Soon after the Rev. Louie Giglio announced he would no longer deliver the benediction at President Obama's second inauguration later this month as to avoid controversy over a past sermon on homosexuality, an inaugural committee spokesperson said the evangelical pastor would be replaced with someone who has pro-homosexual beliefs.
Just in case you were wondering, the Internal Revenue Service tax code dwarfs the Bible in terms of the number of words used and a U.S. Congressman is picking up where others have left off in trying to simplify the rules that tell taxpayers how much they own Uncle Sam each year.
On the same day that Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with representatives of the National Rifle Association (NRA), a school shooting took place Thursday morning at Taft Union High School near Bakersfield, Calif.
After the first meeting of the White House's gun violence task force, Vice President Joe Biden said executive orders could be used to implement gun control measures, signaling action could be taken without Congressional approval.
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) was nominated by President Barack Obama on Monday as his new Secretary of Defense. Yet the three groups that appear likely to stand in the way of his nomination, not typically known for working together, include gay rights activists, Republicans and pro-Israeli organizations.
The nation's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, reports it received $542 million from government sources in 2011-2012 while performing 995,687 abortions from 2009-2011. In 2011 alone, its clinics performed 333,964 abortions.
Two freshmen U.S. Senators, one Democrat and another a Republican have come out against what many believe will be an aggressive White House position on gun control.
A new study shows that support for school prayer has steadily decreased among most Americans since the 1970s with the exception of two groups: evangelicals and older Americans.33 comments
The religious and faith backgrounds of the 113th Congress are more diverse now than at any time in the nation's history, with the addition of America's first Buddhist senator and the first Hindu in the House of Representatives.
The president of the nation's largest civil rights organization said newly appointed Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) does not believe in civil rights and went on to criticize the GOP for alienating moderate Republicans who support their positions.
Former Rep. Barney Frank may have retired from the House of Representatives, but now he wants to be appointed to the U.S. Senate if Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) is confirmed as the next secretary of state.
An unusual alliance is shaping the debate of gay marriage in Illinois. GOP Party Chairman Pat Brady is giving his "full support" to a bill in the state legislature that would legalize same-sex marriage even though the state party platform only supports traditional marriage. Although the bill passed by an 8-5 vote in a Senate committee, it is still unclear if it can muster the necessary votes to pass before the current legislative session ends next Wednesday.
Sandy Hook Elementary students returned to another facility today under the protection of armed security guards which the National Rifle Association recommended after the Dec. 14 massacre that killed 26 people, including 20 children.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk returns to Capitol Hill today after suffering a life-threatening stroke in January of 2012. What is most amazing is the story of his encounter with three angels who appeared at the foot of his bed inside a hospital intensive care unit.
When the dust settled after the House and Senate voted on the fiscal cliff bill, Democrats supplied the overwhelming majority of the votes. But what may yet prove to be the bigger issue was how the issue split Republicans in both chambers. It may well set the stage for how Congress and the GOP will function in the coming year.