The Research Papers You Relied on the Most in 2013

The Heritage Foundation is dedicated to policy research of the utmost intellectual integrity. This year featured debates on a wide range of policy issues, and Heritage’s research played an important role on Capitol Hill and throughout America. Here are the five most popular research papers from 2013. How Will You … More

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The Ryan–Murray Budget Deal: Unnecessary Pain for Americans

The controversial budget deal reached by Representative Paul Ryan (R–WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D–WA) has been criticized by experts on both sides of the issue for delaying needed budget reforms. Romina Boccia, Heritage’s Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs, discussed the deal with Obama’s car czar Steven … More

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State Department Waste: Booze, Crystal, and a Million-Dollar Stack of Rocks

On the eve of the government shutdown, the State Department was consumed with a very different budget crisis of its own: purchasing vast amounts of booze for American embassies around the globe. According to Jim McElhatton of The Washington Times, the embassy in Moscow splurged on $15,900 in bourbon and … More

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