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    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

    WATCH: Palin Puts Twist on Dr. Seuss to Denounce Obamacare, Cronyism

    Dr. Seuss made headlines last fall when Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) read from Green Eggs and Ham on the Senate floor. At the Conservative Political Action Conference today, Sarah Palin drew a standing ovation for her rewrite of the children’s classic. Palin isn’t the first conservative to use Seuss to … More

    Jim DeMint at CPAC: Community Ties, Not Government Actions, Help All Americans

    Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint urged attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference today to realize the importance of allowing decisions and governance to happen at local levels, not at the federal level. “What [Edmund] Burke calls ‘public affections’—the bonds that connect us to a home, a community, a state, to a country, … More

    Let These Young People Inspire You With Their Passion for America

    High school and college students have a lot of demands on their time and attention. What would motivate them to come to Washington, D.C., for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)? Listen as these young people from around the country express the reasons they’re getting involved — and what they … More

    RT Anchor Quits: I Can't Be On 'Network That Whitewashes the Actions of Putin’

    An RT-America anchor decided she’d had enough yesterday – and quit on air. Liz Wahl, who worked at the American cable network funded by Russia’s government, didn’t mince words when making her announcement. “As a reporter on this network I face many ethical and moral challenges especially me personally coming … More

    WATCH: Lerner Takes Fifth In Response to Questions About IRS Scandal

    Former IRS official Lois Lerner once again refused to testify today before the House Oversight  and Government Reform Committee. Lerner is among the employees potentially involved in the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups seeking non-profit status. “On the advice of my counsel, I respectfully exercise my Fifth Amendment right and … More

    WATCH: Heritage @ South by Southwest (SXSW)

    South by Southwest (SXSW) is the nation’s premier conference for innovation and technology — and this year, the Heritage Foundation will be there. The conference, held in Austin, Texas, begins Friday, March 7th and will feature Heritage Vice-President of Foreign Policy, James Carafano. Carafano will host his own session, concentrating … More

    WATCH: 8-Year-Old Gives Soldier a Gift He'll Never Forget

    Eight-year-old Myles Eckert did something unexpected after he found $20 in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel near Toledo. Myles entered the restaurant with his family, soon catching sight of a man in uniform. Lt. Col. Frank Dailey of the Ohio Air National Guard was also eating at Cracker Barrel … More