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    Take Our Poll: Has the Government Shutdown Affected You?

    As the national media, the President, and Congress take part in a media frenzy over the temporary government shutdown, you’re reminding us that Washington, D.C., politicians are disconnected from reality. A poll being conducted by Heritage reveals that the temporary government shutdown isn’t the problem. Obamacare is. >>>Have you taken our poll yet? Click here to … More

    Obama Debt Limit Proposal: We Spend More, You Pay More

    During remarks given after the passage of the Senate continuing resolution today, President Obama stressed once again his unwillingness to work with Republicans to find spending cuts before increasing the debt ceiling, while suggesting that he was otherwise eager to find a solution to America’s fiscal future. The President stated: … More

    GUEST POST: Fund the Government; Defund Obamacare

    Yesterday, conservatives in the House and Senate demonstrated unity in message, thought, and drive in our fight to finally defund Obamacare through the continuing resolution. I ran for Congress to help lead the fight to defund, delay, and dismantle the train wreck that is Obamacare, and from my first day … More

    Obamacare and Trader Joe's: The Unique Grocery Experience, with Not-So-Unique Problems

    Trader Joe’s grocery store is known for its affordable prices, unique food, and friendly staff — a grocery experience. But thanks to changes in employee health benefits, the joyful atmosphere could be in jeopardy. For years, Trader Joe’s has offered health care coverage to its part-time employees at reasonable prices. But … More

    Obamacare: When You Have to Find a New Doctor

    Remember when President Obama said if you like your doctor, you could keep him or her? Americans everywhere are finding out that’s not true. “I have to find a new doctor,” Dallas mom Stacy Wilson tells Heritage. “I’ve been seeing the same primary care physician the last 15 years and … More

    Buyer Beware: White House Sells Amnesty with Dubious Keynesian Economics

    The White House last week released a report claiming that granting amnesty and citizenship to illegal immigrants would increase the income of Americans by $791 billion over the next decade. Most of this bump in income would go to the former illegal immigrants themselves, but the White House also claimed … More

    Student Loan "Deal" Ensures That College Costs Will Continue to Rise

    Last Friday, the President signed into law the student loan “compromise,” promising it would help rein in college costs. The bill pegs interest rates on federal student loans to Washington’s cost of borrowing (the Treasury rate) plus 2.05 percent and caps interest rates at 8.25 percent. Congress says that this … More

    Detroit Today, Illinois Tomorrow

    Detroit’s bankruptcy petition last week was far from a surprise, but what should be noted is that it is the first of what will likely be a major wave of municipalities and states that will follow behind. Specifically, President Obama’s home state of Illinois. Many wonder why Detroit waited so … More

    NSA, Immigration, and Obamacare: Here's What You Missed from Conversations with Conservatives

    Conservative members of Congress gathered Wednesday to talk with national press and bloggers about defunding Obamacare, the farm bill, immigration reform, and the National Security Agency leaks. Missed out on the live event? Don’t worry. You can watch the conversation here and read the top tweets below. Conservative forum turning … More

    Iraq Unravels in the Shadow of Syria’s Bloodbath

    Iraq, which has fallen out of the spotlight since the December 2011 U.S. troop withdrawal, has been plagued by rising internal conflict and instability. On Monday, al-Qaeda terrorists launched a brazen attack on two prisons near Baghdad and freed more than 500 prisoners. While the world’s attention has been focused … More