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16 hrs ago

Find us at CPAC

Thousands of conservatives will travel to the Washington, D.C., area this week for the 43rd annual Conservative Political Action Conference. The Heritage Foundation, a presenting sponsor, will have a strong presence at CPAC. Jim DeMint, will speak Thursday at 10:45 a.m. from the event’s main stage. Heritage will have nine other speakers address CPAC over the course of three days.

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19 hrs ago

Dignity, Privacy, and Safety For Everyone

The Trump administration is doing the right thing in correcting President Barack Obama’s unlawful overreach, which imposed a one-sided solution on all 50 states. If it acts as expected, parents and teachers in local schools can work to find win-win solutions that protect the dignity, privacy, and safety of all students.

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Feb 21

On Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster

General McMaster is an extraordinary choice for the position of national security advisor. He is one of the most respected Army officers serving, and is both a scholar and a gifted strategist. His willingness to speak truth to power will also serve him and the administration well in the days ahead. He is passionate about protecting America’s national security, and will bring drive and discipline to the national security process. 

Feb 18

Heritage Mourns Michael Novak

"Michael Novak’s clear thinking, sparkling writing and self-deprecating humor inspired all who knew him to love him. To love him for whom he was, and how he had become himself... " —Heritage Foundation Founder, Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.

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Feb 17

Newt Gingrich on Understanding "Trumpism"

Speaker Newt Gingrich recently shared his reflections on understanding President Trump and the phenomenon of "Trumpism" in a six-part event series at Heritage. He also talked about the policy challenges facing the new Administration, Capitol Hill, and the nation. You can watch video from each event at our new "Understanding Trump and Trumpism" website. 

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Feb 16

DeMint Congratulates New OMB Director Mulvaney

The Senate confirmed Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina as President Donald Trump’s director of the Office of Management and Budget. Heritage President Jim DeMint congratulated Mulvaney on the new role. “Mick has the experience and right ideas needed to help our new president and Congress put our nation’s fiscal future on a sustainable track and free us of expensive, ineffective regulations.”