A Hispanic leader says the Labor Department's agreement with Latin American governments to protect migrant workers "no matter how you got here or how long you plan to stay" is a political production that lacks real substance.
Moving ahead of his Republican rivals and President Obama, GOP presidential contender Jon Huntsman Jr. announced his version of a jobs plan Wednesday that promises to simplify the tax code.
President Barack Obama continues to defend federal regulations while preparing to launch a jobs plan as House Republicans are proposing several tax-cutting measures that include listing several regulations costing more than $1 billion. The GOP is also preparing their own jobs agenda focused on reducing the regulatory burden on American businesses.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, frustrated with high unemployment in the black community, accused the Tea Party of harboring racist intentions in its efforts to recommend cost-cutting measures in the federal budget.
A federal judge temporarily blocked Alabama's most recent and controversial immigration law days before its Sept. 1 implementation to allow more time to consider the many lawsuits that seek to block the legislation.
Pastors and theologians agree that an individual’s core spiritual beliefs play a significant role in determining whether they will choose to believe in God or turn away from religion altogether in the aftermath of a tragedy such as 9/11.
News reports, discussions and rumors have been circulating that evangelical members of a radical Christian sect called the "New Apostolic Reformation" are seeking to take "dominion" over the earth through politics, media and other sectors.
A Chicago Democrat disillusioned with his own party is now throwing his support behind GOP presidential candidate and a former ambassador in President Obama's administration, Jon Huntsman, by producing and purchasing a one-minute ad buy in New Hampshire.
A Mississippi high school principal and teachers, threatened with an investigation because they participated in a privately held prayer event meant to usher in a school year, are now being reassured of their right to express their faith.
New data shows that U.S. divorce rates are higher in Southern states such as Alabama, Kentucky, and Texas. This information is important to church leaders since these states are located in what is traditionally known as the "Bible Belt." However, these same leaders squabble over whether or not Christians are truly part of America's growing divorce problem.
Sensing a change in New York's political climate, The Republican National Committee (RNC) is financing get-out-the-vote efforts for the state's second special election race this year in the hopes of an upset in former Congressman Anthony Weiner's district and 2012.
Freshman Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is dodging calls to consider a 2012 vice presidential slot, saying that he has "no interest" in the position. However, supporters and party activists continue to put the pressure on the GOP freshman senator in the hopes that he will reconsider.
The majority of Americans disapprove of their religious leaders getting involved in politics, reveals data collected from the General Social Survey. And according to one professor, the disapproval has only grown over the past two decades.
The life and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. embedded itself into the fabric of American life and without question, had the greatest impact in advancing rights for minorities in the latter half of the 20th century. His works and accomplishments are being recognized with a national monument in his honor in Washington, D.C. that opened Monday.
Hispanic leaders and advocates for immigrants are praising Barack Obama for the administration's decision to keep illegal youth out of deportation proceedings. However Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and others accuse the president backtracking on immigration reform and imposing "backdoor amnesty."