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May 18

We Have To Start Somewhere

"[In Washington] debt is continuing to pile up – $21 trillion to date, higher than it’s been at any point in our nation’s history – but no creditor calls or shows up. Lawmakers simply return the next year and make the problem worse," writes Heritage President Kay Coles James. "But that may be about to change, thanks to President Trump’s request that Congress cancel (or “rescind”) $15 billion that hasn’t been spent yet." 

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May 17


This week, Elizabeth and Tiffany review the RBG documentary and chat with SCOTUSblog’s Amy Howe. They also break down recent decisions on sports betting, shackling, and more. Tune in for Supreme Trivia – Notorious RBG edition!

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May 16

Will the North Korea Summit Still Happen?

"Waking up this morning to this is quite a shock," said Heritage expert Bruce Klingner in an interview on CNN. Klingner is currently in Seoul, South Korea. 

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May 15

On Raising a Strong Child

Heritage's Angela Sailor was on "The Armstrong Williams Show" with her son E. Clay Sailor on Mother's Day to talk about how she’s raising a strong child. "My happiness is really driven by how happy they are," says Sailor. 

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May 15

Q&A: Analyzing the Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Palestinian Protests

Heritage expert Jim Phillips explains the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem and what it means for Israel and the region. 

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May 11

Why Bernie Sanders’ Federal Job Guarantee Program Won’t Work

This week on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, David Kreutzer, an expert in labor markets and trade, explains why guaranteeing all Americans a job is essentially another form of welfare.

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