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    Jim DeMint to Become Heritage's Next President

    Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) will leave the U.S. Senate next year to become president of The Heritage Foundation, succeeding Edwin J. Feulner, the man who first envisioned the think tank in 1973 and has led it as president for the past 36 years. Heritage’s Board of Trustees unanimously chose DeMint … More

    VIDEO: Ed Meese Is Optimistic About America's Future

    Edwin Meese III was one of President Ronald Reagan’s most trusted confidants, serving the conservative icon during his governorship of California and his presidency in Washington. And just like the former president, Meese shares the unbridled optimism that drew so many Americans to adore Reagan. That can-do spirit is still … More

    Toward a More Civil Union on Marriage

    Yesterday’s shooting at the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the Family Research Council (FRC) stunned the nation. FRC’s long-time security guard, Leo Johnson, was shot in the arm by a gunman carrying a box of ammunition in his backpack trying to gain access to the building. Law enforcement hailed Leo a … More

    The Inspiring Life of Andrew Breitbart

    I was in awe of Andrew Breitbart the first time I met him in the fall of 2005 at Restoration Weekend. Listening to his stories and watching him work was fascinating. His job, at the time working for the Drudge Report, was about the coolest gig a young reporter could … More

    Well Done, John Von Kannon

    In recognition of four decades of commitment to advancing the conservative movement – including 30 years and counting of service to this think tank, Heritage Foundation Vice President and Senior Counselor John Von Kannon received the John Ashbrook Award during this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The honor, presented … More

    Scribecast: RedState's Erick Erickson on the State of Conservatism

    Seven years ago Erick Erickson took the reins at RedState to transform the conservative blog into one of the most influential sources of news on the right. He’s led online activists to challenge Republicans and conservatives, unafraid to go to battle on a range of issues. Today he hosts the … More

    Heritage Presents Luce Award to Former Vice President Cheney

    Former Vice President Richard B. Cheney, already enjoying a season of public reflection on more than four decades of service to the nation, last night received The Heritage Foundation’s top honor for contributions to the conservative movement. The Heritage Board of Trustees presented the Clare Boothe Luce Award to Cheney, … More

    Heritage Surpasses 700,000 Members: The Conservative Tide Is Rising

    Forty years ago, The Heritage Foundation was just an idea – a vision in the minds of a handful of individuals hoping to fill the conservative void on Capitol Hill. In 1973, their vision became a reality, with a tiny staff and a giant mission: to build an America where … More

    Heritage Foundation 661,000 Members Strong

    There is a hunger in America for conservative principles and policies, as the explosive growth in Heritage Foundation membership demonstrates. Today, we have more than 661,000 active members. Over the past year and a half, traditional American values have been put through the ringer. The liberals in Washington are working … More

    Video of the Week: Billie Tucker's Inspiring Tea Party Story

    Billie Tucker is a wife, a mom, a businesswoman, and now she’s a Tea Partier. At last weekend’s Heritage Resource Bank, she told an inspiring story about her frustrations with the direction our country is headed and why she became motivated to make her voice heard. “All of a sudden … More