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Heritage to Host Federal Clerkship Training Academy
Heritage is seeking applications for its Federal Clerkship Training Academy, a program open to individuals who have accepted offers for federal clerkships in 2019. The Academy will take place at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., from Feb. 19-21, 2019. Faculty include judges who currently serve on U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, professors who teach at prominent law schools, and well-known legal practitioners.
SCOTUS 101: A Big Grant and a Missed Opportunity
This week, Josh Blackman joins Elizabeth Slattery to talk about the news that the justices will hear a big case involving administrative agencies but not one dealing with Planned Parenthood. Elizabeth also chats with Paul Larkin about his many SCOTUS arguments.
Theresa May 'Has Failed Miserably' to Negotiate Strong Brexit Deal
Heritage's Nile Gardiner joined Fox News today to talk about important developments on Brexit and the call for a vote of "no confidence" in British Prime Minister Theresa May. Also, the terrorist attack in France and the need for more secure.
Heritage Expert Praises Effort to Rollback WOTUS
Today, a new rule was proposed which would effectively erase the Obama-era Waters of the United States. “Congress recognized that cooperative federalism was the best approach to protect the environment. Our nation’s waters will be protected best when those closest to the environmental challenges identify the solutions, not when federal bureaucrats impose a one-size-fits all solution," said Heritage's Daren Bakst.
Heritage President on Nomination of Bill Barr as AG
Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James released a statement following President Trump's nomination of Bill Barr as Attorney General of the United States: "Bill Barr is not only a highly qualified and very experienced lawyer, but he is also a conservative who will faithfully enforce the law on behalf of the American people as Attorney General ..."
What You Need to Know About the War in Ukraine
Today, U.S. military planes flew over Ukraine as a warning to Russia. So how did this war in Ukraine actually start? What does Vladimir Putin want from Ukraine? What's likely to happen next? This week, on the "Heritage Explains" podcast expert Luke Coffey breaks down the conflict in Ukraine.
An astonishing 94% of farm program support goes to just six commodities. Corn, cotton, peanuts, rice, soybeans, and wheat. These commodities account for just 28% of total farm receipts—but these favored farms that produce them rake in billions through subsidy programs.