The President's Message

The President's Message

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An Agenda for American Immigration Reform
At Heritage, we’re committed to solving this challenge. This report is a start, and you can count on us to provide the best research both now and in the future to ensure that policymakers are equipped to make the right decisions. Read the report.

An Unacceptable Resolution to a Genuine National Crisis
Conservatives are disappointed in Congress and frustrated that its failure has led to today’s action by the President. The omnibus legislation coupled with today’s announcement is an unacceptable resolution to a genuine national crisis. Read the statement.

On Confirmation of Bill Barr as Attorney General
Bill Barr’s appointment is a great moment for the Department of Justice and for the rule of law in America. Read the statement.

On Border Security Funding
It is incumbent upon President Trump and lawmakers to address the humanitarian and security crisis at our border. Now is the time to take action! Read the statement.

Happy Birthday, President Ronald Reagan – Your Legacy Is With Us, Even Today
He was a man of sunny disposition, can-do attitude and unshakeable belief in the goodness, ingenuity and determination of the American people. His legacy still lives, and America and the world are the richer for it. Read the commentary.

On Policy


Crime and Justice




Energy Economics

Farm Bill

Government Spending

Illegal Immigration

International Relations

Religion and Civil Society

School Safety Initiative


Tax Cuts

Welfare Reform

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Our Nation Is Not Yet Cleansed of Racism. Here’s What We Should Do.

On Veterans Day
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On the Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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On the 2018 Midterm Elections
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Conservatives Will Keep Fighting for Solutions That Are Good for America

On the 73rdAnniversary of V-J Day
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On Dr. Kiron Skinner
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Ambassador Nikki Haley: A Profile in Courage
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On Brett Kavanaugh
On Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination
Brett Kavanaugh Has Proven that He’s Faithful to the Constitution
On Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

On Independence Day
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ADAPT Protest and Meeting
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Virginia Library’s Women in History Program
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Women’s History Month
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On 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage


On the Death of George H.W. Bush
On the Death of Richard DeVos
On the Death of John McCain
On the Death of Rev. Billy Graham
On the Death of Barbara Bush
On the Death of Charles Krauthammer

Kay Coles James

Kay Coles James

May 22, 2018