For Tania Joya, who was raised Muslim in London, it was a long journey to life in the United States.


President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. We report on the top guests, the Democrats who boycotted, and then we have the audio of the full speech in case you missed it. Plus: We say good-bye to long-time host Daniel Davis, who’s moving on to a new gig.

President Donald Trump will deliver his third State of the Union address Tuesday night. Today, we’re joined by Tommy Binion of The Heritage Foundation to get a sneak preview. Plus: Franklin Graham gets canceled in the United Kingdom.

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) continue to play a critical role in training and advancing the next generation of leaders.


Today we have exclusive interviews with Roslyn Clark Artis, president of Benedict College, and Lt. Gen. Gwen Bingham, a retired chief of staff for installation management at the United States Department of the Army. They share their personal stories and how they have shattered glass ceilings in their perspective careers, as well as their ideas for reform for higher education and the military.

Dave Rubin, who hosts “The Rubin Report”, joins the podcast to discuss the differences between political liberalism and classical liberalism, his recent encounter with Antifa, and the cancel culture phenomenon.

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Today we’ll feature Rachel del Guidice’s interview with Tom Jipping, a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation where we break down the Equal Rights Amendment and why Jipping says Virginia technically can’t be the 38th state to ratify it, even though the state legislature claimed on Monday to have done so.

Today we have an exclusive interview with Blaze Media’s Glenn Beck on a range of topics including our national debt, the fate of America’s Republic experiment, and tradition values. Plus: We talk about basketball great Kobe Bryant’s legacy.

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The “Bethel effect” is the term being used to describe the community impact of Bethel Church in Redding, CA. Bethel has gained national and international attention for their hands on approach to serving their city.


Leonard Haynes, an official at the Education Department, has years of experience in the education field. “President [Donald] Trump has done an outstanding job in assembling a team of dedicated and committed individuals who are willing to ask the hard questions, turn over the rocks, and to raise the issue of how do we make [historically black colleges and universities] more competitive so that they can address the priorities of the nation,” he says.


Justice Clarence Thomas is famously quiet on the Supreme Court. But a new movie, “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” is drawn from an exclusive interview with Thomas. Filmmaker Michael Pack shares what he learned about Thomas.


Should families be able to use school choice tax credits on religious schools? That’s the question that’s at the heart of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which is the Supreme Court is hearing Wednesday. Heritage Foundation legal scholar Elizabeth Slattery breaks down the case for us.


Life Empowers: Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman. That is the theme of this years national March for Life in Washington, DC set to take place on January 24. Since 1974, March For Life has gathered in our nations capital to remember the lives lost since the passage of Roe v. Wade and to remind America that each life has value.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an opportunity to remember the life and legacy of one man who changed history forever through his courage and Christian values. In 2019, The Daily Signal spoke to his niece, Alveda King, about her uncle’s enduring legacy. Today, we share that interview once again and remember the courage of Dr. King and those who stood with him in the Civil Rights Movement.

“There’s a lot of hostility to religious beliefs,” says Joe Grogan, director of the Domestic Policy Council at the White House.

“These views are protected by the First Amendment and people who are offended by public expressions of faith need to get over it,” he adds.

Will the new deal boost the American economy? Is it normal for a trade deal to demand one party spend a certain amount? Will it curb China’s theft of intellectual property from U.S. companies? Riley Walters, a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation who focuses on Asia’s economy and technology, has answers. Plus: Thaleigha Rampersad and Jarrett Stepman discuss the new hit movie, “1917”.


In charity work, the numbers aren’t everything. Meals and shelter can be provided — and those are good — but as our guest today says, the goal needs to be more. In addition to offering short-term relief, charity needs to help people get back on their feet and become self-sufficient. How? Rachel sat down recently with James Whitford to ask that question. James directs a nonprofit called Watered Gardens, which aims to lift its participants out of poverty. We’ll share their conversation.


San Francisco has been called the Paris of the West, but lately, it’s become a nightmare. Rows of tents now line the sidewalks, and the air smells foul. Homelessness is out of control. We discuss Kate’s recent feature on what’s going on in America’s most liberal city.


Much of America is focused on more than impeachment or whatever happens to be trending in the news cycle today. South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem shares what is on the minds of her constituents in the heartland of America.


Ilonka Deaton was trafficked into sex slavery at the age of 12. She suffered for six years before finally getting free. Now, her brother, Jaco Booyens, runs a film company that brings the darkness of sex trafficking into the light. He’s out with a film called “8 Days.”