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  • Common Core's Surprise Critic: Nation's Largest Teachers Union Calls Implementation 'Completely Botched'

    The country’s largest teachers union is no longer a cheerleader for Common Core national education standards. In a letter to the National Education Association’s 3 million members, President Dennis Van Roekel issued a sharp critique of Common Core. It marks the first time NEA has voiced concerns about the standards, … More

    Poll: Majority of Democrats Think IRS Targeting Is Example of Corruption

    Nearly two-thirds of U.S. voters — including a majority of Democrats — think the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups is an example of corruption. And more than seven in 10 voters want Congress to continue investigating. The latest numbers from Fox News’ poll of 1,006 registered voters come in the … More

    Obama Has Unilaterally Changed or Delayed Obamacare 24 Times

    President Obama has unilaterally changed or delayed Obamacare 24 times without going back to Congress, according to Fox News’ Chris Wallace. Members of Congress sparred Sunday over Obama’s decision last week to delay Obamacare’s employer mandate. “We have a government of one,” said Senator Mike Lee (R-UT). “We have a … More

    Obama's Foreign Policy Failures Threaten U.S. Military, Cantor Warns

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) today will outline a harsh critique of the Obama Administration’s foreign and defense policy in a speech to cadets at Virginia Military Institute. In remarks provided to The Foundry, Cantor warns that America’s military strength and global leadership are in doubt. “America’s friends worry … More

    Would Jesus Approve of Obamacare? This MSNBC Contributor Thinks So.

    What would Jesus think of Obamacare? The question was the subject of debate on MSNBC recently between the Rev. Al Sharpton and Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, a fellow at the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. >>> Check Out: A … More

    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