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6 hrs ago

Hundreds of Illegal Voters Revealed in Philadelphia

According to a Philadelphia elections official, hundreds of individuals who are not U.S. citizens have registered to vote in Philadelphia and nearly half of them voted in past elections. Since 2006, 317 registered voters have contacted the City Commissioners, which oversees Philadelphia elections, asking that their registrations be canceled because they are not citizens...

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8 hrs ago

Mass Ave Episode 124: Liberal Lies and Misleading Narratives

This week, Heritage expert Genevieve Wood joins us to discuss liberal hypocrisy. She explains how conservatives can win more on messaging, why liberals are so often able to seize a misleading narrative, and gives tips for any conservative trying to communicate a policy position. In our Ask the Expert segment, we speak with Visiting Fellow Joe Postell about third parties in America.

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Sep 22

The National Debt Has Hit $20 Trillion

Our national debt just topped $20 trillion. That’s 13 zeros, or $20,000,000,000,000. This also means that the federal government now owes almost $1.5 trillion more than the entire U.S. economy produced in 2016. To put this number into context, here are some other things that add up to $20 trillion...

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Sep 21

SCOTUS 101: The New Term

This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss amicus briefs and the start of the Supreme Court’s next term. They also talk with the New York Times reporter Adam Liptak about covering the Supreme Court and try to stump him with a game—“Judge or Just Made Up?” 

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Sep 19

President Trump's UN Debut

“As he did in Poland, Pres.Trump should use his platform at the United Nations today to make a compelling case for America’s foreign policy goals and issue a full-throated defense our partners around the world. I believe he will do just that," says Heritage expert Brett Schaefer. "On the vital issues of international importance, such as addressing the threats to peace and stability posed by North Korea and Iran, the United States must lead from a position of strength..." 

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Sep 18

Mass Ave Episode 123: Opioid Crisis and Government Reorganization

This week on Mass Ave, we discuss the drug crisis and nonviolent drug crime reform with Heritage Legal Fellow John-Michael Seibler. Next, we get Heritage Research Fellow Rachel Greszler's take on government reorganization, an important topic she recently testified on. Finally, in our new 'Ask the Expert' segment, Heritage Senior Legal Research Fellow Paul Larkin addresses a viewer question about the opioid crisis.

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