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Jan 16

Heritage Expert to Testify on Cuba

Today at 9:00 a.m., Ana Quintana, Heritage policy analyst for Latin America and the Western Hemisphere will testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on National Security on the Obama administration's failed policy approach to the Castro regime in Cuba, and what can be done to establish a more effective policy toward the island nation. 

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Jan 11

How Congress Can Avoid a Bad Budget Deal for Americans

"Federal funding for defense and domestic programs expires Jan. 19. Given the ongoing budget impasse, Congress can best serve the American people by adopting a continuing resolution for the remainder of the fiscal year and providing for critical defense needs through the use of the overseas contingency account, paid for with domestic spending offsets," writes Heritage expert, Romina Boccia, in The Hill. 

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Jan 11

SCOTUS 101: Water Wars, Curtilage, and Voter Rolls

In the first episode of 2018, Elizabeth and Tiffany talk about cases at the Court this week and a conversation between Justice Thomas and his wife. They also interview Ohio Solicitor General Eric Murphy and play Supreme Trivia - Kennedy edition.

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Jan 9

Food Stamp Program Needs Commonsense Reform

Welfare should merge compassion and fairness. Those who need it should receive aid, but not able-bodied adults who refuse to take any steps to support themselves. 

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Jan 9

Power Grid Shows Strain Amid Deep Freeze

How strong is it? Heritage expert Nick Loris, recently discussed the United States power grid reliability during the winter on Fox Business’ “Cavuto Coast to Coast.”

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Jan 5

Move to Cut Off Pakistan Long-Overdue

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. It’s a lesson the U.S. government has learned the hard way in Pakistan. Fortunately, the Trump administration’s recent decision to suspend $255 million in aid to Islamabad serves as a welcome injection of sanity into the deeply dysfunctional U.S.-Pakistan relationship.

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