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Heritage Foundation

  1. voting rights
    What Is the Republican Party’s Position on Voting Rights?The implicit GOP position is to defer to states and localities — so far as their decisions help Republicans.
  2. budget deal
    Will Conservatives Support Trump’s New Budget Deal? Will Trump?The deal could go through quickly, but Trump, conservatives, and House progressives could all play a role in blowing it up.
  3. Are Democrats Crying Wolf on Threat to Abortion Rights?The threat to abortion rights is very real, even if conservatives have grown adept at pretending otherwise.
  4. The Obscure Legal Issue That May Foil Criminal-Justice ReformLast year, Trump, Sessions, and McConnell killed criminal-justice reform. This year the big problem is a fight over criminal-intent requirements.
  5. Can Jared Kushner Save Criminal-Justice Reform From Jeff Sessions?Bipartisan criminal-justice reform failed last year, in part because of the Trump campaign and Jeff Sessions. But now Jared Kushner is onboard.
  6. Blue-Slip Tradition, Democrats’ Best Weapon Against Right-Wing Judges, in PerilThe century-long tradition of requiring approval of judicial nominees by home-state senators could soon be scrapped under pressure from conservatives.
  7. Right-Wing Ideological Commissar Jim DeMint Ousted From Heritage FoundationA leading theory is that he helped screw up the Obamacare repeal-and-replace effort.
  8. Trump Budget a Blast From the Conservative PastTrump’s budget outline is a very conventionally conservative document wrapped in bristling “America First” packaging, but not a very serious proposal.
  9. Remember Jim DeMint? His Fingerprints Are All Over the Trump TransitionIt’s a sign of the times that the bomb-throwing former senator is playing a big behind-the-scenes role.
  10. the national interest
    Conservative Think Tank Won’t Admit Obamacare Reduces the Number of UninsuredObamacare reducing the number of uninsured is just a theory, like global warming.
  11. the national interest
    Obamacare-Hater Can’t Find Single True FactIt’s the Heritage Foundation. We are dealing with morons here.
  12. early and awkward
    RNC’s Florida Latino Outreach Head Turns Democrat, Citing ‘Intolerance’Thanks to that Heritage Foundation study and its author.
  13. freedooooommmm!
    United States: Land of the Mostly FreeApparently, the government’s intervention into the recession means we are no longer a “free” country.