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    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

    VIDEO: Home Is Where Neighbors Help

    Ethel Parker had never had a bathroom in her home. She’d walk to the nearest convenience store when she needed to use the restroom, until Hearts for Homes—a locally supported nonprofit based in Denton, Texas—discovered her situation. “To go into a house that has never had a bathroom and put … More

    GSE Reform: Housing Finance Experts on the Future of Fannie and Freddie

    Nearly five years after one of the largest federal government bailouts in American history and the enactment of a colossal federal regulatory law (Dodd–Frank), policy leaders still wrestle with the question: How to end government guarantees in the U.S. housing finance system? To address this issue, Heritage analysts John Ligon … More

    Fox News Host Tells Gripping Story of How the Culper Spy Ring Saved the American Revolution

    In “George Washington’s Secret Six,” Fox News host Brian Kilmeade reveals how the Culper Spy Ring–a group of six ordinary individuals–helped save the American Revolution. “What if we told that story of average Americans doing extraordinary things for a cause, not for the money, not for the fame?” Kilmeade asked … More

    JFK Cutting Taxes: A Fiscal Camelot

    As the country marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, there are many reflections about the man and his legacy. For those old enough, the emotion of the day will never be forgotten. When it comes to his economic decisions, it may surprise some to take a look his … More

    Upward Mobility, Equality of Opportunity, and the Family

    Discussions about poverty and upward mobility tend to overlook a growing amount of research arguing that socioeconomic differences in America are often rooted in family structure. They note that, as the stability of the family has steadily deteriorated, parents’ financial situation and their children’s future prospects have eroded. Sadly, as … More

    Scott Walker Points to Heritage’s Health Care Reform Alternative

    Obamacare has become such a humiliating debacle that the last line of defense for its dwindling band of true believers is to mechanically repeat the mantra, “There is no conservative alternative.” They do this because they can’t sell their product on its merits and want to convince Americans that, hey, … More

    HealthCare.gov Crashes on Sebelius at Promotional Event

    Kathleen Sebelius was not having a good day on Tuesday. When the Secretary of Health and Human Services attempted to log in to HealthCare.gov at a public event in Miami, she was denied entry by a message reading, “I’m sorry but the system is temporarily down.” Ironically, she was there … More

    Obamacare’s Collapse: History Repeating Itself?

    As the disastrous Obamacare rollout continues to frustrate and anger more and more Americans, some analysts are noticing the striking similarities between Obamacare and the failure of another massive piece of social policy legislation, the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act (MCCA). Carl Hulse of The New York Times argues that the … More

    How Obamacare Will Try to Control What You Eat

    Did you know there are 34 million different ways to make a Domino’s pizza? Mary Lynne Carraway can’t fit that on a menu board. But that’s what Obamacare says she has to do: Put up a menu board in each of her 60 Domino’s stores that tells people the calorie … More