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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

    Rep. Charles Rangel Mischaracterizes Heritage Position on Trade with Cuba

    Representative Charles Rangel (D–NY) has a mixed record on trade freedom. And he voted “no” in October 2011 for the free trade agreement with Colombia, a trade agreement The Heritage Foundation supported. Now Rangel wants to free the way for trade with Cuba, a totalitarian dictatorship, and to back his … 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

    Morning Bell: Heritage Statement on Immigration

    The Heritage Foundation has released the following statement: America’s heritage of immigration has fueled our nation’s strength and diversity, yet our immigration system has become so politicized and dysfunctional that it causes untold personal tragedies, strains the fiscal capacity of public services in many states, and prevents many from pursuing … More

    Why You Want to Be a Heritage Intern This Summer

    An internship with The Heritage Foundation can be a successful stepping stone into your future career. Many former interns have gone on to make a name for themselves, including a well-known talk show host and two U.S. congressmen. Just this past year, Forbes’s 30 under 30 list recognized two former … More

    Economic Freedom in Europe: Changing of the Guard

    According to the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, just released by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal, a significant realignment of European countries is underway. Eight countries recorded their highest economic freedom scores ever in the 2013 Index, while five others have scores equal to or below their … More

    Morning Bell: Are We Helping Poor Americans?

    At the end of the year, many people take time to make charitable donations. But caring for those in need is a year-round responsibility—and when it comes to public policy, conservatives have an important opportunity to articulate an effective response to poverty and social breakdown in America. A half-century into … More

    2012 Year in Review: A Wild Year for Conservatism

    By now you’ve probably seen the TV specials and glossy magazines reviewing major highlights of the past year. There are still a few days left before we close the books on 2012 (and action appears likely on the fiscal cliff). But in the meantime, let’s recap some of the good … More

    Chart of the Week: U.S. Federal Debt and the Fiscal Cliff

    In just a little over a decade, the U.S. federal debtwill exceed 100 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), an “economically damaging” level, according to analysis from The Heritage Foundation based on numbers provided by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Office. To the numbers: … More

    Fiscal Cliff: Is Heritage Inconsistent?

    Menzie Chinn took to the blog Econbrowser last Thursday to accuse conservative economists in general – and The Heritage Foundation in particular – of being inconsistent, since we did not share his optimism about the benefits of the 2009 stimulus, but we’ve warned of the danger of the fiscal cliff. … More