Rep. Gohmert Stands in Support of Saving the American Dream

Earlier this week, Representative Louie Gohmert (R–TX) visited The Heritage Foundation to show his support for Saving the American Dream as well as our nationwide educational effort with the Family Research Council, the Your Money, Your Values, Your Vote 2012 Tour. Rep. Louie Gohmert voices his support for Saving the American Dream Speaking to an […]

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Senator DeMint

Senator DeMint on National School Choice Week

Yesterday, Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) spoke at The Heritage Foundation as part of National School Choice Week and to mark the release of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Report Card on American Education. The report ranks America’s K-12 schools in terms of performance and progress over the past year, as well as reforms and […]

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Kevin Chavous on His Tireless Efforts for School Choice

Few legislators have done more to advance school choice than Kevin Chavous. As a city councilmember in Washington D.C. from 1992 to 2004, and a chairman of the council’s Education Committee, Chavous was instrumental in implementing the city’s landmark Opportunity Scholarship Program. A partnership between the federal and city governments, the DC OSP was one […]

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Newt Pledges Moon Base By Second Term

Newt Gingrich took the opportunity of being on Florida’s space coast to revisit one of his favorite topics: space exploration. “By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon and it will be American,” Gingrich said to applause. He said the development would include commercial and private […]

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Housing Market

State of the Housing Market: New Refinancing Promises?

During his State of the Union speech, President Obama introduced a new plan to save responsible homeowner $3,000 a year on their mortgages by refinancing at historically low interest rates. Americans would be wise to be cautious, however, about the new efforts by the federal government. The federal government’s previous intervention in the market has […]

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