Recovering Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords urged her fellow lawmakers to pass her January proposal to cut lawmakers’ pay while members of both bodies work to balance the budget.
A new poll puts former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in front of Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Herman Cain.
GOP Candidates Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Ron Paul lead their rivals in securing the elusive support of conservative celebrities.
House Republicans, eager to get to the bottom of the scandal that allowed over 2,000 firearms to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, are working on a letter addressed to the White House asking for the resignation for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
James Hormel, the first openly gay U.S. ambassador, takes aim at Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain in his new memoir for saying that homosexuality is a choice.
Presidential candidate Herman Cain struggled Monday to formulate a response to President Barack Obama’s handling of the Libyan uprising during an interview with a Wisconsin paper, possibly revealing a continuing serious disconnect in foreign policy matters.
Though no one has ruled out the possibility of a re-election bid, Gabrielle Giffords said in her first televised interview since the Arizona shooting that she will not return to Congress until she is better.
Nurses involved in a moral conscience lawsuit against a New Jersey teaching hospital say teachers and medical staff are still pressuring them to perform abortion-related activities.
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain’s wife, Gloria Cain, defended her husband publicly as women voters dropped support for the campaign, saying that her husband would “have to have a split personality” in order to carry out the sexual harassment claims of accuser Sharon Bialek.
Pastors in Detroit are trying to calm Muslim communities that are cautiously upping security at Islamic mosques and schools on Friday as the 24-hour prayer event TheCall kicks off. The group of clergy are proclaiming messages of brotherly love for Muslims and renewal for the Motor City.
Pennsylvania senators dropped their support for former football coach Joe Paterno as a nominee for the Presidential Medal of Freedom following allegations that his assistant coach sexually abused boys.
Occupy Wall Street camp sites are proving to be breeding grounds for crime as multiple complaints about unwanted sexual advances, theft and drug use continue to surface around the nation.
The family of Brian Terry, a slain border patrol agent linked to the Fast and Furious gun probe, is frustrated with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s refusal to accept responsibility for the federal operation that resulted in as many as 2,500 missing firearms.
A new grassroots group is organizing Republican presidential candidates and members of the Hispanic and African-American communities around economic issues in the hopes of drawing disenchanted minorities away from Barack Obama in 2012.
Arizona voters recalled the ranking lawmaker who authored the state’s controversial immigration bill, sending a message that residents prefer gentler ways of healing the nation’s immigration system.
Though Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is a likely nominee, new polls reveal that voters are still concerned about his Mormon faith and that he would lose against Obama.
Despite the president’s attempts to stall a decision allowing the construction of a TransCanada Keystone XL oil pipeline, Barack Obama is caught in a desperate position where he is being pressured to choose, sooner rather than later, between either jobs or the environment.
Though a national poll suggests that a slim majority of evangelicals desire an equal distribution to solve the socioeconomic inequities plaguing many Americans, a national group clarified that evangelicals favor equality access to resources rather than wealth for the poor.
Once considered to be a long shot in the race, GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is rising in polls and may be benefiting from an electorate torn between fellow contenders Mitt Romney and Herman Cain.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla.) said Thursday legislators in states such as Mississippi, Ohio and Texas are taking “an extreme and radical step” by proclaiming that life begins at conception. She also called the personhood amendment “divisive” and “dangerous.”
A National Association of Evangelicals board member is calling on African-Americans to vote for their conservative convictions in the 2012 election, describing President Barack Obama as a theologically liberal candidate.
President Barack Obama and his White House staff repurpose religious sayings in the hopes of spurring Republican congressmen into voting in favor of his jobs bill.
The Wisconsin State Senate passed legislation Wednesday mandating that school districts, teachers and parents be given the freedom to choose sex education curriculum that highlights abstinence and marriage over a comprehensive approach that highlights contraception.
Marriage proponents acknowledged that divorces like reality television star Kim Kardashian's desecrates marriage but said the solution is not to redefine marriage. Kardashian's divorce from New Jersey Nets player Kris Humphries after 72 days of marriage has rocked pop culture.
Republican presidential contender Rick Perry is the preferred candidate among Texan campaign donors, but rival Mitt Romney dominates with George W. Bush donors and larger individual contributions.