Missouri Republican Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin is definitely in the race to stay as Tuesday's withdrawal deadline passed without any action on his part. He also received the endorsement of former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, both Tea Party favorites who will be looking to rally support and fundraise for the embattled candidate.
In a key speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, President Obama said Muslims are most persecuted when it comes to extremism, and highlighted violence against Muslims as a great danger to world peace.
White House and State Department officials continue to take severe criticism for overestimating compound security at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya – with one email exchange between a reporter and a State Department aide deteriorating into expletives after the reporter continued to poke holes in the administration's story.
Republican Mitt Romney addressed a crowd of business leaders and global policy experts Tuesday at former President Bill Clinton's Global Initiative in New York. His message to those gathered and the world was simple: Americans must "never apologize" for America's role as a world leader.
Republican leaders are not backing off in their criticism of Barack Obama's national security policies in the wake of a statement by Obama that the Middle East is only suffering "bumps in the road" in a televised interview over the weekend.
Political analysts are watching carefully the amount of small donor support that GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin can attract starting this week as an indication of whether Missouri will still be in play for the Republican effort to take control of the Senate. What is of particular interest are how Christians are responding to Akin's request for cash.
Chick-fil-A has cleared up rumors that it has revised its charitable donation policy to exclude "anti-gay" groups. The fast-food chain's president told Fox News host Mike Huckabee that it has not made any "concessions" and remains committed to strengthening families.
Mitt and Ann Romney released their 2011 tax returns as promised, revealing the couple had income of $13.7 million and paid 14.1 percent in taxes. The couple also donated $4 million to charity, including $1.1 million to their church.
Most political pundits on both sides of the aisle agree that Mitt Romney has had a challenging week. Some of these same analysts, including conservative journalists, are calling for a major shakeup in team Romney as the campaign closes in on the 40-day mark.
The nation's largest privately held fast-food chicken restaurant is not responding to claims by a Chicago-based gay rights organization that it has changed its policy of donating to organizations that support traditional marriage.
The controversy surrounding the Department of Justice in collusion with the non-profit, liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America shows few signs of slowing down as the list of reporters and conservative activists targeted by employees of both organizations continues to grow.
In 2009, the number of people living below the poverty level and on food stamps was around 32 million. Today, that number is closer to 47 million. Now a handful of black leaders are saying that President Obama has failed to address the issue, especially as it relates to the increasing number of African Americans who are still trapped in poverty.
Conservative critics are still pressuring the Obama administration's foreign policy in the wake of continued Arab unrest in the Middle East, arguing that the protests are more an indication of weakened U.S. resolve than a reaction to a You Tube video.
Conservative pundits, and even some moderate independents, are wondering if the mainstream media has begun giving Obama a push to the finish line in the national election – by up-playing Romney campaign problems and downplaying some of Obama's economic and foreign policy missteps.78 comments
With just 50 days until Americans go to the polls to select their next president, many black Christians find themselves in somewhat of an unusual predicament. Their choice is between reelecting a president who embraces same-sex marriage or a former governor whose religion practiced racial discrimination longer than most of the once segregated South. It may cause some to exercise a third and formerly unthinkable choice of sitting at home on Nov. 7.806 comments