Gov. Scott Walker easily survived his recall election brought on by organized labor in Wisconsin on Tuesday by winning 54 percent of the vote against his Democrat rival, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett who came away with 45 percent.
In 2008, then Sen. Barack Obama's platform of "hope and change" brought independent and Democratic Christian voters to the polls in high numbers. Yet keeping this flock intact may be more challenging as a result of some recent positions the White House has taken.
Former Godfather's Pizza executive and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has accepted another job in talk radio as the replacement for the retiring morning host Neal Boortz on Atlanta's WSB station.
Wisconsin, considered a centerpiece of any of the multiple paths to re-election for President Obama, is now up for grabs.
The case involving the affair between former Democratic Senator John Edwards and his mistress, Rielle Hunter, may be far from over. On Thursday the trial's presiding judge declared a mistrial after the jury informed the court that they were deadlocked on five counts but found him not guilty on one count.
President Obama has received the endorsement of the nation's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, as the group announced a $1.4 million ad buy aimed at derailing the campaign of the presumed GOP nominee, Mitt Romney.
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who for years was the pastor of Barack and Michelle Obama, told author Edward Klein in a three-hour interview for his book, The Amateur, that the first couple are not "church people." Released last week, the book instantly hit The New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists and is drawing both praise and criticism for its portrayal of the president's inexperience prior to and during his first term.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement officer, told a gathering of black church leaders on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., that laws requiring citizens to show a photo I.D. before voting were a threat to voting rights. He said such laws place "an unfair burden on non-white voters."
President Obama on Tuesday honored 13 Americans with the prestigious Medal of Freedom. The recipients included some of the country's best known political, cultural and sports figures including socialist union leader Dolores Huerta, legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, and retiring University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summit.
When the Republican Party's nominates Mitt Romney for the presidency in August, it will put the former Mormon Bishop one step closer to the White House. But some Mormons are beginning to wonder if the attention being given to their religion by a Romney presidency will hurt or help their faith.
Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney shared the stage with his 2008 presidential campaign rival Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) today at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center in San Diego, where they observed Memorial Day and Romney spoke about the need for a strong U.S. military.
Richard Grenell, an openly gay foreign policy expert, was on staff with the Romney campaign for less than two weeks. But in his first interview since resigning, he insists that he was not forced to step down.
Newt Gingrich, the one-time front-runner in the 2012 Republican primary, says he forgives the party's presumptive nominee for running hard-hitting ads against him earlier this year.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will be honoring retiring member Rep. Barney Frank (Mass.) next week for the 25th anniversary of his "coming out of the closet" as an openly gay congressman.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Wednesday in an interview with CNN that he supports same-sex marriage. However, he has yet to signal his support for President Obama, whom he endorsed in 2008.
Obama for America, the campaign organization of President Barack Obama, announced on Wednesday the formation of "Obama Pride: LGBT Americans for Obama," designed to attract and engage those who support the homosexual agenda in hopes that they will give the president a second term in November.
A new Washington Post/ABC News Poll survey finds that the percentage of African-Americans who support gay marriage jumped almost 20 points after President Obama's announcement that he now backs same-sex marriage. One pastor doesn't believe the poll is representative of the nation's black Christians.
A North Carolina high school student told Fox News on Monday that he wanted to "laugh" when his teacher told him he could be arrested for criticizing President Obama during a heated, classroom discussion. The incident has led to the suspension of the teacher.
Recent fundraising totals for both major political parties and their presumed candidates show the money race is closer than most expected. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, in combination with the Republican National Committee, raked in a total of $40.1 million in April. The Democratic National Committee and President Obama pulled in a slightly larger amount of $43.6 million.
The manufacturer of a new T-shirt design using the phrase "MY Jesus" is now under fire from the NFL for using a design similar to the New York Jets football team. The shirts were designed to highlight the fact that team's newest addition, quarterback Tim Tebow, is a popular Christian athlete.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the nation's oldest African American civil rights group, voted Saturday to support a resolution endorsing same-sex marriage at its board meeting in Miami, Fla.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi blasted a Republican proposal that would protect military chaplains from performing same-sex marriages, saying the provision in unnecessary.
A group of influential black ministers – some of whom are connected with the fifth largest denomination in the U.S. – gathered Thursday in one of the nation's most famous civil rights cities to ask President Obama to reverse his stance on same-sex marriage.
An influential African-American evangelical pastor says that many black Christians are in an "adulterous" relationship with President Obama over the issue of same-sex marriage and that if the issue is not addressed soon, it will negatively impact the president's desire for a second term in November.
Mary Richardson Kennedy, the estranged wife of environmental activist and attorney Robert F. Kennedy, was found dead Wednesday in what authorities are calling a suicide.