• Column: Europe's New Normal: Turning the Migrant Challenge into an Opportunity

    While the story of 3.5 million Syrian refugees pouring into Turkey and the European Union has captured the world’s attention in recent years, those displaced souls weren’t the first to flee war, tyranny, and oppression, and they won’t be the last. With inhospitable temperatures across North Africa and Central Asia, constant war and conflict in Middle East hot spots, and the advance of authoritarian regimes, today’s refugees don’t represent a temporary conundrum, but...

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    College Republican National Committee Chair Alex Smith gives her front row seat perspective to the hearts and minds of America's young people. Specifically, she discusses a recent report by the CRNC based on extensive focus group work with Millennials and she gives a quick preview of her remarks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. And what pops into her head when she hears Millennials, Cleveland and Pokemon GO? Listen to the latest episode of The Front Row Seat Presents, brought ...

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    Column: Conservatives should be more like Bernie Sanders

    Many conservatives missed the Donald Trump phenomenon, and the Bernie Sanders explosion, because it’s difficult to detect and discern populist movements when one more naturally reacts from the head than the heart. Populism is about feelings, and if one doesn’t have the same feelings it can be easy to dismiss the emotions of others. Facts, on the other hand, are indisputable. Of course, that’s until those facts are uttered by a politician—at which point they become as ...

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    S.E. Cupp, the author, columnist and CNN Political Commentator who has a provocative way of saying sensible things, joins The Front Row Seat Presents to discuss why she stares at Al Gore every day (2:25), Donald Trump’s tough guy authenticity and responses to terrorist events (6:45), how she’s not an 80/20 person (10:38), her attendance at the Facebook meeting with conservatives (13:43), how she ended up with such trendy glasses (18:18), how her time as a professional ballerina shapes her ...

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    Few people have had the front row seat to local, state and national politics that Dick Lugar has had in his life. The former United States Senator and one-time presidential candidate joins us to discuss foreign policy as it relates to the presidential campaign and Congress, his thoughts on the lost art of bipartisanship and the importance of global food security.

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    Mr. Jay Panda, a Member of the Indian Parliament, joins the show to discuss Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States, the Track II dialogue taking place as part of that visit, how the New York Times is wrong to call the Obama-Modi relationship an “unlikely friendship,” and what the isolationist trend sweeping America means for the future.

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    Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO and former candidate for president who is now a heartbeat away from being a heartbeat away as Ted Cruz’s potential vice presidential running mate, joins The Front Row Seat Presents to discuss the latest in the race for the Republican nomination for president on the eve of the hotly contested Indiana Presidential Primary.

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    Cruz for President National Finance Committee member Neil Bush, the son of former President George H.W. Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, gives his front row seat perspective of the 2016 campaign and what voters should look for when picking our nation’s next president.

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    Yahoo! News senior Washington correspondent Olivier Knox discusses traveling to Cuba with President Barack Obama.

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    Column: The meaning of the word 'establishment'

    What is the establishment? It’s the dirtiest word in politics today – even worse than that naughty rabble-rouser “compromise.” Makes you sick just reading it, no? But do people know what the word really means?      Here are four things you need to know about the establishment before the next time you use the word:      There’s a Republican establishment and a Democrat establishment. First, before anyone’s head explodes, ...

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