Christian health care providers were given the opportunity to express their concerns to Congress on Wednesday regarding a mandate that forces them to provide their insurers with contraception coverage.
As Iran continues to demonstrate a desire and capability to attain nuclear weapons, Israel is determined to make sure that does not happen. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has implied that Israel’s patience with the Islamic Republic is growing thin and that diplomacy may soon come to an end.
Every four years, Americans typically get reminded of the limitations of a two-party political system. Candidates running for either party typically campaign toward the more extreme ideologies, jousting for the title of “most conservative” or “most liberal” candidate of the pact. Americans Elect is hoping to change that.
The longer Mitt Romney stays in the GOP presidential race, the more Republicans seem to doubt his ideology as a true conservative. Romney has been accused of changing his mind on many political issues and most recently his views concerning global climate change have come under scrutiny.
South Carolina’s strict new immigration law is being challenged by the U.S. Department of Justice under the claim that it undermines federal authority.
The world has seen a wave of civil unrest sweep across nations this year and as a result the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking measures to prevent any sign of social disturbance from happening within America. One of the measures include monitoring social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, for clues on growing civil disobedience.Tags Ethics/rights
Earlier this month President Obama made headlines when he announced the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year. As a result of this drawdown, the Department of Defense has announced its plan to increase military presence in the Persian Gulf region, The New York Times reports.
In an effort to revitalize his declining presidential campaign, Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried to appeal to the Republican base Friday night. He appeared at a conservative event in Manchester, N.H., in front of a crowd of 450, and advocated for the state to take a more conservative agenda.
The anti-bullying project called “It Gets Better” is routinely endorsed by celebrities and democratic politicians. This year, however, three New Jersey Republicans have joined in.
The Republican nominee has yet to be formally announced, however, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has already chosen its enemy: Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
Businessman Herman Cain has recently seen a rise in the GOP polls thanks to his charisma and authentic appeal. However, while Cain usually touts his business skills and economic knowledge as reasons for him to move into the White House, his management skills may be less than desirable for someone wanting to be president.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told the Bay News 9 while campaigning in Florida on Wednesday that he is against allowing the Lone Star state to feature license plates displaying the Confederate flag. This is considered an about-face to his past positions of defending the historical value of Confederacy symbols.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has often touted his political and economic success in Texas while on the presidential campaign trail. However, the Texas congressional delegation is not as eager to jump aboard the Rick Perry train.
President Obama announced plans on Wednesday to provide relief to millions of people entrenched in student debt. Obama’s plan, however, involves using his executive authority to bypass a Congress that the president says simply acts too slow.
President Obama’s announcement on Friday that every single American troop will be out of Iraq by Christmas received mixed responses from a nation tired of wars and a dismal economy.