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Tim Constantine

Tim Constantine

Tim Constantine hosts "The Capitol Hill Show" every weekday from Washington, D.C., broadcasting to listeners all across the United States. He combines his background in TV and radio, his experience in public office, his controversial fall from grace and his hard-nose business approach with his understated sense of humor for the most-entertaining radio program anywhere.

Tim has the unique position among talk radio's elite as having been on the other side of the interview microphone almost as much as he's been the one asking the questions. Never mean, but always seeking truth and accuracy, he is a breath of fresh air in today's world of mindless talking points from the left or the right. He is "America's Voice of Reason." He can be reached at tconstantine@washingtontimes.com.

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House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters, D-Calif., leads a hearing to review the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's mission to focus priority on consumers on Capitol Hill in Washington, In this March 7, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Impeachment and instant replay

The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers have a rivalry that transcends any set of players, any coach, any individual season or frankly, most logic. It is based on history, passion and geography. Such is the nature of great sports rivalries. Published November 21, 2019

In this photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, Salome Zurabishvili speaks to the media at a polling station during the presidential election in Tbilisi, Georgia. During an interview Thursday July 11, 2019, Zurabishvili said she'll wait and see how possible new sanctions against her country will pan out, as she cautiously welcomed conciliatory comments from President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov, File)

Ukraine struggles with corruption, Georgia thrives and grows

There are 15 post-Soviet states ranging from Armenia to Uzbekistan. Russia is the largest and most well known. The others have widely varying degrees of success and stability. Ukraine has been in the headlines in the United States a great deal lately, but while it struggles with corruption and Russian interference, one other post-Soviet state is thriving. Published November 8, 2019

This file image made from video posted on a militant website April 29, 2019, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi being interviewed by his group's Al-Furqan media outlet. In his last months on the run, al-Baghdadi was agitated, fearful of traitors, sometimes disguised as a shepherd, sometimes hiding underground, always dependent on a shrinking circle of confidants. (Al-Furqan media via AP, File)

Iraq an essential friend to U.S.

Two stories have largely dominated the news from the Middle East the last couple of weeks. The first was the Turkish invasion of northern Syria and the second has been high profile public protests in Iraq. Published November 6, 2019

Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters after witnesses failed to appear under subpoena before House impeachment investigators following President Donald Trump's orders not to cooperate with the probe, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. John Eisenberg, the lead lawyer for the National Security Council, and National Security Council aide Michael Ellis, were scheduled to testify early Monday but not appear. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Whistleblower (Name Redacted). He’s not just whistling dixie.

When a U.S. president concludes his term in office, the American media inevitably spend an enormous amount of time speculating about what his legacy will be. What will that particular president be remembered for? History has a way of sifting things down to broad basic themes with the passage of time. Published November 4, 2019

In this April 23, 2019, photo, Hillary Clinton speaks during the TIME 100 Summit, in New York. Mrs. Clinton is popping up in presidential politics again, and some Democrats are wary even as they praise her role as a senior party leader. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Hillary’s admission of guilt

The fact that Hillary Clinton plays fast and loose with the truth is not news to anyone. Countless times in her public life, as first lady, as a senator from New York, as secretary of State and as a failed presidential candidate, she has said things that are blatantly untrue. Never, however, does she acknowledge any of these errors or deceptions. Until now. Published October 24, 2019

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. braved criticism and talk of impeachment from some conservatives after siding with the court's four Democratic appointees to stymie one of President Trump's biggest priorities. (Associated Press/File)

Supreme Court decisions on the left and the right

The Supreme Court of the United States kicks off a new session this week, and there are no shortage of high profile issues under consideration on their docket, including abortion, gun control and gay/transgender issues. Published October 9, 2019

Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to the media after Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump impeachment, CIA and House Democrats

After the two-year marathon of the Mueller investigation into allegations that President Trump colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election, the breakneck speed with which Reps. Adam Schiff, Jerry Nadler and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have launched into a formal impeachment investigation over a Trump phone call with the new president of Ukraine has stunned even the most seasoned Washington observers. Published October 1, 2019

Delegates from the Ukraine listens as U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Ukraine is Russia collusion 2.0

In the aftermath of Donald J. Trump's unexpected victory over his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton in the 2016, U.S. presidential election little media time was spent reporting his proposed agenda for the country. Published September 24, 2019

The Glorious Sons band (Photo courtesy of Jonathan Weiner)

The Glorious Sons: Canada’s best export

Canada exports nearly $100 billion in mineral fuels each year, more than $60 billion in vehicles and billions of dollars more in wood, plastics and aircraft. Their finest export however, may be a group of guys that go by the name The Glorious Sons. Published September 20, 2019

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown walks off the field after NFL football practice in Alameda, Calif. Coach Jon Gruden says star receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener on Monday, after a run-in with general manager Mike Mayock put him in jeopardy of being suspended. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Elizabeth Warren and Antonio Brown: Two of a kind

Elizabeth Warren is a progressive United States Senator from Massachusetts. Antonio Brown a professional football player who is joining her in Massachusetts as a member of the New England Patriots. It seems their home state isn't the only thing they have in common. Published September 10, 2019

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) **FILE**

Recipe for winning an election: Destroy America

The last decade has seen a new and somewhat disturbing phenomena however. The trendy political message is no longer about strengthening the United States. Instead, it is about tearing it down. Published August 22, 2019

In this Aug. 8, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Des Moines Register Soapbox during a visit to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Three months after launching his White House bid, Biden remains atop early polling, buoyed by a long history with voters and a belief that his decades of experience best-position him to defeat Trump. Those attributes appear to have helped the former vice president withstand weeks of attacks on his lengthy record in politics. But Biden’s rivals remain confident that his frequent fumbles, like the one in Des Moines, will eventually catch up to him, undermining his electability argument.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Joe Biden strategy: Hide and seek to avoid gaffes?

Friends and supporters of former Vice President Joe Biden have been gently suggesting to him and to campaign officials that perhaps he should make fewer campaign appearances, thus lessening the likelihood of Mr. Biden making more high profile gaffes, as he did repeatedly last week in Iowa. Published August 16, 2019

This March 28, 2017, photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein.  Newly released court documents show that Epstein repeatedly declined to answer questions about sex abuse as part of a lawsuit. A partial transcript of the September 2016 deposition was included in hundreds of pages of documents placed in a public file Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 by a federal appeals court in New York. Epstein pleaded not guilty to 2019 sex trafficking charges. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)

Jeffrey Epstein conspiracy: He is still alive

The name Jeffrey Epstein has taken up most of the bandwidth in news outlets since last Saturday morning, when we were told his lifeless body was found in his Metropolitan Correctional Center cell in New York. Epstein was being housed there pending trial on sex-trafficking charges. Published August 13, 2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, answers questions after the second of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Democratic debate winners and losers

With the latest Democrat presidential debates airing on CNN this week, it seems like a good time to review what the candidates are doing and saying. Published August 1, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks to media as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, as the returns from Virginia. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump, rats and Baltimore

This week's new addition to The Modern Guide to Racist Language is "rat infested." Published July 30, 2019

Rock band Hinder. (photo credit: Tim Constantine)

Hinder Keeps Rocking in Challenging Music Climate

In the world of rock n' roll, many bands get taken advantage of by management, by their record label or by unscrupulous promoters. As artists rather than business people, some go into the industry blind and never recover. Hinder founding member and drummer Cody Hanson had a leg up on most. Before he ever stepped on stage or in the studio, Hanson studied business and marketing. Published June 28, 2019