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Perspectives: The Committee Has Finished Its Work

Senators Ernst and Blackburn look back on the now completed committee process, the behavior of the Democrats, Amy Coney Barrett’s popularity, and the floor action ahead.

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Oct 21

Heritage Explains: North Korea's Scary Weapons Parade and How Iran is Involved

A report recently surfaced that North Korea and Iran have resumed working together on long-range missile cooperation. In addition, at a recent parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Korea Worker’s Party, North Korea showed off new, powerful weapons suggesting continued growth in their ability to pose serious threats to the US and our allies. On this episode, Heritage's Bruce Klinger breaks it down. 

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Oct 20

U.S.-Mexico Border Wall: 360 Miles and Counting

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has made substantial headway on construction of the border wall—at a pace of nearly two miles a day. By the end of 2020, the Trump administration expects to meet and exceed its goal of 450 miles. And despite what critics say, this is an entirely new wall system, replacing either dilapidated or ineffective wall or wall where nothing existed before. The wall is as high as 30 feet, complete with anti-climb features. The wall works. 

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Oct 19

Chinese Foreign Direct Investments Featuring Dr. Derek Scissors

Heritage's Olivia Enos and Riley Walters interview Dr. Derek Scissors on Chinese foreign direct investments. Scissors is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of the China Global Investment Tracker.

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Oct 19

Heritage Mourns Loss of Ralph Z. Hallow

“Ralph Hallow was one of the great fixtures of Washington politics, breaking and reporting some of the biggest stories of our time," said Heritage President Kay C. James in a statement on the death of Ralph Z. Hallow, chief political correspondent and columnist for The Washington Times. "He was a true gentleman who possessed a brilliant mind and a sharp wit."

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Oct 16

SCOTUS 101: Confirm Me If You Can

In this episode hosts Amy and GianCarlo introduce Judge Amy Coney Barrett and cover all the most interesting and exciting parts of her confirmation hearing. They also discuss two cases argued before the Court this week.

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