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The Weekly Standard Confab

Aug 12, 2017

Andy Ferguson takes us back 50 years to the Summer of Love. Fred Barnes tells us about a fight over billions of dollars in federal money for New York tunnels and train stations.​


Aug 5, 2017

Fred Barnes asks what we learned about Obamacare's skyrocketing premiums from the Senate healthcare-legislation fiasco. And then John McCormack talks about how the legislative wreckage of repeal and replace may still provide a vehicle for defunding Planned Parenthood.


Jul 29, 2017

Fred Barnes talks about how every day is Groundhog Day at the White House. Then John Podhoretz and Jonathan Last debate Dunkirk.​


Jul 22, 2017

President Trump regrets having chosen Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Michael Warren joins Eric Felten to talk about what the White House thinks it can do about it. John McCormack looks at the ever-changing prospects that the Senate will do something about Obamacare. A​​nd Steve Hayward reports from...


Jul 15, 2017

Michael Warren tells why the Trump administration is sticking with the Iran nuclear deal—for now. Alice Lloyd reports on an Education Department summit about how colleges should treat accusations of student sexual assault. And Andrew Ferguson comes by to talk about the lost journalism of the great writer Ring Lardner.​