Sen. Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-Iowa) is asking his colleagues to eliminate U.S. Department of Education funding used to develop or implement the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Over 300 evangelicals representing 25 states gathered in the nation's capitol Wednesday for worship, prayer and meetings with members of Congress in an effort to bring about comprehensive immigration reform.
The U.S. Senate rejected Wednesday an amendment aimed at strengthening the nation's laws on background checks to purchase a firearm.
The White House was asked a question about the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell Monday. Press Secretary Jay Carney said the president is aware of the atrocities revealed in the trial but will not comment on the issues raised because it is an ongoing trial.
With the expected increase in liberal females to prominent media positions, the "war on women" theme could be even more prominent during the 2016 presidential elections than it was in 2012, believes Kay Hymowitz, William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal.
The average age at which Americans first marry is at a historic high – 27 for women and 29 for men. Should Christians welcome or beat back this trend? The Christian Post asked three Christian leaders to weigh in on this topic.
Outraged at the lack of media coverage of the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, pro-life groups are organizing a "TweetFest" Friday from noon to midnight to bring attention to the trial and the media's lack of coverage.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) cited Jesus and St. Augustine as he criticized some Republicans and evangelical Christians for being "too eager for war," in a Christian Broadcasting Network interview.
A majority of Democrats, 53 percent, have a favorable impression of the federal income tax system, according to a Washington Post-ABC poll. Among all the variables that The Washington Post cross-tabulated with the question – ideology, gender, race, age, education, income and region – only Democrats had a majority that were favorable toward the federal income tax system.
Complex. Complicated. Confusing. Beyond comprehension. Two prominent Democrats used these words this week to describe the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare."
President Barack Obama expressed some shaky math Wednesday in a Rose Garden speech announcing his FY 2014 budget, which is now two months late. His budget replaces the sequestration cuts, but he includes the sequestration cuts in announcing how much his plan would reduce deficits.
Private religious schools perform better than public schools, and public charter schools performed no better than regular public schools, according to a new study by William Jeynes, professor of education at California State University at Long Beach and senior fellow at the Witherspoon Institute at Princeton.
Conservative writers are reacting to a new MSNBC commercial in which Professor Melissa Harris-Perry discusses education and tells the audience that children belong to whole communities, not families.
Long-time evangelical Left leader Jim Wallis, founder and CEO of Sojourners, has changed his position on government recognition of same-sex marriage. A spokesperson for Sojourners confirmed with The Christian Post on Monday that his statement on Friday was the first time that Wallis publicly expressed his support for gay marriage.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday he was encouraged that President Barack Obama will include some entitlement reforms in his budget proposal, which is expected this week. Though Obama does not go far enough, Graham said on NBC's "Meet the Press," it demonstrates a willingness to compromise on a "grand bargain."