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    Leading the Way: Celebrating Conservatism’s Champion

    For 36 years, Ed Feulner has stood at the helm of The Heritage Foundation. Through his leadership, Heritage became the conservative beacon on Capitol Hill, leading the way for conservative research and legislation to shape American policy. Heritage wouldn’t have happened without Ed Feulner. In his new book, Leading the … More

    Heritage, Cato, AEI Presidents: Conservatives Must Communicate Care, Unity

    How do conservatives continue to advance their ideas? That was the big question answered by retiring Heritage President Dr. Ed Feulner, who led off a panel discussion also featuring the presidents of other leading think tanks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) over the weekend. “One of our objectives … More

    Heritage's Feulner in South Korea to Welcome Its New President

    Heritage Foundation President Dr. Edwin Feulner is in South Korea on Monday attending the inauguration of Park Geun-hye as that nation’s new president and successor to Lee Myung-bak. Feulner has remained a stalwart advocate for Korea-U.S. relations for more than 40 years, and in that time has met with every … More

    WATCH: Heritage Presidents' Tour with Ed Feulner, Jim DeMint

    Today at 10 a.m. ET, Heritage Foundation President Ed Feulner and Heritage President-Elect Jim DeMint conclude their nationwide Presidents’ Tour with an event in our nation’s capital. Watch their remarks live online. The tour included stops in 10 cities over a two-week period. Feulner and DeMint engaged with thousands of Heritage … More

    Chart of the Week: Union Membership Continues to Decline

    Union membership fell by 400,000 to the lowest level since the 1930s, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced this past week. As a percentage of the work force, union workers fell from 11.8 percent to 11.3 percent. One reason for the decline is simply that workers don’t want to join … More

    Michigan Right-to-Work Law: How to Fight for the Freedom to Work

    Last month, a special session of the Michigan legislature passed and Governor Rick Snyder (R–MI) signed right-to-work legislation, which outlaws compulsory union membership. “This simply means that workers will no longer be forced to join a union,” noted Ed Feulner, president of The Heritage Foundation, at the time. “They will … More

    DHS: Congressional Oversight Remains Broken

    Today, the new and newly re-elected Members of the 113th Congress were sworn in, among them many members of the 108 total committees and subcommittees with oversight over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Yes, you read that right. As of the close of the last Congress, there were more … More

    PODCAST: Heritage's Lee Edwards on Jim DeMint

    Politicos both in and outside the Beltway are still processing the news that Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina is taking over for Ed Feulner, current president and founding board member of The Heritage Foundation, this spring. Heritage Distinguished Fellow Dr. Lee Edwards, one of the conservative movement’s most celebrated … More

    Jim DeMint Addresses Heritage Staff: "This Is a Homecoming for Me"

    Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) addressed a packed auditorium at The Heritage Foundation this morning, just moments after being named the organization’s next president. He will succeed Ed Feulner, who is stepping down after 35 years leading the think tank. More than 200 employees of the Heritage Foundation rose for a … More

    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