House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi met Wednesday with a gay bi-national couple seeking to remain together in the country. The meeting was to call attention to a Democratic push for specific guidance for LGBT families in the White House-order reprioritization of immigration cases facing deportation.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's congressional testimony on the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)'s failed Fast and Furious gun-tracking operation is being called into question by high-ranking Republicans.
The U.S. Supreme Court justices considered on Wednesday whether churches and religious institutions have the right to claim ministerial exception in employment issues, in the case of Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Sumner County residents expressed their outrage over repeated attacks on their Christian faith at a town hall meeting in Tennessee and on Facebook.
A former White House aide told liberal activists the Tea Party's agenda is "the worst" but said their accomplishments are worth copying. Tea Party members, meanwhile, say the left will never be able to copy the group’s success as long their ideology embraces redistribution of wealth.
The U.S. Supreme Court's new session features controversial cases that are bound to make the high court the center of discussion during the 2012 race for the White House.
Hundreds of Hispanic students have been absent from school days after a judge upheld key provisions of Alabama's immigration bill. However, school officials said the numbers are not reason for alarm and are working to calm local fears.Tags Court Cases
The Onion's violent satire painting fictional images of Rep. John Boehner and others as masked gunmen holding up children ignited real fears of gunfire in the U.S. Capitol building.
An Illinois judge gave the state Department of Children and Family Services the go-ahead to begin canceling contracts with Catholic Charities. An officer of the long-standing ministry said it would continue to offer adoption services on its own terms.
This Sunday, more than 400 pastors will be using their pulpits to preach politics and challenge the Internal Revenue Service's regulations that restrict religious leaders from endorsing candidates and discussing policies with their congregations.
Conservatives are convinced they are close to victory now that the Department of Justice has advanced the lawsuit of 26 states questioning the constitutionality of Barack Obama's health care to the U.S. Supreme Court for a decision.
Privacy concerns have prompted the Federal Trade Commission and lawmakers to push for an investigation into reports that social network Facebook collects data from users even after they log out of their profiles.Tags Technology
An Alabama state senator apologized after Democrats stirred up racial tensions in a federal corruption trial against fellow party members and seven others facing conspiracy, bribery and honest service fraud charges.Tags Court Cases
Facebook, the social networking tool that has become a way of life for millions of people, businesses and political campaigns, is extending its political reach with a political action committee.
A Minnesota Pastor, infamous for endorsing Michele Bachmann's congressional run, is cautiously making plans to hit the campaign trial for her presidential campaign.