents call for new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself from cases related to the 2020 election.Rioters injure 30 police officers in Philadelphia after the fatal shooting by police of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old black man.Activists on the left pressure Democrats to expand the Supreme Court.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19 min3 d ago
Comments
White House Official Alyssa Farah Reflects on Key Moments of Trump Presidency

Why Voter Fraud Is a Real Threat in Next Week's Election

The presidential election Nov. 3 is now just days away. Is election security really at stake?Can states turn into vote-by-mail jurisdictions virtually overnight, as so many have done during the COVID-19 pandemic? Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., a member of the Committee on House Administration, joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss.We also cover these stories:Ahead of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s expected Senate confirmation Monday night to the Supreme Court, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, becomes the only Senate Republican to say she won’t vote for President Trump’s nominee.The Dow Jones Industrial Average drops by 950 points. The 3.4% decrease marks the worst day for markets since June.The U.S. reaches a new record of 68,767 coronavirus cases a day on a seven-day average, according to a CNBC analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17 min4 d ago
Comments
Why Voter Fraud Is a Real Threat in Next Week's Election

'Eternal Vigilance' Required to Maintain Freedom, Author Says

“The price of liberty is eternal vigilance” goes the sentiment often ascribed to Thomas Jefferson. The spirit of those words never may have been more important than today.Ralph Bayrer, author of the new book “Eternal Vigilance: Guarding Against the Predatory State,” joins the podcast to discuss the future of our nation and how we can defend our freedom.We also read your letters to the editor and share a good news story about a recent victory for female athletes amid the fight to defend women’s sports from the agenda of the transgender movement.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22 min5 d ago
Comments
'Eternal Vigilance' Required to Maintain Freedom, Author Says

What's the Impact on Families and Kids If Schools Stay Closed?

School districts are “losing contact with thousands of students, from Philadelphia to Houston to Los Angeles,” according to news reports. What is going on here?Jonathan Butcher, senior policy analyst for the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, joins The "Daily Signal News" podcast to discuss the impact on families and children when schools remain closed during COVID-19.We also cover these stories:By a vote of 12-0, the Senate Judiciary Committee sends Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.In an interview with "60 Minutes," President Trump says he hopes the Supreme Court will “end” the Affordable Care Act. and that he will announce his health care plan after it rules.Fully 70% of Americans support legal unions for gay and lesbian couples, according to a new survey from Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with the Brookings Institution. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16 min1 w ago
Comments
What's the Impact on Families and Kids If Schools Stay Closed?

A Historian's Perspective on White House Rivalries, From Truman to Trump

Today’s podcast features an interview that first appeared on our sister podcast "The Right Side of History." Co-host Jarrett Stepman speaks with presidential historian Tevi Troy about his most recent book "Fight House: Rivalries in the White House From Truman to Trump." Troy describes how rivalries and conflict on the president's staff and Cabinet often have been instrumental in success or failure during an administration. The historian also addresses President Woodrow Wilson's mismanagement of the Spanish flu pandemic of 1917.We also cover these stories: California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, says his state will assess an eventual coronavirus vaccine on its own.A federal appeals court rules 12-3 in favor of North Carolina’s plan to allow ballots to be counted as long as they are postmarked by Nov. 3 and arrive before Nov. 12.The maker of the pain medication OxyContin says it will plead guilty to federal charges as part of a settlement that includes over $8 billion in fines. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27 min1 w ago
Comments
A Historian's Perspective on White House Rivalries, From Truman to Trump

What to Expect Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Vote Next Week

Senate Republicans are looking to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett next week, likely on Monday.The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to vote on the nomination of Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on Thursday.What were some of the most outrageous—and best parts—of her Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings? What do we expect as the Senate votes to confirm her?Carrie Severino, president of the Judicial Crisis Network, joins The Daily Signal podcast to discuss it all.We also cover these stories:A tie vote in the Supreme Court over the deadline for Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballots means that mail-in votes will be counted in the state through Nov. 6.A poll released Tuesday from Gallup found that 51% of those surveyed want Barrett confirmed.On Tuesday, the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

23 min1 w ago
Comments
What to Expect Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Vote Next Week

What This Leading Conservative Has to Say About Social Media's Censorship

Today on The Daily Signal Podcast, Rob Bluey, executive editor of The Daily Signal, speaks with Brent Bozell, founder and president of the Media Research Center, the largest media watchdog in America. They discuss the latest news regarding media censorship, including the suppression by Twitter and Facebook of a New York Post article reporting the contents of the hard drive of a laptop the newspaper alleges belonged to Hunter Biden, son of former Vice President Joe Biden.We also cover these stories:House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talk by phone about another COVID-19 relief package for Americans.The Supreme Court says it will hear a case on whether military funding may be used to pay for building President Trump’s wall along the border with Mexico, and whether those claiming asylum in the U.S. must stay in Mexico pending resolution of their requests.The Canadian border will remain closed to Americans for at least another month.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

25 min1 w ago
Comments
What This Leading Conservative Has to Say About Social Media's Censorship

This Marine Is Fighting to Save Portland From Ruin

Marine veteran Gabe Johnson is on a mission to save Portland, Oregon, from lawlessness.Johnson and several others founded the Coalition to Save Portland, which is standing with the Portland Police Bureau and calling on local and state leaders to end nearly five months of riots and restore order.Johnson revisits the show to talk about how police are being treated in Portland, the safety situation in the city, and why he felt compelled to help launch the Coalition to Save Portland.We also read your letters to the editor and share a good news story about a young Navy veteran who received some life-changing news last spring after being homeless for nearly three years.Enjoy the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

23 min1 w ago
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This Marine Is Fighting to Save Portland From Ruin
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