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 r..
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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.
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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.
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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 suppor..
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 c..
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 wel..
Pundits contend that Tuesday's passage of the bill to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff was in essence the Democrats' ratification of the tax cuts implemented by President George W. Bush in 2001 – at least for families making under $450,000 annually.
Tea Party Leaders are expressing outrage and disappointment over the House passing a bill late New Year's Day that allows President Obama and Congressional Democrats to raise taxes on wealthy Americans with no guarantee of future spending cuts.
Illinois, the state where Barack Obama first cut his political teeth will soon vote whether to legalize same-sex marriage and the president is putting his political force behind the measure in hopes of turning the Land of Lincoln into the 10th state ..
The National Rifle Association, the nation's largest and most powerful gun-rights group, is still viewed in a positive light by most Americans. In a Gallup poll released on Thursday, 54 percent of those surveyed have a "favorable" view of the organiz..
In the aftermath following the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn., The Journal-News, a Gannett-owned publication in Hudson, N.Y., printed a list with an interactive map of the names and addresses of people licensed to own handguns in Westch..
President George H.W. Bush, the 41st president and the father of former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, remains in intensive care and now family members and sources close to the elder statesman are mum on his condition.
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In one of the most closely watched issues involving religious freedom, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied Hobby Lobby's request for an injunction, deciding instead to allow the legal battle in the lower courts to continue.