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    What Do Some Conservatives Think of the Ryan-Murray Budget? Top Tweets

    Conservative Members of Congress gathered Wednesday to talk with national press and bloggers about the Ryan-Murray budget and Obamacare, amongst other issues. Missed out on the live event hosted by Heritage? Don’t worry. You can watch the conversation here and read some of the top tweets below. When the deal … More

    Pandora Radio Founder: Applying Musical Innovation Through Entrepreneurship (VIDEO)

    Tim Westergren discovered a need everyone shares, and he applied his creativity and innovation through entrepreneurship to meet that need. That’s the message Westergren delivered when he sat down with Heritage’s Jackie Anderson and spoke to The Bloggers Briefing to discuss how he founded his visionary company, Pandora Radio, that … More

    Scribecast: Patrick Ruffini Explains SOPA's Unintended Consequences

    Few issues before Congress have united online activists like the current debate over the Stop Online Piracy Act in the U.S. House and its Senate companion, the PROTECT IP Act. Both bills attempt to address the theft of intellectual property. But critics say the legislation would do more harm than … More

    Washington in a Flash: Mike Huckabee Visits Capitol Hill to Talk Taxes

    The House Ways and Means Committee welcomes former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, a 2008 Republican presidential candidate, to testify on alternative tax systems. The hearing will examine the value-added tax and FairTax. It will also explore consumption tax and the issues surrounding it. Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) will speak at today’s … More

    Sen. Jim DeMint at The Bloggers Briefing

    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) will be stopping by Heritage today for The Bloggers Briefing. He will be discussing his new book, “The Great American Awakening: Two Years That Changed America, Washington, and Me.” As noted in Heritage President Ed Feulner’s review, the book chronicles the rise of a movement that provided … More

    FTC to Regulate Blogger Claims (I Was Not Paid to Say This)

    Should the federal government regulate what blogger’s blog? Yes, said the Federal Trade Commission yesterday — at least when it comes to product endorsements. At issue were the FTC’s guidelines concerning the use of endorsements in advertising. These guidelines, among other things, require paid endorsers of products to disclose their … More

    A Politics-Free Census

    Heritage’s Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing was honored to have North Carolina Representative Patrick McHenry (R) speak to some thirty or so young conservative bloggers, journalists and activists.  Rep. McHenry represents North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District and is Ranking Member on the Census Subcommittee.  During his discussion with those in attendance, the … More

    Blogger Freedom Reaffirmed

    Bloggers and web site operators may support, oppose, link to, and work cooperatively with federal political candidates. This freedom was reaffirmed when the newly re-constituted Federal Election Commission released its first two enforcement cases August 12. The Commission’s refusal to regulate blogging and internet sites is not new, but it … More