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    Ryan, Murray Announce Budget Deal as Conservatives Voice Disappointment

    The chairmen of the House and Senate budget conference committee reached a deal Tuesday night on a plan that would avert a government shutdown but leaves many conservatives disappointed with additional spending and revenue increases. “The budget conferees failed to make substantive reforms to the real drivers of spending and … More

    Conversations with Conservatives on Budget Deal, Obamacare (Video)

    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are wrapping up work on a range of issues before closing the books on 2013. Tomorrow, you can get the scoop at Conversations with Conservatives. It starts at 11 a.m. ET and will be broadcast live on The Foundry. Conversations with Conservatives is a group of … More

    Obamacare: A Bad Deal for Young Adults

    By now, young adults have heard that they are key to making Obamacare work, and the Obama Administration has spent ample resources trying to convince them that the law is a good deal for them. But despite the arguments made by the Administration, young adults don’t seem to be buying … More

    52% of Americans Want Congress to Repeal or Scale Back Obamacare

    A new Gallup poll reveals that a majority of Americans remain strongly opposed to Obamacare — 52 percent want Congress to either repeal the law entirely or scale it back. That’s an increase of 2 percentage points from mid-October. Gallup’s latest poll was conducted Dec. 3-4, just as Obama launched … More

    Repealing Obamacare Would Be Easier Than Repealing Prohibition

    During the occasional periods when the President isn’t altering Obamacare—unconstitutionally through executive orders—progressives like to insist that the law is “settled” and “here to stay.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–NV) also says it’s time to move on: “Get over it. It’s the law,” he advises. But that ignores one … More

    Senator Reid’s Special Obamacare Staff Exemption

    In case you didn’t think it could get any worse, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–NV) is apparently exempting his congressional leadership and committee staff from Obamacare, which specifically provides that “notwithstanding any other provision of law, all Members of Congress and congressional staff shall enroll in a Federal health … More

    Obama Loses Millennials: 57% of Young Adults Reject Obamacare

    A new Harvard University poll finds a majority of millennials (57 percent) disapprove of Obamacare. The news comes on the second day of President Obama’s latest effort to sell the health care law to the public at large and young people in particular. The results from Harvard’s Institute of Politics, … More

    Government Report Warns Obamacare Subsidies Are Ripe for Fraud

    For months, Heritage scholars have warned that the Obama Administration created incentives for fraud by allowing Obamacare insurance subsidies to basically operate under an “honor system” instead of requiring the IRS to verify incomes of Americans eligible for subsidies. The Treasury Department’s watchdog confirmed those fears by warning that Obamacare … More

    Congress Has Already Raised the Minimum Wage Above $10

    Congress will soon vote on raising the federal minimum wage to over $10 per hour. Few realize that, from the perspective of many employers, the government has already done this. The Obamacare employer penalty will add thousands of dollars to hiring costs in 2015. Coupled with existing minimum wages and … More

    Exclusive Interview: Gov. Scott Walker on Why Conservatives Don't Need to Move to the Center to Win

    Three governors have faced recall elections in U.S. history. Wisconsin Republican Scott Walker is the only one to survive – and with a larger margin of victory the second time around. How did he do it? Walker visited Heritage for an interview with Jackie Anderson to talk about what’s worked … More