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Mar 19

Spending Bill Is a 'Complete Betrayal'

“The omnibus spending package that Congress plans to introduce this evening is a complete betrayal," says Heritage's Paul Winfree. "Congress has repeatedly promised to fix the spending problem in Washington, but this bill promises trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see. Worse yet, this omnibus completely abandons any attempt to repeal or roll back Obamacare."

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Mar 19

School Safety Teach-In

Heritage is convening a School Safety Teach-In on Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22. Our goal at this workshop is to share important information that Americans can bring back to their communities to help direct the debate toward real solutions.

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Mar 16

Heritage Explains: Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

This week, on Heritage’s “Mass Ave” podcast, Thomas Spoehr, director of Heritage's Center for National Security, explains electromagnetic pulse attack, it’s aftermath, and what Congress should be doing to prevent them. 

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Mar 15

Kay Coles James Applauds New Iran Measure

"The right to speak freely and engage in one’s community without fear is an absolutely vital part of any functioning and free civil society. This legislation is an important signal that the United States will continue leading on the international stage in condemning Tehran’s violence against its own citizens. It is time for the sun to set on the Iranian regime’s days of oppression," said Heritage President Kay Coles James. 

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Mar 15

SCOTUS 101: Kentucky: 5, Michigan: 2

This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates talk about cases challenging capital punishment, Seminole Rock deference, and more. They also chat with SCOTUSBlog contributor John Elwood about the Relist Watch and his argument pump up songs. Tune in for Supreme Trivia to find out how Kentucky is beating Michigan at SCOTUS.

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Mar 14

Pitfalls in U.S. Rush to North Korean Summit

President Trump’s rapid acceptance of Kim Jong-un’s surprising summit invitation is yet another stunning development in a whirlwind of diplomatic breakthroughs since the beginning of the year. Within a few short months, the Korean peninsula has shifted from a seemingly inevitable military clash to the cusp of a momentous first-ever meeting of U.S. and North Korean leaders. But the regime’s offer comes with heavy strings attached ...

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