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2 hrs ago

Recommitting the US to European Security

Europe is less secure today than it was when President Obama entered office in 2009. The responsibilities for these failures do not rest only with the United States: Washington cannot help Europe if Europe does not help itself. Heritage recently outlined steps Europe and the United States can take to fight terrorism. 

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17 hrs ago

A Sad Day for Our Closest Ally

The barbaric terror attack in London shows our special relationship is more important than ever. Heritage expert Robin Simcox joined a panel on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" to discuss the attack and who may be responsible. 

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Mar 21

GOP's Obamacare Repeal Must Be Amended

"The current GOP health plan, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), provides perverse incentives for states to continue to expand Medicaid to able-bodied people without dependent children. The more we expand Medicaid, the higher the costs of private health insurance," writes Heritage President Jim DeMint. 

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Mar 21

Supreme Consequences

The Supreme Court wields more power over our lives than ever before. We need constitutionalist judges who will follow the U.S. Constitution and uphold the rule of law. The Heritage Foundation looks forward to the Senate’s swift confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. 

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Mar 20

What To Do About North Korea

Heritage expert Bruce Klingner will testify Tuesday at 2 p.m. before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on the options available to the U.S. government in dealing with an increasingly belligerent North Korea. In a recent report Klingner states that "North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile capabilities are an existential threat to South Korea and Japan and will soon be a direct threat to the continental United States."

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Mar 19

Sunday Show Newsmaker

"Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint said Sunday the Republican healthcare proposal will not pass Congress 'without improvements.' DeMint, a former Republican senator from South Carolina, told CNN's 'State of the Union' host Jake Tapper that President Trump is open to improvements."

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