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    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

    How Harry Reid Is Trying to End Debate in the Senate

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    The latest salvo in the Senate’s procedural war was fired yesterday when Senator Chuck Grassley (R—Iowa) introduced a resolution to limit abuse of the cloture rule—a practice frequently employed by Sen. Harry Reid (D–Nev.). Grassley was joined by at least 25 other GOP senators in sponsoring the “Stop Cloture Abuse … More

    Rep. Marlin Stutzman: 'Common Core Not the Answer' on Education (VIDEO)

    The national standards known as Common Core are moving education in America in the opposite direction from solutions, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R–Ind.) told The Foundry in an exclusive interview today. “We need to get the federal government out of the education business,” Stutzman said during Conversations with Conservatives, a monthly gathering … More

    Post-CPAC, House Conservatives Discuss Capitol Hill Strategy

      UPDATE:  It’s a wrap for today’s Conversations with Conservatives. Check out the video. The Conservative Political Action Conference may be over, but on Capitol Hill, the fight for conservative ideas continues—and today, some of the most prominent House conservatives  assembled to answer questions on their plans going forward. This … More

    Heritage Live: Jim DeMint's New Book, 'Falling In Love With America Again'

    Last week, Heritage President Jim DeMint released his new book, “Falling In Love With America Again.” The book is filled with dozens of personal stories about everyday American heroes across the country. Two of those heroes fighting the good fight for conservative principles are school choice advocate Virginia Walden Ford and … More