Republican presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry stands by his wife Anita's claims that media scrutiny of his campaign has been rough partly because of his traditional Christian faith.
The California-based researcher behind a new poll showing that more than 60 percent of Americans believe marriage should only be between one man and one woman, said wording is key when asking Americans about gay marriage.
A pastor recently joined a lawsuit against South Carolina's immigration laws because she believes the law could inhibit church ministries, she said.
On Tuesday night, presidential candidate Herman Cain may have made his biggest slip thus far, by electing former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, who some now blame for the 2008 financial crisis, as his standard of economic leadership.
Though Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. made some memorable one-liners throughout the New Hampshire debate, the former Utah governor struggled to show off his experience and capability in a positive light.
One of the Christian leaders arrested in a peaceful protest for the poor on Capitol Hill is calling fellow religious leaders to be a moral and nonviolent influence in the "Occupy Wall Street" protests occurring around the nation.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum blasted rival Mitt Romney at the this past weekend's Values Voter Summit, saying the former Massachusetts governor does not reflect the conservative values of the Republican base. Santorum echoed conservative calls for a candidate who will stand tall on social and fiscal issues.
Since Sarah Palin announced days ago that she would not run for president, underdog GOP candidates are seeking to solidify Tea Party support with an endorsement from the former Alaska governor.
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain defended his 999 tax plan against growing criticism Friday at the Values Voter Summit, telling naysayers to address him directly rather than make calculations of their own.
Newly energized Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich asked values voters for their support and offered Constitution-abiding justices in return.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor urged Americans on Friday to stand for persecuted Christians such as Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, the country of Israel and religious liberty.
On day one of Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit, conservatives and Republican leaders cited the Department of Labor reports showing that unemployment has remained unchanged.
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.
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.
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.