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Congress Needs to Fight Harder for Policy Wins

The fiscal year ends this week and lawmakers are still preparing to vote on a bill that represents more than 65% of discretionary spending. Heritage expert Justin Bogie says that while there has been improvement in the appropriations process, ultimately the outcome for conservative policies has been disappointing. Only three of 12 bills have actually been signed into law. 

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Sep 19

SCOTUS 101: Kavanaugh and #MeToo

Elizabeth Slattery and the Judicial Crisis Network's Carrie Severino talk about sexual assault allegations lobbed at Judge Brett Kavanaugh and what happens next in his Supreme Court confirmation process.

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Sep 19

ICYMI: NATO Secretary General at Heritage

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gave a keynote speech at the Heritage Foundation on the value of NATO in the 21st century, last week. "NATO has helped to spread democratic values, free enterprise and stability to millions of people in the eastern part of Europe,” said Stoltenberg. “This represents a historic geopolitical shift that has benefited the United States and the world at large.”

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Sep 17

Heritage Explains: The Great South African Land Heist

This week on the “Heritage Explains” podcast, Josh Meservey, a senior policy analyst in Heritage’s Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy, explains what’s happening with South Africa’s land grab and the potentially devastating consequences.

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Sep 14

Federal Budget in Pictures

Without budget cuts and reforms, the government will continue to produce large deficits. By 2020, the deficit is projected to surpass one trillion dollars.

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Sep 13

Lessons from Hurricane Response and Recovery in 2017

Disaster recovery requires economic flexibility and competitive energy markets. Government regulations that impede such dynamism cost jobs and slow down recovery.

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