Washington Watch Weekly Radio

Weekend Edition: January 28, 2023
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January 28, 2023 - Senator James Lankford, Chip Roy and Mike Johnson

This weekend: James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, addresses Attorney General Merrick Garland's threat to sue pro-life states for defending the right to life. Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st District of Texas, shares about his appointment to the House Rules Committee and what the changes to the committee mean for the legislative body; about his border security bill and reacts to news of the arrests of two pro-abortion activists for vandalism. Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana, highlights the upcoming National Gathering for Prayer & Repentance.

Weekend Edition - January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023 - Andy Harris, Steve Marshall and Mr. Owen Strachan

This weekend: Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for Maryland's 1st District, discusses the latest in the continuing negotiations over the looming federal fiscal cliff. Steve Marshall, Alabama Attorney General, shares about a letter he and 21 other Attorneys General signed urging the FDA to reverse its decision allowing pharmacies to dispense abortion pills. Dr. Owen Strachan, FRC's Senior Fellow at the Center for Biblical Worldview, highlights pastor story hours across the country that are drawing huge turnouts.

Weekend Edition - January 14, 2023
January 14, 2023 - Representative Steve J. Scalise, Buddy Carter and Andrew Bostom

This weekend: Steve Scalise, House Majority Leader and U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana, shares about the House GOP's bold agenda for the 118th Congress. Buddy Carter, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Georgia, discusses the bill he co-authored to prevent health workers from being required to violate their conscience by distributing chemical abortion pills. Dr. Andrew Bostom, academic clinical trialist and epidemiologist, overviews the data withheld throughout the FDA meetings for approval of the latest Covid-19 booster shot.

Weekend Edition - January 7, 2023
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January 7, 2023 - Chad Wolf, Mrs. Mary Szoch and Justin Danhof

This weekend:\rChad Wolf, former Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, weighs in on President Biden's immigration speech this week as well as the president's upcoming trip to the Southern Border. Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, discusses a petition from FRC Action to CVS and Walgreens regarding their plans to distribute chemical abortion pills. Justin Danhof, Head of Corporate Governance at Strive Asset Management, shares additional tactics for Christians in their response to CVS and Walgreens.

Weekend Edition - December 24, 2022
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December 24, 2022 - Mr. George E. Barna and Dr. Kenyn Cureton

This weekend: Dr. George Barna, FRC's Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview, answers the question: why does the Bible matter? Dr. Kenyn Cureton, FRC's Vice President for Christian Resources, shares about FRC's two-year Bible reading plan.

Weekend Edition - December 17, 2022
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December 17, 2022 - Andrew Clyde, Amado Huizar and Representative Kevin McCarthy

This weekend: Kevin McCarthy, U.S. Representative for the 23rd District of California and House Minority Leader, shares the latest on the continued negotiations over government funding and reacts to the GOP House Intelligence Committee report on the origins of COVID virus. Andrew Clyde, U.S. Representative for 9th District of Georgia, reacts to the Democrats' refusal to investigate the DoD's pro-transgender policies. Amado Huizar, South Bay Pentecostal Executive Pastor, discusses the vandalism of his church after he spoke out in opposition to a drag queen story hour.

Weekend Edition - December 10, 2022
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December 10, 2022 - Mary Miller, Mike Brest and Mr. Travis Weber

This weekend: Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, reacts to the U.S. House passage of the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act, the U.S. Department of Education's elimination of their parents council, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' support for gender transition surgeries for children. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner Defense Reporter, discusses the recent House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, shares about a new FRC report titled "Countries of Particular Concern: Why This U.S. Foreign Policy Tool Is Often Ineffective and How to Make It Better" and responds to Senator Thom Tillis's claims that the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act includes robust protections for religious freedom.

Weekend Edition - December 3, 2022
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December 3, 2022 - Pastor Jody C Hice, Mr. Travis Weber and Carl Trueman

This weekend: Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for Georgia's 10th District, reacts to the U.S. Senate vote on the so-called "Respect for Marriage Act." Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, offers an update on the religious freedom amendments to the "Respect for Marriage Act." Carl Trueman, professor at Grove City College, shares how the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act could impact the future of orthodox Protestantism.ti

Weekend Edition - November 26, 2022
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November 26, 2022 - Dr. Kenyn Cureton and Erwin Lutzer

This weekend: Dr. Kenyn Cureton, FRC's Vice President for Christian Resources, reflects on the first Thanksgiving and how a spirit of gratitude to God helped the Puritans endure. Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church, discusses the importance of a spirt gratitude and how through thanksgiving we affirm the power of God.

Weekend Edition - November 19, 2022
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November 19, 2022 - The Honorable Mike Lee, Mr. Travis Weber and Ronna McDaniel

This weekend: Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah, comments on the U.S. Senate's cloture vote on the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, continues the conversation on the Senate's redefinition bill and other concerning policies the lame duck Congress is considering. Ronna McDaniel, Chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, shares her vision for another term as head of the RNC.

Weekend Edition - November 12, 2022
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November 12, 2022 - Greg Pence, Mr. Matt Carpenter and Mr. Connor Semelsberger

On today's program: Greg Pence, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Indiana, shares his reaction to the results of the recent midterm election and reflects on Veteran's Day, particularly in light of the challenges that the U.S. military is facing and how the next Congress could address these concerns.\rMatt Carpenter, Director of FRC Action, offers updates on the U.S. Senate races in Arizona, Nevada, and Georgia. Connor Semelsberger, FRC's Director of Federal Affairs for Life and Human Dignity, shares the latest election results from the recent midterm elections.

Weekend Edition: November 5, 2022
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November 5, 2022 - Representative Vicky Hartzler, Mr. Joshua Arnold and Robin Lundstrum

This weekend: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, reacts to President Biden's recent speech demanding that Americans vote for Democrats or face chaos. Joshua Arnold, staff writer at The Washington Stand, reports on an emerging trend of minors committing crimes due to disengaged parents. Robin Lundstrum, State Representative for Arkansas 87th District, refutes claims made by supporters of marijuana legalization in her state.

Weekend Edition: October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022 - Justin Danhof, A.J. Nolte and Mary Miller

This weekend: Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, pushes back on The New York Times' hit piece against her and other Republican congressmen, and also comments on the recent drop in student test scores. Dr. A. J. Nolte, Regent University assistant professor, offers his response to the Left's reaction to FRC's Townhall on Christian Nationalism. Justin Danhof, Head of Corporate Governance at Strive Asset Management, uncovers how Big Business is pushing for the so-called Respect for Marriage Act.

Weekend Edition - October 22, 2022
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October 22, 2022 - Representative Vicky Hartzler, Mr. Brent Keilen and Rick Scott

This weekend: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, reacts to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams' recent comments blaming children for the current record high inflation, President Biden's expressed support for establishing federal funds to facilitate abortions, and the latest news on the COVID vaccine mandate. Brent Keilen, Vice President for FRC Action, highlights polling showing that governors who signed heartbeat bills into law are performing well in their campaigns for re-election. Rick Scott, U.S. Senator from Florida, shares about his plan to Rescue America and his assessment of the upcoming midterm elections.

Weekend Edition - October 15, 2022
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October 15, 2022 - Ted Cruz, The Honorable Michele M. Bachmann, Stephen Coughlin and Mark Hall

This weekend: Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, discusses the troubling pattern of the Biden administration's Department of Justice abusing its investigative authority, and how President Biden's immigration policy has led to increased crime. Michele Bachmann, Dean of the Robertson School of Government at Regent University, Dr. Stephen Coughlin, Principal, Unconstrained Analytics, and Dr. Mark David Hall, Author and Professor, George Fox University, discuss the rise of the term "Christian Nationalism."

Weekend Edition - October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022 - Byron Donalds, Mr. Edward Graham and Chris Mitchell

This weekend: Byron Donalds, U.S. Representative for the 19th\u00A0District of Florida, shares how his district-one of the hardest hit areas of the state-is doing in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Edward Graham, Vice President of Operations for Samaritan's Purse, shares how the ministry is helping victims affected by Ian. Chris Mitchell, CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief,\u00A0reports on the latest in the ongoing unrest and protests in Iran over a young woman's death while in the custody of the so-called morality police.\u00A0

Weekend Edition - September 24, 2022
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September 24, 2022 - Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin

This weekend: Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina, discusses President Biden's address to the U.N., as well as his recent pro-life legislation. Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President, shares what compelled him to write Strong and Courageous, a new book on biblical masculinity.

Weekend Edition - September 17, 2022
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September 17, 2022 - The Honorable Mike Huckabee, Vincent Mathews and Michael Seifert

This weekend: Mike Huckabee, host of TBN's "Huckabee," discusses the Left's violent rhetoric toward conservatives. Bishop Vincent Mathews, Pastor of Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, highlights solutions for ending the epidemic of crime and lawlessness. Michael Seifert, founder and CEO of Public Square, shares about his new initiative to support freedom-loving businesses.

Weekend Edition - September 10, 2022
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September 10, 2022 - Representative Kevin Cramer, Jake Warner and Jennifer Bauwens

This weekend: Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator from North Dakota, voices his religious liberty concerns with the Senate's same-sex marriage bill and reacts to President Biden's "The Continued Battle for the Soul of America" speech.\rJake Warner, Alliance Defending Freedom senior counsel, shares good news out of New York for Christian adoption agencies. Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC's Director of the Center for Family Studies, provides her expertise on the World Professional Association for Transgender Health's anticipated green light for hospitals to lower the age limit for transgender youth surgeries.

Weekend Edition - September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022 - Dan Bishop and Mark Robinson

This weekend:\rDan Bishop, U.S. Representative for the 9th District of North Carolina, reacts to FBI whistleblowers' allegations of corruption and retaliation by Director Christopher Wray and President Joe Biden's recent speech where he claimed to be pro-police. Mark Robinson, Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, shares about his upcoming book We Are The Majority!, his belief that the United States is the land of opportunity for everyone, as well as his thoughts on the current political landscape.

Weekend Edition - August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022 - Byron Donalds, Chip Roy and Barry McKeen

This weekend: Byron Donalds, U.S. Representative for the 19th District of Florida, unpacks what President Biden's recent student loan forgiveness program announcement really means in practice and shares the latest news on the federal government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st district of Texas, offers his analysis of the latest illegal immigration data and highlights the unfair termination of the Austin Fire Department's chaplain. Barry McKeen, school administrator for Grace Christian School and pastor of Grace Community Church of Valrico, Florida, shares why he is taking a stand for biblical sexuality despite threats from the Left.

Weekend Edition - August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022 - Andy Harris, Mike McClure and Katy Faust

This weekend: Dr. Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for Maryland's 1st District, reacts to the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act and news that the CDC is going to "reset" itself in the wake of its bungled handling of the COVID pandemic. Mike McClure, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel San Jose, highlights good news his church recently received in their case and discusses growing religious intolerance in the Western world. Katy Faust, Founder of Them Before Us, unpacks the problems behind the Equal Access to Reproductive Care Act.

Weekend Edition - August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022 - Pat Fallon, Mr. Quena D. Gonzalez and Mrs. Stephanie Borowicz

This weekend: Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, discusses the continuing fallout from the FBI's raid on former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago property, reacts to New York City Mayor Eric Adams's complaints about Texas busing illegal immigrants to his city, and the ongoing tensions between China and Taiwan. Quena Gonzalez, FRC's Senior Director of Government Affairs, reacts to the budget bill proposal to add 87,000 more IRS agents and how the agency is being weaponized against conservatives. Stephanie Borowicz, Pennsylvania State Representative, shares about her party's demand that the acting state education secretary reverse course over student indoctrination in gender theory or resign his post.

Weekend Edition - August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022 - Senator Steve Daines, Gordon Chang and Mr. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli

This weekend: Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, outlines the $369 billion in climate provisions in the Senate reconciliation bill and details Senate Democrats' effort to shut down pregnancy resource centers. Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China, analyzes what Speaker Pelosi's trip to Taiwan means for U.S.-China relations.\rKen Cuccinelli, former Virginia attorney general and former acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the atmosphere of lawlessness in many cities and the Big Government tyranny that could result.

Weekend Edition - July 30, 2022
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July 30, 2022 - The Honorable James Lankford, Mary Miller and Brenda Lebsack

This weekend: James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, discusses the Biden administration's attempt to redefine a recession in our flagging economy, as well as his opposition to the Senate's radical same-sex marriage bill and the devastation it would cause to religious freedom. Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, reacts to HHS's proposed rule on gender transitions. Brenda Lebsack, teacher and former school board member, talks about her suspension from the California Teacher's Association for speaking out about its radical, left-wing agenda.

Weekend Edition - July 23, 2022
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July 23, 2022 - Tony Perkins, Chip Roy, Katy Faust and Virgil Walker

On today's program: Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st district of Texas, calls out congressional Democrats rushing forward a bill to codify the redefinition of marriage in law. Katy Faust, Founder of Them Before Us, answers why we must make heart-changing, pro-natural marriage arguments based on the rights of children. Virgil Walker, Executive Director of Operations for G3 Ministries, shares how Christians should respond to the redefinition of marriage, even as polling suggests more Americans are accepting the redefinition.

Weekend Edition - July 16, 2022
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July 16, 2022 - The Honorable Roger Marshall, Laura Haynes and Chuck Grassley

On today's program: Roger Marshall, U.S. Senator from Kansas, shares his takeaways from the Senate's hearings on abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. Dr. Laura Haynes, licensed psychologist, sets the record straight after a UC Berkeley professor claimed the term "pregnant women" was violent rhetoric. Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator from Iowa, comments on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest data as well as the pro-life and pro-religious liberty victories at the U.S. Supreme Court this term.

Weekend Edition - July 9, 2022
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July 9, 2022 - Chad Wolf, Gordon Chang, Mr. Stephen Moore and Melissa Ohden

This weekend: Chad Wolf, former Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, comments on the failure of Leftist prosecutors to enforce gun crime laws as well as the Department of Justice's current investigation into Texas' efforts to secure the Southern border. Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China, explains the significance of the FBI and MI5 joint warning that China's espionage is reaching a critical level.\rStephen Moore, FreedomWorks Senior Economic Contributor, breaks down the latest economic news. Melissa Ohden, saline abortion survivor, highlights Kansas' Value Them Both referendum.

Weekend Edition - July 2, 2022
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July 2, 2022 - Chris Smith, Erin Hawley and Paivi Rasanen

This weekend: Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, explains why it's important to protect religious freedom at home and abroad. Erin Hawley, senior counsel to the appellate team at Alliance Defending Freedom, discusses the Left's reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs ruling and reacts to President Biden's call for a carve out of the filibuster in order to codify "a right to abortion" into federal law. Paivi Rasanen, a Finnish MP who faces persecution from her government for simply expressing widely held biblical beliefs, shares why she continues to stand for truth.

Weekend Edition - June 25, 2022
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June 25, 2022 - Senator Josh Hawley, Mary Miller and Chris Mitchell

This weekend: Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, highlights the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX and explains a new bill concerning minors undergoing "gender-reassignment" surgery. Chris Mitchell, CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief, discusses the latest news as Israel prepares for its fifth election in less than four years. Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, weighs in on negotiations in a bipartisan Senate deal on gun violence.

Weekend Edition - June, 18th, 2022
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June 18, 2022 - Senator Josh Hawley, Greg Steube, Mary Miller and Dr. Quentin Van Meter

Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, discusses negotiations in a bipartisan Senate\u00A0deal on gun violence and the Biden administration's\u00A0Disinformation Governance Board. Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida,\u00A0shares the\u00A0latest developments\u00A0on the congressional negotiations over gun violence. Dr. Quentin Van Meter, President of the American College of Pediatricians,\u00A0reacts to President Biden signing an\u00A0executive order\u00A0barring federal funds from being used for 'conversion therapy.' Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, responds to President Biden's\u00A0'parents' council'\u00A0which includes parents who labeled other concerned parents as 'terrorists' for attending local school board meetings as well as the President's executive order promoting gender transitions on children.

Weekend Edition - June, 11th, 2022
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June 11, 2022 - Senator Steve Daines, The Honorable James Lankford and Jonathan Keller

This weekend: Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, highlights a recent letter he sent to the Department of Justice demanding answers after a string of attacks against pro-life ministries and the recent arrest of an armed man threatening the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, reacts to a Department of Homeland Security alert warning of potential violence after the Supreme Court releases its decision in Dobbs. Jonathan Keller, CEO of California Family Council, breaks down the results of California's midterm primary election and discusses a proposal to teach Drag Queen 101 in California K-12 schools.

Weekend Edition - June 04, 2022
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June 4, 2022 - Mr. Stephen Moore, Meg Kilgannon and Darrell Scott

This weekend: Stephen Moore, FreedomWorks Senior Economic Contributor, reacts to President Biden's Wall Street Journal column laying out how his administration plans to fight record inflation. Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, reacts to a Loudoun County school library promoting a book on prostitution as well as a North Carolina pre-K teacher showing students pictures of a 'transgender pregnant man.' Darrell Scott, Founder of Rachel's Challenge, shares how he overcame the unspeakable grief of losing his daughter in the Columbine High School massacre and how it propelled a ministry that has reached thousands of teens for the Lord.

Weekend Edition - May 28, 2022
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May 28, 2022 - Mary Miller and Gary Hamrick

This weekend: Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, discusses the Left's attacks on gender and how her Women's Bill of Rights bill would push back. Gary Hamrick, Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Chapel, shares how Christians should respond to the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas.

Weekend Edition - May 21, 2022
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May 21, 2022 - Dan Bishop, Albert Mohler and Chris Powell

This weekend: Dan Bishop, U.S. Representative for the 9th District of North Carolina, discusses the recent House hearing on abortion access, the 'domestic terrorism' issue being raised by Democrats, and the pausing of the Disinformation Governance Board. Dr. Albert Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, offers a biblical perspective on the recent shooting tragedy in Buffalo, NY and why American society is actually a gerontocracy. Chris Powell, pastor of New Haven Baptist Church in Haven, Kansas, talks about Haven city council's decision to reverse their vote on the 'In God We Trust' police decals.

Weekend Edition - May 14, 2022
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May 14, 2022 - Representative Kevin Cramer, Senator Josh Hawley and Michael Cloud

This weekend: Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator from North Dakota, responds to President Biden's recent speech outlining his plan to fight record inflation. Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, addresses Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's "show vote" on a bill to codify Roe and the introduction of his bill to strip Disney of special copyright protections. Michael Cloud, U.S. Representative for the 27th District of Texas, highlights his letter to the Department of Justice demanding an investigation into vandalism of pro-life churches.

Weekend Edition - May 7, 2022
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May 7, 2022 - The Honorable Roger Marshall, Carrie Severino and Lawana Perkins

This weekend: Dr. Roger Marshall, U.S. Senator from Kansas who has delivered over 5,000 babies, reacts to the leak of the Supreme Court's draft opinion in the Dobbs case that signals the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade. Carrie Severino, President of Judicial Crisis Network and former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, describes how the Supreme Court leak is a violation of the institution's trust. Lawana Perkins shares her view of motherhood in light of the upcoming Dobbs decision and Mother's Day this Sunday.

Weekend Edition - April 30, 2022
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April 30, 2022 - Chuck Grassley, Jonathan Mitchell and Joel Berry

This weekend: Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator of Iowa, reacts to Biden's SPLC-tied judicial nominee Nancy Abudu's recent Senate hearing and Dr. Fauci's claim that the U.S. is now 'out of the pandemic phase' of COVID-19. Jonathan Mitchell, principal of Mitchell Law, comments on a federal court formally dismissing the remaining challenges to Texas' Heartbeat Law. Joel Berry, Managing Editor of The Babylon Bee, reflects on the censorship of The Babylon Bee that remarkably led to Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter and what it means for free speech going forward.

Weekend Edition - April 23, 2022
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April 23, 2022 - Pat Fallon, Mr. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli and Randy Fine

This weekend: Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, analyzes the latest from the war in Ukraine, the U.S./Mexico border crisis and reactions to the removal of the airline mask mandate. Ken Cuccinelli, former acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the DOJ's announcement that they will appeal the transit mask mandate if the CDC recommends doing so. Randy Fine, State Representative for Florida's 53rd District, highlights the "Independent Special Districts" bill, which would revoke Disney's special self-governing status.

Weekend Edition - April 16, 2022
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April 16, 2022 - Chris Mitchell and Pastor Jack D. Hibbs

On today's show: Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News and host of "Jerusalem Dateline," gives an update on the Israel elections and tensions in the Middle East. Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, explains the relationship between Passover and Easter, which fall on the same day this year, and how present-day believers can appreciate Passover while living under the new covenant.

Weekend Edition - April 9, 2022
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April 9, 2022 - Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Hedieh Mirahmadi

This weekend, I will be joined by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who voices his concerns over Ketanji Brown Jackson, who has been confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court; Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who weighs in on the reauthorization of the Global Magnitsky Act and the democrats watering down the definitions for human rights abuses; and Hedieh Mirahmadi, Founder of Resurrect Ministry and Exclusive Columnist at the Christian Post, shares about her new op-ed urging individuals to support and join the parental rights movement.

Weekend Edition - April 2, 2022
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April 2, 2022 - Mitch McConnell, Reverend Franklin Graham, Chip Roy and Mary Miller

This weekend: Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader and U.S. Senator from Kentucky, discusses the slanted sentencing record of SCOTUS nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the latest on Ukraine and Russia, and President Biden's plan to release a million barrels of oil a day from the oil reserves. Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan's Purse, talks about his organization's relief efforts for Ukrainian refugees and his call for a cease fire in Ukraine and Russia during holy week. Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st District of Texas, explains how he plans to force a vote on Title 42 to secure the southern border and celebrates Finnish MP P\u00E4ivi R\u00E4s\u00E4nen being cleared of all charges. Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, speaks on her letter to the NCAA regarding biological males competing against female athletes.

Weekend Edition - March 26, 2022
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March 26, 2022 - Representative Vicky Hartzler, Michael Waltz and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, discusses Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson's inability to define the word "woman," the Left's continued attack and disregard for women's sports, and the first firing in four years of an intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea. Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, talks about President Biden's trip to Europe and the latest on Ukraine and Russia. Tony Perkins, President of FRC Action, explains why FRC Action has challenged President Biden's authoritarian mask mandates on airplanes.

Weekend Edition - March 19, 2022
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March 19, 2022 - Chuck Holton, Greg Steube, Chris Smith and Bryan Steil

On today's show: Chuck Holton, freelance war correspondent, gives an update on Ukraine and Russia. Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, discusses the latest on Ukraine and Russia and the Iran nuclear deal. Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, comments on President Biden calling Vladimir Putin a war criminal and what action President Biden needs to take to back up those words. Bryan Steil, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Wisconsin, weighs in on the phased reopening of the U.S. Capitol.

Weekend Edition - March 12, 2022
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March 12, 2022 - Chuck Holton, Representative Michael C. Burgess, Mr. Dennis Prager and Meg Kilgannon

This weekend: Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, shares the latest on Ukraine and Russia. the omnibus spending bill with radical social policies, and the latest Ukraine and Russia news. Dennis Prager, founder of Prager University, talks about the deplatforming threats facing conservative broadcasters. Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, discusses how parents taking an active role in their children's education is reshaping school board races around the country.

Weekend Edition - March 5, 2022
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March 5, 2022 - Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin and Marco Rubio

This weekend: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, weighs in on President Biden's State of the Union address and the latest news on the war between Russia and Ukraine. Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator from Florida, discusses his thoughts on the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the State of the Union address.

Weekend Edition - February 26, 2022
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February 26, 2022 - George Thomas, The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Maureen Steele and The Honorable Ken Paxton

This weekend: George Thomas, CBN's senior international correspondent, shares the latest developments on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Mike Pompeo, former United States Secretary of State, discusses the latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and his upcoming visit to Taiwan. Maureen Steele, National Organizer of The People's Convoy, provides insight on the mission of the American Freedom Convoy and its current journey across the country. Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, talks about his recent legal declaration that transgender procedures on minors is child abuse.

Weekend Edition - February 19, 2022
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February 19, 2022 - Mr. Connor Semelsberger, Representative Louie Gohmert, The Honorable James Lankford and Nina Shea

This weekend: Connor Semelsberger, FRC's Director of Federal Affairs - Life and Human Dignity, celebrates that Democrats in Congress have all but conceded that the Hyde Amendment will not be repealed this year-continuing the decades long ban on using taxpayer money to fund abortions. Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Texas and member of the House Judiciary Committee, discusses the Durham court filing, President Biden ordering the release of Trump's White House visitor logs, and the call for open hearings on surveillance of representatives and staffers.\rJames Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, talks about his letter on the Equal Rights Amendment and the Senate's Continuing Resolution and its pro-life riders including the Hyde Amendment.\rNina Shea, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Religious Freedom at Hudson Institute, details China's record of persecuting the Falun Gong and the high-tech nature of the Chinese Communist Party's persecution.

Weekend Edition - February 12, 2022
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February 12, 2022 - Michael Waltz, Marty Makary and Mark Harris

This weekend: Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) calls out NBC for refusing to air his ad that criticizes China; Dr. Marty Makary, Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & School of Public Health, shares the findings of his newly released study on natural immunity; and Dr. Mark Harris, FRC's Vice President for the Association of Churches & Ministries, speaks about FRC Action's recent candidate training event in North Carolina.

Weekend Edition - February 5, 2022
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February 5, 2022 - Jay Bhattacharya, Mat Staver and Brian Brase

This weekend: Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, comments on a study showing lockdowns had little impact on COVID deaths and Pfizer asking the F.D.A. to authorize its COVID vaccine for children under five. Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, discusses how the vaccine mandate has driven nearly 34,000 New York healthcare workers out of work and is now driving hospitals to turn to foreign healthcare workers. Brian Brase, trucker and co-organizer of Convoy to DC 2022, shares how truckers are protesting vaccine mandates in Canada & the U.S.

Weekend Edition - January 29, 2022
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January 29, 2022 - Jeff Mordock, Roger Wicker, Robert Destro and Peter Schweizer

This weekend: Jeff Mordock, Justice Department Reporter for The Washington Times, discusses Supreme Court Justice Breyer's retirement announcement. Roger Wicker, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, talks about the tensions between Russia and Ukraine and his recent trip to Ukraine. Robert Destro, Professor of Law at The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law, shares about the increased vocal opposition to vaccine mandates. Peter Schweizer, author of "RED-HANDED: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win," reveals how Big Tech elites are helping China achieve global supremacy.

Weekend Edition - January 22, 2022
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January 22, 2022 - Pat Fallon, Jay Bhattacharya and Steve Viars

This weekend: Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, discusses President Biden's comments regarding a Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russia's announcement that they will be hosting joint naval exercises with China and Iran, and President Biden's comment on his "overperformance" during his first year of presidency. Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, addresses Europe's shifting approach to COVID, the debate over the definition of being "fully vaccinated," and the CDC's newly released study on natural immunity. Dr. Steve Viars, Senior Pastor of Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana, shares about a West Lafayette city council proposal that threatens his church's counseling ministry.

Weekend Edition - January 15, 2022
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January 15, 2022 - Mrs. Katherine Johnson, Joni Ernst and Todd Rokita

This weekend: Katherine Johnson, FRC's research fellow for legal and policy studies, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court blocking Biden's OSHA vaccine mandate for businesses but allowing the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers to go into effect. Joni Ernst, U.S. Senator from Iowa, talks about Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer moving forward with votes on an elections takeover bill and radically altering the filibuster, and the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Biden's vaccine mandates. Todd Rokita, Indiana Attorney General, gives an update on his lawsuits against the Biden Vaccine mandates and discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Biden's vaccine mandates.

Weekend Edition - December 25, 2021
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December 25, 2021 - Ben Carson

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."--Isaiah 9:6. Merry Christmas from all of us at Washington Watch! May your day be filled with rejoicing in remembrance of our blessed Savior coming to earth. This weekend: Dr. Ben Carson, Founder and Chairman of the American Cornerstone Institute, shares what the birth of Christ means to him.

Weekend Edition - December 18, 2021
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December 18, 2021 - Dan Bishop, Representative Andy Biggs and Mike McClure

This weekend: Dan Bishop, U.S. Representative for the 9th District of North Carolina and Member of the House Judiciary Committee, discusses the House holding Mark Meadows in criminal contempt, the debt ceiling vote in Congress, and Biden's massive spending bill; Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, unpacks Nancy Pelosi's comments on the "attitude of lawlessness" in the U.S. and discusses Senate Democrats pivoting from the $4.9 trillion spending bill to the election takeover bill; Mike McClure, Senior Pastor of Calvary Christian Fellowship in San Jose, California, shares about the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration serving a warrant and demanding information on COVID compliance.

Weekend Edition - December 11, 2021
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December 11, 2021 - Haris Alic, Representative Kevin Cramer, Representative Mark Green and Chip Roy

This weekend: Haris Alic, reporter for the Washington Times, discusses the Senate passing a bill to nullify President Biden's vaccine mandate for employers; Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator from North Dakota, gives an update on the bill nullifying Biden's vaccine mandates and the debt ceiling debate; Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee, details his efforts to revoke the Biden vaccine mandates and gives the latest on the National Defense Authorization Act; Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st District of Texas, gives an update on what's happening in Congress after the NDAA provision forcing women to register for the military draft was removed.

Weekend Edition - December 4, 2021
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December 4, 2021 - Mrs. Mary Szoch, Sherif Girgis, The Honorable Tom Cotton and Mr. Brent Keilen

This weekend: Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, discusses the rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court as oral arguments were heard in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization; Sherif Girgis, Associate Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School, analyzes the oral arguments in the Dobbs case; Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, talks about the oral arguments in the Dobbs case and gives an update on the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act; Brent Keilen, Vice President of FRC Action, reflects on the advancements of the pro-life movement.

Weekend Edition - November 27, 2021
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November 27, 2021 - Reverend Carter C. Conlon and Representative Warren Davidson

This weekend: Pastor Carter Conlon, General Overseer of Times Square Church, reflects on the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving; Rep. Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, gives thanks for faith, family, and freedom this Thanksgiving.

Weekend Edition - November 20, 2021
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November 20, 2021 - Senator Steve Daines, Roger Severino and Representative Kevin P. Brady

This weekend: Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, discusses the NDAA provision forcing women into the military draft and Senate Republicans moving to formally disapprove of the Biden/OSHA vaccine mandate; Roger Severino, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, laments a memo showing that HHS is expected to roll back Trump-era religious liberty protections; Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas, unpacks the Democrats' Toddler Tax and describes how inflation will only continue to worsen if the Democrats push Biden's spending plan.

Weekend Edition - November 13, 2021
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November 13, 2021 - Greg Murphy, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin and Ronnie Crudup

This weekend: Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of North Carolina, discusses the infrastructure bill and Build Back Better plan, the vaccine mandates, and recognizes military veterans; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, shares why we must exercise the freedoms that our nation's veterans have fought for; Bishop Ronnie C. Crudup, Sr., founder of New Horizon Church in Jackson, Mississippi, previews the Pray Together for Life event on November 28.

Weekend Edition - November 6, 2021
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November 6, 2021 - Representative Mark Green, Todd Rokita and Representative Vicky Hartzler

This weekend: Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7thdistrict of Tennessee and member of the GOP Doctors Caucus, discusses the Biden administration's vaccine mandate rule and the Democrats' massive spending bills; Todd Rokita, Indiana Attorney General, unpacks Biden's recently released vaccine mandate rule; Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, talks about the role critical race theory and education played in the Virginia governor's race.

Weekend Edition - October 30, 2021
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October 30, 2021 - The Honorable Tom Cotton, Byron Donalds and Representative Marsha Blackburn

This weekend: Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, shares what happened during Attorney General Merrick Garland's testimony before Congress and talks about his bill to prevent schools from facilitating a student's "gender transition" behind parents' backs; Byron Donalds, U.S. Representative for the 19th District of Florida, unpacks President Biden's framework for the $1.75 trillion reconciliation bill; Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, discusses her new bill protecting essential workers from being fired for choosing not to get the COVID vaccine.

Weekend Edition - October 23, 2021
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October 23, 2021 - Mike Johnson, Dave Boyer, Chip Roy and Andrew Bostom

On today's show: Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana, discusses Attorney General Merrick Garland's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and the DOJ task force targeting parents; Dave Boyer, White House Correspondent for the Washington Times, talks about Merrick Garland's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee; Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for Texas's 21st District, shares what happened during his questioning of Merrick Garland on the sexual assaults in Loudoun County School District bathrooms; Dr. Andrew Bostom, Clinical Trialist and Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Brown University, comments on the White House's initiative to vaccinate children ages 5-11.

Weekend Edition - October 16, 2021
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October 16, 2021 - Mark Robinson, Mr. Dan Celia and Ian Prior

On today's show: Mark Robinson, North Carolina Lieutenant Governor, discusses the pushback he has received from the Left for speaking out about radical LGBT indoctrination in public schools; Dan Celia, President and CEO of Financial Stewardship Ministries and host of "Financial Issues," talks about the state of America's work force after a record 4.3 million workers quit their jobs in August and more than 100,000 workers are threatening to go on strike; Ian Prior, Executive Director of Fight for Schools, talks about how parents are responding to Loudoun County School District's handling of sexual assaults in school bathrooms.

Weekend Edition - October 9, 2021
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October 9, 2021 - The Honorable Roy D. Blunt, Mr. J. Kenneth Blackwell and Al Robertson

On today's show: Roy Blunt, U.S. Senator from Missouri, gives an update on where the reconciliation bill, debt ceiling debate, and the National Defense Authorization Act stand in Congress; Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance and former Ohio Secretary of State, warns of the Democrats' latest attempt at a federal election takeover; Al Robertson, host of the "Unashamed" podcast, shares what happened at this week's Pray Vote Stand Summit and why it is necessary to look at the issues facing our nation from a biblical worldview.

Weekend Edition - October 2, 2020
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October 2, 2021 - Representative Thomas Massie, Representative Vicky Hartzler and Representative Kevin P. Brady

This weekend: Thomas Massie, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kentucky, reacts to President Biden once again moving the goalposts when it comes to vaccines and vaccine passports; Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri and member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses the Pentagon leadership's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee over the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan and the atrocities that have followed; Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas and ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee, gives an update on the debt ceiling debate and the Democrats' massive spending bill.

Weekend Edition - September 25, 2021
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September 25, 2021 - Senator Steve Daines, The Honorable Tom Cotton and Robert Destro

This weekend: Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, discusses how President Biden has handled America's borders, the debt ceiling debate in Congress, and efforts by far-Left members of Congress to block funding of Israel's Iron Dome defense system; Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, reacts to President Biden's first speech before the United Nations; Robert Destro, Professor of Law and founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Law & Religion at The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., talks about how Christians and pastors can respond to the vaccine mandate.

Weekend Edition - September 18, 2021
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September 18, 2021 - John Joyce, Mo Brooks and Dave Yost

This weekend: John Joyce, U.S. Representative for the 13th District of Pennsylvania, gives an update on the reconciliation bill; Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Alabama, responds to reports that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley made secret calls with his Chinese counterpart, circumventing President Trump; Dave Yost, Ohio Attorney General, talks about how state attorneys general are fighting back against federal vaccine mandates.

Weekend Edition - September 11, 2021
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September 11, 2021 - Dan Patrick, Chad Robichaux and Ronny Jackson

This weekend: Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, responds to the Biden administration pledging that its best lawyers will fight the Texas Heartbeat law; Chad Robichaux, Founder of the Mighty Oaks Foundation, shares his on the ground perspective of the evacuations in Afghanistan; Ronny Jackson, U.S. Representative for the 13th District of Texas, talks about his efforts to evacuate American citizens and others from Afghanistan.

Weekend Edition - September 4, 2021
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September 4, 2021 - Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, discusses the Biden administration admitting Americans have been stranded in Afghanistan, and the letter signed by nearly 90 retired flag officers calling for the resignations of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and General Milley; Mike Pompeo, former U.S. Secretary of State, shares his thoughts on how the Biden administration has handled the withdrawal and evacuation efforts out of Afghanistan.

Weekend Edition - August 28, 2021
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August 28, 2021 - Representative Scott Perry, Jeff King and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend: Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Pennsylvania and member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reacts to the killing of U.S. service members at Kabul Airport and shares what Congress should do about the unfolding catastrophe in Afghanistan; Tony Perkins, FRC President and Marine veteran, says the American people must hold the Biden administration accountable for the unacceptable handling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan; Jeff King, President of International Christian Concern, gives an update on what Christians are facing in Afghanistan.

Weekend Edition - August 21, 2021
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August 21, 2021 - Representative Mark Green, George Thomas and Pastor Andrew Brunson

This weekend, we feature: Rep. Mark Green (R-Tenn.) and member of the House Armed Services Committee, calls on President Biden for an Afghanistan plan and discusses his resolution opposing the punishment of service members who decline the COVID-19 vaccine; George Thomas, CBN's senior international correspondent, discusses the persecution Christians are facing in Afghanistan; and Andrew Brunson, FRC's Special Advisor for International Religious Freedom, shares how viewers can pray for the people of Afghanistan.

Weekend Edition - August 14, 2021
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August 14, 2021 - Representative Donald Bacon, Victoria Cobb and Dan Bartkowiak

This weekend: Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.), retired Brigadier General, and member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses President Biden's foreign policy as well as the Taliban's sweeping territorial gains across Afghanistan; Victoria Cobb, President of Family Foundation, urges parents to rally as the Loudoun County School Board prepares to vote on a transgender policy; and Dan Bartkowiak, Director of Communications at Pennsylvania Family Institute, shares what new documents reveal about the University of Pittsburgh's experimentation on unborn and aborted babies.

Weekend Edition - August 8, 2021
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August 7, 2021 - Senator Josh Hawley, Michael Guest and Mat Staver

This weekend: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, talks about why the U.S. Senate should reject the infrastructure "deal"; Michael Guest, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Mississippi, vice ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and member of the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, discusses the McAllen, Texas mayor issuing a disaster declaration after thousands of illegal immigrants-1,500 of whom were COVID-19 positive-were released into the community, President Biden's Homeland Security budget slashing border security assets by 96 percent, and what's really in the Democrats' "infrastructure" bill; Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, details how President Biden's federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate violates civil rights law.

Weekend Edition - July 31, 2021
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July 31, 2021 - Matt Rosendale, The Honorable Roger Marshall and Meg Kilgannon

This weekend: Matt Rosendale, U.S. Representative for Montana, discusses Nancy Pelosi's mask mandate; Roger Marshall, U.S. Senator from Kansas and member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, shares why it would be disastrous to close down the economy or impose vaccine and mask mandates, and talks about the letter he signed along with 8 other U.S. Senators to President Biden on the government's assault on freedom of speech; Meg Kilgannon, FRC's senior fellow for education studies, decries the court decision that determined parents lack standing to challenge Virginia's new transgender school policies and discusses the Guilford Public School parents ousting GOP school board members who were sympathetic to the county's radical agenda.

Weekend Edition - July 24, 2021
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July 24, 2021 - Representative Vicky Hartzler, Marty Makary and Mary Miller

This weekend: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri and member of the House Armed Services Committee, talks about Senate Democrats' efforts to force women into the military draft and the White House pressuring Big Tech to censor speech; Dr. Marty Makary, professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & School of Public Health, shares the findings of his study on the mortality rate of COVID-19 for children under 18; Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, discusses how the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021 will protect women and children.

Weekend Edition - July 17, 2021
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July 17, 2021 - The Honorable James Lankford and Grace Gao

This weekend: James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma and member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, unpacks hidden agendas in President Biden's $3.5 trillion "infrastructure" bill and Biden's recent speech on voting rights; Grace Gao, Daughter of Gao Zhisheng, shares her story of the Chinese government targeting her father, a human rights lawyer whose exact whereabouts have been unknown for the past four years.

Weekend Edition - July 10, 2021
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July 10, 2021 - Pete Ricketts, Dan Bishop and Ambassador Sam Brownback

This weekend: Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska, declares July "Victims of Communism Remembrance Month"; Dan Bishop, U.S. Representative for the 9th District of North Carolina, urges parents to fight back against the push to include critical race theory in school curriculum; Sam Brownback, former Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, previews the upcoming International Religious Freedom Summit.

Weekend Edition - July 3, 2021
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July 3, 2021 - Michael Waltz and Gordon Chang

This weekend: Michael Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th district of Florida, discusses the threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the Chinese Communist Party's 100th anniversary; Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," weighs in on the GOP House hearing this week investigating the origins of COVID, and the news that China is building more than 100 new missile silos in its western desert.

Weekend Edition - June 26, 2021
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June 26, 2021 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo and The Honorable Tom Cotton

This weekend: Mike Pompeo, former U.S. Secretary of State, discusses how President Biden has handled foreign policy, including his weak approach to Vladimir Putin and his pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran's newly elected president; Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, shares what he is hearing from hundreds of military service members regarding anti-America indoctrination in U.S. military training.

Weekend Edition - June 19, 2021
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June 19, 2021 - Senator Steve Daines, Mark Brnovich and Representative Vicky Hartzler

This weekend: Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, weighs in on President Biden's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and gives an overview of his bill that would protect unborn babies with Down syndrome from selective abortions; Mark Brnovich, Arizona Attorney General, urges U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to respect state sovereignty after Garland vowed to scrutinize GOP-backed election reform laws; Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri and Member of the House Armed Services Committee, warns of the threats posed by China, including military threats and economic threats as well as the human rights abuses by the Chinese Communist Party.

Weekend Edition - June 12, 2021
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June 12, 2021 - The Honorable James Lankford, Russ Vought, Mr. Travis Weber and Mrs. Katherine Johnson

This weekend: James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, discusses the Senate Homeland Security report's findings on the January 6th breach of the U.S. Capitol; Russ Vought, President of the Center for American Restoration and former Director of the Office of Management and Budget, advises parents on how they can fight back against Critical Race Theory (CRT) indoctrination in their children's classrooms, and discusses the concerns about the Biden Education Department's plans to fund CRT curricula; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy & Government Affairs, and Katherine Johnson, FRC's Research Fellow for Legal and Policy Studies, talk about church victories in court cases over COVID restrictions, and speak out against the San Jose, California government authorities who continue to harass churches despite the U.S. Supreme Court rulings that uphold churches' constitutional right to gather.

Weekend Edition - June 5, 2021
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June 5, 2021 - Jason Smith, Tanner Cross, Tyson Langhofer and Gary Hamrick

This weekend: Jason Smith, U.S. Representative for Missouri's 8th district and Ranking Member on the House Budget Committee, analyzes President Biden's proposed budget for FY2022; Tanner Cross, a suspended educator in Loudoun County Public Schools, and Tyson Langhofer, Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Academic Freedom at Alliance Defending Freedom, discuss Cross being placed on administrative leave following his testimony before the Loudoun County School Board objecting to new school policies on gender identity; Gary Hamrick, Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, VA, responds to the democrats asking him to recant his statement against the Loudoun County School Board after they suspended Tanner Cross.

Weekend Edition - May 29, 2021
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May 29, 2021 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo and Mr. George E. Barna

This weekend: Mike Pompeo, former United States Secretary of State, discusses his trip to Israel and shares his thoughts on the Biden administration's response to mounting questions about the COVID-19 pandemic's origin; and George Barna, FRC's Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview, highlights the findings of FRC's recent national worldview survey.

Weekend Edition - May 22, 2021
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May 22, 2021 - The Honorable Tom Cotton, Mat Staver and Gov. Phil Bryant

This weekend... Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, blasts the Associated Press for claiming to be unaware they were sharing office space with Hamas militants in Gaza, and discusses the U.S. Army's classification of climate change as a "serious threat" to national security; Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, discusses the state of California settling a lawsuit over coronavirus restrictions placed on churches, earning religious liberty a major legal victory; Phil Bryant, former Governor of Mississippi, discusses the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to hear arguments in a Mississippi 15-week abortion restriction case.

Weekend Edition - May 15, 2021
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May 15, 2021 - Representative Jackie Walorski, Mike Berry and Ken Harrison

This weekend: Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and member of the House Ways and Means Committee, answers the question: are unemployment checks keeping people from finding work?; Mike Berry, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs for First Liberty Institute, discusses the U.S. Army's reprimand of a chaplain who used his personal Facebook account to question the repeal of President Trump's transgender military policy; and Ken Harrison, Chairman and CEO of Promise Keepers, reacts to a USA Today columnist calling on the Dallas Cowboys and AT&T to cancel a Promise Keepers rally in their stadium this summer over biblical views of human sexuality.\r

Weekend Edition - May 8, 2021
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May 8, 2021 - Ben Carson, Representative Barry Loudermilk and Mrs. Mary Szoch

This weekend's show features: Dr. Ben Carson, Founder and Chairman of the American Cornerstone Institute, encourages prayer and repentance to restore the spiritual health of our nation; Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) reacts to the growing opposition to Major League Baseball's decision to move the All-Star game out of Atlanta; and Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, warns that President Biden's American Families Plan is more harmful than helpful.

Weekend Edition - May 1, 2021
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May 1, 2021 - Ron Johnson, Dan Bishop and Stanley Kurtz

This weekend: Ron Johnson, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin and Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, assesses President Biden's foreign policy in the first 100 days of the Biden administration and President Biden's first address to Congress; Dan Bishop, U.S. Representative for the 9th District of North Carolina, shares that states that passed laws protecting girls' sports from transgender ideology are facing little corporate backlash; Stanley Kurtz, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, discusses his article: Biden Set to Push Critical Race Theory on U.S. Schools.

Weekend Edition - April 24, 2021
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April 24, 2021 - John Boozman and Representative James Comer

This weekend: John Boozman, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, discusses his legislation that increases penalties for those who attack law enforcement officers, the latest on the border crisis, and Democrats' refusal to compromise on infrastructure legislation; James Comer, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kentucky and Ranking Member on the House Oversight Committee, unpacks the ramifications of the U.S. House of Representatives approving DC Statehood legislation; Tony Perkins responds to the New York Times' claims that white evangelical resistance is an obstacle in vaccination efforts.

Weekend Edition - April 17, 2021
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April 17, 2021 - Representative Marsha Blackburn, Representative Ann Wagner and Pete Ricketts

This weekend: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, shares her astonishment as big business and the NCAA threaten to punish states that refuse to embrace a woke agenda and big business partners with China's "Genocide Games"; Ann Wagner, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Missouri, celebrates the record number of signers on the discharge petition on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska, voices his opposition to vaccine passports and calls on the Nebraska Department of Education to scrap their proposed sex education topics which teach young children age-inappropriate content starting in kindergarten.

Weekend Edition - April 10, 2021
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April 10, 2021 - Todd Young and Jim Garlow

This weekend: Todd Young, U.S. Senator from Indiana, and Pastor Jim Garlow, Founder and CEO of Well Versed, Inc., urge Americans to pray as the Left calls for the end of the filibuster, paving the way for Democrats to ram every extreme idea on their wish list through Congress.

Weekend Edition - April 3, 2021
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April 3, 2021 - The Honorable James Lankford, Missy Thomas Irvin and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend: James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, provides an eye-witness account of the border, and warns of the Democrats' effort to get rid of the filibuster to pave the way for the Equality Act and a federal takeover of the election system; Missy Thomas Irvin, Arkansas State Senator for District 18, urges states to refuse to be silenced on tough transgender issues as Arkansas enacts the Fairness in Women's Sports Act; Mike Pompeo, Former Secretary of State, contrasts the Biden's administration's priorities as they disband Trump policies protecting human life and religious freedom.

Weekend Edition - March 27, 2021
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March 27, 2021 - Roger Severino, Robin Lundstrum and Kristen Waggoner

This weekend: Roger Severino, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) and former Director of the Office for Civil Rights at HHS, warns about the ways that HHS Assistant Secretary Rachel Levine will use HHS to infringe on religious freedom and parental rights; Robin Lundstrum, Arkansas State Representative for District 87, discusses her bill before the Arkansas legislature, "Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act"; Kristen Waggoner, General Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, debunks South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem's legal rationale for using her veto power to gut the girls' sports protection bill.

Weekend Edition - March 20, 2021
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March 20, 2021 - Representative Jim Banks, Reince Priebus and Eric Sammons

This weekend: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana and Chairman of the House Republican Study Committee, expresses serious concern about the Pentagon launching a PR campaign against Fox News host Tucker Carlson; Reince Priebus, President of the Michael Best Law Firm, former White House Chief of Staff to President Trump, and former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, reports that everyday conservatives are outpacing woke companies in political donations; Eric Sammons, Editor, Crisis Magazine, applauds Pope Francis's decree that the church has no power bless same-sex unions.

Weekend Edition - March 13, 2021
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March 13, 2021 - Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Angela Hill

This weekend: Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator from Florida, outlines his opposition to Wendy Sherman's nomination as Deputy Secretary of State, and shares how his bill-the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act-will ensure that goods made with Uyghur forced labor do not enter the United States; Rand Paul, U.S. Senator from Kentucky, explains his opposition to Rachel Levine's nomination as HHS Assistant Secretary and argues why biological boys identifying as transgender should not compete in female sports; Angela Hill, Mississippi State Senator, celebrates the wave of girls' sports bills becoming law across the U.S.

Weekend Edition - March 6, 2020
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March 6, 2021 - Greg Steube, Dr. Kenyn Cureton and Mr. Robert F. Schwarzwalder

This weekend: Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, reacts to Rep. Jerry Nadler's (D-NY) statement that God's will is "no concern of this Congress"; Kenyn Cureton, FRC's Vice President for Christian Resources, reflects on America's history of lawmakers seeking to follow God's will; Rob Schwarzwalder, Senior Lecturer at Regent University, laments the liberal drift of Bethany Christian Services on same-sex adoption.

Weekend Edition - February 27, 2021
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February 27, 2021 - Representative Marsha Blackburn, Ryan Anderson and Corey DeAngelis

This weekend: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, weighs in on the politicization of COVID to advance a liberal agenda, and on the House Democrats' letter demanding cable providers censor Newsmax, One America News, and Fox News; Ryan T. Anderson, President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, reacts to Amazon's removal of his book, When Harry Became Sally, and the mobilization of corporations to muzzle conservatives and their speech; Corey DeAngelis, Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation, Executive director at the Educational Freedom Institute, and an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, explains why it's time for school districts to prioritize students' needs over the system.

Weekend Edition - February 20, 2021
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February 20, 2021 - The Honorable Tom Cotton, Angela Hill and Representative Jim Banks

This weekend: Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, reacts to President Biden's comments at the CNN townhall earlier this week, and explains what the power outage crisis in Texas and surrounding states means for energy policy going forward; Angela Hill, State Senator for Mississippi, gives an update on the Mississippi State Senate voting to protect girls' sports; Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana, Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Supply Corps officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, expresses his concerns over Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's stand down order.

Weekend Edition - February 13, 2021
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February 13, 2021 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Abigail Shrier and Che Ahn

This weekend, we feature: Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of State, urges Americans to pray as the Biden administration implements a new foreign policy approach and rejoins the United Nations Human Rights Council; Abigail Shrier, Author of IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, warns Americans of Planned Parenthood's dangerous gender hormone program for teens in her article, Inside Planned Parenthood's Gender Factory; Ch\u00E9 Ahn, Pastor of Harvest Rock Church in Pasadena, CA, celebrates the U.S. Supreme Court's injunction ending California's total worship ban.

Weekend Edition - February 6, 2021
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February 6, 2021 - Roger Wicker, Greg Steube and Keisha Russell

This weekend: Roger Wicker, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, discusses Friday's National Prayer Breakfast, the latest on negotiations over a COVID relief bill, his introduction of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, and President Biden's Education Secretary nominee endorsing boys competing in girls' sports; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th district of Florida, prepares to face the Biden administration's transgender agenda with the reintroduction of his bill "Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act"; Keisha Russell, Counsel for First Liberty Institute, blasts an Illinois school after refusing to uphold an Illinois law that requires schools to provide religious exemptions for students.

Weekend Edition - January 30, 2021
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January 30, 2021 - Senator Josh Hawley, Dave Yost and Leslie Rutledge

This weekend: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, cautions conservatives after corporate monopolies, Big Tech, and Congress teamed up to shut down speech that is contrary to their radical agenda; Dave Yost, Ohio Attorney General, weighs every legal action for prosecuting those who disrupt a church service, after pro-abortion protestors interrupted a Respect Life Mass in Columbus, Ohio violated a federal law that criminalizes disrupting a worship service; Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General, warns President Biden against potential presidential overreach in a letter signed by herself and other attorneys general.

Weekend Edition - January 23, 2021
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January 23, 2021 - Joy Pullmann and Luke Goodrich

This weekend: Tony Perkins reflects on the accomplishments of the Trump Administration and shares that any disappointment in how things ended for the Trump Administration shouldn't dissuade us from celebrating the successes of the last four years; Joy Pullmann, Executive Editor at The Federalist, discusses her recent article, "How Joe Biden Will Open The Floodgates To Transgendering Public Schools"; Luke Goodrich, Senior Counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, praises a ruling that says medical workers can't be forced to perform gender transition surgeries.

Weekend Edition - January 16, 2021
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January 16, 2021 - Pete Ricketts and Pastor Andrew Brunson

This weekend we feature: Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska, on his declaration recognizing Religious Freedom Day (January 16) in Nebraska, and why the government must partner with faith communities; Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who was falsely accused and imprisoned while serving as a missionary in Turkey and author of "God's Hostage," on how his imprisonment prepared him for persecution, why he believes persecution is coming to the U.S., and what preparations the church must take to be ready.

Weekend Edition - January 9, 2021
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January 9, 2021 - Pastor Jack D. Hibbs

This weekend we feature a conversation with Tony and Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, as they reflect on what happened at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and share how followers of Christ can view these events with a biblical worldview.

Weekend Edition - January 2, 2021
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January 2, 2021 - Mr. Harold Harper

As we begin a new year, we want to put the first thing first - that is, God's Word. Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, joins Tony for a conversation about how daily Bible reading transforms our lives, shapes our worldview, and gives us the confidence to share the hope of Christ with others. They discuss practical ways to build strong families through discipleship and modeling a love for God's Word.\r

Weekend Edition - December 26, 2020
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December 26, 2020 - Dave Eubank

This weekend we feature a conversation with Dave Eubank, Founder of Free Burma Rangers, as he shares what Christmas looks like in the Middle East.

Weekend Edition - December 19, 2020
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December 19, 2020 - Alex Azar, Eric Dreiband and Kevin Daley

This weekend we feature: Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, on HHS announcing a joint final rule regarding equal treatment of faith-based organizations in HHS-supported social service programs; Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ filing a lawsuit to protect health care workers from being forced to perform abortions in Vermont; Kevin Daley, Supreme Court Reporter for the Washington Free Beacon, on the Supreme Court siding with New Jersey and Colorado churches over coronavirus restrictions.

Weekend Edition - December 12, 2020
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December 12, 2020 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo, The Honorable James Lankford and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend we feature: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on the State Department designating Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern for the first time and on China's threat to our national security; James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, on 38 Senate Republicans filing a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm that religious liberty still exists in a pandemic; Tony Perkins on the sweeping recommendations by the Secular Democrats of America calling on a Biden administration to roll back religious freedom protections.

Weekend Edition - December 5, 2020
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December 5, 2020 - Mr. Owen Strachan, The Honorable Tom Cotton and Mr. George E. Barna

This weekend we feature: Owen Strachan, Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Theological Seminary and Senior Fellow for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, on the Southern Baptist Convention presidents releasing a statement denouncing the Critical Race Theory; Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, on opposition building against Joe Biden's nominees, and President Trump threatening a defense veto over social media protections; George Barna, President of Metaformation Inc., FRC's Senior Research Fellow for Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, and the Director of Research at the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, on his post-election survey showing a record turnout from conservative Christian SAGE Cons.

Weekend Edition - November 28, 2020
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November 28, 2020 - Dr. Paul Jehle and Reverend Carter C. Conlon

This weekend we feature: Dr. Paul Jehle, Executive Director of the Plymouth Rock Foundation, on why the Pilgrims came to America and how they shaped the nation; Pastor Carter Conlon, General Overseer of Times Square Church, on the way forward to keep the Pilgrims' founding vision alive and prospering.

Weekend Edition - November 21, 2020
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November 21, 2020 - The Honorable Lindsey Graham and Albert Mohler

This weekend we feature: Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on the Big Tech hearings in the U.S. Senate; Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on threats to the accreditation of Christian colleges and schools under a possible Biden administration.

Weekend Edition - November 14, 2020
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November 14, 2020 - Representative Steve J. Scalise and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend we feature: Steve Scalise, House Minority Whip and U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Louisiana, on the Democrats' proposed $3.4 trillion Heroes Act in response to the coronavirus; Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, on the Trump administration's religious freedom agenda, the latest on China, and the world's reaction to America's election drama.

Weekend Edition - November 7, 2020
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November 7, 2020 - Pastor Jack D. Hibbs and The Honorable Michele M. Bachmann

This weekend, we air a special call to prayer led by Tony Perkins, Pastor Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, and FRC Board Chairman Michele Bachmann. We welcome you to join us in prayer for transparency, for vigilance and caution on the part of election officials, for peace to reign throughout America, and above all--the Lord's provision for our great nation.

Weekend Edition - October 31, 2020
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October 31, 2020 - Mr. Jim Lee, The Honorable Lindsey Graham and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend, we feature: James Lee, CEO and Founder of Susquehanna Polling & Research, Inc, on how the media polls may be overstating Democratic strength in order to dampen Republican turnout; Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett; Tony Perkins shares how personnel is policy, and when we cast a vote for the president, we are also voting for the thousands of people in agency jobs who transform how the government views faith, sexuality, gender, and the church.

Lindsey Graham, Jack Hibbs, Luke Rosiak
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October 24, 2020 - The Honorable Lindsey Graham, Pastor Jack D. Hibbs and Luke Rosiak

This weekend we feature: Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on the Senate Judiciary Committee approving the Amy Coney Barrett nomination, and on Senate Democrats boycotting the committee vote; Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, on his church's national billboard campaign promoting the reopening of churches, and the pushback he is receiving from the state for collecting ballots at church; Luke Rosiak, Investigative reporter for whataretheylearning.com, on what his investigative reporting has uncovered about what children are learning in public schools.

Roy Blunt, Tyler O'Neil, David Closson
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October 17, 2020 - The Honorable Roy D. Blunt, Mr. Tyler O'Neil and Mr. David Closson

Today's show features: Roy Blunt, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the fourth day of the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings; Tyler O'Neil, Senior Editor at PJ Media, on social media censorship after Twitter locked President Trump's official campaign account and Facebook and Twitter censored the New York Post's Hunter Biden story; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on responding to the "Evangelicals for Biden" initiative.

Ben Sasse, Ted Cruz, Andrew Bostom
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October 10, 2020 - Ben Sasse, Ted Cruz and Andrew Bostom

This weekend we feature: Ben Sasse, U.S. Senator from Nebraska, on his response to anti-Catholic smears used against Judge Barrett, and why Congress is to blame for the politicization of the Supreme Court; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and Democrats' threats to pack the Court, and on his new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History"; Dr. Andrew Bostom, Epidemiologist and Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Brown University, on the Great Barrington Declaration that calls for a herd immunity response to COVID-19.

John Barrasso, Roger Marshall, Tyler O'Neil
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October 3, 2020 - John Barrasso, The Honorable Roger Marshall and Mr. Tyler O'Neil

This weekend, we feature: John Barrasso, U.S. Senator from Wyoming and Chairman of the Republican Senate Conference, on the latest news on the Amy Coney Barrett nomination; Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Kansas, on his letter signed by 49 members of Congress asking Attorney General Barr to investigate violations of the partial-birth abortion ban; Tyler O'Neil, Senior Editor of PJ Media, on a Joe Biden staffer saying traditional religious beliefs should be 'taboo' and 'disqualifiers' for public office.

Mike Lee, Mike Pompeo
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September 26, 2020 - The Honorable Mike Lee and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend we feature: Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah and member of the Judiciary Committee, on the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy; U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, on advancing America's interests and religious freedom in foreign policy.

David Friedman, Jennie Lichter Betsy DeVos, Josh Hawley
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September 19, 2020 - David Friedman, Jennie Lichter, Betsy DeVos and Senator Josh Hawley

This weekend we feature: David Friedman, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, on President Trump's efforts to ensure future peace and stability throughout the Middle East by securing two historical deals between Israel and the UAE and Israel and Bahrain; Jennie Lichter, Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy at the White House, on the Trump administration expanding protections for the unborn in the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA) policy; Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education, on President Trump's efforts to restore patriotic education to American schools; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on why critical race theory training sessions have no place in federally funded facilities.

Roy Blunt, Yaakov Menken, Che Ahn
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September 12, 2020 - The Honorable Roy D. Blunt, Yaakov Menken and Che Ahn

This weekend, we feature: Roy Blunt, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the coronavirus relief bill and President Trump unveiling his Supreme Court nominee list; Rabbi Yaakov Menken, Managing Director of the Coalition for Jewish Values, on a group of 100 Orthodox Jewish rabbis calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop using the Southern Poverty Law Center as a source; Che Ahn, Pastor of Harvest Rock Church in Pasadena, CA, on a California prosecutor threatening his church with closure and jail sentences for holding indoor church services.

Franklin Graham, Dr. Albert Mohler
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September 5, 2020 - Reverend Franklin Graham and Albert Mohler

This weekend we feature: Franklin Graham, President and CEO of Samaritan's Purse, on Hurricane Laura relief efforts, the Washington Prayer March 2020, and the Left's criticism of his prayer at the RNC Convention; and Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and author of "The Gathering Storm: Secularism, Culture, and the Church," on what insight we can gain from scripture about lawlessness.

Lindsey Graham, Jeff Barrows, Rob McCoy
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August 29, 2020 - The Honorable Lindsey Graham, Jeff Barrows and Rob McCoy

This weekend, we feature: Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina, on how the DOJ and the FBI handled the Trump and Clinton investigations; Dr. Jeff Barrows, Senior Vice President for Bioethics and Public Policy at Christian Medical & Dental Associations, on the controversy over whether to mandate a coronavirus vaccine; Pastor Rob McCoy, Pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel, on a court issuing a fine and holding him and his church in contempt for holding indoor church services.

Robert Redfield, Ken Paxton, J. Christian Adams, Jennifer Harper
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August 22, 2020 - Robert Redfield, The Honorable Ken Paxton, J. Christian Adams and Jennifer Harper

This weekend we feature: Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on the Russian vaccine announcement, the status of the spread of the coronavirus, and the process behind vaccine development, trials, and broad distribution; Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, on successful efforts to protect the integrity of voting against mail-in ballots in Texas; J. Christian Adams, President and General Counsel of Public Interest Legal Foundation, on what voters can do to ensure the integrity of their ballot; Jennifer Harper, writer for the Washington Times "Inside the Beltway" column, on the DNC Convention.

Mollie Hemingway, Dan Dow, Rob McCoy
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August 15, 2020 - Mollie Hemingway, Dan Dow and Rob McCoy

This weekend we feature: Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor at The Federalist, Senior Journalism Fellow at Hillsdale College, and co-author of "Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court," on what the courts would look like under a Biden-Harris administration; Dan Dow, San Luis Obispo County District Attorney, on his declaration that his county is a sanctuary for church services; Rob McCoy, Pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel, on his decision to hold church services in violation of a court restraining order prohibiting his church from holding services and an update on his court appearance yesterday.

Ralph Norman, Dean Nelson, Jack Hibbs, David Closson
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August 8, 2020 - Ralph Norman, Reverend Dean Nelson, Pastor Jack D. Hibbs and Mr. David Closson

This weekend we feature: Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th district of South Carolina, on big tech censorship and how the media has censored information during the pandemic; Dean Nelson, FRC's Senior Fellow for African-American Affairs and the Executive Director of Human Coalition Action, on claims that the Hyde Amendment, which has protected federal taxpayer funding from being used for abortion for decades, is racist; Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, on California Governor Newsom's overreaching restrictions on churches; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on what pastors and churches should consider when facing overreaching government restrictions on church services.\r

Josh Hawley, Chad Wolf, Ken Blackwell, Larry Alex Taunton
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August 1, 2020 - Senator Josh Hawley, Chad Wolf, Mr. J. Kenneth Blackwell and Larry Taunton

This weekend, we feature: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision declining to immediately halt enforcement of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions on churches during the pandemic; Chad Wolf, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, on the federal response to the riots in Portland and other cities, and on protestors showing up outside his home; Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on the far Left agenda of the Black Lives Matter organization; Larry Alex Taunton, Executive Director of the Fixed Point Foundation, freelance columnist, and author of "The Grace Effect," on Twitter refusing to promote his article linking Marxism to riots.

Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo
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July 25, 2020 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend, we feature a conversation between Tony and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the release of the draft report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. They also discuss how pastors are essential to the promotion and protection of human rights, individual liberty and democracy around the world.

Marco Rubio, David Bernhardt, Cathy Ruse
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July 18, 2020 - Marco Rubio, David Bernhardt and Mrs. Cathy Cleaver Ruse, Esq.

This weekend we feature: Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator from Florida, on Planned Parenthood illegally obtaining money from the Paycheck Protection Program and on Chief Justice John Roberts moving Left in major court cases this term; David Bernhardt, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, on the how the Trump administration is protecting our national memorials and monuments; Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow for Legal Studies and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on the radical sex education indoctrinating children in public schools, and why this should drive parents to rethink public education.

Mike Lee, Todd Gilbert, Mike Pompeo
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July 11, 2020 - The Honorable Mike Lee, Todd Gilbert and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend we feature: Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah, on his resolution condemning mob violence; Todd Gilbert, Delegate representing the 15th district in the Virginia House of Delegates, on Virginia officials ordering the removal of an American flag from a construction site ahead of the Fourth of July; Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the Chinese Communist party imposing forced sterilization and abortions on Uyghurs and other minorities, the State Department issuing a business advisory to caution U.S. businesses about the risks of supply chain links to entities that engage in human rights abuses, and also on Hong Kong dissenters being arrested under the so-called "national security law."

Jim Banks, Roger Marshall, Mike Johnson, Garland Hunt
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July 4, 2020 - Representative Jim Banks, The Honorable Roger Marshall, Mike Johnson and Garland Hunt

This weekend we feature: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana, on reports that Russia placed bounties on American soldiers in Afghanistan; Dr. Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Kansas, on why this week's Russo Supreme Court decision will put the lives and direct health of women at risk. He also shares his personal experience caring for women in emergency situations following a botched abortion at George Tiller's abortion clinic; Rep. Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana, and Bishop Garland Hunt of The Father's House in Atlanta, Georgia, on the state of justice in America and how we can find hope amidst the cultural and political chaos.

Marsha Blackburn, Michael Burgess, Tony Perkins
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June 27, 2020 - Representative Marsha Blackburn, Representative Michael C. Burgess and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend we feature: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, on the Senate's confirmation of President Trump's 200th judicial nominee and the Senate Democrats blocking Sen. Tim Scott's police reform bill; Dr. Michael Burgess, U.S. Representative for the 26th district of Texas, on this week's House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing on the Trump administration's response to the pandemic; Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, on how to biblically respond to the movement to purge certain U.S. historical figures.

Josh Hawley, Jeff Sessions, Tony Perkins
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June 20, 2020 - Senator Josh Hawley, The Honorable Jeff Sessions and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend we feature: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia redefining sex in federal law; Jeff Sessions, former U.S. Attorney General and former U.S. Senator from Alabama, on the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court decision; Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, on how Christians should respond when men and women try to rewrite God's truth.

Harry Jackson, Joe diGenova, Abigail Shrier
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June 13, 2020 - Bishop Harry R. Jackson Jr., Joseph diGenova and Abigail Shrier

This weekend we feature: Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr., Senior Pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Maryland and Co-Founder of The Reconciled Church, on why the church needs to provide clear moral leadership in order for America to heal; Joe diGenova, former U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, on how the far Left's efforts to defund the police is an experiment in communism; Abigail Shrier, regular writer for the Wall Street Journal and the author of "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing our Daughters," on the number of experts ignoring the serious dangers of puberty blockers. She also addresses her recent op-ed, "Politicians Shutter Churches and Synagogues, Then Tolerate Riots."

Tony Perkins, Vincent Mathews, Albert Mohler
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June 6, 2020 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins, Vincent Mathews and Albert Mohler

This weekend we feature: Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, on the forgiveness, healing, and restoration that our country needs; Bishop Vincent Mathews Jr., World Missions President for Church of God in Christ, on why the church is essential to breaking down the barriers that divide America; Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on his new book, The Gathering Storm: Secularism, Culture, and the Church.

Mike Johnson, John Barsa, Ron Hill
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May 30, 2020 - Mike Johnson, John Barsa and Ron Hill

This weekend we feature: Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, on the Democrats' outrageous defense of Planned Parenthood's illegal Paycheck Protection Program loan grab; John Barsa, Acting USAID Administrator, on USAID's pushback against the U.N. agenda for global abortion, and other USAID efforts to safeguard religious freedom; Ron Hill, Pastor of Love and Unity Christian Fellowship Church in Compton, California, on how he plans to let the Holy Spirit-not the government-guide his decisions in reopening his church.

Rich Lowry, Cathy Ruse, Eugene Scalia
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May 23, 2020 - Rich Lowry, Mrs. Cathy Cleaver Ruse, Esq. and Eugene Scalia

This weekend we feature: Rich Lowry, Editor of National Review and Author of "The Case for Nationalism," on how the media has systematically ignored President Trump's coronavirus successes and solutions; Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on modern sex education in public schools and how parents can fight back; Eugene Scalia, U.S. Secretary of Labor, on new Department of Labor guidelines that prohibit the department from discriminating based on religious beliefs and protect the ability of faith-based organizations to participate in grant programs.

Tom Cotton, Greg Murphy, Tony Perkins
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May 16, 2020 - The Honorable Tom Cotton, Greg Murphy and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend we feature: Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator for Arkansas and Member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Armed Services Committee, on China attempting to hack and steal American coronavirus vaccine and treatment research; Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of North Carolina and a Member of the House GOP Doctors Caucus, on the White House releasing reopening guidance that does not rely solely on CDC guidance; Tony Perkins on how freedom will atrophy unless it is exercised and why it is time to exercise our freedom and reopen America.

Gordon Chang, Scott Rasmussen, David Closson, Carter Conlon
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May 9, 2020 - Gordon Chang, Mr. Scott Rasmussen, Mr. David Closson and Reverend Carter C. Conlon

This weekend we feature: Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on China claiming Secretary of State Mike Pompeo betrayed his Christian beliefs with his supposed coronavirus "lies;" Scott Rasmussen, Pollster and Publisher of ScottRasmussen.com, on his new survey showing that voters nationwide now fear the economic threat more than the health threat from the coronavirus; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on why Christians need to look to God, not their circumstances, in the pandemic crisis; and Carter Conlon, General Overseer of Times Square Church and Author of "It's Time to Pray," on how we can pray for the church.

Tony Perkins, Arielle Del Turco, Lela Gilbert
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May 2, 2020 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins, Miss Arielle Del Turco and Miss Lela Gilbert

This weekend, we feature: Tony Perkins, Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and host of Washington Watch, on the release of USCIRF's 2020 Annual Report with recommendations for U.S. policy; Arielle Del Turco, FRC's Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on USCIRF's conclusions and recommendations on India, China, and North Korea; Lela Gilbert, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on USCIRF's conclusions and recommendations on Nigeria and Iran.

Jeff Sessions, Ken Paxton, Scott Rasmussen
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April 25, 2020 - The Honorable Jeff Sessions, The Honorable Ken Paxton and Mr. Scott Rasmussen

This weekend we feature: Jeff Sessions, former U.S. Attorney General, on China's mishandling of the pandemic and the Missouri Attorney General's lawsuit against the Chinese government. Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, on his updated guidance for houses of worship on slowing the spread of coronavirus while serving their communities of faith. Scott Rasmussen, Pollster and Publisher of ScottRasmussen.com, on whether we are asking the right questions about the coronavirus and the economy.

Sen. Mitch McConnell, Franklin Graham, Gordon Chang
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April 18, 2020 - Mitch McConnell, Reverend Franklin Graham and Gordon Chang

This weekend we feature Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), on why nominating and appointing originalist judges is so important, especially in light of recent examples with local officials using emergency declarations to trample on religious freedom; Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan's Purse, on objections to the Samaritan's Purse Emergency Field Hospital serving COVID-19 patients in New York City; and Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on increasing confidence that the coronavirus outbreak originated in a Wuhan lab as part of China's efforts to compete with the United States.

Rep. Mike Johnson, David Closson, David Benham, Ed Dowell
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April 11, 2020 - Mike Johnson, Mr. David Closson, Mr. David Benham and Ed Dowell

This weekend, we feature: Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), on small business loans being made available to churches and faith-based non-profits; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on what churches should consider as they decide whether to receive federal relief funds; David Benham, Chairman of the Board of Cities4Life, on his unconstitutional arrest for sidewalk counseling outside a Charlotte abortion clinic; and Ed Dowell, Senior Pastor of Trinity Church in Temple, Texas, on his church hosting a drive-in prayer tent.

Alex Azar, Mike Lindell, Tim Holland
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April 4, 2020 - Alex Azar, Mike Lindell and Pastor Timothy D. Holland

This weekend we feature: Alex Azar, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, on President Trump's decision to extend social distancing guidelines to April 30; Mike Lindell, CEO of My Pillow, on the Left's reaction to his remarks at the White House calling on Americans to read their Bibles; Tim Holland, Senior Pastor, Life Church in Coppell, Texas, on the creative ways his church is responding to the coronavirus.

Catherine O'Neal, Mike Pompeo, Harold Harper
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March 28, 2020 - Catherine O'Neal, The Honorable Mike Pompeo and Mr. Harold Harper

This weekend we feature: Dr. Catherine O'Neal, infectious disease expert and Chief Medical Officer at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on why Americans should take every precaution as coronavirus infection rates climb; Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the dangers of China and Iran's coronavirus disinformation campaigns; Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, on how the shutdown has provided an opportunity to recalibrate how we lead our families.

Roy Blunt, Pete Ricketts, Franklin Graham
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March 21, 2020 - The Honorable Roy D. Blunt, Pete Ricketts and Reverend Franklin Graham

On this weekend's edition, we will hear from: Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on the economic stimulus package sitting before the U.S. Senate; Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.) on his efforts to coordinate the COVID-19 response with the faith community; and Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse, on Samaritan's Purse airlifting supplies to Italy amid the country's shutdown.

Ben Carson, Harold Harper, Eric Dreiband
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March 14, 2020 - Ben Carson, Mr. Harold Harper and Eric Dreiband

This weekend we feature: Dr. Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, on the Trump administration's leadership in handling the Chinese coronavirus and his new challenge to churches; Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, on how to take a biblical approach to coronavirus anxiety; Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on his oral arguments before the 6th Circuit in support of an Ohio law banning the abortion of unborn babies with Down Syndrome.

Jeff Landry, Josh Hawley, Adrian Zenz
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March 7, 2020 - The Honorable Jeff Landry, Senator Josh Hawley and Adrian Zenz

This weekend we feature: Jeff Landry, Louisiana Attorney General, on the U.S. Supreme Court hearing oral arguments this week in the case of June Medical Services v. Russo, to determine whether Louisiana may require abortionists to hold admitting privileges at a nearby hospital; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on his resolution to censure Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for his threats against Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch; Adrian Zenz, Senior Fellow in China Studies at Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, on how tech giants make their electronic gadgets with forced labor from Uyghurs in China.

Ted Yoho, Steve Daines, Ralph Abraham
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February 29, 2020 - Representative Ted Yoho, Senator Steve Daines and Representative Ralph Abraham

This weekend we feature: Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on Sen. Bernie Sanders praising Fidel Castro; Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, on this week's Senate votes on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; Dr. Ralph Abraham, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Louisiana, on his recent trip to examine the situation in northeast Syria.

Tony Perkins, Luke Berg
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February 22, 2020 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins and Luke Berg

This weekend we feature: Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, on his visit to the southern border at the San Ysidro Port of Entry earlier this week; Luke Berg, Deputy Counsel for the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, on parents suing a Wisconsin school district for affirming their children's transgender identities without their consent.

Mike Pompeo, Marsha Blackburn, Andy Harris
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February 15, 2020 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Representative Marsha Blackburn and Andy Harris

This weekend we feature: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the U.S. humanitarian response to China's coronavirus outbreak and the communist regime's infiltration into various levels of American institutions; Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, on the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing this week on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, on a bill before the House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee that would codify Roe v. Wade.

Mark Green, Marco Rubio, Franklin Graham
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February 8, 2020 - Representative Mark Green, Marco Rubio and Reverend Franklin Graham

This weekend we feature: Rep. Mark Green (R-Tenn.) to discuss a busy week in Washington, including the State of the Union, President Trump's acquittal of the impeachment charges, and the National Prayer Breakfast; Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on how several corporations' decision to stop donating to Florida's Step Up for Students scholarships is a publicity stunt aimed at earning 'wokeness' points with the radical left; and Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan's Purse, on how President Trump's efforts to defend religious liberty at home is helping to defend persecuted believers and promote religious freedom overseas.

Chris Mitchell, Ted Yoho, Jack Hibbs, Emily Chaney
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February 1, 2020 - Chris Mitchell, Representative Ted Yoho, Pastor Jack D. Hibbs and Emily Chaney

This weekend we feature: Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News, on President Trump unveiling his peace plan for Israel; Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 24th District of Florida, with his reaction to President Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan; Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, on his church's suit against California for violating the pro-life, pro-religious freedom Weldon amendment; Emily Chaney, sophomore at East Ridge High School in Lick Creek, Kentucky, who organized a prayer locker in her public high school and persisted in prayer despite complaints from secularists.

Tom Cotton, Alex Azar, Mike Pompeo
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January 25, 2020 - The Honorable Tom Cotton, Alex Azar and The Honorable Mike Pompeo

This weekend we feature: Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas, on his analysis of the Democratic case for impeachment and the anniversary of Roe v. Wade; Alex Azar, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, on HHS's pro-life efforts under the Trump administration, including their announcement just prior to the March for Life at FRC's ProLifeCon that HHS will enforce the Weldon Amendment against California; Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the Trump administration's international pro-life efforts and President Trump's historic appearance at the March for Life.

Russ Vought, Scott Perry, Hormoz Shariat
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January 18, 2020 - Russ Vought, Representative Scott Perry and Hormoz Shariat

This weekend we feature: Russ Vought, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, on the Trump administration unveiling new rules protecting religious expression in public schools; Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Pennsylvania, on Attorney General Barr's declaration that killing Iranian General Soleimani was vetted by the Department of Justice; Hormoz Shariat, President of Iran Alive Ministries, with coverage of the situation on the ground in Iran.

Mo Brooks, Mike Johnson, Chris Smith
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January 11, 2020 - Mo Brooks, Mike Johnson and Chris Smith

This weekend we feature: Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Alabama, on Iran's missile attack on American troops in Iraq; Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana, on Congress's amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital; Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, on the U.S. Congressional Commission on China's 2019 report finding "crimes against humanity" for their repression of the Uyghur Muslims.

Scott Lindsey, Steve Green, Harold Harper
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January 4, 2020 - Mr. Scott Lindsey, Steve Green and Mr. Harold Harper

This weekend we feature a special program dedicated to loving and studying God's word. We will hear from: Scott Lindsey, Executive Director of Faithlife, who will share remarkable statistics about how the life of someone who engages with scripture four or more times a week looks radically different from the life of someone who does not; Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby and Chairman of the Board for Museum of the Bible, who discusses his new book, This Beautiful Book: An Exploration of the Bible's Incredible Story Line and Why It Matters Today; and Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, previews Stand on the Word with FRC, an opportunity to join the FRC team in a two-year journey through the Bible.

Harold Harper
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December 28, 2019 - Mr. Harold Harper

This weekend we feature a conversation between Tony and Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President. They share personal stories of where they have seen God at work this year and preview what FRC will be tackling in 2020.

Mike Johnson, Chris Wilson
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December 21, 2019 - Mike Johnson and Chris Wilson

This weekend we feature: Mike Johnson, U.S. Congressman for the 4th District of Louisiana, sharing his perspective on Wednesday's impeachment vote in the U.S. House of Representatives; Chris Wilson, CEO of WPA Intelligence, on the most recent polls showing Democrats have not only failed to convince the American people on impeachment, but their attempts have actually sent President Trump's approval ratings soaring; Tony's commentary on the Left's hysteria after Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch wished "Fox & Friends" co-host Ainsley Earhardt a "Merry Christmas."

Warren Davidson, Gordon Chang, Jim Banks
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December 14, 2019 - Representative Warren Davidson, Gordon Chang and Representative Jim Banks

This weekend we feature: Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, on the release of the Inspector General's report on the FBI investigation into Russian interference; Gordon Chang, foreign affairs reporter with a special focus on China, on the revelation that China attempted to get the World Bank to fund surveillance of Uyghurs; Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, on a Congressional letter asking Attorney General Barr to prosecute obscene pornography under existing law.

Mark Green, Mike Berry, Josh Hawley
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December 7, 2019 - Representative Mark Green, Mike Berry and Senator Josh Hawley

This weekend we feature: Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee, on House Democrats' plan to forge ahead on impeachment despite the lack of evidence; Mike Berry, Chief of Staff for First Liberty Institute, on a faith-based group being banned from putting Bible verses on dog tags; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the latest news out of Hong Kong, the UIGHUR Act of 2019 that overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House, and calls for sanctions on Chinese officials.

Os Guinness
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November 30, 2019 - Dr. Os Guinness

This weekend we feature portions of Tony's in depth conversation with Dr. Os Guinness, author and social critic, where they explore the state of freedom in America in a time of increased conflict, hostility, and incivility. Dr. Guinness shares how this divisive climate is rooted in competing understandings of freedom and how Americans must choose which freedom to follow.

Dr. Albert Mohler, Rep. Chris Smith, Tony Perkins
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November 23, 2019 - Albert Mohler, Chris Smith and Mr. Tony R. Perkins

This weekend, we feature: Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on Chick-fil-A's decision to drop donations to the Salvation Army and Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, on House passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act which sends the bill to the president's desk; and Tony's reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates embracing abortion in the latest presidential debate.

Dave Eubank, Dan Crenshaw, Josh Hawley
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November 16, 2019 - Dave Eubank, Dan Crenshaw and Senator Josh Hawley

This weekend we feature: Dave Eubank, Founder of Free Burma Rangers, on Turkey's ongoing violations of the cease-fire in northeast Syria; Dan Crenshaw, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Texas, to discuss protection for protestors of Turkish leader Erdogan's visit to the U.S. earlier this week and his take on the future of U.S.-Turkey relations; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on intensifying violence in Hong Kong and China's theft of American companies' intellectual property.

Roger Marshall, Jodey Arrington, David Closson, Harold Harper
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November 9, 2019 - The Honorable Roger Marshall, Representative Jodey Arrington, Mr. David Closson and Mr. Harold Harper

This weekend we feature: Dr. Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kansas, to discuss a federal district judge in Manhattan blocking a Trump administration rule protecting the conscience rights of healthcare providers who decline to perform abortions or gender transition surgeries; Jodey Arrington, U.S. Representative for the 19th District of Texas, on President Trump beginning to formally withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accord, and the resolution he introduced in support of the president's decision; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, to discuss a biblical response to the notion that abortion and other methods of population control are "necessary" to save the planet from climate change; Harold Harper, FRC's Senior Vice President, to share during National Adoption Month about his family's experience adopting a young boy from China. He and Tony address the significance of the Trump administration's new rule to protect the conscience rights of faith-based adoption providers.

Steve Scalise, Bill Bennett, Ethan Gutmann, Andrew Brunson
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November 2, 2019 - Representative Steve J. Scalise, The Honorable William Bennett, Ethan Gutmann and Pastor Andrew Brunson

This weekend we feature: Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, to discuss the status of the impeachment process; Bill Bennett, Former Secretary of Education, to discuss declining math and reading scores among U.S. students, as well as his book, "America: The Last Best Hope;" Ethan Gutmann, investigative reporter and author of "The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem," to discuss state-sanctioned organ harvesting in China; Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who was falsely accused and imprisoned while serving as a missionary in Turkey, on his book, "God's Hostage: A True Story of Persecution, Imprisonment, and Perseverance."

Mike Pompeo, Peter Sprigg, Ben Carson
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October 26, 2019 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Mr. Peter Sprigg and Ben Carson

This weekend, we feature: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the importance of the principles of unalienable rights to U.S. foreign policy; Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, on a Texas jury ruling against a father who is seeking to protect his seven-year-old son from a gender transition and chemical castration; Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, on the threat that political correctness poses to our nation.

Adam Kennedy, Josh Hawley
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October 19, 2019 - Adam Kennedy and Senator Josh Hawley

This weekend we feature: Adam Kennedy, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of White House Communications, and Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, to discuss a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria obtained by Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, to discuss what he observed on his recent visit to Hong Kong and why he believes it is in danger of sliding towards a police state.

Lindsey Graham, James Lankford
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October 12, 2019 - The Honorable Lindsey Graham and The Honorable James Lankford

This weekend we feature: Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator for South Carolina, to discuss his bipartisan legislation that would punish Turkey following their incursion into northeastern Syria; James Lankford, U.S. Senator for Oklahoma, on the Trump administration's response to China's human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.

Jim Banks, Alex Azar, Sylvia Allen, David Closson
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October 5, 2019 - Representative Jim Banks, Alex Azar, Senator Sylvia Allen and Mr. David Closson

This weekend we feature: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, to discuss a letter that House members sent to the FDA warning against de-regulating the abortion pill at Planned Parenthood's request; Alex Azar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on the health risks of vaping; Sylvia Allen, State Senator for the 6th District of Arizona, to discuss her Arizona's explicit sex education program; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on his latest publication, "Biblical Principles for Religious Liberty: Evidence from Scripture and Church History."

Kevin McCarthy, Alex Azar, Louie Gohmert
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September 28, 2019 - Representative Kevin McCarthy, Alex Azar and Representative Louie Gohmert

The weekend show features: Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader and U.S. Representative for the 23rd District of California, on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's unprecedented announcement of an official impeachment inquiry without a vote of the full House of Representatives; Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the Trump administration's pro-life efforts at the United Nations; Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, on the U.N. climate action summit.

Steve Bass, Andy Pollack
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September 21, 2019 - Steve Bass, Andy Pollack and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Steve Bass, Youth Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Opelika, Alabama, who urged high schoolers at a football game to recite the Lord's prayer in unison to defy a secularist lawsuit threat; Andy Pollack, Father of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim Meadow Pollack, on his book, "Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies that Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America's Students."

Weekend Edition - September 14, 2019
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September 14, 2019 - The Honorable Roger Marshall, Senator Josh Hawley and Reverend Carter C. Conlon

This weekend, we hear from: Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kansas and an OB-GYN, to recap this week's minority-led hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator for Missouri, whose letter to Facebook pressured them to discontinue their censorship of pro-life content; Carter Conlon, Senior Pastor of Times Square Church, to share how he saw God move in the days prior to and following the tragic terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Weekend Edition - September 7, 2019
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September 7, 2019 - Dr. Os Guinness and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we heard Tony's recent conversation with Dr. Os Guinness, author and social critic, as they explore the state of freedom in America in a time of increased conflict, hostility, and incivility. Dr. Guinness shares how this divisive climate is rooted in competing understandings of freedom and how Americans must choose which freedom to follow.

Weekend Edition - August 31, 2019
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August 31, 2019 - Representative Dave Brat, Mr. Dan Celia, Roger Severino and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Dave Brat, Dean of Liberty University's School of Business, to discuss a new survey showing that patriotism, religion, and having children are notably less popular among younger Americans than they were twenty years earlier; Dan Celia, CEO and President of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries, who explains the difference between socially responsible investing and biblically responsible investing; Roger Severino, Director of the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which earlier this week issued a "Notice of Violation to the University of Vermont Medical Center After It Unlawfully Forced a Nurse to Assist in Abortion."

Weekend Edition - August 24, 2019
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August 24, 2019 - Gordon Chang, Representative Andy Biggs and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, on hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters who flooded the streets of Hong Kong again in protest of increasing Chinese repression; Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, on his resolution to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Mexico City Policy - a policy which prevents U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used to perform or promote abortions overseas.

Weekend Edition - August 17, 2019
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August 17, 2019 - Mr. David Closson, Mr. John Cooper and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: John Cooper, lead singer of the Christian band Skillet, on his viral Facebook post reacting to recent church influencers who have chosen to publicly renounce their faith. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how Christians should respond when church influencers renounce their faith in Jesus.

Weekend Edition - August 10, 2019
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August 10, 2019 - Pastor Greg Laurie, Gordon Chang, Representative Mark Green and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Greg Laurie, Senior Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, responding to criticisms of prayer as a useless response to tragedy; Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, on the latest salvo in the U.S.-China trade war and the importance of raising religious freedom as an item of concern amid trade talks; Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Georgia and Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee, who discuss their recent visit to the Southern Border and set the record straight about what conditions are really like.

Weekend Edition - August 3, 2019
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August 3, 2019 - Representative Ted Yoho, David Barton, Bill Simon and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, to give a report from the U.S.-Mexico border and discuss the border wall's latest win at the Supreme Court; David Barton, Founder of WallBuilders, to respond to a group of liberal Christians who have planted their flag against what they have defined as "Christian nationalism;" Bill Simon, Former President and CEO of Walmart, on the growing trend among big companies to pick sides in the cultural debate.

Weekend Edition - July 27, 2019
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July 27, 2019 - Representative Dave Brat, Jim Bridenstine, Mr. David Closson and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: David Brat, Dean of Liberty University's School of Business and former U.S. Congressman, on the economic and biblical arguments for the U.S. to exercise fiscal restraint and accountability; Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signing a bill that would ban veterinarians from declawing cats (because that's just too cruel), after signing a bill earlier this year that permits abortion until birth and repeals legal protections for infants who survive abortion.

Weekend Edition - July 20, 2019
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July 20, 2019 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Mark Green, Philip Mounstephen and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, to discuss the U.S. State Department's 2nd Annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom and to highlight the newly-formed Commission on Unalienable Rights, which will advise Secretary Pompeo on how to advocate for the most fundamental rights in diplomatic discussions; Mark Green, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), on how USAID promotes religious freedom as a means to achieve economic development; Philip Mounstephen, Anglican Bishop of Truro, on his Independent Review for the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary which found "widespread evidence showing that Christians are by far the most widely persecuted religion."

Weekend Edition - July 13, 2019
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July 13, 2019 - Ralph Norman, Mr. David Closson and Tony Perkins

Today we'll hear from: Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, a cosponsor of the Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019, which would require states to provide data on abortions in their state to the federal government, correcting the egregious underreporting of abortions in the U.S.; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, to discuss his new publication, Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting.

Weekend Edition - July 6, 2019
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July 5, 2019 - Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Eric Metaxas, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author and Senior Fellow at The King's College, to discuss his book, "If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty;" Daniel Dreisbach, Professor for the School of Public Affairs at American University, on the significance of the Bible in the nation's founding.

Weekend Edition - June 29, 2019
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June 29, 2019 - Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, an undercover video from a whistleblower in which the head of Google's Responsible Innovation team claims the tech giant will decide what is "fair and equitable" to prevent another person like President Trump from ever being elected; Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, on the U.S. State Department's annual report on international religious freedom, which found a "chilling array" of religious suppression around the world; Larry Obhof, President of the Ohio Senate, on the Ohio Senate passing a budget that increases funding for maternal health and pregnancy resource centers; Doug Lamborn, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Colorado, on his bill to defund PBS for indoctrinating children with progressive content.

Weekend Edition - June 22, 2019
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June 22, 2019 - Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on the Supreme Court victory for religious freedom in the case of American Legion vs. American Humanist Association, in which the Court ruled that a cross-shaped memorial to World War I soldiers in Bladensburg, Maryland did not constitute government endorsement of religion; Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on Bernie Sanders' speech at George Washington University trying to defend "democratic socialism;" Brad Dacus, President of Pacific Justice Institute, who is defending a private Christian boarding school that was raided earlier this year by the state of California. The raid was prompted by a 10-year-old internet rumor and when the search didn't turn up anything, the state doubled down and has attacked the school's religious teachings -- saying the school has to either renounce its Biblical teachings on sexuality or shut down entirely.

Weekend Edition - June 15, 2019
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June 15, 2019 - Senator Josh Hawley, Eric Cochran, Ivy Shelton and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on Michael Bogren's withdrawing his nomination to fill a federal court vacancy, and on Pinterest's absurd and outrageous new strategy to censor the phrase "Bible verses" and block a top pro-life site, Live Action; Eric Cochran, former engineer at Pinterest, who was fired for blowing the whistle on Pinterest's censorship of pro-life site Live Action; Ivy Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waskom, Texas, on the Waskom City Council unanimously declaring themselves a "sanctuary city of the unborn."

Weekend Edition - June 8, 2019
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June 8, 2019 - Mark Meadows, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Mark Meadows, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina and Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announcing an end to fetal tissue research contracts through the National Institutes of Health; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on his own father's involvement in D-Day and the importance of remembering those who fought and died.

Weekend Edition - June 1, 2019
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June 1, 2019 - Senator Josh Hawley, Justin Danhof, Reverend Franklin Graham and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on his concerns about judicial nominee Michael Bogren; Justin Danhof, General Counsel for and Director of the Free Enterprise Project at the National Center for Public Policy Research, on Netflix's threat to boycott Georgia over their pro-life heartbeat bill; Franklin Graham, President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, on his call for a day of prayer for President Donald Trump on Sunday, June 2.

Weekend Edition - May 25, 2019
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May 25, 2019 - Ted Cruz, Representative Vicky Hartzler, Gov. Phil Bryant and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on his demand that Yale Law School hand over documents that explain the school's alleged discrimination against Christian students; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi, on a pro-abortion lower court judge who said the state's latest pro-life law "smacks of defiance" for enacting the will of the people through their duly elected representatives over and against his unilateral decision to block down a similar pro-life law passed last year.\r

Weekend Edition - May 18, 2019
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May 18, 2019 - Representative Jeff Fortenberry, Ja'Ron Smith, Mr. Robert Netzly and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on Democratic efforts to circumvent the pro-life Mexico City policy and appropriate money for overseas abortions; Ja'Ron Smith, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of American Innovation, on President Trump's immigration speech this week and how drugs smuggled over the border contribute to the opioid crisis; Robert Netzly, CEO of Inspire Investing, who wrote in the Christian Post that pro-LGBT investment funds are shuttering, while Biblically-based investment funds are soaring.

Weekend Edition - May 11, 2019
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May 10, 2019 - Gordon Chang, Senator Josh Hawley, Mr. Terry Jeffrey and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist and expert on North Korea & China, on President Trump's trade negotiations with China; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the Democrats' treatment of Attorney General William Barr, and his thoughts on the censorship of conservatives by big tech companies; Terry Jeffrey, Editor of CNS News, who wrote on comments by a CNN panelist who said that a pregnant woman does not have a baby inside of her.

Weekend Edition - May 4, 2019
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May 4, 2019 - Representative Marsha Blackburn, Representative Jeff Fortenberry, Greg Steube, Dr. Ronnie W. Floyd and Tony Perkins

This weekend heard from: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, on testimony this week by Attorney General William Barr before the Senate and his refusal to testify before the House; Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, previewed the National Day of Prayer service at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday night; Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on the significance of the United States' relationship with Egypt; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, on the dangers of Equality Act and its markup this week in the House Judiciary Committee.

Weekend Edition - April 27, 2019
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April 27, 2019 - Representative Mike Kelly, Mr. Jonathan Saenz, Anthony Levatino and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Mike Kelly, U.S. Representative for the 16th District of Pennsylvania, on the recent court victory for the City of Philadelphia, which is refusing to work with a Catholic foster care agency that objects to placing children with same-sex couples; Jonathan Saenz, President of Texas Values, on how Chick-fil-A's exclusion from the San Antonio airport is the latest example of the government punishing a family-owned business because of their religious beliefs; Anthony Levatino, former abortionist turned pro-life advocate who starred in the movie Unplanned, on the gruesome techniques used in mid- and late-term abortions and his personal journey out of the abortion industry.

Weekend Edition - April 20, 2019
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April 20, 2019 - Ambassador Sam Brownback, Ted Cruz, Mr. David Closson and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we heard from: Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, on China tracking Uyghur Muslims across the country with artificial intelligence and facial recognition cameras; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on Yale's blacklisting of Christian groups and big tech's censorship of conservatives; David Closson, Family Research Council's Research Fellow for Religious Freedom and Biblical Worldview, on Kamala Harris' bill opposing cruelty to animals, while she refuses to sign on to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act; and Tony will share reflections on the devasting fire at the Notre Dame cathedral and his hope that the world is drawn beyond the symbolism to the substance of the cross.

Weekend Edition - April 13, 2019
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April 13, 2019 - Representative James Comer, Donna Harrison, Ms. Alice Lin and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: James Comer, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kentucky, on how the so-called Equality Act will override the religious freedom protections of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Prolife Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), on why women's health facilities that receive federal funds should be physically separated from abortion facilities; Alice Lin, daughter of American Pastor David Lin, on the plight of her father who has been imprisoned in China since 2009.

Weekend Edition - April 6, 2019
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April 6, 2019 - Mr. Terry Jeffrey, The Honorable Tom Cotton, Representative Steve J. Scalise, Mrs. Stephanie Borowicz and Tony Perkins

This weekend we'll hear from: Terry Jeffrey, editor-in-chief of CNS News, on how securing the border would help reduce crime; Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator for Arkansas, who has called for the Southern Poverty Law Center to lose their tax-exempt status; Steve Scalise, House Minority Whip and U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana, and Ann Wagner, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Missouri, on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which went live earlier this week; and Stephanie Borowicz, State Representative for the 76th District of Pennsylvania, who has come under fire for repeatedly using the name of Jesus in a prayer before the legislature.

Weekend Edition - March 30, 2019
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March 30, 2019 - The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Mr. Tyler O'Neil, The Honorable Michele M. Bachmann and Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the expansion of the pro-life Mexico City Policy to apply to international subcontractors; Tyler O'Neil, assistant editor for PJ Media, on the growing scandal that is engulfing the Southern Poverty Law Center; Michele Bachmann, former U.S. Representative from the 6th District of Minnesota, on Republican House Members calling on Rep. Adam Schiff to resign as the Chair of the House Intelligence Committee.

Weekend Edition - March 23, 2019
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March 23, 2019 - Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky, on a Kentucky law banning abortion based on race, sex, or disability status, which the ACLU is suing to block; Dr. Jean Twenge, Professor at San Diego State University, who wrote a book on the mental health epidemic among young people who have grown up on social media; Adam Kennedy, Deputy Director of Communications and Deputy Assistant to the President, on the administration's efforts to promote free speech on college campuses.

Weekend Edition - March 15, 2019
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March 15, 2019 - Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, on steps the Pentagon is taking to implement its transgender policy and to investigate the General who targeted an Army chaplain; Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on a kindergarten transgender reading time in Arlington, Virginia; and Lawrence Bishop, pastor at Solid Rock Church in Ohio, on the suspension of a high school student in his church who posted Bible verses on her campus.

Weekend Edition - March 16, 2019
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March 15, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition, we'll hear from Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) on steps the Pentagon is taking to implement its transgender policy and to investigate the General who targeted an Army chaplain; Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on a kindergarten transgender reading time in Arlington, Va.; and Pastor Lawrence Bishop, pastor at Solid Rock Church in Ohio, on the suspension of a high school student in his church who posted Bible verses on her campus.

Weekend Edition - March 9, 2019
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March 8, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend's edition, we will hear from Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) on his concerns about H.R. 1, the sweeping ethics overhaul bill that Democrats have brought to the floor this week, as well as his reaction to anti-Semitic remarks made by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.); Scott Rasmussen, editor-at-large of Ballotpedia, on the lack of understanding of socialism among millennials who claim to support it; and Roxanne Stone, editor-in-chief of Barna Group, on the results of their latest study on the characteristics of spiritually vibrant households.

Weekend Edition - March 2, 2019
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March 1, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend's edition, we will hear from Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) on his reaction to 44 Senate Democrats voting to allow for the brutal killing of infants born alive after surviving an abortion; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President, on the astronomical cost to the U.S. military for transgender surgeries; and Mike Berry, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs at First Liberty Institute, on the oral arguments this week at the U.S. Supreme Court in the Bladensburg Cross Case.

Weekend Edition - February 23, 2019
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February 22, 2019 - Tony Perkins

This weekend, we'll hear from: Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebr.) on the upcoming vote in the U.S. Senate on Monday on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) on the Venezuelan dictator's movement of troops to the border to block the entry of humanitarian aid; and Rich Noyes, Research Director at the Media Research Center, on the waning credibility of the media in light of the Covington high schoolers' defamation suit against The Washington Post and the Jussie Smollett hoax.

Weekend Edition - February 16, 2019
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February 15, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Tony to discuss why he pushed back on Senate Democrats in a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for interrogating a judicial nominee over their religious beliefs. Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi, discussed the state House and Senate passing bills this week that would ban abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Then, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke on why Congress must pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

Weekend Edition - February 9, 2019
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February 8, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) joined Tony to discuss the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. And, Tony gave his reflections on the State of the Union Address and the National Prayer Breakfast.

Weekend Edition - February 2, 2019
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February 1, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins Rep. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), who served as an OB/GYN for 25 years, discussed why terminating a pregnancy up until the moment before birth is not only morally abhorrent, but very unsafe and life-threatening to the mother. Sarah Perry, FRC Action's Director of Partnerships, shared how the radical abortion laws in NY and other states demonstrate that elections have consequences. Also, Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) highlighted Democrats' attempt to eliminate "so help you God" from the witness oaths in a key House committee.

Weekend Edition - January 26, 2019
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January 25, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend's edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, New York State Sen. Robert Ortt discussed the extreme law that passed in New York, allowing for abortions up until a baby's due date. Rev. Dean Nelson, senior fellow for African American Affairs at Family Research Council's Watchmen on the Wall and national outreach director at Human Coalition, joined the program on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to highlight the biblical principles woven through MLK's message and legacy. Also, Chris Mitchell, CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief, was on the ground in Syria to give an overview of the situation there in light of President Trump's recent decision to withdraw U.S. troops.

Weekend Edition - January 19, 2019
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January 18, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Vice President Mike Pence joined Tony to discuss the 46th annual March for Life, and to share his long history as a pro-life advocate and how the Trump administration is advancing a culture of life. He also gave an update on the humanitarian crisis at our southern border and gave a response to the attacks on Second Lady Karen Pence for returning to the classroom to teach art at a Christian school. Then, Os Guinness, author and social critic, joined the program on National Religious Freedom Day to share the connection between religious freedom and our policies here in America and across the globe.

Weekend Edition - January 12, 2019
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January 11, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), co-chair of the Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, spoke with Tony about the House Democrats' move to cut military aid funding to Egypt and Egyptian President el-Sisi's strides toward greater religious tolerance. Best-selling author, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute, and Fellow and Senior Legal Analyst with the American Civil Rights Union, Ken Klukowski, joined Tony to highlight President Trump's remarks that he may declare a national emergency to move forward with building a border wall without Congress passing a spending bill. Also, licensed psychologist Dr. Jesse Gill highlighted the American Psychological Association's new guidelines for men and boys in response to their claim that traditional masculinity is "harmful."

Weekend Edition - January 5, 2019
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January 4, 2019 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony with his thoughts on what the future looks like for Republicans in the new 116th Congress under House Leader Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat majority. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Tony to weigh in on the renomination of a radical leftist Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Also, Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, discussed the censorship of Christians like Franklin Graham by Big Tech companies.

Weekend Edition - December 29, 2018
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December 28, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look at some of Washington Watch's best interviews in 2018. First up, founder and president of Life Outreach International, James Robison, was on the show to discuss the legacy of evangelist Billy Graham in light of his passing this year at the age of 99. Then, former Virginia congressman, Senior Fellow of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative and international religious liberty advocate, Frank Wolf, joined Tony to talk about his work with religious freedom and Tony's appointment to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). And to finish, we'll hear an overview from Tony on Values Voter Summit 2018, with highlights from Vice President Mike Pence's speech.

Weekend Edition - December 22, 2018
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December 21, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" incoming House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to give us a look at his new book, "Back in the Game: One Gunman, Countless Heroes, and the Fight for My Life." Then, senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Carter Conlon, was here to share about his "It's Time to Pray" project.

Weekend Edition - December 15, 2018
December 14, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Gordan Chang, noted author and expert on Asia, gave an analysis of the religious persecution taking place in China as the government is cracking down on Christian underground churches. Senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), joined Tony to highlight President Trump signing a bill that promotes accountability for crimes committed by ISIS and provides for the urgent needs of genocide victims. Also, assistant editor of PJ Media Tyler O'Neil, joined the program to discuss the recent Google hearings.

Weekend Edition - December 8, 2018
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December 7, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Tony to discuss a lawsuit against San Antonio Police Chief William McManus for mishandling a case of human smuggling by releasing a dozen suspected illegal immigrants. USCIRF Vice Chairwoman Kristina Arriaga joined Tony, a fellow USCIRF Commissioner, to highlight a study taken by the commission finding Saudi textbooks advocating for violence. Dr. Michelle Cretella, the executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, was on the show to talk about the Trump Administration's support for the scientific definition of sex in federal law. Also, Founder and national spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, E. Calvin Beisner, weighed in on the riots taking place in Paris over Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron's climate change taxes.

Weekend Edition - December 1, 2018
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November 30, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" best-selling author, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute, and Fellow and Senior Legal Analyst with the American Civil Rights Union, Ken Klukowski, joined Tony to discuss the Trump Administration's request for the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a ruling on President Trump's military transgender policy. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback joined Tony to highlight the testimony Mihrigul Tursun recently shared with reporters in Washington, D.C., on the torture she experienced at a Chinese detention camp where thousands of religious minorities are being detained. Also, senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), joined Tony to highlight the passage of a bill to provide humanitarian aid to genocide victims.

Weekend Edition - November 24, 2018
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November 23, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we have FRC's Chief of Staff Harold Harper on the show with Tony to talk about what it truly means to be thankful.

Weekend Edition - November 17, 2018
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November 16, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Tony to discuss a new report showing a disturbing level of weakness in the U.S. military. Former Congressman Ernest Istook joined the show to discuss the history of bipartisan support for religious freedom and to explain why Democrats have turned against it. Also, UC Berkeley student Isabella Chow shared about the biblical stand she took and the criticism she has received on the far Left campus.

Weekend Edition - November 10, 2018
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November 9, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann joined Tony with her thoughts on what the switch of control in the House of Representatives will mean for President Trump's agenda. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced his bid for House Minority Leader and joined the show to share why he put his name in the hat. Also, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear the case on the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross."

Weekend Edition - November 3, 2018
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November 2, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins", Tony joined Russ to share the work he and other evangelical leaders were doing in the United Arab Emirates over the week to fight extremism in the Middle East. President and CEO of Open Doors USA, Dr. David Curry, joined the program with good news that Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who has been on death row over the past eight years for blasphemy laws, was recently acquitted by Pakistan's Supreme Court. Also, Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, joined Tony to weigh in on the Trump administration's decision to define sex in biological terms.

Weekend Edition - October 27, 2018
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October 26, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this special weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," we'll hear Tony's interview with Pastor Andrew Brunson, who discussed his unjust imprisonment in Turkey and shared how it has been to finally be home and free again.

Weekend Edition - October 20, 2018
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October 19, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joined Tony to discuss the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson. President of Project Veritas, James O'Keefe, spoke about his group's latest undercover videos revealing Sen. Claire McCaskill's and her staffers' quiet support for gun control measures. Finally, Ann McElhinney, producer of the newly released "Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer," which tells the true story of the infamous crimes committed by West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, joined Tony to share about the successful release of the film as it broke into the Top 10 on its opening weekend.

Weekend Edition - October 13, 2018
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October 12, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss his efforts to support an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross." Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Tony to talk about the swearing-in of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was on the show to weigh in on the news of Nikki Haley's resignation as Ambassador to the United Nations. Also, FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it rolls across a dozen states before Election Day.

Weekend Edition - October 6, 2018
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October 5, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Armed Services Committee member Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss heightened military tensions between the US and China. Senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Pastor Carter Conlon, is here to share about his latest project "It's Time to Pray." Also, David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, joins Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear a challenge to a pro-life amendment to the Tennessee state constitution.

Weekend Edition - September 29, 2018
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September 28, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" WPA Intelligence CEO, Chris Wilson, was here to highlight a recent poll showing that favorability of the Republican Party is at its highest in seven years. Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, was here to weigh in on President Trump's comments before the U.N. Security Council that China has been meddling in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections. Also, we'll get an overview from Tony on the Values Voter Summit that took place earlier this month and we'll hear highlights from speeches given by Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Weekend Edition - September 22, 2018
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September 21, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joined Tony to discuss President Trump's decision to declassify key FISA documents and text messages related to Special Counsel Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Vice President Mike Pence joined Tony with the latest news from the Trump administration regarding Hurricane Florence, religious liberty, and the status of judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process.

Weekend Edition - September 15, 2018
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September 14, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), joined Tony to discuss the growing suppression of Christians by China's President Xi Jinping, and he weighed in on the reasoning behind the State Department's decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington, D.C. House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss how Democrats have been inciting their supporters to violence against their opponents. Also, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, Cathy Ruse, was on the show to highlight her recent column about what's happening in today's public schools.

Weekend Edition - September 8, 2018
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September 7, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined Tony with his thoughts on the opening day of confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) was here to highlight a letter he authored to the Department of Justice calling for the investigation of the Colorado Human Rights Commission. The Commission targeted Colorado baker Jack Phillips' religious freedom to live out his faith in his own bakery business. Also, best-selling author, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute, and Fellow and Senior Legal Analyst with the American Civil Rights Union, Ken Klukowski, joined Tony for a special "Constitution Tuesday" discussion.

Weekend Edition - September 1, 2018
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August 31, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley joined Tony to discuss the backlash he's received from the Left for remarks he made defending pastors' religious liberty and freedom of speech. Talk show host and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch received death threats on Twitter after the tragic shooting in Jacksonville - she joined the show with her response to the threatening tweets. Also, Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, joined Tony to highlight Brown University's decision to end a "gender dysphoria" study.

Weekend Edition - August 25, 2018
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August 25, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joined Tony to discuss social media companies censoring conservative users' accounts. President, CEO, and general counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom, Michael Farris, was here to highlight the newest developments in Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips' fight for his religious freedom.

Weekend Edition - August 18, 2018
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August 18, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosted for Tony. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, talked about the growing persecution of Christians overseas. General Counsel at First Liberty, Hiram Sasser, shared about Army Chaplain Scott Squires who is facing punishment, along with his assistant Kacie Griffin, for his Christian faith. Also, president and founder of HomeMakers for America Inc. Kimberly Fletcher discussed the Moms March Movement.

Weekend Edition - August 11, 2018
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August 10, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosted for Tony. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, talked about the growing persecution of Christians overseas. General Counsel at First Liberty, Hiram Sasser, shared about Army Chaplain Scott Squires who is facing punishment, along with his assistant Kacie Griffin, for his Christian faith. Also, president and founder of HomeMakers for America Inc. Kimberly Fletcher discussed the Moms March Movement.\r\r

Weekend Edition - August 4, 2018
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August 3, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Attorney General Jeff Sessions joined Tony to highlight today's announcement of a new Department of Justice's initiative, the Religious Liberty Task Force, which will ensure that President Trump's previous religious liberty executive order is enforced. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined Tony with the latest on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Pastor Andrew Brunson who is still imprisoned in Turkey and the fallout from US sanctions on Turkey for Brunson's imprisonment. Also, U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony to highlight efforts to repeal the Johnson Amendment.

Weekend Edition - July 28, 2018
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July 27, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of the Office of Management and Budget and Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney gave an address at the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event this week and joined the show to give an inside look at some of the highlights. USCIRF Vice Chair Kristina Arriaga attended the Ministerial summit and spoke with Tony about the story of imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who was recently moved from a Turkish jail to house arrest -- a story that was addressed in remarks by both Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Also, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joined Tony with the latest in the process of confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the United States Supreme Court.

Weekend Edition - July 21, 2018
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July 20, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" USCIRF Vice Chair Kristina Arriaga attended Pastor Andrew Brunson's trial in Turkey on Wednesday, and gave a first-hand ... (more)

Weekend Edition - July 14, 2018
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July 13, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined the show to discuss myriad topics including the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh, what is on the Senate's agenda, and the latest efforts to have Pastor Brunson released from custody in Turkey. Also, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell joined Tony to highlight the Left's increase in smear campaigns as an attempt to discredit conservatives.

Weekend Edition - July 7, 2018
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July 6, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty University Professor of Law, Prof. Rena Lindevaldsen joined Tony to highlight the foundational role religious freedom has played in America. Also, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback joined Tony to answer why religious freedom should be, and is, a priority in America's foreign policy. Amb. Brownback gave an overview of the status of religious freedom around the world as well.

Weekend Edition - June 30, 2018
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June 29, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined Tony with news from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Justice Kennedy's retirement. House Armed Services Committee, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), joined Tony to discuss the passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act in the House this week, a bill that will help restore a focus on military readiness. Also, Travis Weber, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, was on the show to discuss the important rulings from the Supreme Court this week and to also weigh in on the retirement of Justice Kennedy.

Weekend Edition - June 23, 2018
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June 22, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Attorney General Jeff Sessions was here to highlight his meeting with Tony and other evangelical leaders earlier this week. Forensics science professor at Baylor University, Dr. Lori Baker, joined Tony to discuss how DNA is being utilized to address the illegal immigration controversy facing the country. Also, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee member Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) was here with the latest from Capitol Hill on the debate over illegal immigration.

Weekend Edition - June 16, 2018
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June 15, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) joined Tony to share his thoughts on an internal investigation arguing former FBI Director James Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation was not politically motivated. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined Tony to discuss the summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Also, Host of Dennis Prager Radio Show and founder of PragerU, Dennis Prager, was on the show to highlight the Southern Poverty Law Center's recent attack on PragerU for producing and sharing videos that explain conservative thought and worldview.

Weekend Edition - June 9, 2018
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June 8, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joined Tony with his opinion of the first 500 days of the Trump administration. Ken Ham, President and CEO of Answers in Genesis, Creation Museum, and the Ark Encounter, joined Tony from the Ark Encounter to share about the museum. Also, ADF Senior Legal Counsel Jeremy Tedesco was here to highlight the Supreme Court's ruling earlier this week in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

Weekend Edition - June 2, 2018
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June 1, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look back at last week's 15th Annual Watchmen on the Wall National Briefing, an event held for pastors from around the country to hear from our nation's elected officials, prominent pastors and authors. Today we'll hear a message given by Vice President Mike Pence.

Weekend Edition - May 26, 2018
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May 25, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Brad Wilcox, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and Visiting Scholar at AEI, joined Tony to weigh in on the declining fertility rate in America. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Tony with the latest news from Congress. Also, Pastor Jeremy Schossau of Metro City Church in Detroit, Michigan, and FRC's National Field Director for Church Ministries, Randy Wilson, joined Tony to discuss how Pastor Schossau stood firm on biblical truth when he received threats for simply offering information for teen girls who might be struggling with sexual identity issues.

Weekend Edition - May 19, 2018
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May 18, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Tony to discuss the letter he and 15 other senators sent to Sen. McConnell asking him to expedite floor consideration on funding bills and President Trump's nominees, even if the Senate must work nights, weekends, and through the August state work period. Lt. Col. (ret.) Oliver North highlighted his new position as president of the National Rifle Association. Also, former Virginia congressman, Senior Fellow of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative and international religious liberty advocate, Frank Wolf, joins Tony to talk about his work with religious freedom and Tony's recent appointment to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

Weekend Edition - May 12, 2018
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May 11, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Founder of Hope for Prisoners, Jon Ponder, and retired supervisory FBI Special Agent Richard Beasley, shared about their story mentioned by President Trump at the National Day of Prayer event at the White House earlier this month. Also, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Chairman Daniel Mark was here to highlight the USCIRF's 2018 report.

Weekend Edition - May 5, 2018
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May 4, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, joined Tony on the National Day of Prayer to share her thoughts on the importance of recognizing the day as nation. FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joined Tony to take a look at his recent publication highlighting the impact of President Trump's religious liberty executive order on its one year anniversary. Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, joined Tony with his expertise on Asia policy and gave an analysis of the recent meeting between North and South Korean leaders and discussed President Trump's role in the talks. Also, syndicated columnist Terry Jeffrey was here to weigh in on a report revealing that the majority of American 8th graders in public schools are not proficient in reading and math.

Weekend Edition - April 28, 2018
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April 27, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony broadcasted from Israel as FRC's tour of the Holy Land continued. He was joined by former congresswoman Michele Bachmann and they discussed this week's vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State. They also reacted to the Durham, NC City Council's decision to ban training and other forms of exchange between its police department and Israel's military or police. Tony was also joined by Avi Melamed, an expert on the current affairs in the Arab and Muslim world and their impact on Israel and the Middle East. As a former Israeli Intelligence Official, he offered unique insight into making sense of the events unfolding in the region. Also, Family Research Council's very own, Tony Perkins, President of FRC and Washington Watch's host, was in Israel with Pastor Dean Haun of First Baptist Church in Morristown, Tennessee. We'll hear them highlight the Biblical responsibility of Christians to support Israel.

Weekend Edition - April 21, 2018
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April 20, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Liberty Sam Brownback joined Tony to give an update on the case of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for his Christian faith. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) weighed in on the story of another military chaplain who is facing punishment for his Christian faith and he shared his thoughts on why it is important to restore religious freedom as a foreign policy priority in light of the recent 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. Also, Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News in Jerusalem, joined Tony on the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence and gave an update on the move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Weekend Edition - April 14, 2018
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April 13, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Armed Services Committee member Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) joined Tony with the latest on the chemical attack against Syrian civilians. Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, joined Tony with his analysis on President Trump's trade policy with China. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R- N.C.) joined Tony with his reaction to Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement this week that he is not going to run for re-election. Vlogger known as "The Activist Mommy," Elizabeth Johnston, joined Tony with an update on the Sex Ed Sit Out happening later this month. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joined Tony to discuss Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing this week.

Weekend Edition - April 7, 2018
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April 6, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined Tony to discuss the importance of U.S. troops remaining in Syria. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, highlighted two upcoming confirmation hearings and weighed in on the Air Force reversing its decision to punish Col. Leland Bohannon for refusing to publicly affirm the same-sex spouse of a retiring subordinate. Vlogger known as "The Activist Mommy," Elizabeth Johnston, joined the show to talk about the outrage of parents across the nation in response to pornographic sex education curriculum being pushed on their children. Also, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joined Tony to give an update on what lawmakers are discussing with the president as far as ways to cut some of the funding recently passed in the Omnibus spending package.

Weekend Edition - March 31, 2018
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March 30, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Armed Services Committee member Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) joined Tony to highlight the Trump administration's policy regarding transgender troops. Chris Wilson, was here to highlight what the GOP needs to do between now and the election to retain active support among conservatives. Also, Tennessee State Rep. Susan Lynn (R) joined Tony to highlight a bill she sponsored requiring public schools to post the 'In God We Trust' national motto in each school.

Weekend Edition - March 24, 2018
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March 23, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House General Aviation Caucus Member, Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.), joined Tony with the latest case of Russian hacking, this time of the American aviation industry. ADF Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot joined Tony to discuss this week's Supreme Court oral arguments in the NIFLA v. Becerra case. Director of the Religious Freedom Research Project at the Berkley Center, Dr. Tom Farr, joined Tony to discuss how religious liberty and national security are interrelated issues. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, was here to highlight the changes that Mike Pompeo will bring to the State Department.

Weekend Edition - March 17, 2018
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March 16, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Secretary of Education and Drug Czar and New York Times best-selling author, Bill Bennett, joined Tony to weigh in on the new federal school safety commission put in place to examine ways to best protect students from gun violence. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, joined Tony to talk about the committee's upcoming vote to reach a final report on the Russia investigation. Also, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant joined Tony to discuss the 15-week abortion ban, the most pro-life bill in the nation, that is now in his hands.

Weekend Edition - March 10, 2018
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March 9, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) was here with the latest news from Capitol Hill. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Tony to discuss California's status as a sanctuary state and the latest news on Planned Parenthood. Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle joined Tony to highlight how Georgia stood up to Delta and in support of the Second Amendment. Also, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley was here to weigh in on how Google may have violated state anti-trust laws.

Weekend Edition - March 3, 2018
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March 2, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Fox News reporter Kelly Wright joined Tony at the Nation Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville to discuss corporate activism and how it is costing shareholders. President and Chief Executive Officer of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), Dr. Jerry Johnson, joined Tony to talk about how NRB is pushing back against the censorship of conservative thought. Also, Tony gave remarks at NRB's Convention where he joined NRB's Super Session on Internet Censorship.

Weekend Edition - February 25, 2018
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February 24, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" founder and president of the Christian relief organization Life Outreach International, James Robison, joined Tony to look back at the legacy of evangelist Billy Graham in light of his passing earlier this week at the age of 99. FRC Senior Fellow Peter Sprigg joined Tony to highlight the crisis of pornography in America. President of Citizens for Community Values, Aaron Baer, is here to discuss the state of Ohio severing parental rights in the case of a transgender teen. Also, in light of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Tony shared his thoughts on the issue of gun control.

Weekend Edition - February 17, 2018
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February 16, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Pastor Jeremy Schossau of Metro City Church in Detroit, Michigan, was here to share with us the extreme threats he has received and Michigan state representatives' move to investigate his church for hosting an event for young women struggling with thoughts on identity and sexuality. A parent and pastor from the Cumberland County school district in North Carolina, Craig Autry, who is also a co-founder of Cumberland Protect Our Students, was here to talk about a Cumberland County Board of Education committee vote last week to scrap a Planned Parenthood sex education program. Also, we take a closer look at who is making decisions about education. Tony was joined by Fairfax County Public Schools board member, Elizabeth Schultz, and Capitol Resource Institute president Karen England. Together, they share valuable information that every parent and concerned citizen should know about public education.

Weekend Edition - February 10, 2018
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February 9, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.), was here to highlight GOP efforts to roll back Obama-era education policy with the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act. Dr. Beth Green, Program Director of Cardus Education, joined Tony to discuss new research revealing millennial-aged adults that attended evangelical protestant schools are more likely to marry and have children. Also, newly confirmed Ambassador at Large for Religious Liberty, Sam Brownback, joined Tony to highlight his duties as ambassador and how he will promote religious liberty internationally.

Weekend Edition - February 3, 2018
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February 2, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony gave his thoughts on President Trump's first State of the Union address. CNS News Editor-in-Chief Terry Jeffrey commented on new research finding that the number of married couples with kids under 18 has hit a 56-year low in the United States. Also, Governor Matt Bevin (R-Ky.) joined Tony to call for prayer in the wake of a recent shooting that took place at a Kentucky high school, killing two students.

Weekend Edition - January 27, 2018
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January 26, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, joined Tony to highlight a new Harvard study showing that Christianity in America isn't shrinking, but in fact, is growing. New York Times best-selling author and founder of the Joshua Fund, Joel Rosenberg, was here to discuss Vice President Pence's trip to the Middle East. Also, Family Research Council President and host of Washington Watch, Tony Perkins, joined us with his thoughts on Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's confirmation as the new Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.

Weekend Edition - January 20, 2018
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January 19, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony hosted the program in front of a live studio audience at FRC headquarters where he was joined by Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.), director of Civil Rights for the Unborn and the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Alveda King, as well as the Radiance Foundation's Ryan Bomberger, for Religious Freedom Day. They explored the international implications of religious freedom, the connection between religious freedom and social and political reform, and how religious freedom is indispensable in the support of all the other freedoms that we enjoy as Americans.

Weekend Edition - January 13, 2018
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January 12, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosted for Tony. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Russ to highlight a recent meeting between President Trump and U.S. Senators to discuss immigration reform and DACA. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry was here to discuss a new guidance document, co-authored with Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), which provides guidance on religious expression in public schools. Also, President and CEO of Open Doors USA, Dr. David Curry, joined our guest host to give us a look at Open Doors' Watch List.

Weekend Edition - January 6, 2018
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January 5, 2018 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, joined Tony to share his thoughts and concerns regarding the recent wave of sexual assault allegations in Hollywood and Congress. Also, the senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Carter Conlon, was on the show to discuss the need for confession, redemption and restoration in our culture at a time like this.

Weekend Edition - December 30, 2017
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December 30, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we looked back at the past year and the impact made by FRC. Former Congresswoman and current FRC board member, Michele Bachmann, joined Tony to discuss her role on FRC's board and her time in Congress. FRC's church ministries vice president, Kenyn Cureton, was here to highlight FRC's impact on churches nationwide. FRC's David Christensen, vice president of government affairs, joined Tony to highlight the work his team has done on Capitol Hill and statehouses nationwide. Also, FRC's Peter Sprigg and Travis Weber were here to highlight FRC's policy department.

Weekend Edition - December 23, 2017
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December 23, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" historian and founder of WallBuilders, David Barton, joined Tony to highlight the media's criticism of President Trump for starting a Cabinet meeting with prayer. Penny Warner, mother of a Webster parish student, joined Tony to discuss a controversy brewing in her child's school district. Also, President Trump's first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, was here with his analysis on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Weekend Edition - December 2, 2017
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December 1, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) was here to evaluate the government's wasteful spending in his annual federal waste and solutions report. Editor-In-Chief for CNS News, Terry Jeffrey, joined Tony to highlight another case where liberals are using the abortion debate as a litmus test for Democrats. Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, joined Tony to discuss talk by the FCC of undoing Obama-era internet regulations. Also, author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, was here to comment on North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch.

Weekend Edition - November 25, 2017
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November 24, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we will hear Tony's conversation with Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, at Family Research Council's 12th annual Values Voter Summit in October 2017.

Weekend Edition - November 18, 2017
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November 17, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Dr. Michael Youssef was here to discuss his recent trip to Egypt with Tony and other leading American evangelical leaders. Republican Study Committee Chairman, Rep. Mark Walker, joined Tony to highlight the GOP's tax reform plans. Also, Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby and Chairman of the Board of Museum of the Bible, joined Tony to preview Friday's official opening of the Museum of the Bible.

Weekend Edition - November 11, 2017
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November 10, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" president of the National Religious Broadcasters, Dr. Jerry Johnson, and FRC President, Tony Perkins, discussed recent meetings between leaders in the Middle East and evangelicals in Egypt and Jordan. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony with an update on the House panel vote on the GOP tax reform plan. Also, Fox News columnist, Todd Starnes, joined Tony to weigh in on the story of a Georgia football coach being ordered not to bow in prayer with his football players.

Weekend Edition - November 4, 2017
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November 3, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosted for Tony. House Homeland Security Committee member Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) joined our guest host with the latest news on Tuesday's terror attack in New York City. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) was here to highlight ways to address Washington's legislative gridlock. Also, Star Parker, President and Founder of CURE, was here to talk about a recent congressional hearing at which she testified.

Weekend Edition - October 21, 2017
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October 20, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we'll get an overview from Tony on the Values Voter Summit that took place last weekend and we'll hear highlights from President Trump's speech at VVS. Investigative journalist, Jeryl Bier, joined Tony to discuss the fake news spread by the SPLC. Also, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Tony to weigh in on why the child tax credit is beneficial for families. \r

Weekend Edition - October 14, 2017
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October 13, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) joined Tony to give us his thoughts on the recent attacks by the Left on Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day. President of the Senate Conservatives Fund, Ken Cuccinelli, joined Tony to discuss the request coming from conservative groups for Senate Leadership to step down. Also, host, author, actress, Sam Sorbo, joins Tony at VVS to discuss the release of her husband's new film "Let There Be Light."

Weekend Edition - October 7, 2017
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October 6, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee, joined Tony to preview his new show on TBN premiering on October 7. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) was here with good news coming from Congress regarding the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant joined Tony to highlight his state's protections of religious liberty. Also, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to talk about his return to Capitol Hill, his upcoming speech at the Values Voter Summit and his stance on gun control.

Weekend Edition - September 30, 2017
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September 29, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined the show with the latest on the Graham/Cassidy legislation, which would have repealed and replaced large portions of Obamacare. Louisiana State Rep. Kenny Havard joined Tony to highlight his proposal to prevent state tax dollars from going to the NFL's New Orleans Saints because of the team's protest of the national anthem. Also, best-selling author and documentarian, Dinesh D'Souza, joined Tony to weigh in on the recent NFL protests taking place during the playing of the National Anthem.

Weekend Edition - September 23, 2017
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September 22, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Ted Poe, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee, was here with the latest on the London subway bombing and domestic border security issues. Also, Fox News Channel's chief religion correspondent, Lauren Green, and apologist, speaker, author, and president of CrossExamined.org, Dr. Frank Turek joined Tony at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana at the 2017 Truth Conference.

Weekend Edition - September 16, 2017
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September 15, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Vanderbilt University Professor, Dr. Carol Swain, was with us to discuss her column in the Wall Street Journal addressing how the SPLC attacked her reputation in 2009. Former New England Patriots player and ESPN sports commentator, Craig James, joined Tony to share his thoughts on an ESPN anchor blasting President Trump as a 'white supremacist' and the media's double standard treatment toward conservatives. Also, member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), joined Tony to give us a look at FEMA's denial of funds to churches in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and discuss how this violates religious freedom.\r

Weekend Edition - September 9, 2017
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September 8, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Franklin Graham, joined Tony with the latest on hurricane disaster relief efforts. Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) was here to highlight the issue of religious bigotry. Also, Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) joined Tony with the latest regarding the debt ceiling debate in Congress.

Weekend Edition - September 2, 2017
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September 1, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Vice President of Send Relief North American Mission Board, David Melber, joined us to share what the church is doing to help Houston relief efforts. New York Times bestselling author of "Defeating Jihad" and former Deputy Assistant to President Trump , Dr. Sebastian Gorka, joined Dr. Floyd to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch, Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and his plans to further President Trump's agenda outside the White House. Also, Senior Teaching Pastor of The Summit Church in North Little Rock, Arkansas, Bill Elliff, joined Dr. Floyd to share his thoughts on what God is doing in America today and how we can be praying for our nation.

Weekend Edition - August 26, 2017
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August 25, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" John Locke Foundation Senior Vice President Jon Pritchett was here to discuss what happens when CEO's play politics. Terry Jeffrey, Editor-In-Chief for CNS News, joined Tony to discuss why media attacks on President Trump are actually helping increase his favorable rating. House Foreign Affairs Committee member and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas), joined Tony with his reaction to President Trump's address to the nation earlier this week with next steps in Afghanistan. Also, Karen England, Executive Director of the Capitol Resource Institute, joined Tony to highlight a case of transgender indoctrination in a Rocklin, California school.

Weekend Edition - August 19, 2017
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August 18, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Hope Christian Church's Bishop Harry Jackson joined Tony to weigh in on the racial divide in America and how the church should respond to tragedies like what occurred in Charlottesville last weekend. Co-host of "The Five" and host of "Watters' World" on Fox News Channel, Jesse Watters, joined Tony to weigh in on the media's coverage of President Trump's response to Charlottesville. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) discussed the Department of Justice's investigation into the violence at the Charlottesville protest, and gave us the latest news from Capitol Hill regarding health care and tax reform. Also, former Southern Baptist Convention president and Senior Pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, joined Tony to share why our nation needs to turn to prayer in times of division and conflict.

Weekend Edition - August 12, 2017
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August 11, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" president of the National Religious Broadcasters, Dr. Jerry Johnson, guest hosted for Tony. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Dr. Johnson to discuss recent comments from Coast Guard Commandant Zukunft regarding the Trump administration policy on transgender troops serving openly. Also, Washington Watch producer Russ Jones guest hosted for Tony as well. ADF's Senior Counsel, Jim Campbell, joined Russ to weigh in on a religious liberty case out of Wyoming. Texas State Rep. John Smithee joined Russ to highlight a recent State House vote that would restrict insurance coverage of abortion.

Weekend Edition - August 5, 2017
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August 4, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Southern Baptist Convention president and senior pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, guest hosted for Tony. President of Abundant Hope International in Israel, Susan Heagy, joined Dr. Floyd to talk about the historical significance of Tisha B'av, an annual fasting day recognized on the Jewish Calendar. Terry Jeffrey, Editor-In-Chief for CNS News, joined our guest host to discuss the increasing number of Christian refugee admissions under President Trump, and the decreasing number of Muslim refugee admissions. Also, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.), joined Dr. Floyd to weigh in on President Trump's signing of a new bill placing sanctions on Russia and North Korea.

Weekend Edition - July 29, 2017
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July 28, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) joined Tony with the latest from Capitol Hill on the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Campus Reform Program Coordinator Hannah Scherlacher was here to discuss why many college-aged Americans are mistaken in their views of socialism. Retired Coast Guard Admiral Dean Lee and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) joined Tony to discuss why President Trump's reversal of the Obama administration's allowing of transgender troops to serve in the military is a step in the right direction.\r

Weekend Edition - July 22, 2017
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July 21, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs Committee member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joined Tony to weigh in on the decision President Trump must make on the recertifying of the Iranian Nuclear Deal. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Tony with his thoughts on repealing Obamacare. Also, Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) joined Tony to weigh in on the passing of the National Defense Authorizations Act for fiscal year 2018 by the House of Representatives last week.

Weekend Edition - July 15, 2017
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July 14, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of Washington Watch, Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) joined Tony with the latest news on Senate efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Project Lead at the Center for Medical Progress, David Daleiden, joined Tony to highlight the contempt of court order issued against Daleiden's criminal defense attorneys. Also, Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) was here to highlight what Congress is doing to stop human trafficking.

Weekend Edition - July 8, 2017
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July 7, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of Washington Watch, Tony talks with Rick Green, co-host of WallBuilders Live and president of Patriot Academy, about the significant events that led up to and followed the birth of our nation. Human rights attorney, Virginia Prodan, joins the program to share her story of growing up in communist Romania and why Americans cannot take freedom for granted. Tony also talks with FRC's own American hero, Lt. General (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, about what we must do to preserve our freedom.

Weekend Edition - July 1, 2017
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June 30, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joined Tony with the latest on GOP efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Karl Zinsmeister, Vice President of Publications at The Philanthropy Roundtable, joined Tony to discuss GuideStar's irresponsible decision to use the SPLC's "hate group" labels. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, discussed FRC's updated report Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in the United States.

Weekend Edition - June 24, 2017
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June 23, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs committee member, Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas), joined Tony to weigh in on tensions with Russia as Russian officials are threatening to shoot down anything that flies over parts of Syria where Russia is operating. Media Research Center's Director of Media Analysis, Tim Graham, joined Tony to discuss MSNBC host Joy Ann Reid labeling House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) an "extremist" while he is currently in serious condition at the hospital. Also, Fox News columnist, Todd Starnes, joined Tony to discuss the ruling by a U.S. District Court judge that a Christian cross on city property in Pensacola, Florida must be taken down.

Weekend Edition - June 17, 2017
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June 16, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) was here to discuss the shooting in Alexandria, Va. targeting House Republicans practicing for this week's congressional baseball game, among other news stories. Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) joined Tony to discuss the military transgender training materials being used by the military. Also, First Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs, Mike Berry, and First Liberty client Moriah Bridges highlighted her case.

Weekend Edition - June 10, 2017
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June 9, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of Jihad Watch and bestselling author of 16 books, Robert Spencer, joined Tony to weigh in on the recent terror attacks that have taken place across the globe. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) joined Tony to give us a look at HR 390, the Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief Accountability Act, which would help persecuted religious and ethnic minorities in Syria and Iraq. House Foreign Affairs committee member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joined Tony to discuss congressional concerns about classified information being leaked and surveillance on Americans. Also, Political law attorney Cleta Mitchell joined Tony to talk about the Constitutional overstep of Sen. Bernie Sanders at the confirmation hearing of Russell Vought, the nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, when Sanders began asking questions that likened to a religious test.

Weekend Edition - June 3, 2017
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June 2, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Dr. Graham Allison joined Tony to break down the latest news regarding North Korea. US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Commissioner Cliff May joined Tony to highlight USCIRF's newest report. Also, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai joined Tony to highlight issues related to net neutrality.

Weekend Edition - May 27, 2017
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May 26, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs committee member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joined Tony to give his concerns on U.S. security in light of the recent bombing at a pop concert in the UK. Terry Jeffrey, Editor-In-Chief for CNS News, joined Tony to discuss President Trump's budget proposal. Also, Senior Pastor of One Love Ministries, Waxer Tipton, joined the show to highlight this year's Watchmen on the Wall National Briefing. \r

Weekend Edition - May 20, 2017
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May 19, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty University graduate and Campus Reform correspondent Nicholas Hamilton shared about President Trump's commencement speech at Liberty University. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) joined Tony to discuss the radical Left's efforts to intimidate conservatives into silence. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Tony to break down the latest news relating to national security.

Weekend Edition - May 13, 2017
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May 13, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC), a member of the House Freedom Caucus and Subcommittee on Health, Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, joined Tony to share about GOP efforts to get the American Health Care Act of 2017, that already passed the House, through the Senate without erasing language that would defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss Agriculture Secretary Perdue's newly implemented policy that supports First Amendment freedoms. Also, author, journalist, and member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, Kim Strassel, joined Tony to talk about her new book "The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Silencing Free Speech."

Weekend Edition - May 6, 2017
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May 6, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Anne Graham Lotz shared about the National Day of Prayer. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss the American Health Care Act, a major dismantling of Obamacare that cuts over eighty percent of annual federal funds to Planned Parenthood. Rev. Franklin Graham joined Tony to highlight the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians.

Weekend Edition - April 29, 2017
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April 29, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joined Tony to give us an update on Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, joined Tony to highlight North Korea's threats to advance their nuclear arsenal and the need for US intelligence to move forward in responding to these threats. Also, Vice President of the American College of Pediatricians and Founder and Pediatric Endocrinologist of Van Meter Pediatric Endocrinology, Dr. Quentin Van Meter, joined Tony to discuss a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics implying that a sex change is easier for a child than crossing the road.

Weekend Edition - April 22, 2017
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April 22, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" ADF's Vice President of U.S. Litigation, David Cortman, joined Tony to discuss Wednesday's oral argument in the Trinity Lutheran v. Comer case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Former Special Assistant to President Bush and Deputy White House Political Director, Scott Jennings, joined Tony with his analysis of this week's special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district to replace former congressman and current HHS Secretary Tom Price. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Tony with the latest news regarding North Korea.

Weekend Edition - April 15, 2017
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April 15, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of the Religious Freedom Institute, Dr. Tom Farr, joined Tony to take a look at the two bombings at separate Coptic churches in Egypt. Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.), joined Tony after winning the special election race for the House seat to replace former Rep. Mike Pompeo who is now Director of the CIA. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joined Tony to talk about the threats from Russia and Iran after American air-strikes in Syria. Also, Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute and founder of the Barna Research Group, George Barna, joined Tony with his latest research.

Weekend Edition - April 8, 2017
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April 7, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant joined Tony to discuss his state's Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act and court action related to it. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's elite Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Tony with the latest news related to North Korea's long-range missile capabilities. Former Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann joins Tony to discuss a recent chemical attack allegedly perpetrated by the Syrian government against its own people.

Weekend Edition - April 1, 2017
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April 1, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), a member of the Committee on the Budget and the House Freedom Caucus, joined Tony to give us a look at Republicans next move to repeal and replace Obamacare in light of the recent withdrawal of the American Health Care Act. Administrator of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, joined Tony to weigh in on President Trump's executive order reversing many Obama-era environmental and climate regulations. Also, Former North Carolina governor, Pat McCrory, joined Tony to discuss the repeal of H.B. 2 in the North Carolina General Assembly.

Weekend Edition - March 25, 2017
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March 25, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony discussed FRC's stance on the GOP bill, American Health Care Act (AHCA). Terry Jeffrey, Editor-In-Chief for CNS News, joined Tony to discuss the final day of Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court. Also, Students for Life of America Executive Vice President Tina Whittington joined Tony to highlight SFLA's Sock It to PP campaign.

Weekend Edition - March 18, 2017
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March 18, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" AFR Talk host Sandy Rios and President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosted for Tony. Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), a member of the Committee on the Budget and the House Freedom Caucus, joined Sandy Rios to give us a look at the Republican healthcare bill presented by Speaker Paul Ryan. President of Texas Values, Jonathan Saenz, joined Dr. Piper to share his thoughts on the successful passing of the Texas Privacy Act, S.B. 6, in the Texas Senate on Tuesday. Media Research Center Vice President of Business and Culture, Dan Gainor, joined Dr. Piper to weigh in on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow's report that she would make public President Trump's tax returns.

Weekend Edition - March 11, 2017
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March 11, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick joined Tony to discuss the hearing on the Texas Privacy Act, Senate Bill 6. Pastor of Bear Creek Bible Church, John Salvesen, joined Tony and Lt. Gov. Patrick in Texas to further discuss the hearing on Senate Bill 6. Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), joined Tony to talk about the Obamacare replacement plan proposed earlier in the week. Also, FRC's Government Affairs Coordinator, Tabitha Walter, joined Tony to highlight the Ascend Day on Capitol Hill, raising awareness about sexual risk avoidance.

Weekend Edition - March 4, 2017
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March 4, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" American Family Association President Tim Wildmon joined Tony to discuss the latest news on Target's continued drop in profits. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Tony with his analysis of President Trump's first address before a joint session of Congress. Christian blogger Elizabeth Johnston joined Tony to highlight Facebook's apology for censoring her Facebook post.

Weekend Edition - February 25, 2017
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February 25, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" University of South Dakota law professor, Patrick Garry, joined Tony to discuss how the Left's reaction to First Lady Melania Trump's recitation of the Lord's Prayer at a rally last weekend, is indicative of the ongoing hostility to religious expression. North Carolina Lt. Governor, Dan Forest, joined Tony to talk about the NBA scrambling to sell tickets for their All-Star Game.Also, the leader of Operation Save America, Pastor Flip Benham, joined Tony to share about his friendship with the late Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe from the Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade, and her dedication to the pro-life movement after her conversion.

Weekend Edition - February 18, 2017
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February 18, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Kentucky Senate President, Sen. Robert Stivers (R-Ky.), joined Tony to discuss the Republican majority in Kentucky and across the country, and what opportunities they plan to take with their majority. Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute and founder of the Barna Research Group, George Barna, joined Tony to discuss their newest poll on Spiritually Active, Governance Engaged (SAGE) conservatives. Also, Kaeley Triller Haver joined Tony to share her story and why the Left's gender identity politics are so dangerous.

Weekend Edition - February 11, 2017
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February 11, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Tony to discuss how the bill he introduced on Tuesday, the "Protect Funding for Women's Health Care Act", will redirect taxpayer funds away from Planned Parenthood. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' opposition to President Trump's travel pause from seven countries. Also, CEO of Breitbart News, Larry Solov, joined Tony to weigh in on tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft's legal fight against President Trump's travel ban.

Weekend Edition - February 4, 2017
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February 4, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" holder of Princeton's celebrated McCormick Chair in Jurisprudence and the founding director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Professor Robert George, joined Tony to discuss the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week. Rep. Chris Smith (R - N.J.) joined Tony to talk about George Soros's meddling in Macedonia's democratic elections with both private and U.S. taxpayer dollars. Also, Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joined Tony to share his thoughts on the National Prayer Breakfast and the importance of the Free Speech Fairness Act.

Weekend Edition - January 28, 2017
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January 28, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Mark Meadows (R -N.C.), joined Tony to discuss President Trump's executive action to reinstate the Mexico City Policy. Hope Christian Church's Bishop Harry Jackson joined Tony to share his thoughts on the reaction and hate rhetoric from the Left post-election. Also, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joined Tony to give an update from the House and Senate Republicans annual policy retreat in Philadelphia.

Weekend Edition - January 21, 2017
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January 21, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) joined Tony to discuss President Obama's controversial decision to pardon Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning. Also, Cherry Creek School district parent, Drew Paterson, joined Tony with the latest on the school district's sex education controversy. Also, 2016 Republican Platform Committee member Jonathan Gardner joined Tony to highlight the importance of the GOP party platform in guiding the incoming Trump administration.

Weekend Edition - January 14, 2017
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January 14, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" president and CEO of Open Doors USA, Dr. David Curry, joined Tony to shed light on the increasing number of persecuted Christians worldwide revealed in Open Doors' 2017 World Watch List. World Magazine reporter, J.C. Derrick, joined Tony to share a look from the inside of the Senate confirmation hearings. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Tony to discuss General (ret.) James Mattis' confirmation hearing.

Weekend Edition - January 7, 2017
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January 7, 2017 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick joined Tony to discuss the legislation introduced earlier this week in the Texas legislature regarding locker room and bathroom privacy. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joined Tony to break down the UN vote condemning Israeli settlements. Our country's UN ambassador abstained from the vote. Also, former congresswoman Michele Bachmann joined Tony to continue the discussion regarding US policy on Israel.

Weekend Edition - December 31, 2016
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December 31, 2016 - Tony Perkins

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Washington Watch team! We hope you and your loved ones' Christmas is merry and bright. This holiday season we have several special editions of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins". Today we take a look back on this past year, pulling in a number from the FRC team to discuss FRC's and FRC Action's involvement in the 2016 election. Vice President of Government Affairs, David Christensen, joins Tony to discuss FRC's role in the crafting of the Republican Party platform. Vice President of Communications, JP Duffy, joins Tony to look at the key role FRC played in the election turn out. Randy Wilson and JC Church, from FRC's Church Ministries team, join Tony to weigh in on why the evangelical turnout was so high for this election and what role pastors played in getting Christians to the polls. Also, Director of FRC Action, Brent Keilen, and FRC's Janna Bowman join Tony to share the work they did on the ground in swing states like North Carolina up to Election Day.

Weekend Edition - December 24, 2016
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December 24, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this special edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," we take a look at the plight of persecuted Christians worldwide. Chris Mitchell, CBN News' Middle East Bureau Chief, describes his recent trip to Northern Iraq where he visited with Christians who are returning to rebuild their community. David Curry, President of Open Doors USA, joins Tony to discuss his recent travels overseas and discusses the theology of persecution. Pastor Steven Khoury of Holy Land Missions tells us about the losses his family has endured for following Jesus in Palestinian occupied territory. Finally, Tony talks with former congressman Frank Wolf about the immediate actions that the Trump administration and new congress need to take to demonstrate that international religious freedom is a priority for the United States.

Weekend Edition - December 17, 2016
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December 17, 2016 -

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Former North Carolina pastor, Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC), joined our guest host Dr. Floyd to discuss his new role as Chairman of the Republican Study Committee and his preparation for the new administration. Texas Governor, Greg Abbott (R-TX), joined Dr. Floyd with his reaction to President-elect Trump's nomination of former Texas governor, Rick Perry, for Secretary of Energy and Oklahoma Attorney General, Scott Pruitt, for Secretary of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Also, Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, joined Dr. Floyd to weigh in on the censorship of a "Charlie Brown Christmas" poster at a Texas middle school.

Weekend Edition - December 10, 2016
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December 10, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" CEO of Breitbart News, Larry Solov, joined Tony to weigh in on the recent boycotts and petitions against Breitbart and Breitbart's response to duel companies' boycotts with a boycott of their own - #DumpKelloggs. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), joined Tony to discuss his new position as Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. Also, President of American Family Association, Tim Wildmon, joined Tony to comment on a letter AFA received from a Connecticut government official threatening to ban employee donations to AFA..

Weekend Edition - December 3, 2016
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December 3, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Tony to discuss his second annual Government Waste Report. Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff Landry, joined Tony to discuss the executive overreach of Governor John Bel Edwards forcing state contractors to accept special rights for people who identify as LGBT, and he provided the latest on the court case that followed. Also, HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines' pastor, Jimmy Seibert, joined Tony to share why the recent controversy has opened the door for a good discussion of biblical-teaching.

Weekend Edition - November 26, 2016
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November 26, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we have a compelling speech given by President-elect Donald Trump from Family Research Council's annual Values Voter Summit from earlier this year.

Weekend Edition - November 19, 2016
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November 19, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Majority Whip, Steve Scalise (R-La.), joined Tony to discuss how Congress can repeal Obamacare through budget reconciliation. FRC's Vice President of Government Affairs, David Christensen, joined Tony to discuss the House leadership votes that occurred earlier this week. Also, FRC Executive Vice President, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Tony to give his analysis on military readiness in President-elect Trump's 100-day plan, and what changes he'll need to make to achieve that.

Weekend Edition - November 12, 2016
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November 12, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Stony Brook University professor, Dr. Helmut Norpoth, joined Tony to discuss his prediction earlier this year that now-President-Elect Donald Trump would win the presidential election. Best-selling author and documentarian, Dinesh D'Souza, joined Tony to highlight liberal hypocrisy after riots broke out following news that Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President.

Weekend Edition - November 5, 2016
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November 5, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) joined Tony to discuss the FBI Investigation of the newly found emails from Hillary Clinton's personal server. Jeff Roe, Axiom Strategies founder and principal, joined Tony to give his analysis on the battleground states' surveys. Also, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joined Tony to discuss President Obama's policies regarding Israel.

Weekend Edition - October 29, 2016
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October 29, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" lay pastor, Dr. Eric Walsh, joined Tony to discuss the State of Georgia's demand that he hand over his sermons and personal Bible. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss significant premium increases in Obamacare plans. Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Pete Hoekstra, joined Tony to discuss the list of Muslims the Obama administration kept for consideration for top government positions.

Weekend Edition - October 22, 2016
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October 22, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss missile attacks against American warships off the coast of Yemen. Tony gives his analysis of the last presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Also, Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Arizona and best-selling author, Dr. Wayne Grudem, joins Tony to discuss his latest column regarding the presidential race.

Weekend Edition - October 15, 2016
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October 15, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, Bill Donohue, joined Tony to discuss Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta's leaked emails that insulted Catholics and Evangelicals. Dr. Lee Payne, Stephen F. Austin State University political science professor, joined Tony to break down the Republican and Democratic Party platforms. Citizens for Community Values President and Executive Director, Phil Burress, joined Tony to discuss a recent Procter and Gamble shareholder meeting making news on the religious liberty issue.

Weekend Edition - October 8, 2016
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October 8, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Marine Staff Sergeant Chad Robichaux, president and founder of Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs, joined Tony to respond to false reports about comments Donald Trump made earlier in the week about PTSD at the National Security and Military Summit. FRC Senior Legal Fellow Cathy Ruse joined Tony to debunk claims made about abortions rates under Democratic administrations. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) joined Tony to discuss the Department of Justice dropping charges against a weapons broker accused of selling weapons to Libyan rebels.

Weekend Edition - October 1, 2016
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October 1, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - September 24, 2016
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September 24, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - September 17, 2016
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September 17, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - September 10, 2016
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September 10, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - September 3, 2016
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September 3, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - August 27, 2016
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August 27, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - August 20, 2016
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August 20, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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.

Weekend Edition - August 13, 2016
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August 13, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" AFR host of Sandy Rios in the morning, Sandy Rios, guest hosts for Tony. Senior Counsel & Director of Military Affairs for First Liberty Institute, Mike Berry, joined our host to discuss the Court of Appeals for the Armed Services, denying a United States Marine her constitutional right to religious freedom. President of Judical Watch, Tom Fitton, was here to highlight the latest revelations surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Also, Freedom Scholar at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Michael Ledeen, joined Sandy with the latest surrounding the execution of a nuclear scientist in Iran who was killed for leaking too much information regarding their nuclear program.

Weekend Edition - August 6, 2016
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August 6, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" guest host Ken Klukowski, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute and legal editor for Breitbart News, guest hosted for Tony. Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Arizona and best-selling author, Dr. Wayne Grudem, joined Ken to discuss his latest column that has sparked discussion across the country. Also Janet Mefferd, host of Janet Mefferd Today, guest hosted for Tony as well. Founder and Chairman of the Liberty Counsel, Mat Staver, joined Janet to give an update on Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore who was suspended for his response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision redefining marriage.

Weekend Edition - July 30, 2016
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July 30, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Trent Franks, (R-AZ) joined Tony to break down the truth behind Hillary Clinton's foreign policy expertise-a far cry from what President Obama touted during his speech to the DNC this week. Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ted Poe, (R-TX) was here with his reaction to the France terror attack and what we can do in order to protect religious freedom for not just Americans, but people of faith abroad. Also, National Editor for WORLD Magazine, Jamie Dean, joined Tony to highlight her latest article titled: LGBT groups celebrate withering religious liberty in Philadelphia, where she explains the lefts true agenda behind the desire to do away with religious freedom.

Weekend Edition - July 23, 2016
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July 23, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony hosted live from this year's GOP Convention, held in Cleveland, Ohio. Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, joined Tony to highlight the very conservative GOP platform that he was a part of building. Also, Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, and New York Times bestselling author and host of The Eric Metaxas Show, Eric Metaxas, were here with their analysis of the 2016 GOP convention.

Weekend Edition - July 16, 2016
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July 16, 2016 - Family Research Council

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" historian, founder of Wall Builders and platform delegate from Texas, David Barton, joined Tony to discuss the effort by a portion of the platform committee, who are in line with the Left's LGBT agenda, trying to hijack the committee's work using deceptive tactics. The youngest member of this year's GOP platform committee, Virginia delegate, Tommy Valentine, was here to discuss how he worked to make sure the platform remains pro-life and pro-natural marriage. Also, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute and legal editor for Breitbart News, Ken Klukowski, joined Tony to discuss just how strong the language is in this year's final agreed platform.

Weekend Edition- July 9, 2016
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July 9, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

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 hosts for Tony. Chief of Staff and Counsel for First Liberty Institute, Chelsey Youman, joined Ken to discuss the latest threat to religious liberty in Iowa where some churches may be forced to comply with transgender bathroom laws. FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance and former undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Ken Blackwell, was here with his analysis regarding FBI Director, James Comey, deciding not to recommend Hillary Clinton be prosecuted for using several personal email servers to conduct official business while working as Secretary of State. Also, Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News, Joel Pollak, joined Ken with the latest on FBI Director James Comey's testimony before Congress this week where he answered for not recommending Hillary Clinton be prosecuted.

Weekend Edition - July 2, 2016
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July 2, 2016 - Mr. Tony R. Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) who is a member of the Benghazi Select Committee, joined Tony to highlight a memo released by him and Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), breaking down their most egregious findings through the research process into Benghazi. Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, was here to discuss the latest effort in his state by the left to override parental rights surrounding transgender bathroom policies in Fort Worth public schools. Also, real estate entrepreneurs and culture warriors, Jason and David Benham, joined Tony to highlight their latest book, Living Among Lions, How to Thrive Like Daniel in Today's Babylon.

Weekend Edition - June 25, 2016
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June 25, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, former Secretary of State for Ohio and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Ken Blackwell, joined Tony with his expert analysis regarding a meeting yesterday between evangelical leaders and GOP presidential front-runner and presumed nominee, Donald Trump. Former Baton Rouge Police Chief, Greg Phares, was here to discuss how progressives have shifted the talking points from the terrorists attack in Orlando, to simply their hopes to curb second amendment rights for law abiding citizens. Also, Former North Carolina pastor, Rep. Mark Walker, (R-N.C.) who attended the meeting yesterday joined Tony to discuss the importance of the GOP nominee's connection to Congress during election season.

Weekend Edition - June 18, 2016
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June 18, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) joined Tony with his reaction to comments made by White House Press Secretary, Josh Earnest, stating that the U.S. is actually safer now than 8 years ago. Popular blogger and contributor at The Blaze, Matt Walsh, was here to highlight his latest article, Christians, It Is Not Bigotry to Proclaim Our Faith, No Matter What the Media Says. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) joined Tony to breakdown the latest numbers showing that over 500,000 immigrants in 2015 overstayed their visas and what Congress plans to do about it.

Weekend Edition - June 11, 2016
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June 11, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend 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, joined Tony to highlight President Franklin D. Roosevelt's D-Day prayer and what message he would have given to the service men and women at Ft. Riley had the commanding officers not caved to the demands of militant secularists. President of the American Family Association, Tim Wildmon, joined Tony with the latest on Target's bathroom policy and the fireworks during a shareholder meeting earlier this week. Also, FCC commissioner Ajit Pai joined Tony to discuss the millions of dollars of fraud discovered in the FCC's Obamaphone program.

Weekend Edition - June 4, 2016
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June 4, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Were the seeds of freedom for all sown in the Declaration of Independence? Best-selling author and documentarian, Dinesh D'Souza, gave us that answer as we looked at the historical record. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, was here with the latest regarding a prayer breakfast cancelation he was set to speak at due to Fort Riley leadership bowing to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. Also, Oklahoma Attorney General, Scott Pruitt, joined Tony to discuss his Wall Street Journal article explaining why he's joined a suit against the Obama administration regarding their bathroom decree allowing men to use women shower and restroom facilities.

Weekend Edition - May 28, 2016
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May 28, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff Landry, joined Tony to highlight the letter he sent to Louisiana school officials stating that Louisiana will not comply with President Obama's decree that would allow men to use women's shower and bathroom facilities on school and university campuses. Best-selling author and Middle East expert, Joel Rosenberg, was here to highlight his message at this year's Watchmen on the Wall Conference. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) joined Tony to break down the recent undertakings in the House regarding two separate amendments put forward in an appropriations bill, one protecting religious freedom and one supporting President Obama's LGBT agenda.

Weekend Edition - May 21, 2016
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May 21, 2016 - Tony Perkins

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 hosts for Tony. President and CEO of First Liberty Institute, Kelly Shackelford, and President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and former law clerk for the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Ed Whelan, joined Ken to discuss Donald Trump's list of who he would select for the United States Supreme Court. Also, former Texas Governor, Rick Perry, joined Ken to discuss how this election will play an important role regarding the future of the Supreme Court and the direction of the country.

Weekend Edition - May 13, 2016
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May 14, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Governor Phil Bryant (R-Miss.), joined Tony to discuss their latest bill defunding Planned Parenthood in his state and the ACLU lawsuit trying to block Mississippi's bill protecting the religious freedom for people of faith. Former Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was here with her analysis on the recent New York Times article where President Obama's deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, admitted to coordinating with the mainstream media in an effort to change public perceptions on controversial actions by the White House -- the Iran deal being the main one. Also, North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest joined Tony to discuss the lawsuit filed by his state today suing the Obama administration in regards to HB2. The White House had threatened to pull federal funding from the state if North Carolina didn't comply with the federal government's wishes.

Weekend Edition - May 7, 2016
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May 7, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest joined Tony to discuss the threat by the Obama administration that if the state does not repeal HB2, they will withhold federal education dollars from the state. Founder of Rasmussen Reports and President of Styrk, Scott Rasmussen, was here to discuss what it will take for Donald Trump to win the general election. Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee with the exit of both Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Also, singer, actor, TV host and author, Pat Boone, joined Tony to highlight his role in God's Not Dead 2 and how he put his faith in action recently by standing against Saturday Night Live.

Weekend Edition - April 30, 2016
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April 30, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, joined Tony to discuss the latest effort by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in considering "alternative" ways to admit more Syrian refugees to the United States -- a move that could put our national security at risk. Also, Rep. Diane Black, (R-Tenn.) was here to highlight the report released by the Inspector General's office showing yet another company using taxpayer dollars to fund abortion.

Weekend Edition - April 23, 2016
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April 23, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Chairman of the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, joined Tony to discuss the latest news from this past week's hearing from the panel. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Tony to discuss his call to impeach the IRS chief. Fox News' Todd Starnes joined Tony to discuss the case of a Georgia doctor fired by the state for the content of his sermons given while not on state time.

Weekend Edition - April 16, 2016
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April 16, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Navy veteran, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Arizona Senator, John McCain, joined Tony to break down the comments over the weekend by Iran's Foreign Minister that their missile program is not up for negotiation. Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, was here to highlight the misinformation surrounding the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act in his state.

Weekend Edition - April 9, 2016
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April 9, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" founder of Rasmussen Reports, and President of Styrk, Scott Rasmussen, joins Tony with his analysis of the current state of the GOP presidential race. Also, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), is here to discuss the continued growth of Russia's nuclear warhead program, which is in direct violation of the 2010 New START arms treaty.

Weekend Edition - April 2, 2016
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April 2, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" North Carolina Lt. Governor, Dan Forest, joined Tony to discuss New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's decision to ban non-essential New York state employee travel to North Carolina, due to North Carolina's stand against an ordinance that would allow men to use women's facilities. Senior Editor for Conservative Review, Daniel Horowitz, was here to highlight his latest article, The Raging Fire Against Religious Liberty. Also, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and author of "An Alternative to Obamacare," Jeffrey Anderson, joined Tony to highlight his latest article discussing the Congressional Budget Office numbers on Obamacare showing 24 million less enrollees in private insurance than expected.

Weekend Edition - March 26, 2016
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March 26, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep, Mike Pompeo, (R-KS) joined Tony to discuss the terrorists attack in Brussels that left 30 people dead and over 200 wounded. He also analyzed whether the U.S. is vulnerable for an attack as well. FRC's Senior Fellow for Legal Studies, Cathy Ruse, was here with an inside the court analysis surrounding the Little Sisters of the Poor case before the Supreme Court battling Obamacare's HHS mandate, which would force religious groups to violate their conscience and provide drugs that can cause an abortion to their employees. Also, founder of Rasmussen Reports and current President of Styrk, Scott Rasmussen, joined Tony to break down the current state of the 2016 GOP presidential race.

Weekend Edition - March 19, 2016
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March 19, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Ted Poe, (R-TX) joined Tony to break down a statement from Iran's foreign minister, where he finally tells the truth regarding their testing of ballistic missiles. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) was here to highlight the great news coming from Secretary Kerry today that the U.S. will finally declare the egregious acts of ISIS on Christians in the Middle East as genocide. Also, FRC's Vice President of Government Affairs, David Christensen, Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Everett Piper, and military Chaplain, Wes Modder, joined Tony to highlight the importance of First Amendment Defense Act in Congress.

Weekend Edition - March 12, 2016
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March 12, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Managing Editor of Red State, Leon Wolf, joined Tony to discuss his latest article, It is Time to Unite Behind Ted Cruz. Right Now. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J), was here to highlight the Obama administration's inability to call what is happening to Christians in ISIS territory as genocide. Also, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) joined Tony with his reaction to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton downplaying the possibility that she may be indicted for using a private email server to conduct federal business.

Weekend Edition - March 5, 2016
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March 5, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), who chairs the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, is here to highlight the hearing this week discussing bioethics and fetal tissue research. FRC's Senior Fellow for Legal Studies, Cathy Ruse, joined Tony with her inside-the-court analysis of today's Supreme Court oral arguments surrounding a Texas bill that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges within a 30 mile radius of a hospital. Also, Senior Pastor of First Pentecostal Church of Palm Bay, David Myers, was here to discuss the win against the Brevard County School District in their effort to add "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" to the district's anti-discrimination and "equal employment" policies. This is another example that when Christians stand for our freedom to believe, the Left backs down.

Weekend Edition - February 27, 2016
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February 27, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Louisiana Senator, David Vitter, joins Tony to discuss the effort by republicans to block any judicial nominee coming from the President in this election year. Also, founder and editor of Resurgent, Erick Erickson, is here to highlight his new book, You Will Be Made to Care, the War on Faith, Family, and your Freedom to Believe.

Weekend Edition - February 20, 2016
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February 20, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Louisiana State Representative, Mike Johnson, guest hosts for Tony. Senior Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, Jeremy Tedesco, joins Mike with his reaction to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last weekend. FRC's Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment, Ken Blackwell, highlights the legacy left by Justice Scalia. Also, Director of Tax Policy Studies at the CATO Institute, Chris Edwards, joins Mike to discuss the moral arguments against high taxes.

Weekend Edition- February 13, 2016
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February 13, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend 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 discuss the revelations this week that many GOP presidential candidates are ok having 18 year old girls be forced to register for selective service. Also, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, (R-MO) is here with her analysis on women registering for selective service and to highlight her new book, Running God's Way.

Weekend Edition - January 30, 2016
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January 30, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joins Tony to discuss the latest report from the Congressional Budget Office regarding a decrease in their Obamacare enrollment figures. The House will also vote next week to override the President's veto of the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. FRC's Senior Vice President, Rob Schwarzwalder, is also here to discuss new research indicating that more teens and adults are choosing porn because they "believe a picture or video is safer than the real thing."

Weekend Edition - January 23, 2016
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January 23, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford, (R-OK) joins Tony to discuss the security breach regarding Hillary Clinton and her using a personal email server to conduct important matters while with the State Department. Also, Senior Editor for Conservative Review, Daniel Horowitz, is here with his analysis of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin endorsing Donald Trump for President.

Weekend Edition - January 16, 2016
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January 16, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this special weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we'll hear Tony's State of the Family address from earlier this week. President Obama gave his final State of the Union address before Congress on Tuesday, what he fails to realize is, the most pressing issues facing America stem from the breakdown of the traditional family.

Weekend Edition - January 9, 2016
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January 9, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) joins Tony to discuss the big week in Congress where the House and Senate were able to get a bill to the President's desk that would have partially defunded Obamacare and cut funds to Planned Parenthood. Unfortunately, this bill was vetoed by President Obama on Friday. Also, CNS News Editor-in-Chief, Terry Jeffrey, is here with his analysis of the latest GOP polling data and what he sees moving forward in the race for the White House.

Weekend Edition - January 2, 2016
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January 2, 2016 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we highlight the many facets of Family Research Council. We'll hear from FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, Arina Grossu and FRC's Vice President of Government affairs, David Christensen.

Weekend Edition - December 19, 2015
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December 19, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" CNS News Editor in Chief, Terry Jeffrey, joins Tony with his analysis of the final GOP presidential debate of 2015. Also, GOP presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump, is here to highlight his thoughts on this week's debate and where he stands with evangelicals.

Weekend Edition - December 12, 2015
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December 12, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) joins Tony to discuss the latest news coming from the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security. The questions to the Department of Homeland Security regarding the threat of radical Islam went unanswered. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General, (ret) Jerry Boykin, is here to help us better understand the 5 pillars of Islam.

Weekend Edition - December 5, 2015
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December 5, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Canon Andrew White, the founder of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle-East and former Vicar of Baghdad, joins Tony to discuss the persecution of Christians taking place in the Middle East. Also, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) is here to discuss his Federal Fumbles: 100 ways the government dropped the ball, which highlights government waste in regards to U.S. tax dollars.

Weekend Edition - November 28, 2015
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November 28, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Tony would like to share a preview of his new book, No Fear: Real Stories of a Courageous New Generation Standing for Truth with our listeners.

Weekend Edition - November 21, 2015
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November 21, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss the action in the House this week -- specifically the passage of the SAFE Act. Also, Senior Editor at the Conservative Review, Daniel Horowitz, is here to highlight the latest trends and trajectory for the rise of immigration in America coming from predominately Muslim countries.

Weekend Edition - November 14, 2015
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November 14, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Diane Black, (R-TN) joins Tony to discuss the latest effort in Congress to cripple Obamacare through reconciliation. Also, CNS News Editor in Chief, Terry Jeffrey, is here with his analysis of this week's GOP Presidential debate hosted by Fox Business.

Weekend Edition - November 7, 2015
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November 7, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Tony hosts from Jerusalem during FRC's Holy Land Tour. He is joined by best-selling author and founder of The Joshua Fund, Joel Rosenberg. They discuss current events in Israel and what they mean in biblical prophecy. Chris Mitchell, CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief, joins the discussion with Tony & Joel, and takes questions from our audience.

Weekend Edition - October 31, 2015
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October 31, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) joins Tony to discuss the election in the House this week appointing Rep. Paul Ryan as the new Speaker of the House. They'll also highlight the horrendous budget deal that was passed in the House. Also, Founder of Behold Israel, Amir Tsarfati, is here to give an overview of Israeli current events.

Weekend Edition - October 24, 2015
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October 24, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal joins Tony to discuss the effort in his state to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is here with his analysis of this weeks Benghazi Select Committee hearing with former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. Also, Prestonwood Baptist Church Pastor Jack Graham, joins Tony to discuss the presidential candidate forum held at Prestonwood last weekend.

Weekend Edition - October 17, 2015
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October 17, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) joins Tony to give an update on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's investigation of Planned Parenthood. Also, Tony shares his thoughts on the first Democratic presidential debate.

Weekend Edition - October 10, 2015
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October 10, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) joins Tony to discuss this week's passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The President has already threatened to veto the bill, but with the global political climate, this is no time to play politics regarding military readiness. Also, FRC's Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment, and NRA board member, Ken Blackwell, is here with his thoughts on the President's comments this week that we should "politicize" the shooting that took place in Oregon at a community college.

Weekend Edition - October 3, 2015
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October 3, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" New York Times bestselling author of The Harbinger, Senior Pastor and Rabbi of Beth Israel Worship Center, Jonathan Cahn, joins Tony to discuss his book, The Mystery of the Shemitah, which could have major implications for America. Also, Louisiana Governor, and current GOP presidential candidate, Bobby Jindal, is here to discuss the letter he sent to the Governor of Iowa, explaining how he can defund Planned Parenthood in his state. Governor Jindal will also comment on the airstrikes taking place in Syria by Russia combat planes.

Weekend Edition - September 26, 2015
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September 26, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) joins Tony to discuss the comments by the Pope regarding global warming. The Pope has been in D.C. for the past 2 days, and the environment is one of his top discussion points. Also, New York Times bestselling author and Middle East expert, Joel Rosenberg, is here to highlight the ongoing crisis in Syria. We learned this week that Russia sent combat planes to Syria -- Joel will explain what that could mean for both Israel and the U.S.

Weekend Edition - September 19, 2015
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September 19, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) joins Tony to discuss the latest effort in the House to defund Planned Parenthood. This week, another video was released by the Center for Medical Progress-it's time to end this forced tax-payer partnership with Planned Parenthood. Also, former Chief Strategist for Michele Bachmann during her presidential bid, and current President of O'Donnell & Associates, Brett O'Donnell, is here with his analysis on Wednesday night's GOP presidential debate winners and losers.

Weekend Edition - September 12, 2015
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September 12, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee joins Tony to discuss the rally in Kentucky that the Governor headlined in support of County Clerk Kim Davis who was freed from jail earlier this week. Also, Rep. Trent Franks joins Tony to give his analysis on the first hearing on Planned Parenthood and their practices, which the Center for Medical Progress brought to light with their undercover videos.

Weekend Edition - September 5, 2015
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September 5, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of American Values, Gary Bauer, joins Tony with his analysis surrounding the ongoing nuclear negotiations between the P5+1 countries and the Iranians. This week, Senator Mikulski announced her support for the President's deal, making it impossible for Congress to override his certain veto. Also, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is here with the latest regarding this week's Hillary Clinton email dump coming from the State Department. Hundreds of emails have already been flagged confidential, which will make things a lot more difficult to explain away for the former Secretary of State.

Weekend Edition - August 29, 2015
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August 29, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" CNS News Editor in Chief, Terry Jeffrey, joins Tony to discuss the latest effort by the ACLU to force a Catholic hospital in California to violate their faith in performing sterilizations. Also, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, (R-MO) is here with reaction to this latest Planned Parenthood video where a Stem Express employee is making jokes and laughing in her commentary surrounding a baby's severed head. Congresswoman Hartzler is determined to see this group defunded when members return from August recess.

Weekend Edition - August 22, 2015
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August 22, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mark Meadows, (R-N.C.) joins Tony with the latest surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of her private server. After further review, we now have over 300 emails that may be considered to have classified information. Also, Rep. Matt Salmon, (R-AZ) is here to discuss the ongoing nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, earlier this year stated that "We expect to have anywhere, anytime access" to Iran's nuclear facilities. We learned this week that the United Nations plans on letting Iran do their own investigation.

Weekend Edition - August 15, 2015
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August 15, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) joins Tony with the latest surrounding Hillary Clinton's private email server. After turning the server over to the Department of Justice this week, two "top secret" emails were found on the server, which could put the former Secretary of State in a major legal battle. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, is here to discuss the ongoing nuclear negotiations between the White House and the Iranians and its impact on America's foreign policy.

Weekend Edition - August 8, 2015
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August 8, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator John McCain (R-AZ) joins Tony to discuss the latest surrounding the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the U.S.-he will also respond to the derogatory comments made by President Obama towards Republicans during his speech at American University this week regarding the deal. Also, CNS News Editor-In-Chief, Terry Jeffrey, is here to highlight his latest article showing the government using tax payer money to "humanize" mice, in an effort to learn more about HIV. The study used the fetal tissue of babies from 17-20 weeks gestation.

Weekend Edition - August 1, 2015
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August 1, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Diane Black, (R-TN) joined Craig to highlight her legislation, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, which put an immediate moratorium on tax payer funding going towards the group until an investigation into their actions is complete. Senator Steve Daines, (R-MT) was here to discuss the latest Planned Parenthood video released today and well as an update on the Senate transportation bill. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Craig to analyze the on-going nuclear agreement with Iran.

Weekend Edition - July 25, 2015
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July 25, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) joins Tony to discuss the latest surrounding the Obama Administration's on-going nuclear negotiations with Iran. Thankfully, Congress will have a final say on any deal. Also, former Texas Governor and current GOP presidential candidate, Rick Perry, is here with his reaction to this latest Planned Parenthood video and what Congress should be doing to remove their tax payer funding.

Weekend Edition - July 18, 2015
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July 18, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Arkansas Governor and GOP presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee joins Tony to discuss the deal announced this week between the U.S. and Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program. Rep. Martha Roby (R) joins the show to discuss the Center for Medical Progress investigation of Planned Parenthood.

Weekend Edition - July 11, 2015
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July 11, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Kansas Governor, Sam Brownback, (R-KS) joined Tony to highlight an executive order he signed this week that will protect clergy and churches from lawsuits over their refusal to participate in same-sex marriages. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, (R-MO) was here to highlight the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill that would further protect free speech for Americans of faith. Also, Senior Pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, Jonathan Falwell, joined Tony to discuss a recent sermon he preached -- doubling down on the reality that his church will never perform a same sex wedding as long as he is the pastor.

Weekend Edition - July 4, 2015
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July 4, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this special Independence Day weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Founder of the Home School Legal Defense Association and Patrick Henry College, Dr. Mike Farris, joined Tony to highlight his new book: History of Religious Liberty: From Tyndale to Madison. Pastor and father of Senator Ted Cruz, Rafael Cruz, was here to tell his amazing story of how he came to America. He frequently states how thankful he is for America's freedom and how things are much different in his home country of Cuba. Also, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, Jack Hibbs, discussed the important role pastors play in today's America. As we look at current culture, a voice of righteousness has never been more important.

Weekend Edition - June 27, 2015
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June 27, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ) joins Tony to discuss their joint op-ed published by Fox News highlighting what America can do to protect religious freedom around the world. He'll also give us the latest on U.S. negotiations with Iran regarding their nuclear capabilities. Also, FRC's Senior Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, is here to spotlight America Proud, a new conservative initiative built to remind Americans what makes us a truly exceptional nation.

Weekend Edition - June 20, 2015
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June 20, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH) joins Tony to discuss the ongoing debate in the House of Representatives surrounding the Trade Promotion Authority. Many GOP members believe the bill would give the President too much unchecked power. Also, President of the Southern Baptist Convention and current Senior Pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, is here to highlight this year's Southern Baptist Convention, and the statement released by him and 16 other former SBC presidents supporting natural marriage.

Weekend Edition - June 13, 2015
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June 13, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this Weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James guest hosted for Tony this week. President of the Billy Graham Evangelical Association and Samaritan's Purse, Franklin Graham joined Craig to discuss what Christians can do to fight the moral decay spreading across America. Rev. Graham is urging Christians who use Wells Fargo to find another bank after the company featured a same sex couple in a recent TV ad. Also, North Carolina Lt. Governor, Dan Forest, joined Craig to highlight the major win for religious freedom in his state, both the state House and Senate have overridden the Governor's veto of Senate Bill 2.

Weekend Edition - June 6, 2015
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June 6, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs, Michael Berry, joins Tony to discuss former Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling's case. Ms. Sterling's case is yet another case of military personnel being punished for practicing their faith. Also, Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the debate in Congress over renewal of the PATRIOT Act.

Weekend Edition - May 30, 2015
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May 30, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs, Michael Berry, joins Tony to discuss former Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling's case. Ms. Sterling's case is yet another case of military personnel being punished for practicing their faith. Also, Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the debate in Congress over renewal of the PATRIOT Act.

Weekend Edition - May 23, 2015
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May 23, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Trent Franks, (R-AZ) joins Tony to discuss the positive news out of the House of Representatives this week regarding the passage of his bill, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Also, the President of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, Dr. Frank Page, is here to combat the President's comments this week regarding social conservatives being too focused on issues like abortion and marriage, rather than poverty. The work the SBC is doing to fight poverty, completely contradicts the President's statements.

Weekend Edition - May 16, 2015
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May 16, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Trent Franks, (R-AZ) joins Tony to discuss the positive news out of the House of Representatives this week regarding the passage of his bill, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Also, the President of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, Dr. Frank Page, is here to combat the President's comments this week regarding social conservatives being too focused on issues like abortion and marriage, rather than poverty. The work the SBC is doing to fight poverty, completely contradicts the President's statements.

Weekend Edition - May 9, 2015
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May 9, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" founder of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson, and Senior Pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, Dr. Jack Graham, join Tony to discuss this year's National Day of Prayer. Dr. Graham was this year's honorary chairman. Also, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, Dr. Pat Fagan, is here to highlight the new report from MARRI, titled: "Violence in Baltimore: Social Science Resources for Journalists and Public Officials."

Weekend Edition - May 2, 2015
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May 2, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joins Tony to discuss the latest in the IRS scandal where targeting of conservative groups was uncovered. After claims from the Obama administration stating then-IRS chief Lois Lerner's emails had all been destroyed, we continue to see that just isn't the case. Also, former clerk for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center Ed Whelan is here with analysis on the 6th Circuit marriage cases being considered before the U.S. Supreme Court. One major admission came from government attorney, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, stating that if the court redefines marriage, it would have a major impact on religious institutions.

Weekend Edition - April 25, 2015
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April 25, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joins Tony to discuss the major win coming out of the Senate this week regarding The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which passed in an astonishing 99-0 vote. The Democrats had stalled the bill in order to fund abortion with taxpayer dollars, thankfully, the Republicans held strong to the principle of life. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, is here with the latest surrounding the White House's efforts to come to a nuclear agreement with the Iranians. This past week, Iranian warships were spotted just off the coast of Yemen.

Weekend Edition - April 18, 2015
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April 18, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the latest surrounding the U.S. nuclear negotiations with Iran. Conflicting fact sheets from both countries suggest the White House may have spoken too soon in touting a deal with the Iranians. Also, President of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, is here to highlight their latest information on the shocking revelation from Mexican authorities confirming the Islamic State is just 8 miles from the Texas border.

Weekend Edition - April 11, 2015
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April 11, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Army. Bergdahl was exchanged by the Obama administration for 5 high profile Taliban terrorists. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here with the latest on California State University Stanislaus campus banning Chi Alpha, a Christian fraternity, for simply being Christian.

Weekend Edition - April 4, 2015
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April 4, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Army. Bergdahl was exchanged by the Obama administration for 5 high profile Taliban terrorists. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here with the latest on California State University Stanislaus campus banning Chi Alpha, a Christian fraternity, for simply being Christian.

Weekend Edition - March 28, 2015
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March 28, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Army. Bergdahl was exchanged by the Obama administration for 5 high profile Taliban terrorists. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here with the latest on California State University Stanislaus campus banning Chi Alpha, a Christian fraternity, for simply being Christian.

Weekend Edition - March 21, 2015
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March 21, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joins Tony to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before Congress and the controversy over the House bill funding the Department of Homeland Security. It was hoped the House would fight the Presidents illegal action on immigration. Also, the attorney representing the Alabama Policy Institute in their marriage case, Eric Johnston is here to highlight the positive news regarding probate judges halting the distribution of same sex marriage licenses in the state.

Weekend Edition - March 14, 2015
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March 13, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joins Tony to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before Congress and the controversy over the House bill funding the Department of Homeland Security. It was hoped the House would fight the Presidents illegal action on immigration. Also, the attorney representing the Alabama Policy Institute in their marriage case, Eric Johnston is here to highlight the positive news regarding probate judges halting the distribution of same sex marriage licenses in the state.

Weekend Edition - March 7, 2015
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March 6, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joins Tony to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before Congress and the controversy over the House bill funding the Department of Homeland Security. It was hoped the House would fight the Presidents illegal action on immigration. Also, the attorney representing the Alabama Policy Institute in their marriage case, Eric Johnston is here to highlight the positive news regarding probate judges halting the distribution of same sex marriage licenses in the state.

Weekend Edition - February 28, 2015
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February 28, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Fox News' Todd Starnes joins Tony with the latest from Barronelle Stutzman. The Washington State florist who declined to provide flowers for a gay wedding , has rejected a deal by the attorney general's office that would've forced her to betray her religious beliefs. Also, New York Times Bestselling author and Middle East expert, Joel Rosenberg is here to highlight how this administration is handling our relationship with Israel, as well as Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before a join session of Congress next week.

Weekend Edition - February 21, 2015
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February 21, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the latest on the Texas judge that has blocked the President's executive action on immigration. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, is here to highlight the recent actions of the terrorist group ISIS and what the U.S. should be doing to stop these egregious attacks. Also, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss what Congress has planned in response to the killing of innocent people by ISIS.

Weekend Edition - February 14, 2015
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February 13, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, Dr. Pat Fagan joins Tony to highlight the annual release of MARRI's Index of Belonging and State of the Black Family. Senator Past Roberts (R-KS) is here to discuss his Common Core legislation, his bill would help put our education system back where it belong, with parents and teachers. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret) Jerry Boykin joins Tony to break down the Presidents letter to Congress asking for authorization to use military force against the Islamic terrorist group ISIS.

Weekend Edition - February 7, 2015
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February 7, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Open Doors USA, David Curry joins Tony to highlight the World Watch List - the 50 countries whose governments are top offenders of global persecution of Christians. Rep. Garrett Graves (R-La.) is here with his analysis of the President's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. Also, "lawlessness" is a word frequently used when discussing the political and judicial landscape in America right now. Professor at Notre Dame Law School, John Tuskey joins Tony to highlight the rule of law and how it benefits society.

Weekend Edition - January 31, 2015
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January 31, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss the 42nd annual March for Life held in Washington, D.C. this week and what pro-life legislation he expects the Senate will take up this session. Also, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is here to highlight the Obama administration's response to radical Islam. Senator Graham will also react to the President's State of the Union address.

Weekend Edition - January 24, 2015
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January 24, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss the 42nd annual March for Life held in Washington, D.C. this week and what pro-life legislation he expects the Senate will take up this session. Also, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is here to highlight the Obama administration's response to radical Islam. Senator Graham will also react to the President's State of the Union address.

Weekend Edition - January 17, 2015
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January 17, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senior Pastor of Hope Christian Church, Bishop Harry Jackson joins Tony for a special interview from the Reconciled Church Summit that he hosted this week in Dallas, Texas. Racially and culturally diverse Christian faith leaders came together to take practical steps toward racial reconciliation across America. Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Senior Pastor, Dr. Tony Evans, is here to discuss the National Church Adopt-a-School Initiative, a model after school program his church created. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes joins Tony to give a wrap up of the stories he's covered this week including the rally for Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran who was fired for his faith.

Weekend Edition - January 10, 2015
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January 10, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Chairman of Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Garland Hunt joined Tony to highlight the Atlanta Fire Chief who has been fired from his position over circumstances surrounding his Christian book: Who Told You That You Were Naked? Duck Dynasty stars, Al and Lisa Robertson were here to discuss their new book released this week called A New Season. In the book, the couple lays out the hardships of their marriage but how the faithfulness of God kept them together. Also, Open Doors USA President, David Curry joined Tony to discuss their release earlier this week of the World Watch List which tracks the persecution of Christians globally and pinpoints to most hostile countries.

Weekend Edition - January 3, 2015
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January 3, 2015 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Dr. Kenyn Cureton, FRC's Vice President of Church Ministries, joined Tony to reflect on FRC's I Stand Sunday event in Houston, Texas. During the event we heard from pastors and leaders at the forefront of the local attacks on freedom and we'll hear from a few of them today. Duck Dynasty stars Phil and Al Robertson, as well as David & Jason Benham spoke out to highlight this attack on America's pulpits.

Weekend Edition - December 27, 2014
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December 24, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend 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 joined Tony to highlight the victories for faith, family and freedom in 2014. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) was here to reflect on her career in Congress and her work to fight Obamacare and the HHS mandate. Also, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), a champion for religious freedom, joined Tony to discuss the release of Mariam Ibraheem from a Sudanese prison earlier this year and will reflect on his service on Capitol Hill.

Weekend Edition - December 20, 2014
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December 19, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkin" President of Southern Evangelical Seminary, Dr. Richard Land guest hosted for Tony. FRC's Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment and former Secretary of State in Ohio, Ken Blackwell joined Dr. Land to highlight his recent article supporting Senator Ted Cruz and his opposition to the President's executive amnesty. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt General (ret) Jerry Boykin was here to discuss the latest DOD report regarding sexual assault in the military. He also spoke on the latest Senate report released on U.S. interrogation tactics. Also, President of Texas Values, Jonathan Saenz joins Dr. Land to discuss the updated version of the Texas RFRA and all he is doing to protect religious freedom in the state.

Weekend Edition - December 13, 2014
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December 13, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Nebraska's US Senator-Elect Ben Sasse joined Tony to discuss his upcoming tenure in the Senate and his recent trip to Israel. Senator Rick Santorum joined the show to discuss unrest in the Middle East and his documentary "One Generation Away". Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes joined the show to discuss his upcoming Christmas special and the story of an Army chaplain who was disciplined for sharing his faith.

Weekend Edition - December 6, 2014
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December 5, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senior Pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Maryland, Bishop Harry Jackson joined Tony to discuss his meetings and experience on the ground before and after the Ferguson Grand Jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) was here to discuss his efforts regarding the health care exchange mandate in California that will force all its citizens to fund local abortions. Also, Rep Lamar Smith (R-TX) joined Tony to highlight his disapproval of the Presidents executive amnesty and what Congress should be doing about it.

Weekend Edition - November 29, 2014
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November 25, 2014 -

On this special Thanksgiving weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Professor of history and department chair at Wheaton College, Dr. Tracy McKenzie joins Tony to discuss his book The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us about Loving God and Learning from history. Also, Skyline Church in San Diego Senior Pastor, Dr. Jim Garlow is here to spotlight the amazing Christian heritage surrounding Thanksgiving, and the effort by certain groups to discount that historical legacy.

Weekend Edition - November 15, 2014
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November 15, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Tony to spotlight the state of where religious freedom stands in America and what needs to happen to make sure it is protected. Republican National Committee Chairman, Reince Priebus was here to discuss where he sees the GOP headed after a big win in the midterm elections and how the American people affirmed conservative principles. Also, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ.) joined Tony to spotlight the latest issue in Iran regarding uranium gas. Despite their promises, a leaked report shows that Iran has brushed aside U.S. negotiations and sought nuclear weapons.

Weekend Edition - November 8, 2014
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November 8, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC Senior Fellow and former Secretary of State for Ohio, Ken Blackwell joined Tony to give his post-election analysis and how this election could impact the 2016 race. Former CBS News reporter and author of the new book: Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington was here to discuss the future of journalism and her being targeted by the Obama administration. Also, Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) gave his thoughts on the election as well as a Texas state district judge's decision to block Houston's program granting same sex employee benefits. This too, is part of Mayor Annise Parker's radical plan for the city.

Weekend Edition - Novemeber 1, 2014
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November 1, 2014 - Tony Perkins

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Andy Taylor, the attorney representing the 5 Houston pastors that were subpoenaed by the city joined Tony to discuss the mayor retracting the subpoenas but how that pales in comparison to her real agenda, which is to silence Houston voters. Duck Dynasty's beardless bro, Al Robertson was here to spotlight his speaking alongside his father at I Stand Sunday this weekend. He will also discuss the Duck Commander Faith and Family bible they co-authored together. Also, Rep Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) joined Tony to spotlight the report today regarding a White House internal memo that discusses the hope of bringing non-U.S. Ebola infected patients to America for treatment.