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?

 

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.”

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.

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.

 

Marine veteran Gabe Johnson is on a mission to save Portland, Oregon, from lawlessness.

 

Mail-in voting has sharply increased due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Pew Research Center reported in the 2016 general election, 24.9 percent of votes were absentee or mail-in and in the 2018 general election, 27.4 percent of votes were absentee or mail-in. But during the 2020 primaries, 50.3 percent of votes cast were absentee or mail-in.

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee has wrapped up its third and final day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. On this episode, we have an interview from a new “minipodcast” from The Heritage Foundation called “Perspectives: Confirming Amy Coney Barrett.”

 

Churches in the nation’s capitol either haven’t been able to meet in person or have had extremely limited ability to do so because of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. Capitol Hill Baptist Church went to court against the mayor in September, and just achieved a big win for religious freedom.

 

The second day of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings begin Tuesday morning. GianCarlo Canaparo, a Heritage Foundation legal fellow and co-host of the “SCOTUS 101” podcast, joins our show to discuss what to watch for and what questions he hopes Senate Judiciary Committee members will ask Barrett.

 

Today on the podcast, The Daily Signal’s executive editor, Rob Bluey, interviews Brian Morganstern, the White House’s deputy communications director. They discuss President Donald Trump’s health; the COVID-19 pandemic; liberals’ threat to pack the Supreme Court; and next week’s Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the president’s third nominee to the high court.

 

Today’s Daily Signal Podcast features an interview from the great “Problematic Women” podcast. As Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett prepares for Senate hearings next week, many are wondering whether she’ll again face harsh questions about her Catholic faith.

Mary Vought, executive director of the Senate Conservatives Fund and wife of Russell Vought, director of the Office of Management and Budget, joins us to explain why this line of questioning is unconstitutional. Her husband, she recalls, faced similar scrutiny in his own Senate confirmation hearing.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joins the “Daily Signal News” podcast to talk about the committee’s confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Barrett, set to begin next week.

Senate Democrats, who generally have supported virtual hearings during the pandemic, now demand in-person hearings to consider Barrett. How is the Judiciary Committee’s Republican leadership responding? What kind of questions will Barrett face? Blackburn breaks it down.

Today’s “Daily Signal News” podcast features a panel discussion on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett sponsored by The Heritage Foundation. (To tune into more Heritage Foundation events, subscribe to the “Heritage Events” podcast wherever you get your podcasts.)

 

Disturbing parallels can be drawn between the United States and the Soviet bloc of Eastern Europe, commentator and bestselling author Rod Dreher says.

Dreher, a senior editor at The American Conservative, received a phone call in 2015 that sent him on a journey to investigate whether America is losing its freedoms in the same way that Eastern Europe lost its liberty to the Soviet Union. What he found inspired his latest book, “Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents.

Former Navy Secretary J. William Middendorf says America has entered a new cold war with China.

 

Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz., is a powerful voice for conservative women across America.

 

The principles of patriotism and the history of America’s founding are not being taught in schools as they once were. Now, many parents are taking it upon themselves to instill national pride in their children.

 

Conservatives who make up the House Freedom Caucus last week forced a meeting of the House’s entire Republican conference to discuss a motion “to vacate the chair,” which is a push to force Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to step down.

 

The Black Lives Matter movement is promoting a communist agenda, says investigative journalist James Simpson.

 

Professor Carter Snead is one of the world’s leading experts on public bioethics at the University of Notre Dame. He is also a colleague of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, one of President Donald Trump’s finalists to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Snead joins The Daily Signal Podcast to talk about Barrett, her legal career, media attacks, and more.