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  • NEW VIDEO: Busting Gas Price Myths

    As Americans across the country gas up their cars for their Memorial Day getaways this weekend, their wallets will take a bigger-than-usual hit. That’s because gas prices are up $1.06 from last year according to a study by AAA. In fact, prices have more than doubled since President Obama took … More

    Video: Freshmen Members on Funding Defense

    As Heritage kicks off Protect America Month, we headed to Capitol Hill to speak with several members of the House’s freshmen class about the importance of funding defense. The video features short interviews with three freshmen: Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC). Rep. … More

    NPR Hosting Celebs at Washington Dinner Party

    The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is an annual celebration of the news media by the news media. This year’s dinner, scheduled for Saturday night, will feature President Obama as well as Saturday Night Live’s Seth Meyers. Among the many news outlets participating in this year’s dinner will be NPR, the tax-subsidized … More

    As Reform Begins in Massachusetts, Union Leaders Call Foul

    As state budget reforms work their way through legislatures and courts around the country, a new front in the fight has opened up in an unlikely location: Massachusetts. Last night, the Massachusetts House of Representatives voted 111 to 42 to curb the bargaining power of state employees in an effort … More

    In the Green Room: Andrew Breitbart on the Tea Party and the Media's Power

    Andrew Breitbart is no stranger to controversy. Known by many on the left and the right for his work exposing ACORN and his network of popular conservative websites, Breitbart has seen firsthand the role media can have in influencing public opinion. This subject, along with many others, form the basis … More

    Do You Have a Question for Andrew Breitbart?

    Do you have a question for conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart? Well we want to hear it. On Thursday, Breitbart will visit The Heritage Foundation to discuss his new book, Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World! In the book, Breitbart, founder of Breitbart.com and a host of popular … More

    House Members Demand Leadership from Senate to Avoid Shutdown

    This morning a number of House Republicans, joined by Senators Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Mike Lee (R-UT), met outside the Senate to demand action from their Senate colleagues and the White House to prevent a government shutdown. The press conference, one of six over as many days, is designed to … More

    In The Green Room: Scott Rasmussen on Obamacare's Unpopularity

      Pollster Scott Rasmussen joined us “In The Green Room” to discuss Obamacare on the eve of its one year anniversary. We discussed how the law has remained consistently unpopular—from about 54% of Americans favoring repeal one year ago to 53% still favoring repeal nearly one year later. As Mr. … More

    Do It For the Cowboy Poets?

    What’s the Cowboy Poetry Festival? As Townhall.com’s Guy Benson learned from Senator Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), it’s a federally funded event without which the “tens of thousands of people who come there every year would not exist.” Senator Reid made these remarks on the floor of the Senate while … More

    NEW VIDEO: Collective Bargaining 101

    The fight to balance Wisconsin’s state budget intensified yesterday as Governor Scott Walker issued an ultimatum to Democratic Senators who have refused to return to the capital to vote on the budget repair bill. The ultimatum comes as Wisconsin approaches a crucial deadline to restructure its debt. But while the … More