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Watchdog Groups: Ex-Lawmakers Find Easy Ways Around Lobbying Curb

Former congressmen have little trouble finding loopholes to let them make big money as lobbyists.

January 13, 2015

Kingmaker Or Royal Pain To GOP: DeMint Building Heritage Into Conservative Force

Not all Republicans are thrilled with the Heritage Foundation’s growing impact.

December 2, 2014

Heritage Tries Its Hand At News, But Forgets The Facts

The Daily Signal,  The Heritage Foundation’s online “news” website, debuted Tuesday, offering up vagaries and unverifiable assertions aplenty, but too few empirical facts and little in the way of attribution. Its first video was a publicist’s dream, a puff piece that no serious news organization would air. What appears in The Daily Signal matters because […]

June 3, 2014

This Week In Crazy: ‘Super Gay Male Soldiers’ Are Killing Christians, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Jim DeMint Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr Heritage Foundation leader Jim DeMint continued to make a mockery of the term “think tank” this week, when […]

April 11, 2014

AFL-CIO’s Trumka Challenges Heritage’s DeMint On The Minimum Wage

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and the Republican majority in the House of Representatives may have no intention of ever bringing a minimum-wage increase to the floor for a vote, but that doesn’t mean that liberals will allow the issue to die quietly. In an effort to raise political pressure on Republicans, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka […]

March 24, 2014