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    Cloakroom: They're Back!

    House Cloakroom: September 10 – September 14 Analysis: Both Houses of Congress return this week to tackle welfare policy, farm policies, and appropriations for the government. On September 30, the 2012 fiscal year will end, and the government will run out of funding without Congress acting. Because they did not … More

    Morning Bell: Obama's Dismal Jobs Record

    The unemployment rate is now 8.1 percent, marking 43 months straight that it has stayed at 8 percent or above. At least 12.5 million Americans are out of work. Yet President Obama has been trying to convince people that he’s a job-creating President. Have 4.5 million new jobs been created … More

    Heritage Solutions Advance in the Public Debate

    As the public debate over America’s future unfolds, The Heritage Foundation continues to advocate conservative solutions for America. A comparison of the Heritage solutions with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s nationally televised address on August 31, 2012, illustrates the extent to which the Heritage ideas have penetrated the public debate. … More

    Morning Bell: We Can Change America's Course

    Entering the final stretch of the presidential contest, Americans are facing a monumental choice. The American people will decide the direction of government and its role in their lives for the coming years. The debate in Tampa this week raised a number of issues, including preserving the American dream of … More

    Instagram: Behind the Scenes with Heritage

    Come behind the scenes of The Heritage Foundation’s work on Capitol Hill and around the country. Heritage recently launched an Instagram account, where we’re be sharing up close and personal photos that you won’t see anywhere else. We’re joining the more than 80 million people who’ve made Instagram a social … More

    Morning Bell: Defending America Takes More Than "Hope"

    Speaking to veterans at the American Legion conference this week, President Obama said, “Today, every American can be proud that the United States is safer, stronger and more respected in the world.” That’s quite a statement from a President who has granted legitimacy to extremist organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood … More

    Heritage Remembers Neil Armstrong (1930-2012)

    On June 13, 2008, my wife and I were driving home from a Washington party. The University of Edinburgh, my Alma Mater, had recognized the singular achievement of Neil Armstrong, and our Principal, Sir Timothy O’Shea, had conferred an honorary degree on him. Linda and I witnessed the event and … More

    Heritage Intern Wins CNN Competition to Report on Convention

    Next week, Alex Anderson, who interned with Heritage’s Young Leaders Program this summer, will be joining two other CNN iReporters for an all-expenses-paid trip to Tampa, Florida, to cover the Republican National Convention. Anderson, who is a rising junior at Hillsdale College in broadcast journalism, was the only college student … More

    Morning Bell: Media "Fact Checkers" Promote Obama's Gutting of Welfare Reform

    Since Heritage’s Robert Rector and Kiki Bradley broke the story on July 12 that the Obama Administration had gutted the work requirements from the 1996 welfare reform law, the Administration has denied it. In recent weeks, media “fact checks” have popped up all over declaring The Heritage Foundation’s scoop “False.” … More

    Introducing the All-New Heritage Mobile App

    The Heritage Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our brand new app for the iPhone, iPad, Droid, and Droid Tablets. The Heritage Mobile App is the easiest way to keep up with issues that matter most to you. It also puts the Foundry, our latest videos, and infographics … More