President Obama’s poll numbers may be slipping but his campaign donations are pouring in. In an email released by the Obama campaign Thursday morning, it was revealed that the president’s reelection campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised a total of $70 million in the third fundraising quarter of the year.
Iran has denied any responsibility in the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, D.C., this week and says the United States is using Iran to divert attention away from America’s failing economy. The Iranian government announced Wednesday that the accusation is a new version of “American propaganda.”
“Sex sells at a low price in today’s society,” said Mark Regnerus, a sociologist at the University of Texas and author of the recently-released book Premarital Sex in America . Regnerus spoke to a group of Christian leaders in Washington, D.C., Wednesday and explained the reasons behind the cultural trend that has men and women getting married later in life or not at all.Tags Culture
“I have dreams, but they will never come true,” an adolescent boy says of his indentured servitude, in an upcoming documentary. “So let me have no dreams at all.”
Rick Perry’s initial surge in popularity as GOP front-runner has stalled to a languid pace, as his debate performances have been far less than stellar, according to political pundits. However, Perry looks to tonight’s GOP debate as an opportunity to regain his foothold as the front-runner and convince the American voters that he has what it takes to turn the dismal economy around.
A Washington Post/Bloomberg poll released on the eve of the GOP candidate debate on economic policy reveals a possible reason why Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign continues to lose steam: voters believe she would do the most harm to the economy if elected president.
California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that his state will become the fifth state to prohibit the open carry of handguns in a public venue, even if they are unloaded.
President Obama has campaigned on the premise that Wall Street is “bad” for mainstream America. In June, he angered many financial industry executives by calling them “fat cats” and criticized their bonuses. However, that does not stop the President from accepting campaign donations from those same corporations to which he refers to as “corrupt” and “greedy.”
"Poisonous language does not advance our cause,” former Massachusetts governor and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said while addressing the evangelical Christian audience at the Values Voter Summit Saturday. His words were a direct retribution to Bryan Fischer, a director at the American Family Association, who took the stage directly after Romney.
Ron Paul was declared the winner of the Values Voter Summit Straw Poll of 2011. Paul’s ardent supporters, known for showing up at Republican conventions to vocally declare support for their candidate, filled the hotel auditorium Saturday morning.
Ron Paul, the libertarian congressman from Texas, was right at home at Saturday’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. Buses full of his most ardent supporters filled the hotel auditorium to cheer for the second-time presidential candidate.
After two weeks of negative press about his stand on immigration, Rick Perry addressed a conservative audience at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., on Friday. The Texas governor sought to ensure his waning Republican base that he is the most conservative candidate running for the presidency.
For the past 20 days, a crowd of more than 1,000 students, union members and other activists have been camped out in the streets of New York in a protest named Occupy Wall Street. The movement started on Sept. 17 and was organized mainly by social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter.
Appalling. Offensive. Invasive. These are the words the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and many rank-and-file Christians choose to use when describing a new regulation proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services, which will mandate that all private health plans in the United States cover sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives without charging any fees to the consumer.
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney disagrees with his fellow GOP presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry on the possibility of sending U.S. troops to Mexico to help fight the drug cartels.