Heritage Foundation Articles


Cruz: Obama Is Ignoring Jihadist Threat

Texas senator to lay out foreign policy views in Heritage speech.
12:20 AM, Dec 10, 2015
Texas Senator and Presidential candidate Ted Cruz will lay out his foreign policy views later today at the Heritage Foundation. Read more

Tim Scott Appointed to U.S. Senate

12:27 PM, Dec 17, 2012

Tim Scott will be the next U.S. Senator from South Carolina. The first-term Republican congressman from Charleston, who was just elected to a second term, was appointed to the seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jim DeMint. South Carolina governor Nikki Haley made the announcement in Columbia Monday afternoon, flanked by Scott, DeMint, and other members of South Carolina's congressional delegation, including Senator Lindsey Graham.

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Honor the Pledge to the Voters

11:01 AM, Dec 11, 2012

Elliott Abrams writes about the recently announced retirements of Republicans Jim DeMint and Jo Ann Emerson from Congress:

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Haley's Choices

3:20 PM, Dec 10, 2012

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, a Republican, will appoint a new senator to take the seat of GOP senator Jim DeMint, who was reelected in 2010 and will be resigning early next year to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Sources in South Carolina say Haley will pick Charleston-area congressman Tim Scott, and, if not him, state representative Ralph Norman is considered the next most likely candidate for the job. 

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Jim DeMint to Resign, Lead Heritage Foundation

10:37 AM, Dec 06, 2012

Jim DeMint, South Carolina's junior Republican senator and a stalwart conservative, will resign his Senate seat next month to become the president of the Heritage Foundation, the conservative Washington-based think tank. The Wall Street Journal reports:

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Romney Ad: Put Work Back Into Welfare

5:25 AM, Aug 13, 2012

A new television ad from Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee looks at Barack Obama's history of opposing the 1996 reforms to welfare and promises a Romney administration will restore "work back in welfare." The ad begins by asking the viewer, "Do you support work for welfare?" Watch the ad below:

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Heritage Action: Ryan Budget Shows 'Seriousness of Purpose'

10:53 AM, Mar 22, 2012

Heritage Action, the political arm of the Heritage Foundation, released the following statement on the House Republican budget:

Chairman Paul Ryan deserves credit for confronting the main drivers of our debt crisis – our runaway entitlement system.  Of course, there is much to be done if we are to save the American dream, but this budget signals a seriousness of purpose that Americans expect from their lawmakers.  Heritage Action looks forward to a spirited conversation over the future of our country.

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Video: How Will Kids Pay for Entitlements?

12:36 PM, May 05, 2011

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) produced a highly misleading ad last week about the House GOP's Medicare reform plan. The ad portrayed seniors working tough jobs to pay for their health care under a plan the DCCC says would "end Medicare."

Heritage Action, a political arm of the Heritage Foundation, has released a response video, depicting children scrounging for money to pay for unfunded entitlement liabilities. Take a look:

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Hope and Change: Gas Prices Have Gone Up 67 Percent Since Obama Became President

That's compared to a 7 percent increase under Bush in his first 26 months.
6:00 PM, Mar 09, 2011

Ah, January of 2009. Hope was in the air, but more importantly, gas was under two dollars a gallon. Since then gas prices, have gone up 67 percent and it's an ominously upward trend. Interestingly enough, the Heritage Foundation also took a look at the first 26 months of Bush's presidency -- gas only rose 7 percent during that time frame.

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