A new poll released on Monday from Public Religion Research Institute finds that Americans who are unaffiliated in their religious views or who are less religious are less likely to head to the polls this election season. If the findings from this survey hold true, it could spell troubling news for the Obama campaign since voters who are less religious are more likely to support the president.
For the second time a federal appeals court has ruled the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, ruling it violated the Equal Protection Clause by barring same-sex couples from legally marrying. While legal scholars, along with pro-gay activists, are celebrating their success, they are also concerned that the ruling may be too favorable and not be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.
If Mitt Romney wins the presidency he would be the first Mormon president in America and Ann Romney would be the first pro-life First Lady in three decades. Ann Romney discussed abortion and other issues with celebrity hosts on one of the nation's most popular female talk shows while also defending her husband's lack of military service.
The Obama campaign team has made it clear they are going to focus on recapturing some of the women's vote that has drifted to Mitt Romney since the first debate. An ad that is now running in a key swing state says that Romney would overturn Roe v. Wade and that is just one example of what voters will probably see more of in the next 18 days.
A comprehensive poll released on Thursday by Gallup based on more than 120,000 interviews, shows that only 3.4 percent of Americans say they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. These numbers fall far short of the numbers routinely tossed around by pro-homosexual groups who claim that approximately 10 percent or more of the population have homosexual tendencies.
After the GOP and Democratic conventions had adjourned by early September, the Romney campaign was growing increasingly concerned about the polling differences that separated them and President Obama. Now after two presidential debates and with Americans starting to pay serious attention to which candidate they're actually going to vote for, Romney's chances are looking better by the day.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday that she, not President Obama, is responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi that killed a U.S. diplomat and three other Americans. The question is, why did she take the fall for the administration and why did she do it the day prior to the second presidential debate?
President Barack Obama clearly showed up for Tuesday night's second presidential debate and Mitt Romney stood toe to toe with the president in such critical issues as the violence in the Middle East and energy policy. But determining the winner has sparked new debate among supporters of each candidate.
Now that Mitt Romney has pulled ahead or is within striking distance in virtually every swing state, the town hall debate tonight may become the most important event in President Obama's political career, according to political analysts.
Billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting his pocketbook where his support for gay marriage is by giving $250,000 to the group pushing the issue in Maryland while advocates in Maine, Minnesota and Washington State are also working to win the debate to redefine marriage.
After the first presidential debate there was little disagreement among Democrats or Republicans that Mitt Romney scored a decisive win, as President Obama looked distracted and unwilling to engage his opponent. Now supporters and pundits on both sides of the aisle are weighing in on what each candidate must do to perform well in Tuesday night's second debate at New York's Hofstra University.
One of the nation's oldest organizations founded to protect and defend blacks during the civil rights era has become one of the leading advocates for homosexual rights and is promoting "mix it up" day in over 2,400 public and private schools on Oct. 30.
Pundits on both sides of the aisle have said that Mitt Romney won the first presidential debate, but now Ohio voters are saying Romney is winning their critical swing state with a 51-48 percent lead over President Obama in the first post-debate poll of likely voters.
A new poll released Thursday says President Obama holds a commanding lead over his rival, Mitt Romney, with Millennials between the ages of 18 and 25, particularly young black voters. Romney, meanwhile, has the support of young white Christians.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney showed surprising strength against President Obama in Denver last night, earning the highest poll ratings ever recorded in a presidential debate and the grudging respect of some of the most ardent Obama supporters.
Attorneys for the Department of Justice have appealed a court order that handed a temporary reprieve to Hercules Industries, allowing the Colorado Company not to comply with the Obama administration's controversial contraceptive mandate.
Some analysts and political pundits argue that Mitt Romney had a rough September and was never able to overcome President Obama's perceived "bump" in the polls following the Democratic National Convention. Now some of these same pundits are concluding that Romney is gaining more momentum going into the home stretch.
If you are seeking your daily dose of political news, chances are you obtain it from television or online media sources before you read your daily newspaper or listen to your favorite radio station, according to an updated Pew survey.
A controversial voter ID law implemented in Pennsylvania earlier this year that required a state-issued photo identification card before people could cast their ballot has been blocked by a judge only five weeks before Election Day.
With about five weeks to go before the Nov. 6 presidential election, several groups are working tirelessly to register what some believe are upwards of 30 million Christians that are not yet signed up to cast their ballot.
The lead organization seeking to promote the passage of a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between a man and a woman is preparing to launch two television ads that will run during the final weeks leading up to the Nov. 6 elections.
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Saturday a bill that would ban what is known as "reparative therapy" for minors under the age of 18.
Even before Mitt Romney and President Obama square off in their first television debate, some voters in Iowa have already casted their ballot through early voting. But the issue many voters and political analysts have asked for several years is who exactly benefits from early voting?
Some political insiders are claiming that major media outlets and certain pollsters are ignoring the role Independent voters are playing in the November election, including results that are favorable to Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has offered his support to State Senator Roy McDonald after he was defeated on Sept. 12 in the GOP primary as a result of his support of the state's law legalizing same-sex marriage. However, Cuomo's support won't be needed because McDonald decided late Thursday to drop plans for a third-party run.