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    Why You Want to Be a Heritage Intern This Summer

    An internship with The Heritage Foundation can be a successful stepping stone into your future career. Many former interns have gone on to make a name for themselves, including a well-known talk show host and two U.S. congressmen. Just this past year, Forbes’s 30 under 30 list recognized two former … More

    Taxpayer-Funded Infrastructure Bank: The "Investment" Isn't Worth It

    Bad ideas never seem to die. But the proposal to create a national infrastructure bank to federally fund transportation and infrastructure projects with taxpayer dollars is one such idea that President Obama and lawmakers in the 113th Congress should put to rest. A recent Politico article noted that the departure … More

    Filibuster Deal Harms Senate Minority

    On Thursday, the Senate approved two resolutions making both temporary and permanent procedural changes—to the detriment of the rights of the minority party as well as individual Senators on both sides of the aisle. The first resolution was in the form of a standing rule to be in place for … More

    VIDEO: Jim DeMint Appears on NBC's "Meet the Press"

    Heritage Foundation President-Elect Jim DeMint appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” today to discuss President Obama’s liberal vision for America and how conservatives must counter his radical agenda. As he did during a Saturday speech to the National Review Institute, DeMint called on conservatives to do a better job of … More

    Cloakroom: The Senate This Week

    Senate Cloakroom: January 28 – February 1 Analysis: This week, the Senate will take up the House-passed Sandy relief bill and hold a confirmation vote on Senator John Kerry (D-MA) for the office of Secretary of State. The Sandy bill is expected the pass the Senate, although there will be … More

    Heritage In Focus: The 2013 Index of Economic Freedom

    Policy Analyst and contributor to The Heritage Foundation’s annual Index of Economic Freedom Bryan Riley discusses what the Index of Economic Freedom is, how the United States stacks up, and what this means for our economy on Heritage in Focus. Jackie Anderson hosts. Download the MP3 file. To get regular … More

    Obama Inauguration Speech: More Transportation “Investment”

    President Obama hinted toward at least one aspect of his second-term agenda during yesterday’s inaugural address: more transportation “investment.” No surprise there. Obama’s past budget requests, State of the Union speeches, and the American Jobs Act of 2011 plan have all been peppered with calls for increased federal spending on … More

    Morning Bell: Obama's Second Inaugural Address, Translated

    Members of Congress—who are about to debate raising the debt ceiling tomorrow—should have paid attention yesterday. The President was very clear that he sees no urgency about reducing the debt and cutting the deficit. In fact, in his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama was honest about his intentions to … More

    Cloakroom: The Second Term Edition

    House Cloakroom Analysis: This week on Capitol Hill will begin with the inauguration of President Barack Obama to a second term in office. He will be sworn in on the west front of the Capitol at noon today with the House and Senate in attendance. It appears that the major … More

    Morning Bell: MLK, Obama and Opportunity

    Fifty years ago in Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream for America. It was a vision that gave “all of God’s children” an opportunity to flourish. Today, as we remember and honor King’s legacy, it’s quite evident that millions of Americans are struggling mightily to grasp the … More