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    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

    WATCH: Actor Jared Leto Sends Support to Ukraine and Venezuela in Acceptance Speech

    Actor Jared Leto made the first mention of the crises in Ukraine and Venezuela during last night’s Academy Awards as he accepted an Oscar for best supporting actor in the movie Dallas Buyers Club. “To all the dreamers out there around the world watching this tonight, in places like the … More

    VIDEO: Religious Liberty, Media 'Lies': Interview with Ryan Anderson

    Media distortions and “lies” clouded public understanding of an Arizona measure that would have clarified religious liberty protections for business owners, not allowed them to discriminate rampantly against gays and lesbians, The Heritage Foundation’s Ryan T. Anderson told The Foundry in an interview yesterday. “For about two weeks you got … More

    My School Choice Journey

    As we continue to promote school choice around our great nation, especially during Black History Month, I have been thinking a lot about my own educational journey, first as a black child in the 1960s entering predominately White Little Rock Central High School and what that meant to me, then … More

    Liberal Professor Slams Obama’s Use of Executive Orders: We're at a 'Constitutional Tipping Point’ (VIDEO)

    Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, warned yesterday that President Obama’s increasing use of executive power has placed the nation at a “constitutional tipping point.” “The fact that I happen to think the president is right on many of these policies does not alter the fact that … More

    Harry Reid: All Obamacare Horror Stories Are Lies (VIDEO)

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) gave a speech on the floor of the Senate yesterday about “plenty of horror stories being told” about Obamacare and said that “all of them are untrue.”  He then went on to specifically target claims made by the Koch brothers claiming they were trying … More

    Debate: Does Every Bakery Have to Bake Cakes for Every Wedding? (VIDEO)

    Yesterday, Heritage’s William E. Simon Fellow Ryan T. Anderson appeared on The Blaze with host Andrew Wilkow to discuss Arizona law SB 1062, which is designed to protect religious liberty. Anderson debated the Log Cabin Republicans’ executive director Gregory T. Angelo on the matter. Watch their spirited exchange here: >>> … More

    Are You Being Represented?

    Do the hot topics in Washington reflect your concerns about the country? Lately, the President has been advocating amnesty and a minimum wage hike. He had a rare private meeting with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) yesterday to discuss these and other issues. Here’s the problem with these priorities: Very … More