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10 hrs ago

SCOTUS 101: Justice Barrett Goes to Washington

This week Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined the Supreme Court as its 115th justice! Your hosts respond to some listener questions and explain why justices take two oaths, who administers them, and when and where those traditions were formed. Following up on her tribute to Justice Ginsburg from a previous episode, Amy explores what it means for a conservative woman to have a conservative role model on the court. 

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12 hrs ago

COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Path Ahead

Heritage released a compendium of its coronavirus research, highlighting Heritage’s extensive library of work since the onset of the pandemic. This resource serves as a one-stop shop for policymakers to look back while also charting the course toward recovery and creating a baseline for Americans to evaluate their leaders’ decisions.

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12 hrs ago

Post-COVID-19 Tax Policy: Keeping Taxes Low to Ensure a Robust Recovery

The 2017 tax cuts will eventually expire, raising taxes on Americans and threatening the economic recovery from the coronavirus. Congress should prioritize making the 2017 tax cuts permanent, expanding full expensing, and enacting universal savings accounts. Keeping taxes low in the future requires paring effective, pro-growth tax policy with necessary spending reforms.

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Oct 29

Today (and Every Day) Is National First Responders Day

Today, Oct. 28, is National First Responders Day. This day honors the heroic men and women who run towards danger every day to help their fellow citizen. Our police, paramedics, and firefighters always deserve our gratitude and respect, but their response to disasters in 2020 calls for loud and proud support from all Americans on this (and every) day.

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Oct 28

A Plan to Stop Targeted Violence in America’s Cities

Violent riots in Portland and other cities across America must stop. Violent groups have hijacked what were originally peaceful protests, and members of the media and liberal politicians are complicit.

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Oct 28

Heritage Foundation PSAs Encourage All Americans to Vote

“The right to vote is among the most sacred rights we have as Americans. It is fundamental to our democracy,” says Heritage Foundation President Kay C. James. “This election season, everyone must exercise his or her right to vote. And all of us must work together to ensure that our elections are safe and that each vote is counted with the highest level of integrity.” 

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