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    Google Hangout: Vice Presidential Debate

    Welcome to our first-ever Google Hangout. We will be taking your questions about the Vice Presidential Debate on Google+ or on Twitter with the hashtag #HeritageFan

    SLIDESHOW: Photos from the Vice Presidential Debate

    There were a lot of reactions in last night’s debate, and most of them were not words. Through these slides, we hoped to have captured the tenor and the passion of last night’s thrilling debate. RELATED: Heritage Experts React to the Debate Vice Presidential Debate Word Cloud Take Part in … More

    WORD CLOUD: Biden and Ryan at the Vice Presidential Debate

    With countless forums, panels and analyses following the first presidential debate last week, Thursday’s showdown between Vice President Biden and Representative Paul Ryan was even more anticipated than imagined. Heritage has created two word clouds: one generated for Biden’s remarks and another for Ryan’s. These visual depictions, which make the … More

    LIVE BLOG: Biden, Ryan Square Off in Vice Presidential Debate

    Tonight at Centre College in Danville, KY, Vice President Joe Biden squares off against Representative Paul Ryan in their one and only encounter on the national stage. Both domestic and foreign policy topics are on the agenda for the vice presidential debate. Heritage is streaming it live and has a … More

    SLIDESHOW: Obamacare's Impact—in Pictures

    As health care becomes an increasingly debated topic, it is critically important for every American to understand the impact of Obamacare. The Heritage Foundation’s newly updated “Obamacare in Pictures: Visualizing the Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” shows through charts and graphs Obamacare’s far-reaching negative effects on … More

    Debate Time: Send Us Your Photos Tonight!

    We are so excited you’ll be joining us for the vice presidential debate tonight! Share your debate watching with us—join us this evening by taking a photo of your debate watch party, whether you are at home, with friends, or in a public setting like a restaurant or bar. Tweet … More

    Morning Bell: 10 Questions for the Vice Presidential Debate

    Tonight’s debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan is supposed to cover both domestic and foreign policy. The Heritage Foundation’s policy experts have submitted 10 questions they would like to see asked in the debate. Watch with us tonight—we will be streaming the debate live at 9 … More

    VP Debate Moderator Has Close Obama Ties

    It’s a pretty big story that Barack Obama attended the wedding of Martha Raddatz, the ABC News senior foreign correspondent picked as the moderator for Thursday night’s vice presidential debate. It’s an especially good story since Obama was close enough to the groom, Julius “Jay” Genachowski, that he appointed him … More

    Bloomberg and Obama Misrepresent Tax Hikes on Small Business

    In the recent presidential debate, President Obama said that only 3 percent of small businesses would pay higher rates under his plan to increase the top two marginal tax rates. The implication was that job creation wouldn’t suffer, because so few businesses would pay higher tax rates under his plan. … More

    The $2 Trillion Question: How to Preserve National Security?

    In the first presidential debate, President Obama criticized Mitt Romney’s proposed defense budget plan as “$2 trillion in additional military spending that the military hasn’t asked for.” Two parts of this statement require clarification and context. First, the President failed to mention that this $2 trillion increase would take place … More