In an effort to find volunteers and votes for what most political analysts are saying will be a nail-biter of an election in November, the Obama campaign has been scouring gay pride events and collecting information from what seems to be an overly friendly environment – the LGBT community.
An Illinois judge on Thursday agreed to combine two separate lawsuits brought to challenge the state ban on gay marriage. The two suits brought by the ACLU of Illinois and the gay rights group Lambda Legal, challenge Cook County Clerk David Orr and others for not extending marriage licenses to same-sex partners.
Attorney General Eric Holder's squabble with Congress over Fast and Furious documents had mostly been confined to the circle of political insiders and reporters. But many more started to wonder what the White House was trying to keep under wraps after President Obama exercised his executive privilege Wednesday on behalf of his attorney general.
Former U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson has resigned after his involvement in two car crashes in Southern California earlier this month. Bryson said he suffered a seizure prior to the accidents.
GOProud, a national organization of gay conservatives, voted Tuesday to endorse Republican Mitt Romney for president.
President Obama, in an attempt to intervene on behalf of Attorney General Eric Holder, has granted Wednesday a last minute request to exert executive privilege over the Fast and Furious documents that Holder has thus far refused to provide the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Is he or is he not under consideration to be the running mate of presumed GOP nominee Mitt Romney? That is the question being asked after conflicting information recently surfaced regarding Florida Sen. Marco Rubio – viewed by many as the darling of Tea Party conservatives – and the likelihood that he is being seriously considered as the GOP vice presidential nominee.
It is no surprise that opponents of President Obama are criticizing his use of the executive order to dictate what a federal agency will or will not do. But his growing list of executive orders - which includes his decision not to defend DOMA and allowing some states to bypass the educational policy No Child Left Behind – is also raising the eyebrows of legal scholars.
It's one thing for your political opponents to attack you, but now a liberal professor who once supported and taught President Obama at Harvard says the Democratic Party's only hope of survival is to not give the president a second term.
Mitt Romney's position on immigration, in particular on young illegal immigrants, may divide the GOP base because many of the party's evangelical voters are moving left of the Republican Party on the issue.
Illinois, like many other states, bans same-sex marriage. But officials in Chicago's Cook County are backing away from defending the state law that bans gay and lesbian couples from marrying and are even applauding those who are suing the state.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops approved by unanimous vote on Wednesday a statement reaffirming the church's long standing opposition to President Obama's health care mandate requiring employers and insurers to provide free contraceptive care to employees. The group is meeting in Atlanta, Ga., for their annual conference.
A new Gallup poll released Thursday shows that 68 percent of Americans surveyed blame former President George Bush for the nation's economic problems, while 52 percent say President Obama is responsible.
The Washington Secretary of State's office announced on Tuesday that Referendum 74, an initiative to ban same-sex marriage in the state, will go before voters in November. The measure seeks to overturn a state law passed earlier this year by the legislature and signed by Gov. Chris Gregoire legalizing gay marriage.
The Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling group's recent poll of North Carolina voters shows that President Obama has lost his lead for the first time in nine months to the presumptive GOP nominee, Mitt Romney. But what is most notable is that black voters are moving away from Obama at an alarming rate.
A former staffer to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords easily won the special election for her vacant Arizona congressional seat on Tuesday. Democrat Ron Barber cruised to an easy victory over Republican Jesse Kelly, 52 to 45 percent.
Focus on the Family President Jim Daly on Monday joined over 100 other evangelical leaders who signed a statement calling for immigration reform, saying that most of the country's illegal immigrants should be granted U.S. citizenship.
A Wisconsin exit poll cited by Democrats nationwide as reason why President Obama is still in the safe zone in November may have serious flaws, according to polling experts. Sean Trende, a well-known polling analyst, asserts that in order for the seven point Obama lead to be true, more Republicans needed to have expressed preference for the president than Democrats for GOP candidate Mitt Romney and the president should have taken independents by a 60-40 margin.
Concerned Women for American President and CEO Penny Nance is set to unveil a million-dollar campaign on Tuesday called "She Votes 2012," designed to encourage conservative women to vote in the November general election with the primary objective of targeting key states where women can have an immediate impact.
President Obama's commerce secretary, John Bryson, has been cited and is under investigation for two traffic violations that occurred in Southern California this past weekend – one of which might be a hit and run accident that under the state's law is a felony.
Pastors and pro-family advocates in Maryland have secured enough signatures to bring a vote on same-sex marriage to the November ballot, a move that means the heavily Democratic state could override the governor and state legislature by outlawing gay marriage at the ballot box.
Former GOP presidential front-runner and U.S. Senator Rick Santorum today announced the formation of a new organization whose objective is to mobilize one million social conservatives for the 2012 general election in November.
The NAACP's recent announcement supporting President Obama's position on same-sex marriage has led to the resignation of one of its leaders.
While many previous donors to President Obama's campaign are choosing to sit on their wallets this time around over a faltering economy and lingering war in Afghanistan, the president has found newly motivated donors within the homosexual community.
Former President Bill Clinton took to the airwaves Tuesday to offer President Obama some economic advice by suggesting that the White House back a temporary extension of what is known as the Bush tax cuts, which are set to expire in January.