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What’s Good, Bad, and OK in the Omnibus Bill

Congress is back at it with a last-minute, massive spending bill that no one will have time to read. Late Wednesday night, House and Senate negotiators released text of a nearly 1,200 page omnibus spending bill that does nothing to reduce wasteful spending and is a letdown for America’s taxpayers. Lawmakers are expected vote on the bill by Thursday evening ..."

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Feb 15

Heritage President: Border Funding Deal Falls Short

"Today, lawmakers in Congress are voting on a proposal that would fund portions of the U.S. government for the remainder of the fiscal year," said Heritage President Kay Coles James. "While that’s a welcome effort to avoid another government shutdown, this plan falls short of the much-needed resources to secure America’s border." 

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Feb 12

The Green New Deal Would Cause Economic Destruction

"We are talking about trillions of dollars, and as the president mentioned in his State of the Union, oil and gas, we are now the world's leader, and if this resolution were somehow put into legislative text and implemented it would decimate that industry," said Heritage expert Nick Loris on Fox News' "Fox & Friends First." 

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Feb 12

Heritage Announces 2019 George C. Marshall Fellows

Heritage recently announced its 2019 selections for the esteemed George C. Marshall Fellows Program. The George C. Marshall Fellows Program provides exceptional young professionals with the opportunity to delve into and develop an understanding of the unique and essential component of American strategic practice: the development of grand strategy.

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Feb 12

In Studio: Dr. Kim Holmes and Amb. Terry Miller

A conversation with Dr. Kim Holmes and Amb. Terry Miller about why Economic freedom matters and how Heritage's Index of Economic Freedom became the measuring stick by which governments evaluate their own performance, and compare their progress to their neighbors.

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Feb 7

The Dangers of Identity Politics

“Diversity is not a strength in politics. A strength in politics is unity. If you want to have a strong united country, you want the citizens to be united,” said Heritage's David Azerrad last night on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight."

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