The Internet was abuzz on Friday over the news that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is at the top of Mitt Romney's short list for vice president. While some in the GOP were elated about the news, several leading evangelicals say they are "insulted" over the idea for one main reason – Rice supports abortion rights for women and Romney has stated publicly he would appoint a pro-life running mate.
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday sought to strike fear in the minds of those attending the NAACP annual convention in Houston by suggesting that Mitt Romney would make it harder to vote because of voter ID laws and that Romney economic policies would hurt the black community.
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has weighed into the controversial issue of same-sex marriage by endorsing Referendum 74, the measure to be voted on by Washington State residents in November that would legalize homosexual marriage.
In what is expected to be one of the closest presidential elections in history, some Obama supporters are scratching their heads over why President Obama is not addressing the NAACP convention in Houston this year, instead dispatching Vice President Biden.
Mitt Romney stood before leaders and activists at the NAACP convention in Houston, Texas, this morning and attempted to strike an inclusive tone by stating why a Republican governor should be their choice in 2012. But not everyone in the crowd was pleased with Romney's agenda.
On a swing through South Florida on Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama drew criticism from school board members for stopping at Barbara Goleman Senior High School in Miami Lakes to motivate and recruit volunteers for her husband's reelection efforts.
Speaking at the annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People convention in Houston on Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder took a swipe at some GOP-backed laws requiring that voters produce a valid photo ID by saying such laws are similar to poll taxes that were enacted in post-slavery America. He vowed to be "aggressive" in challenging their implementation.
When Dr. James Dobson started his Focus on the Family radio broadcast in 1977, he had no concept of how big his influence would be on the millions of parents who would listen to advice on building solid Christian families. And neither did his son Ryan.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is asking his state to reject more than $76 billion in federal funds by not expanding its Medicaid program in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act, better known as "Obamacare."
President Obama announced on Monday his plans to extend what have become known as the "Bush era tax cuts" for one year for families earning less than $250,000 per year.
On Monday, the Romney campaign confirmed they exceeded their previous fundraising record by bringing in a staggering $106 million in June. The amount includes funds for his presidential campaign and also for the Romney Victory Fund, an account controlled by the Republican National Committee.
Although Hollywood icon Brad Pitt may be a die-hard supporter of President Obama, the same cannot be said for his mother who in a letter to the Springfield News-Leader, said Christians should pray before casting their vote for president.
The Obama administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has announced a grant of $395,000 a year for the next three years to Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis.
Beth Myers may not be a household name to most Americans, but around the Romney kitchen table she is front and center. The reason: she is the person charged with finalizing the list of potential vice presidential nominees and insiders say the list is getting shorter by the day.
Industry titans Rupert Murdock and Jack Welch have suggested via the social media site Twitter, that soon-to-be GOP nominee Mitt Romney replace his top campaign staff if he wants to defeat President Obama in November.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has waded into the same-sex marriage debate in Washington State with a $100,000 contribution to help defeat a referendum that would ban same-sex marriage.
Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chicken restaurant chain known for its commitment to employing biblical beliefs in its business practices, is once again under attack by homosexual activists for its support of pro-traditional marriage organizations.
The Coalition of African American Pastors demanded on Monday that President Obama meet with the group to address his stance on same-sex marriage. So far, the White House has refused to acknowledge the group's request but leaders say they plan to "turn up the heat" by asking black Christians to sit on the sidelines for the time being.
Last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate may have caught conservatives off guard, but it was Chief Justice John Roberts' decision to side with the court's more liberal members that left some of the country's leading conservatives spellbound. Some are now rethinking what cases to take to the high court.
First lady Michelle Obama told those gathered at the annual conference of the African Methodist Episcopal church in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday that what Christians do in the quieter moments of their lives is more important than just showing up for Sunday services once a week.
Within minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court released its ruling upholding the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Tea Party leaders were announcing an all-out effort to reinvigorate their troops to elect a president and Congress members who promise to repeal the controversial health care law
The American Civil Liberties Union – often seen as a staunch defender of liberal civil rights cases – announced on Tuesday they are coming to the rescue of a local Ku Klux Klan chapter in their effort to "adopt" a portion of a Georgia highway.
One of the leading advocates of California's Proposition 8 – the controversial measure that sought to ban same-sex marriage – has now changed his position, saying the "time has come" to accept the reality of same-sex marriage as a civil right.
A new poll of Independent voters in Michigan shows that four in 10 are less likely to vote for President Obama since he announced his support for same-sex marriage last month.
T. Boone Pickens, the energy billionaire who has invested heavily in wind, solar and natural gas projects, has criticized President Obama for not having an energy plan. He hinted that he is likely to back Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.