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  • 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

    WSJ’s Stephen Moore to Join Heritage as Chief Economist

    Stephen Moore, a member of the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board and founder of the Club for Growth, is returning to The Heritage Foundation as chief economist. In an exclusive interview with The Foundry, Moore said he chose Heritage because he’s philosophically aligned with the think tank’s policy agenda and … More

    Do Pro-Lifers Have a Place in New York? Cuomo's Comments Spark Backlash Days Before March for Life

    Hundreds of thousands of people will make their way to nation’s capital for the 41st annual March for Life this week. New Yorkers plan to use the occasion to criticize Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), whose controversial comments about pro-lifers have set off a firestorm. Last week, Cuomo attacked “extreme conservatives” … More

    Exclusive Interview: Bachmann Says Obama Was AWOL During Benghazi

    Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), one of the most vocal critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack, told The Foundry that she was misled in the aftermath of attack and still lacks key details of President Obama’s response. “It appears he was AWOL,” Bachmann said. In an … More

    Bachmann on Benghazi: Symbol of Obama Administration’s Incompetence

    A new report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on the Benghazi terrorist attack drew a fresh critique from members of Congress, who said President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton must be held accountable. The attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, resulted … More

    Heritage Live: What You Need to Know About the Trillion-Dollar Omnibus Spending Bill

    Members of Congress are preparing to vote on the $1.012 trillion omnibus spending bill as early as today. Released less than two days ago and coming in at 1,582 pages, budget hawks have questioned if lawmakers will have time to finishing reading the bill before they vote. That hasn’t stopped … More

    Rand Paul Speaks on U.S. Decline in Economic Freedom

    This year, the United States continued to lose ground to its competitors in the global race to advance economic freedom and prosperity. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) visits Heritage today at 11 a.m. ET to address the decline, which has occurred mostly on President Obama’s watch. The U.S. score has declined … More

    Conversations with Conservatives: Watch Live Today at 11 a.m. ET

    Members of Congress face a deadline this week to keep the government funded — a decision that will once again put the spotlight on House conservatives who may balk at the $1.012 trillion “omnibus” spending bill. This Wednesday, you’ll have an opportunity to hear directly about the most important debates … More

    Congress Spent Your Money on Some Crazy Things Last Year. Will 2014 Be Any Different?

    Can you guess which project was funded with your tax dollars? A) $98,000 outhouse on an Alaskan trail B) $1 million bus stop with heated pavement C) Caribbean vacation for bureaucrats staying at a swanky resort D) All of the above If you answered “all of the above,” you’ve either … More

    Obama's Former Defense Secretary Unleashes Critique of President

    President Obama’s former defense secretary takes aim at the commander in chief with a sharp critique of Obama’s leadership and commitment to the war in Afghanistan, according to excerpts of “Duty,” a memoir written by Robert Gates. Gates’ comments were published in The Washington Post and other media outlets before … More