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    Caught in the Obamacare Web

    Each new day brings more disturbing news about the reckless rollout of Obamacare. Americans deserve better than this unworkable law. They also deserve the truth. And right now, they are getting neither from the Obama Administration. Six days ago, a North Carolina man named Justin Hadley logged on to HealthCare.gov … More

    Exclusive: Marilyn Tavenner Did Not Speak Truth Under Oath, Says Victim of Security Breach

    A top Obama administration official came under fire Tuesday after her congressional testimony conflicted with the account of a man at the center of the HealthCare.gov security breach. Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, promised a Senate committee that the U.S. Department of Health and … More

    Obama Administration Blames "Software Code" for HealthCare.gov Privacy Breach

    Four days after being notified of a security breach on HealthCare.gov, the Obama Administration finally acknowledged tonight the website inadvertently disclosed personal information affecting two users. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services blamed it on “software code.” “An incident involving the personal information of one consumer was reported … More

    VIDEO: South Carolina Man Reacts to HealthCare.gov Privacy Breach

    On Friday evening, Tom Dougall of South Carolina had a voicemail from a stranger named Justin in North Carolina saying he received a document on HealthCare.gov with Dougall’s personal information. “Initially, I was concerned because I didn’t know if this was some guy who was scamming me or if in … More

    Morning Bell: Jim DeMint's First Day As Heritage President

    Dear patriots, Today is my first full day as president of The Heritage Foundation, and the first thing I want to do is thank my predecessor Ed Feulner for the institution he has built over the past 36 years. The second thing I will do is tell you that we … More

    Obamacare and the Medicaid Expansion: How Does Your State Fare?

    The Medicaid expansion is touted by proponents of Obamacare as a “no-brainer.” While it is true that some states may see projected savings, it is erroneous to claim that this experience applies to every state. Proponents predict that by expanding Medicaid states will be able to reduce payments to health … More

    Upstate South Carolina: A Case Study in Free Trade Benefits

    Greenville, South Carolina, is the ninth-fastest growing city in the United States, according to CNN Money. Two of the main contributors to this rapid growth are trade liberalization (free trade) and foreign direct investment. The upstate of South Carolina, which includes the city of Greenville and small towns of Spartanburg … More

    South Carolina Beats DOJ (Again) Over Voter ID Law

    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has beaten U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder once again in the voter ID litigation bowl, this time in a dispute over costs. On Friday, January 4, a three-judge panel of the District of Columbia federal court declared that South Carolina was the “prevailing party” … More

    Justice Department Used Enemies List to Attack Critics, Including Me

    It’s an odd feeling to see your name on the list of individuals targeted by the Justice Department. Especially when you used to work there. The DOJ’s Office of Public Affairs appears to have enlisted Media Matters to serve as its unofficial PR wing — the one responsible for running … More

    States and Organizations Fight to Preserve Liberty from Dodd-Frank Act Intrusions

    The states of Michigan, Oklahoma, and South Carolina have sued the Obama Administration in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia over provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that allow the government to seize financial institutions. Several private organizations joined in the legal complaint, to challenge also the constitutionality … More