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    If you want the absolute best in conservative policy analysis, The Heritage Foundation is the place to be. Not only does Heritage provide informative backgrounders, resourceful charts, and easy-to-comprehend fact sheets, but we also have our finger on the pulse of breaking news each day. Our Morning Bell is a … More

    Is Marriage the Key to Prosperity?

    What’s the number one antidote to child poverty in America? Marriage. The truth is that children born to married-parent families are 82 percent less likely to live in poverty. The most effective weapon against child poverty is within our reach. Last week during the second presidential debate, former Governor Mitt … More

    Debate Time: Send Us Your Photos Tonight!

    We are so excited you’ll be joining us for the vice presidential debate tonight! Share your debate watching with us—join us this evening by taking a photo of your debate watch party, whether you are at home, with friends, or in a public setting like a restaurant or bar. Tweet … More

    Debate Night: Watch With Us Here!

    Join The Heritage Foundation tonight as we live stream the first of four presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. The debate is slated to cover four areas of domestic policy: the economy, health care, governing, and the role of government. On Heritage’s exclusive debate page, we … More

    Post-Debate Twitter Chat with @Heritage: Thursday at 10 a.m. ET

    Join Heritage’s policy experts on Thursday morning for a Twitter chat discussing the issues in the presidential debate. We’ll be discussing the economy, health care, the role of government, and whatever comes up in the first of four Obama/Romney debates. Bring your questions for @Heritage policy experts and your comments … More

    Instagram: Behind the Scenes with Heritage

    Come behind the scenes of The Heritage Foundation’s work on Capitol Hill and around the country. Heritage recently launched an Instagram account, where we’re be sharing up close and personal photos that you won’t see anywhere else. We’re joining the more than 80 million people who’ve made Instagram a social … More

    The Silent Genocide You Aren’t Hearing About

      “It’s a girl!” Usually, this phrase is heard as a declaration of joy—but in some parts of the world, it can be a literal death sentence for the unborn. Gendercide—the practice of aborting or killing female babies in favor of boys—has plagued China and India for some time, but … More

    North Korea to Olympians: No Medals Means Labor Camp

    What if not winning a gold medal in the Olympics meant being cast out of society and forced into a labor camp when you returned home from London? Such is the fate awaiting some North Korean athletes who fail to bring home medals. Adding insult to injury, the athletes are … More

    Marissa Mayer & the Gender Gap That Wasn’t

    A woman won’t become the CEO of anything if she is overly focused on the so-called “gender gap” in her field. Marissa Mayer is the perfect example. Mayer, 37 and pregnant, was just named CEO of Yahoo! after spending 13 years at Google. She reportedly doesn’t prefer to focus on … More

    58 More Reasons Boko Haram Should Be Designated a Terrorist Organization

    At least 58 people are dead in Nigeria, victims of another religiously motivated attack against Christians from the Muslim group Boko Haram. Hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists armed with guns and machetes infiltrated several Christian villages in central Nigeria on Saturday. The group released a statement stating that Christians in … More