President Barack Obama will be unable to finish his second term due to the Benghazi scandal, media personality and former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee expects.
At the request of the U.S. Justice Department, a federal appellate court dismissed on Friday an attempt by the Justice Department to require that its birth control mandate go into effect for Tyndale House Publishers while its lawsuit is pending.
The immigration reform bill proposed by the Senate's "gang of eight" would cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion, according to a report by The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank and advocacy organization. Critics of the report charge that it fails to take into account the benefits to the economy that immigration reform would bring.
Equality is more important than religion, Brendan Ayanbadejo, an NFL linebacker and outspoken advocate of gay rights, said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich argued that the push for so-called equality has infringed upon religious freedom.
Some Republican leaders are looking at the possibility of tying the next increase to the nation's debt limit to tax reform. While most Democrats and President Barack Obama balk at the idea, Republicans may get the support of Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.). Baucus has long wanted to reform the nation's bloated tax code, but, since he recently announced he will retire at the end of 2014, this may be his last shot.
Opponents of the Common Core State Standards Initiative will be using social media Thursday night to bring attention to their cause. For this second #StopCommonCore Twitter rally, they hope to surpass the 2,493,308 Twitter users who attended the first rally.
A group of Republican donors have launched an effort to get Republicans to support redefining marriage to include same-sex couples.
Political scientist James W. Ceaser, one of the authors of a book that takes a comprehensive look at the 2012 election, believes that President Barack Obama's victory was not as earth shattering as many pundits have described it.
Rep. Paul Ryan, last year's Republican vice presidential nominee, said Monday that he regretted voting to ban same-sex couples in the District of Columbia from adopting children.
Focus on the Family President Jim Daly has impressed at least one liberal journalist with his confessions, generosity and hospitality. In researching his new book on evangelicals, religion and culture writer Tom Krattenmaker traveled to Colorado Springs, Colo., and spent some time at the Focus headquarters. The result of the visit was a book challenging his fellow progressives to stop stereotyping evangelicals and realize that they can work together for the common good.
A survey of research published on school choice programs shows that they improve the academic performance of both those who take advantage of the program and public school students, cost less, reduce racial segregation, and do not diminish shared civic values and practices, according to a new report from The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.
Military Chaplains Must Contend With 'Hate Speech' Accusations; Inclusive Prayers Not an Issue, Senate Chaplain Says
Military chaplains cannot be forced to do something in opposition to their theology, but they may have problems with being accused of "hate speech" for teaching what scripture says about homosexuality, Barry Black, the U.S. Senate Chaplain and a former military chaplain, told a Heritage Foundation audience Monday. He also said he does not believe that the occasions where military chaplains are expected to pray inclusive prayers is a serious problem.
Atheism changes over time and is a reaction to the dominant religious beliefs of the time. Today's atheism is, in part, a reaction to the political activism of conservative Christians, or the "Christian Right." This is one of the conclusions found in a new study of American atheists, There is No God: Atheists in America, by University of North Texas sociologists David A. Williamson and George Yancey .
Eight U.S. senators, including Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, have signed onto Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-Iowa) fight to defund the Common Core State Standard's Initiative.
Washington bigwigs took a break from partisan bickering Saturday night to enjoy some laughs and mingle with celebrities. President Barack Obama delivered some of the best jokes of the night in his speech at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C. Here are 10 of his funniest lines: