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Weekend Edition

October 01, 2016

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) joined Tony to discuss election results integrity concerns. Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joined Tony to discuss last week’s introduction of the Free Speech Fairness Act. Skyline Church Lead Pastor Jim Garlow joined Tony to discuss religious freedom and Pulpit Freedom Sunday.

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October 2016

  • Weekend Edition - October 1, 2016

    October 01, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) joined Tony to discuss election results integrity concerns. Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joined Tony to discuss last week's introduction of the Free Speech Fairness Act. Skyline Church Lead Pastor Jim Garlow joined Tony to discuss religious freedom and Pulpit Freedom Sunday. (More Details)

September 2016

  • Dr. Everett Piper

    September 30, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. (More Details)
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert, Brent Keilen, Jim Garlow, Ron Johnson

    September 29, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert joins Tony to discuss the first successful Congressional veto override during President Obama's administration. The veto override was in response to President Obama's veto of the 9/11 bill that would allow Americans to sue the Saudi Arabian government for their part in the terror attack. FRC Action Director, Brent Keilen, joins Tony to give an update of the Values Bus Tour. Skyline Church Lead Pastor Jim Garlow and Living Stones Church Senior Pastor Ron Johnson join Tony to discuss religious freedom and Pulpit Freedom Sunday. (More Details)
  • Rep. Jody Hice, Bishop Harry Jackson

    September 28, 2016
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joins Tony to discuss today's introduction of the Free Speech Fairness Act. Bishop Harry Jackson joins Tony to discuss the Free Speech Fairness Act and Pulpit Freedom Sunday this Sunday, October 2. (More Details)
  • Brett O'Donnell, Rep. Mo Brooks, Ga. Sec. of State Brian Kemp

    September 27, 2016
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Brett O'Donnell, regarded as one of our nation's best debate coaches, joins Tony with his analysis of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) joins Tony to discuss the latest news on the short term government funding fight. Also, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) joins Tony to discuss election results integrity concerns. (More Details)
  • Sandy Rios, Matthew Boyle, Tony Perkins

    September 26, 2016
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" AFR Talk host Sandy Rios guest hosts for Tony. Breitbart News Washington Political Editor, Matthew Boyle, joins Sandy to preview the presidential debate tonight. Family Research Council President and host of Washington Watch, Tony Perkins, joins Sandy to preview the presidential debate as well. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - September 24, 2016

    September 24, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.) joined Tony to highlight the latest news surrounding the continued effort in North Carolina to stifle HB2. Commissioner Peter Kirsanow of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights joined Tony to discuss the commission's report on Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties. Also, founder and President of Styrk, Scott Rasmussen, joined Tony to preview the upcoming presidential debate. (More Details)
  • Dr. Everett Piper, Rep. Trent Franks

    September 23, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joins Dr. Piper to discuss today's hearing in the House of Representatives regarding the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and Hyde Amendment. (More Details)
  • Dr. Brian Grim, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Scott Rasmussen

    September 22, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation at Georgetown University's Berkley Center, Dr. Brian Grim, joins Tony to discuss his recent study on the socio-economic value of religion to American society. Chairman of the House Select Panel on Infant Lives, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), joins Tony with the latest on the House investigation into the sale of baby body parts. Also, founder and President of Styrk, Scott Rasmussen joins Tony to preview the upcoming presidential debate. (More Details)
  • Tim Wildmon, Travis Weber

    September 21, 2016
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" American Family Association President Tim Wildmon joins Tony to discuss the latest news on the Target boycott. Also, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, Travis Weber, joins Tony to discuss the Johnson amendment. (More Details)
  • Peter Kirsanow, Gen. Boykin

    September 20, 2016
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Commissioner Peter Kirsanow of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights joins Tony to discuss the commission's report on Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties. FRC Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's elite Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin joins Tony to discuss the latest news related to the terror attacks in New York City and New Jersey. (More Details)
  • Gov. Pat McCrory, Michele Bachmann

    September 19, 2016
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.) joins Tony to highlight the latest news surrounding the continued effort in North Carolina to stifle HB2. Also, former Republican presidential candidate and Congresswoman from Minnesota, Michele Bachmann, joins Tony with her analysis on the latest terror attacks that took place over the weekend in New York City and New Jersey. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - September 17, 2016

    September 17, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) joined Tony to discuss former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's now infamous "baskets of deplorables" insult from last weekend. North Carolina natives Jason and David Benham joined Tony to discuss the NCAA pulling seven games because of the state's HB 2 law. Also, FRC Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's elite Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin joined Tony to discuss a prayer controversy brewing within West Point. (More Details)
  • Boris Epshteyn, Mike Berry

    September 16, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute and legal editor for Breitbart News, Ken Klukowski, guest hosts for Tony. Republican strategist Boris Epshteyn joins our guest host to discuss presidential politics. Also, First Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs, Mike Berry, joins Ken to to discuss a recent report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. (More Details)
  • Rep. Mo Brooks, Reince Priebus, Rep. John Fleming

    September 15, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) joins Tony to discuss the latest news related to the short term continuing resolution. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus joins Tony to discuss the latest presidential race polling data. Also, Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss the effort to impeach IRS Chief John Koskinen. (More Details)
  • Gen. Boykin, David Christensen Rep. Marsha Blackburn,

    September 14, 2016
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's elite Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin joins Tony to discuss a prayer controversy brewing within West Point. FRC's Vice President of Government Affairs, David Christensen, joins Tony to discuss GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's child care policy. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joins Tony also to discuss Donald Trump's child care policy plan. (More Details)
  • Jason and David Benham, Ed Morrissey

    September 13, 2016
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" North Carolina natives Jason and David Benham join Tony to discuss the NCAA pulling seven games because of the state's HB 2. Also, Hot Air's Ed Morrissey joins Tony to discuss the continued fallout from Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" comment. (More Details)
  • Rep. Diane Black, Ken Blackwell, Brent Keilen

    September 12, 2016
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) joins Tony to discuss former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's now infamous "baskets of deplorables"insult from over the weekend. FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, Ken Blackwell, joins Tony to discuss a recent report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Also, FRC Action Director, Brent Keilen, joins Tony to discuss the FRC Action Values Bus Tour. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - September 10, 2016

    September 10, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) joined Tony to discuss his push to see the Clinton Foundation undergo an investigation into allegations that while Mrs. Clinton was at the State Department, the Clinton Foundation donors were allowed special access that breaches the public's trust. Former presidential candidate and Congresswoman from Minnesota, Michele Bachmann, was here to highlight this year's Values Voter Summit and how we can get America back on track. Also, Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. There continues to be a massive disparity between the numbers of Muslim refugees the Obama administration is admitting into the country compared to Christian refugees. (More Details)
  • Todd Starnes, Sen. James Lankford, Ronnie Floyd, Wes Modder, Kirk Cameron

    September 09, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Fox News' Todd Starnes, Oklahoma Senator, James Lankford, (R-OK) and Navy Chaplain Wes Modder, join Tony to highlight their time at this year's Values Voter Summit. Also, former Southern Baptist Convention president and Senior Pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, joins Tony to highlight a massive prayer initiative for this Sunday asking churches to take 11 minutes of their service to reflect on the September 11th terrorist attack and pray for the spiritual future of America. Also, actor Kirk Cameron joins the program to discuss why he believes it is imperative that Christians vote in November. (More Details)
  • Sen. Tom Cotton, Michele Bachmann

    September 08, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) joins Tony to discuss his push to see the Clinton Foundation undergo an investigations into allegations that while Mrs. Clinton was at the State Department, Clinton Foundation donors were allowed special access that breaches the public's trust. Also, former presidential candidate and Congresswoman from Minnesota, Michele Bachmann, is here to highlight this year's Values Voter Summit and how we can get America back on track. (More Details)
  • Rep. Jim Bridenstine, General Boykin

    September 07, 2016
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. There continues to be a massive disparity between the numbers of Muslim refugees the Obama administration is admitting into the country compared to Christian refugees. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin is here to highlight a letter signed by 88 retired generals voicing their support for Donald Trump as the next Commander in Chief. The latest polls show a growing number of former military men and women support Donald Trump for the presidency. (More Details)
  • Scott Rasmussen, Rep. Vicky Hartzler

    September 06, 2016
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" founder of Rasmussen Reports and president of Styrk, Scott Rasmussen, joins Tony with his analysis regarding the latest presidential poll numbers and where he sees the race is heading. Also, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, (R-Mo.) is here to highlight the life and legacy of conservative grassroots leader, Phyllis Schlafly, who passed away yesterday. (More Details)
  • Al Fadi

    September 05, 2016
    On this special Labor Day edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we highlight a recent FRC lecture by founder and president of CIRA International, Al Fadi, titled: ISIS, Sharia, & the Islamic State Phenomenon: The Caliphate in Light of Sharia. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - September 3, 2016

    September 03, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" president of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, joined Tony to discuss his new book, Clean House: Exposing Our Government's Secrets and Lies. Former Minnesota Congresswoman and 2012 presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann, was here with her analysis of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's speech on immigration earlier this week. Congresswoman Bachmann is also a speaker at this year's Values Voter Summit. Also, founder of the Barna Group, and Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute, George Barna, joined Tony with the latest numbers surrounding SAGE (Spiritually Active, Governance Engaged) voters and how they view the Second Amendment. (More Details)
  • Ken Klukowski, Kris Kobach, Ken Blackwell

    September 02, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute and legal editor for Breitbart News, Ken Klukowski, guest hosts for Tony. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach joins Ken to discuss the latest news on the issue of immigration. Also, FRC Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, Ken Blackwell, joins our guest host to discuss the latest developments in the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server. (More Details)
  • Michele Bachmann, George Barna

    September 01, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Minnesota Congresswoman and 2012 presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann, joins Tony with her analysis of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's speech on immigration last night. Congresswoman Bachmann is also a speaker at this year's Values Voter Summit. Also, founder of the Barna Group, and Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute, George Barna, is here with the latest numbers surrounding SAGE (Spiritually Active, Governance Engaged) voters and how they view the Second Amendment. (More Details)

August 2016

  • Rep. Chris Smith, Tom Fitton, Kate Hardiman

    August 31, 2016
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Chris Smith (R- N.J.) joins Tony to discuss the latest regarding the ISIS genocide designation and what our government is doing about it. President of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, joins Tony to discuss his book Clean House: Exposing Our Government's Secrets and Lies. Also, University of Notre Dame student journalist, Kate Hardiman, joins Tony to discuss another case of campus bias, this time at the University of Colorado. (More Details)
  • Lt. Gen. Boykin, David Harms, Mark Stermer, Rep. Jim Jordan

    August 30, 2016
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Tony to highlight the conflict in Syria, which pits two U.S. allies against each other. David Harms, a representative from India Partners, is here to talk about their initiative with American Family Radio in the effort to raise money to build a boy's orphan home in India. Senior Pastor of The Church, with several locations in the Baton Rouge area, Mark Stermer, joins Tony to discuss the role the local church body plays when disaster strikes like the historic flooding we've seen in Louisiana. Also, Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus and Representative from the 4th congressional district of Ohio, Jim Jordan, is here to highlight his call for a special prosecutor regarding the allegations against the Clinton Foundation and their relationship with foreign governments. (More Details)
  • Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Emily Jashinsky, Todd Taylor

    August 29, 2016
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joins Tony to highlight her letter to the Attorney General of New Mexico stating that the University of New Mexico may be subject to a criminal probe, due to students dissecting aborted baby body parts over the summer-a violation of state law. Spokeswoman for Young America's Foundation, Emily Jashinsky, is here to discuss her story out of Clemson University where a man was told by an university administrator to stop praying because the area of campus he was praying was not a "designated free speech area." Also, Assistant Manager of U.S. Disaster Relief for Samaritan's Purse, Todd Taylor, joins Tony with the latest regarding the massive Louisiana flood relief effort. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - August 27, 2016

    August 27, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Garret Graves, (R-La.) joined Tony to highlight the flood relief effort in Louisiana. Congressman Graves will also discuss his time yesterday with President Obama as he visited the state. North Carolina Lt. Governor, Dan Forest, was here with his analysis surrounding a federal judge in Texas blocking the President's mandate to public schools that would allow men to use women's restrooms and shower facilities. Law enforcement officer, Captain Clay Higgins, joined Tony to discuss his run in with the Red Cross leadership in Lafayette Louisiana. While praying for flood victims, Officer Higgins was asked to leave the premises. Also, Chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Rep. Lamar Smith, (R-TX) was here to highlight his effort to get to the bottom of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while with the state department. (More Details)
  • Ken Klukowski, Jonathan Saenz, Chelsea Youman

    August 26, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute and legal editor for Breitbart News, Ken Klukowski, guest hosts for Tony. Mark Smith, presidential scholar at The Kings College in New York City, joins Ken to highlight the on-going corruption surrounding the Clinton Foundation. President of Texas Values, Jonathan Saenz, is here to discuss a Texas federal judge's ruling blocking President Obama's bathroom mandate allowing men to use women's restroom and shower facilities. Also, Chief of Staff and Counsel for First Liberty Institute, Chelsea Youman, joins Ken with the latest on their cases surrounding the protection of religious freedom. (More Details)
  • Capt. Clay Higgins, Rep. Lamar Smith

    August 25, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" law enforcement officer, Captain Clay Higgins, joins Tony to discuss his run-in with the Red Cross leadership in Lafayette, Louisiana. While praying for flood victims, Officer Higgins was asked to leave the premises. Also, Chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is here to highlight his effort to get to the bottom of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while with the State Department. Chairman Smith has subpoenaed the 3 software companies that provided services to Mrs. Clinton in order to get real answers. (More Details)
  • Rep. Garret Graves, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest

    August 24, 2016
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) joins Tony to highlight the flood relief effort in Louisiana. Congressman Graves will also discuss his time yesterday with President Obama as he visited the state. North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest is here with his analysis surrounding a federal judge in Texas blocking the President's mandate to public schools that would allow men to use women's restrooms and shower facilities. (More Details)
  • Dr. Everett Piper

    August 23, 2016
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. (More Details)
  • Todd Starnes

    August 22, 2016
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" author of God Less America, Fox News host, Todd Starnes guest hosts for Tony. Todd will give an update regarding the flood relief effort in Louisiana as well as the news out of Texas where a federal judge has blocked President Obama's bathroom policy that would allow men to use women's restroom and shower facilities. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - August 20, 2016

    August 20, 2016
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute and legal editor for Breitbart News, Ken Klukowski, guest hosted for Tony. Family Research Council President and host of Washington Watch, Tony Perkins, joined Ken with an update on the extreme flooding taking place in Louisiana. Tony updated our listeners on the best way to help those in need. Also, FRC experts Peter Sprigg and Chris Gacek guest hosted for Tony. Assistant Manager of U.S. Disaster Relief for Samaritan's Purse, Todd Taylor, joined Peter and Chris to give an update on the floods in Louisiana. President of the American Family Association, Tim Wildmon, also joined Peter and Chris with the latest on Target's bathroom policy. (More Details)
  • Ken Timmerman, Doug Wardlow, Sarah Perry

    August 19, 2016
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC experts Peter Sprigg and Chris Gacek guest host for Tony. Author of Deception: The Making of the YouTube Video Hillary and Obama Blamed for Benghazi, Ken Timmerman, joins our guest hosts to discuss his book. Family Research Council President and host of Washington Watch, Tony Perkins, will join Peter and Chris with an update on the extreme flooding taking place in Louisiana. Legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, Doug Wardlow, joins Peter and Chris to discuss a federal court ruling yesterday in favor of religious owners of a Michigan funeral home. Also, FRC's Sarah Perry joins Peter and Chris to discuss her book, Sand in My Sandwich: And Other Motherhood Messes I'm Learning to Love. (More Details)
  • Mary Eberstadt, Todd Taylor, Julia Seymour

    August 18, 2016
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC experts Peter Sprigg and Chris Gacek guest host for Tony. Author of It's Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies, Mary Eberstadt, joins our guest hosts to discuss her book. Assistant Manager of U.S. Disaster Relief for Samaritan's Purse, Todd Taylor, joins Peter and Chris to give an update on the floods in Louisiana. President of the American Family Association, Tim Wildmon, joins our guest hosts with the latest on Target's bathroom policy. Also, Media Research Center assistant managing editor of MRC-Business, Julia Seymour, joins our guest hosts to expose George Soros' influence in pushing his liberal agenda. (More Details)