The Maryland Assembly passed a bill on Friday that would legalize same-sex marriage by a vote of 71-67. Prior to Friday's vote, First Lady Katie O'Malley made a comment that seemed designed to put pressure on the state's black Democratic delegates.
Five U.S. Congressmen have sent a letter to the Nobel Peace Prize committee on behalf of a Coptic Christian ministry leader whose work caring for the city's poorest citizens in the slums of Cairo has brought her worldwide acclaim.
New Jersey's Assembly passed a same-sex marriage bill late Thursday afternoon that would make it the eighth state to allow homosexual couples to marry. But Republican Gov. Chris Christie, promising "swift action," has pledged to veto the measure.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. and GOP presidential front-runner Rick Santorum has released four years of his personal tax returns that show a steep increase in income compared to his 12 years in Congress. Yet compared to his fellow GOP challenger Mitt Romney, his reported income is much lower.
Mitt Romney and his team of campaign consultants have interrupted their Super Tuesday strategy sessions and turned their attention to more pressing needs – stopping Rick Santorum in Michigan.
Indiana Speaker of the House Brian Bosma has killed a Senate bill that would allow creationism and evolution to be taught together in science classes. The bill was referred to the House Rules committee, a procedural move that essentially ensures the legislation will not be heard during the 2012 session.
Elie Wiesel, a noted Nobel Prize recipient and Holocaust survivor, called on GOP candidate Mitt Romney and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to discontinue the practice of proxy baptisms of dead Jews.
Coming off three impressive regional victories in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota last Tuesday, Rick Santorum has now moved past Mitt Romney as the voters' top choice in the latest CBS News/New York Times Poll.
Legal scholars say the U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide whether federal court has the power to overturn a state protection of traditional marriage in the wake of the controversial ruling negating California's Proposition 8.
President Obama's attempt at a "compromise" in his new contraceptive coverage rule seems to have backfired and only further fanned the flames among evangelicals and conservative Catholics.
Religious leaders say the newly announced change to President Obama's controversial health care law mandating contraception coverage does not resolve the underlying issue of the violation of religious liberty.
President Obama has another hurdle facing him over the controversy surrounding his contraceptive mandate and the Catholic community and it involves members of his own party and one of the top Catholic leaders in America.
Rick Santorum's stunning wins last night may change the trajectory of the GOP presidential race, say campaign watchers, but the key is whether Santorum can leverage his momentum into gaining delegates in the face of a disciplined Mitt Romney campaign ever focused on the end game.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum had his best day yet in the 2012 campaign season by winning a trio of races in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota. His only problem was he took home no delegates for his efforts.
Tuesday's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that California's voter-approved Proposition 8 is unconstitutional has left pro-traditional marriage groups shaking their heads over what they view as judicial activism.
After losing to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Florida, Newt Gingrich lost by an even greater margin in last Saturday's Nevada caucuses and this week's three contests don't look promising either.
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has become a household name, mainly due to his strong Christian stance both on and off the field. Now the former Heisman Trophy winner is signaling that his next career may involve politics.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum confirmed once again that he is in the Republican presidential race to stay and expected to do well in the three contests coming up this week. But Santorum may have another opportunity to stay in the race past August if he is chosen as a vice presidential running mate for the eventual nominee.
Front-runner Mitt Romney is now the only Republican presidential candidate with Secret Service protection, but is that a good or bad thing in terms of his ability to connect with voters?
Today's surprise announcement by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation to reverse its decision to fund Planned Parenthood has pro-life groups and advocates shaking their heads. The reversal will mostly likely alienate supporters on both sides, causing even more trouble for the breast cancer group.
Former Senate candidate and Tea Party activist Sharron Angle and former Colorado congressman and 2008 presidential hopeful Tom Tancredo have endorsed Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum.
Newt Gingrich has what is known in business circles as an "angel" investor to his presidential campaign. In other circles it is referred to as a "sugar daddy." Regardless of what you call it, this billionaire casino owner and his family have kept Gingrich afloat due to their massive contributions to Gingrich's Super Pac. The question is, how much influence does this casino magnate have on the American political system?
Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and two-time GOP presidential hopeful, is taking his campaign to Minnesota today in hopes of increasing his delegate count. What he will be without is the endorsement of the state's conservative congresswoman, Michele Bachmann.
Two groups are scheduled to protest the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning. GetEQUAL, a homosexual activist group and Occupy DC will organize outside of the Washington Hilton Hotel to stand against The Fellowship Foundation, also known as "The Family" and "the rich and famous."
Evangelical leaders picked economic recovery as the most important issue facing the nation today, according to an unscientific survey conducted on the board members of the National Association of Evangelicals.