Former Arkansas Gov. and Fox News analyst Mike Huckabee said Wednesday's "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" exceeded his wildest expectations. "It's gone beyond anything I could have imagined," Huckabee told Fox News.
Tea party activists can add another notch to their belt now that they've given Republican Ted Cruz a victory over the party's establishment candidate in the Texas race for U.S. Senate. The 13-point victory over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst signals a new day for the movement – not only in Texas but also in other red states.
Dr. Richard Land, who was once named one of America's 25 most influential evangelicals and who has led the Southern Baptists Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission since 1988, announced on Tuesday that he would be stepping down from his current post next year.
Hillary Clinton on Monday defended the State Department and her aide, Huma Abedin, against charges levied by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and four of her GOP colleagues that inferred that senior government officials and their relatives had close ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued the State Department's annual report on international religious freedom on Monday, concluding that the "world is sliding backwards" in key regions of the globe. She also singled out many of the Asian countries including China, North Korea and Saudi Arabia as some of the world's most intolerant countries when it comes to the expression and freedom of religion.
Sources with ties to the Democratic National Committee have confirmed to news sources that the party will include gay marriage as part of its platform when the full committee meets on August 10 in Detroit.
Former President Bill Clinton is now back in the good graces of the Democratic Party and President Obama and part of the proof lies in the prominent role he will play in this summer's convention in Charlotte, N.C., in late August.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) may have had a rough few weeks after taking criticism for her now infamous letters about the Muslim Brotherhood, but a ray of sunshine hit her and a few other Congressional members last week as "The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful People" list was released. Bachmann was number 10 on the list.
A group of 42 organizations have condemned Rep. Michele Bachmann and four of her colleagues for criticizing the Muslim Brotherhood and naming Huma Abedin and her family as Americans who keep close ties to the group.
It may not be a union many would envision, but the American Civil Liberties Union has sided with fast-food giant Chick-fil-A after the company came under intense opposition because of statements made by its president supporting traditional marriage.
After a rocky start, the Romney campaign is focusing its European tour on Mitt's trip to Israel as a key factor in evangelical support for the presidential contender in November.
Voter ID laws have emerged as one of the hot-button political issues of the past few years. And now a group of Pennsylvania citizens and organizations are challenging the state law and presenting their case in state court this week, bypassing the traditional path most voter rights cases take through federal courts.
President Barack Obama drew a sharp line between himself and GOP opponent Mitt Romney on federally funded abortion rights Tuesday, arguing that federal funding of Planned Parenthood is necessary to preserve his daughters' right to chose.
The latest Chic-fil-A controversy is beginning to take on the nature of a frat house food fight, according to some commentators on both sides of the issue, and calls for restraint have begun. Here's what's gone on in just the past few days:
President Obama has been criticized by some born-again Christians for running the most anti-biblical administration in history, but recent data from Gallup show that he is actually losing ground among atheists as well.
Twelve months ago, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was riding high. She was days away from winning the Iowa Straw Poll as a Republican candidate for president and she had cameras from most major television networks covering her every move. Now, the press attention she is receiving is causing not only the GOP establishment in Washington to abandon her, but possibly some in her district as well.
ABC News reporter Brian Ross made statements on the network's "Good Morning America" show on Friday linking the shooter at a Colorado theater to the tea party movement. Those statements proved to be false and ABC has issued a retraction and apology after leaders of the political movement demanded such action be taken.
Ed Rollins, the GOP strategist and former campaign manager for Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn., is calling on his former client to apologize on the floor of the House of Representatives and "ask forgiveness" over accusations she made concerning one of Sec. Hillary Clinton's most closest and trusted aides and her possible association with the Muslim Brotherhood.
Dan Cathy, the president of the fast-food giant Chick-fil-A and the son of its founder, Truett Cathy, confirmed the company's commitment to traditional family values in an interview with Baptist Press. While the Atlanta-based chain's position is nothing new, homosexual activists are up in arms and calling for yet another all-out boycott of the chain's 1,608 restaurants.
President Obama's recent issues with a dismal jobs report and a stagnant economy that has failed to improve the balance sheet of the average household seems to be taking a back seat to the recent attacks on Mitt Romney's reluctance to release additional years of income tax returns and the exact date when he left Bain Capital.
Mitt Romney's campaign advisers may still be busy vetting their short list of vice presidential candidates, but on Wednesday leaders of the Tea Party Express announced they would like to see Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as Romney's running mate on the GOP ticket.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is advising House Democrats – especially those in competitive races – to stay away from the Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C., later this summer so they can campaign in their home districts.
The guessing game surrounding Mitt Romney's choice for vice president created a stir among pro-lifers when former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's name was bannered about last week. Even Tea Party heavyweights Sarah Palin and Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were telling conservatives to ignore Rice's abortion views if she was selected to run alongside Romney.
There are indications that voter turnout from youth and black voters, especially black voters in historically Democrat-dominated Philadelphia, could be problematic for the Obama reelection campaign. Political experts are asserting that Obama's strategy, which depends on voter turnout from core supporting constituencies just as George Bush did in 2004, may be weaker than expected.
A new ABC/Washington Post poll released Monday highlights the differences between Americans who believe racial and religious discriminations are non-issues today versus those who feel racism is a factor in selecting our elected leaders.