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More about Kay Coles James

Kay Coles James joined Fox News, Thursday, May 2, to talk about her recent experience as part of Google's AI board, the Left's attacks on her as a conservative, and the need for the Left to truly practice the tolerance and open-mindedness it preaches. Watch the rest of the interview here.

Heritage President Kay Coles James shares how Heritage is fighting the pervasive ideologies and policies of socialism with hundreds of Heritage Foundation supporters in New York City. 

President of The Heritage Foundation, Kay Coles James, on the 2019 State of the Union Address.

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Journalist Mollie Hemingway receives The Heritage Foundation’s 2019 Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship
Thanks to Mollie’s journalistic integrity and willingness to stand alone beside the truth, the American people are better informed and better equipped to see through an increasingly doctrinaire news media. Read the statement.

Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment's Passage in the House
We commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first major step in adopting the 19th Amendment: the passage of the resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read the statement.

The Path to Putting Government in Its Proper Place
Our nation thrives most when the federal government is focused on core national priorities while states and localities are empowered to address issues that are closest to the people who will be affected by those policies. Read the commentary

On the White House Immigration Proposal
Conservatives are committed to solving this challenge. Americans have waited long enough for action. Today’s announcement from President Trump is a welcome step in the right direction. Read the statement.

On Receiving Legacy Award from U.S. Dream Academy
Through mentoring, education, and encouragement, the academy shows these children that others care about them, believe in them, and want more for them. The academy gives hope to children who might otherwise never realize their dreams for opportunity and freedom. I am deeply honored to receive the Legacy Award from an organization that is doing so much for our young people and our communities. Read the news release.

On Policy


Crime and Justice




Energy Economics


Farm Bill

Government Spending


International Relations


Poverty and Inequality

Religion and Civil Society

School Safety Initiative


Tax Cuts

Welfare Reform

On the70th Anniversary of NATO
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On Nomination of Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board
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On Neomi Rao’s Confirmation to Federal Bench
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On Andrew Wheeler Confirmation to Lead EPA
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On President Reagan's Birthday
Happy Birthday, President Ronald Reagan – Your Legacy Is With Us, Even Today

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