Ben Domenech

The Federalist / Heartland Institute

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Conservative writer and television commentator Ben Domenech is co-founder and publisher of The Federalist, a web magazine focused on politics, policy and culture, and editor of The Transom, a daily email newsletter for political and media insiders.

A former research fellow at the Heartland Institute, Weber also served as speechwriter for then-Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson.

Ben Domenech on KCRW

First term Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake is a staunch conservative, and he's voted the Party line — as defined by President Trump.

A never-Trump Republican senator says, 'Never more…'

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The National Football League is "as American as apple pie, "with deep roots in popular culture. Now the nation's most profitable sports enterprise is caught up in race politics.

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Last Saturday, Democrats in Nevada caucused to choose a presidential nominee. In South Carolina, Republicans went to the polls.

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