By Tim Mak | 09/20/13 05:16 AM
Former Rep. Roscoe Bartlett lives tucked away on an off-the-grid swath of West Virginia woodland that serves as an implicit indictment of the inside-the-Beltway life he and so many others have led — a life reliant on the federal government.
By Tim Mak | 09/18/13 12:53 PM
The Heritage Foundation has received the largest donation in its history — $26 million from the family of two long-time donors. The gift from the family of Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis represents more than a third of the conservative think tank's annual budget.
By Tim Mak | 09/17/13 02:31 PM
Conservative media stirred up a brouhaha Tuesday by resurrecting a 2010 Warren Buffett quote on health care as fresh news – and without context.
By Tim Mak | 09/13/13 09:28 AM
The Heritage Foundation has decided it is better to be feared than loved. The conservative think tank conducted private market research on Capitol Hill between 2008 and 2009, asking respondents whether they were ever worried about being on the wrong side of Heritage’s position....
By Tim Mak | 09/13/13 06:38 AM
Chuck Hagel finds himself as one of the top presidential advisers charged with convincing Congress to authorize the use of military force against Syria, a task at odds with the cautious attitude toward the use of force Hagel developed as a young Army sergeant wounded while fighting in the...
By Tim Mak | 09/10/13 10:54 PM
President Obama: The president put the clout of the White House on the line when he turned to Congress for authorization to attack Syria. But lawmakers turned against his plan, in part because constituents were calling their offices night and day to urge opposition. Having drawn a "red line"...
By Tim Mak | 09/12/13 02:10 PM
An obscure provision in the tax code affecting marijuana sales is giving Republicans, Democrats and conservative anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist the munchies for reform. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., supported by Norquist and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., introduced a bill called the...
By Tim Mak | 09/11/13 06:13 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz dismissed the White House's strategy for the Syrian crisis, saying he could not support a military strike because President Obama sought to fight for international principle rather than America's national interests.
By Tim Mak | 09/10/13 11:29 AM
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Tuesday that the House would vote this week on a stopgap government spending bill, along with a provision that would force the Senate to consider whether the president’s signature health care law should be funded.
By Tim Mak | 09/10/13 10:59 AM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, reiterated his support for President Obama's plan to intervene militarily in Syria on Tuesday, asking members to provide a "united front" with the president on a critical foreign policy issue.
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