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  • VIDEO: Obama Slammed Bush Over Executive Power in 2008, Promised to "Reverse When I'm President"

    A newly surfaced video of Barack Obama as a presidential candidate is spreading like wildfire today, revealing a stark contrast between his promise in 2008 about executive power with his recent actions in the White House. Obama says this in the 2008 video: The biggest problems that we’re facing right … More

    Exclusive: In New Video, Ted Cruz Hits Obama, IRS for Lack of Accountability

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is hitting back at President Obama’s claim that there was “not even a smidgen of corruption” at the IRS. In a new video shared exclusively with The Foundry, Cruz contrasts Obama’s own words with last week’s congressional testimony about the IRS targeting scandal. The video, which … More

    House Conservatives to Discuss 2014 Policy Agenda at 'Conversations' Event

    A week after House Republicans retreated to Maryland’s Eastern Shore to plot their policy agenda for 2014, some of the chamber’s leading conservatives will gather on Capitol Hill this week to share their perspectives. Wednesday marks the next Conversations with Conservatives event. The monthly briefing begins at 11 a.m. ET. The … More

    Heritage’s Moore Urges Lawmakers to Embrace Winning Economic Messages

    Economic issues consistently rank as the most important problem facing Americans — and one of the biggest challenges in Washington. Today, House Republicans turned to Heritage’s chief economist for solutions on spending, welfare, energy, taxes, and Obamacare. Stephen Moore, who joined Heritage earlier this month from the Wall Street Journal, … More

    Read the House GOP's 6 Principles on Immigration Reform

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Republican leaders released a set of immigration reform principles today, setting the stage for what could be a contentious fight in Washington. Earlier today, The Heritage Foundation’s Derrick Morgan urged lawmakers to proceed with caution. “Given the President’s disregard for enforcing the law and … More

    Does Obama Secretly Want Republicans Debating Immigration? This Conservative Thinks So

    Opponents of amnesty are turning up the pressure on House Republican leaders as they discuss potential next steps on immigration reform at their annual retreat today. “Every day we discuss immigration,” said Representative Steve King (R-IA), “that helps Barack Obama change the topic from Obamacare.” King and Representative Michele Bachmann … More

    This Once-Prosperous American City Went Bankrupt. Who's to Blame?

    Detroit, once a booming metropolis with a strong economy and strong society, declared bankruptcy last July. After 50 years of electing Democratic mayors, the city now has a state-appointed emergency manager overseeing its financial operations. What happened to this once-great American city? Detroit’s problems stem from years of failed liberal … More

    Conservatives to House Republicans: Do Nothing on Immigration Reform

    An influential conservative news outlet is warning House Republicans to abandon their plans on immigration reform this year because President Obama cannot be trusted. The editors of National Review put it bluntly: “Do nothing.” “This is legislative strategy as unforced error,” they wrote. House GOP leaders are on the verge … More

    Sean Hannity for Congress? Talk Show Host Says He's Open to Political Run

    Popular conservative talk-show host Sean Hannity vowed to leave New York after Governor Andrew Cuomo’s comments deriding “extreme conservatives.” Now, the Fox News host and radio talker says a move to Texas or Florida could open the door to a run for political office. “The answer is yes, I’d think … More

    Cuomo Seeks to Quell Controversy, Says He “Respects” NY Pro-Lifers

    Facing an uproar, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has backtracked on his comments about “extreme conservatives” not having a place in the state. Cuomo sparked a backlash on Friday when the Democrat attacked as “extreme conservatives” Republican candidates “who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay.” He added, “[I]f that’s who they are … More