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Special Episode: What This Election Day Means for Conservatives

On this special episode, President of The Heritage Foundation, Kevin Roberts talks about possible election outcomes and what this election means for conservatives.

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  • Why Is the Biden Administration’s Electric Car Push Failing? | Diana Furchtgott-Roth

    Thousands of American car dealers are petitioning the Biden Administration to ease its overbearing regulations on the sale of electric vehicles (EVs). Heritage Director for the Center of Energy, Climate, and the Environment Diana Furchtgott-Roth explains what the administration is doing and how we should respond. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Diana Furchtgott-Roth on X: McGraw’s Petition to President Thomas Jefferson:
  • Why Has Hamas Taken Hostages? | Victoria Coates

    On October 7, Hamas terrorists killed 1200 people in their attack on Israel. They also took about 240 hostages. A recent hostage exchange continues to raise questions about those hostages, why they were taken, what they’re experiencing, and how different powers around the world are responding to this crisis. Heritage Vice President of the Davis Institute for International Security Victoria Coates once again joins the podcast to explain. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Victoria Coates on X: Daily Signal article on the brothers of hostage Alon Lulu-Shamriz:
  • Why Does Thanksgiving Matter? | Dr. Kevin Roberts

    Are you ready for this year’s awkward dinner table political discussion? If not, don’t worry. Dr. Kevin Roberts joins the podcast to talk about why Thanksgiving is still important for Americans and how conservatives should approach this special holiday. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Dr. Kevin Roberts on X: on the Thanksgiving of 1944:
  • What is a Laddered Continuing Resolution? | Eric Teetsel

    Newly elected Speaker of the House Mike Johnson is promoting a plan to avoid a government shutdown and Senate Democrats are moving to get around Senator Tommy Tuberville’s principled stand against the Biden DOD. Heritage Vice President of Government Affairs Eric Teetsel explains. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Eric Teetsel on X:
  • Is Entrepreneurship Bad for Society? | Andy Puzder

    Entrepreneurs and innovators attain success by providing services that other people value. So why does there seem to be suspicion towards a free market and success within it? Heritage budget expert Richard Stern and former Carl’s Jr. CEO Andy Puzder explain. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Richard Stern on X at: Andy Puzder on X at:
  • What Does a New Speaker Mean for Congress? | Richard Stern

    The election of Mike Johnson, R-La., as Speaker of the House has set a new legislative agenda in Congress. Richard Stern joins Heritage Explains once again to talk about what’s getting passed and why it’s important. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Richard Stern on X at:
  • What is Causing the Left's Antisemitism Problem? | Jason Bedrick

    The October 7th Hamas attacks have exposed an ugly wave of antisemitism in America's universities and elite institutions. Heritage Research Fellow Jason Bedrick explains what antisemitism is (and is not) and what we can do about it. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Follow Jason Bedrick on X:
  • Why Does DEI Make Everything Worse? | Jay Greene

    According to them, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) bureaucrats make institutions more fair and just for everyone. But, research suggests that the opposite is likely true. This has become especially obvious to Americans in the wake of Hamas’ vicious attacks on Israel. Jay Greene explains the connection. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—Three papers by Jay Greene:Diversity University: Elementary: Delusion: Jay Greene on X at
  • Who’s Funding Hamas? | Robert Greenway

    The devastating terrorist attacks in Israel have rocked the world. Heritage Director of the Center for National Defense and Israel Expert Robert Greenway explains what has happened and what we should do. —Have thoughts? Let us know at—More by Robert Greenway: Robert Greenway on X: