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    Family Fact of the Week: Parents Contribute More Than School Supplies to Children’s Education

    As the days wane in late summer, so do parents’ bank accounts as they invest in school supplies for their children. In fact, reports show that this year, per-family expenditures to equip their young students has risen 10 percent since last year (second only to holiday spending), and when electronics … More

    4 Things John Kerry Got Wrong in a 4½-Minute Video

    Secretary of State John Kerry has a new, impassioned video appeal for the U.S. Senate to consent to ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Kerry’s speechwriters should have checked their facts, though. Among Kerry’s mistakes and mischaracterizations are the following: “[The CRPD] will … More

    Jim DeMint on "Hannity": Time to Make Noise to Defund Obamacare

    Appearing on Fox News’ “Hannity” tonight, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint said the best way to stop Obamacare is to cut off its funding. He urged Americans to make noise about the President’s health-care law during the August congressional recess. With less than two months before many people experience firsthand … More

    VIDEO: How to Stop Obamacare, According to Jim DeMint

    Heritage President Jim DeMint is “sounding the alarm” and encouraging Americans to get engaged. But why? Obamacare. It’s a message he echoed on this morning’s “The Daily Rundown” with MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, and a message he’ll be talking about at Heritage Action’s town hall meetings this August. “This law is … More

    Morning Bell: Where NOT to Travel This Month

    The State Department closed 21 U.S. embassies over the weekend and issued a travel alert for Americans regarding the Middle East and northern Africa, warning of possible terrorist threats in the region. Where did the intelligence come from that prompted the caution? As NBC’s Brian Williams said, “It all began … More

    VIDEO: Jim DeMint Debates Obamacare on "Fox News Sunday"

    On this weekend’s “Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace”, Heritage President Jim DeMint  appeared on a panel discussion with The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol and Fox News’ Juan Williams and Howard Kurtz to discuss a wide range of issues including foreign policy, the debt, and defunding Obamacare. DeMint said of closing … More

    DeMint on Fox News: Here's How You Stop Obamacare (VIDEO)

    Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint believes defunding Obamacare is the best hope for stopping the President’s unfair, unworkable, and unpopular health-care law. During two appearances on Fox News yesterday, DeMint shared details about Heritage Action’s upcoming “Defund Obamacare Tour” and debunked the myth that Republicans want a government shutdown over the … More

    Rubio on Defunding Obamacare: "We Have to Do This" (VIDEO)

    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appeared on Fox News’ “Hannity” last night to urge conservatives to defund Obamacare. “This is the last, best chance,” he warned. “We have to do this.” Rubio said no issue is a bigger threat to the U.S. economy than the President’s unpopular and unworkable health-care law. The … More

    Defund Obamacare: Make Your Voice Heard This August

    Members of Congress head home tomorrow for a month-long recess. Although they are escaping Washington, they won’t get a break from important issues that are awaiting them in September. Chief among them is the fight to defund Obamacare. With just two months until enrollment opens for Obamacare’s insurance exchanges — … More

    Exclusive Interview: Ted Cruz on How to Win the Defund Obamacare Debate

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) believes the most important battle facing this Congress is defunding Obamacare. He visited Heritage this week to send a message to the grassroots: Conservatives cannot win this battle without the tremendous support from Americans who oppose President Obama’s health-care law. “The only way we win this … More