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  • Globetrotter-in-Chief: Obama Outpaces Previous Presidents in World Travel

    A new report from the National Taxpayers Union Foundation reveals that President Obama outpaces his predecessors in world travel. Through the first five years of their presidencies, here’s how Obama compares to our previous six commanders-in-chief, according to the report: Presidents’ International Travel After Five Years President Trips Visits Days … More

    Ted Cruz Leads GOP's Fight Against IMF Expansion in Ukraine Aid Package

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–Nev.) is facing a revolt among Republicans for adding controversial language to an aid package for Ukraine. The Senate is expected to vote on the Ukraine measure next week. The controversial provisions, which have support of the Obama administration and liberals from both parties, would … More

    Herman Cain on GOP Tax Plan: Force Harry Reid to Act

    Herman Cain, who ran for president on the 9-9-9 tax plan, challenged Republican leaders in the House of Representatives to pass a tax reform bill this year—and thereby force a debate on the issue. Cain spoke to The Foundry after hosting his radio show from The Heritage Foundation today. A … More

    Q&A With Foundry Contributor Israel Ortega, NBC 'Meet the Press' Guest

    The Foundry’s Israel Ortega will make his debut on NBC’s “Meet the Press” this Sunday. Ortega will join the show’s roundtable to discuss and debate breaking news on Ukraine, the missing Malaysian plane, 2014 midterm elections, 2016 prospects and the Keystone XL pipeline. NBC’s David Gregory will host the show … More

    Senate Plan to Replace Fannie, Freddie Faces Skepticism from House Critic

    The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee said he is skeptical of a forthcoming Senate proposal that would replace mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new government regulator. In an exclusive interview with The Foundry today, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) said the Senate plan, announced yesterday, … More

    Sharyl Attkisson Leaves CBS News, Liberal Bias Cited

    Sharyl Attkisson, an award-winning CBS News investigative reporter who doggedly pursued the Benghazi and Fast and Furious scandals, resigned from the network yesterday. Attkisson was reportedly frustrated by CBS News’ liberal bias. I have resigned from CBS. — Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) March 10, 2014   Attkisson was honored in 2012 … More

    Elizabeth Warren: Tax the Rich to Let Students Pay Off College Loans

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a potential 2016 presidential candidate, says Congress should hike taxes on families and small businesses making more than $1 million, then use the tax revenue to let debt-ridden students refinance their college loans. Speaking at the Center for American Progress on Thursday, Warren outlined a plan which, … More

    WATCH: Palin Puts Twist on Dr. Seuss to Denounce Obamacare, Cronyism

    Dr. Seuss made headlines last fall when Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) read from Green Eggs and Ham on the Senate floor. At the Conservative Political Action Conference today, Sarah Palin drew a standing ovation for her rewrite of the children’s classic. Palin isn’t the first conservative to use Seuss to … More

    Rand Paul Wins 2014 CPAC Straw Poll; Ted Cruz, Ben Carson Are Runners-Up

    For the second year in a row, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) won the straw poll of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Paul secured 31 percent of the vote. “The fight for liberty continues, and we must continue to stand up and say: We’re free and no one, no … More

    Politico Failed to Disclose Lobbying Work of Heritage Foundation Critics

    Steve LaTourette, John Feehery and Brian Walsh toiled in the halls of Congress for years before cashing in for lucrative jobs in Washington’s burgeoning public affairs and lobbying industry. Today, the three Republicans are at the forefront of the GOP establishment’s clash with conservatives and the Tea Party. They are … More