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    'Here to Stay': Triumphant President Says 7 Million Enrolled in Obamacare

    President Obama today basked in the glow of  “7.1 million” – the number of Americans the White House said had signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, what the president embraced yet again as “Obamacare.” “Despite several lost weeks out of the gate because of the website, … More

    Jordan Weissmann Thinks Economics Is a Gimmick

    Jordan Weissmann of Slate writes that using modern economic methods in budgetary analysis is a “trick…gimmick…fantasy…miraculous…flight of fancy…picking a number out of a hat.”  Weissmann’s immediate target is Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R–Wis.) new budget. But his haphazard insults implicitly spread to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the general use … More

    WATCH: DeMint Answers Questions at National Constitution Center

    Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint speaks live tonight in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center. You can watch it right here on The Foundry starting at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern): DeMint will be interviewed live on-stage by Philadelphia radio host Chris Stigall and will also take questions from the audience. The … More

    Report: U.S. Releases 1 in 3 Illegal Immigrants Convicted of Crimes

    Federal immigration officials last year charged only one of every four “deportable” illegal immigrants and released more than a third of those convicted of crimes, according to a new report based on data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) itself. ICE agents last year “charged only 195,000 or 25 percent, … More

    9 Crazy Ways the Left Tried to Make Obamacare Cool

    Did you sign up for Obamacare? If not, it wasn’t because it was uncool, right? The administration and its partner advocacy groups focused their marketing efforts heavily on young people — though because the law allows kids to stay on their parents’ insurance plans until age 26, it shifts the … More

    The Pros and Cons of Ryan’s 2015 Path to Prosperity Budget

    Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released the Fiscal Year 2015 Path to Prosperity Budget. Building on foundations established in 2011, this plan seeks to balance the budget within 10 years by cutting spending, reforming poverty programs, and importantly, reforming the health care entitlements—the largest drivers of deficit spending … More