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    Moms: This Is What Your Government Expects of You

    If you’re a mom of grown children, this is for you. Did you know that the Obama administration and the state of Rhode Island are counting on you to nag your kids into signing up for Obamacare? Good old-fashioned guilt and annoyance—that’s the ticket, apparently. But just giving your kids … More

    Heritage Panel: Personal Opinion No Excuse to Abandon Marriage Laws

    Virginia’s Democratic attorney general made history not only by declining to carry out his duty to defend state marriage law based on personal opinion but by “actually turning on his client” and “attacking” the law, his Republican predecessor told a Heritage Foundation audience. If Mark Herring had changed his mind … More

    WATCH: California Anchors Dive Under Desk During Earthquake

    The City of Angels received an unexpected wake-up call at 6:25 a.m. when a 4.4 earthquake shook the ground all over the county. KTLA news anchor Chris Schauble, on camera at the time, reacted quickly. He dove under the news room desk after exclaiming, “Earthquake. We’re having an earthquake!” Twitter … More

    WATCH: Children With Down Syndrome Tell Pregnant Mom About the Happy Life Her Son With Down Syndrome Will Have

    Don’t be scared. Be excited. That’s the underlying message of a new video that responds to a pregnant women’s anxiety about expecting a child with Down Syndrome. “I’m expecting a baby. I’ve discovered he has Down Syndrome,” an unnamed woman e-mailed. “I’m scared: What kind of life will my child … More

    Foundry's Ortega on "Meet the Press": Bring Health Care Ideas to the Debate

    On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” Foundry Contributor Israel Ortega talked about the importance of presenting conservative ideas on health care—not just responding to attacks from the left or talking about Obamacare’s flaws. Heritage has been sharing lots of ideas for patient-centered health reform that would give Americans choices and put … More

    WATCH: Cruz Explains in Under Two Minutes Why Ukraine Aid and IMF Changes Shouldn't Be in Same Bill

    In a speech on the Senate floor last night, Sen. Ted Cruz lambasted legislation that tied aid to Ukraine with changes to how much the United States gives to the International Monetary Fund. “These IMF provisions, if passed into law, would dramatically expand the financial exposure of the United States … More

    Obama: You Can't Really Keep Your Doctor (VIDEO)

    We knew this was coming—because it’s been happening to Americans for awhile. The president finally admitted that you can’t necessarily keep your doctor under Obamacare. In an interview with WebMD (Check the “Access to Care” portion at 1:00 in), he said: For the average person, many folks who don’t have … More

    DeMint Answers the Critics: How Families and Communities Solve Problems Locally

    As I’ve spoken to news commentators nationwide this past week about the themes in my new book, a question came up that is worth addressing. Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” posed it with his trademark tongue-in-cheek humor. I said, “We were built as a nation different than … More

    Congressman Rips Obama for His Abuse of Executive Power (VIDEO)

    Members of Congress are fed up with President Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power. Yesterday, the House passed a bill that would allow congressional lawsuits against Obama for his failure to enforce federal laws. The sponsor of the ENFORCE the Law Act, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), spoke of the President’s … More

    Overtime Pay: Why More Government Meddling Isn't Good for Workers

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    Making more money is a good thing. But having a job you like is even better. Which is why President Obama’s announcement this week that he wants to increase the number of Americans eligible for overtime pay is not as good a deal as it sounds. Who qualifies for overtime … More