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    Venezuela: Heritage Pays Attention

    For over two weeks, Venezuela has been engulfed in massive anti-government protests and violent reprisals from the government. Yet attention to the situation has been minimal. As Senator Marco Rubio (R–FL) stated Tuesday, “There is no indication that the administration is even thinking too much about Venezuela.” Last week a … More

    Rubio Begins Work on Some Good Anti-Poverty Ideas

    On yesterday’s anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s declaration of the failed War on Poverty, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced that he will pursue a number of conservative ideas designed to help free Americans to take advantage of the opportunities the American economy affords.  Rubio indicated that he wants a tax … More

    Rubio: States, Not Washington, Should Lead Anti-Poverty Programs

    Florida senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) wants to see the states, not Washington, manage more of the programs directed at helping low-income Americans. “I am proposing that we turn Washington’s anti-poverty programs – and the trillions spent on them – over to the states,” the Florida Republican said in a … More

    Conservatives to Obama: We Don't Trust You on Immigration

    President Obama turned his attention to “common sense” immigration reform in a speech at the White House today, vowing to overcome opposition that has only intensified after fights over Obamacare and the debt. Obama’s decision to take on the contentious issue of amnesty comes at a time when most Americans … More

    Senators Lee and Rubio Sound Off on Obamacare

    Obamacare is causing people to lose their jobs and, ironically, lose their health coverage. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have spoken out strongly against Obamacare and the ways it’s hurting Americans. Rubio said that the quality of health care will decrease under Obamacare. “You’re discouraging people from … More

    Mark Levin and Glenn Beck Join Senator Ted Cruz, Jim DeMint, Dr. Ben Carson at Values Voter Summit

    Raising the profile even further for the Values Voter Summit 2013, media heavyweights Glenn Beck and Mark Levin have been confirmed as featured speakers at the Washington event October 11–13—along with four current U.S. Senators, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint, and dozens of conservative leaders. Founder of The Blaze, Glenn … More

    Morning Bell: Standing Against Obamacare

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) stood on the Senate floor yesterday to speak against Obamacare. He kept speaking all night and well into the morning. ***UPDATE: He is still going as of 10:30 a.m. ET! Why? Because Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) wants to use procedural tricks to strip the House-passed … More

    Why Should the Government Prevent Union Members from Earning RAISEs?

    A few years ago, President Obama declared he believed “in people getting rich based on performance and what they add in terms of value and the products and services that they create.” United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 23 never got this message. The union fought in court to … More

    Obama's Unreal New Realities on Syria

    Today, President Obama sent Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the use of military force in Syria; they will testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee tomorrow. The trio has … More

    What Obama Wants for Your Children and Grandchildren

    Proud parents and grandparents are sharing photos of their kids’ first day of school. And as students head back, many states are pushing back—telling the Obama Administration that its federal education plan isn’t right for their students. Anyone who has taught in a classroom knows how different children are from … More