President Obama may not be planning to publicly embrace same-sex marriage before the election, but he is touting his accomplishments on behalf of the gay community on his campaign website.
In a rare full-page editorial, Hugh Hefner is warning his readers that Republicans are waging a "war on sex" in the May edition of Playboy magazine.
A Missouri bill that would prohibit discussion of sexual orientation in classes outside of scientific instruction is making its way through the state legislature and is expected to make its way to the House floor in the next few weeks.
Joel Osteen, the popular megachurch pastor from Houston, appeared Tuesday afternoon on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" and said that he considers both presumed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a Mormon, and President Obama to be Christians.
Sara Gabrielle Devenish, better known to her colleagues and friends as "Elle," was taken home by her Lord and Savior on Thursday in the early morning hours. She died peacefully in her sleep, just the way she had imagined she would.
The non-partisan, conservative leaning American Legislative Exchange Council has excelled at producing model legislation that several states have passed into law over the last three years. But the group's success seems to have given liberals and left-leaning groups a large target, with recently some of ALEC's largest and wealthiest corporate supporters cutting ties.
Jay Bakker grew up in North Carolina in the limelight of his parents' Praise The Lord ministry before it crumbled in the 1980s after his father pled guilty to fraud charges. Now the young minister is opposing the state's efforts to pass a marriage amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
Planned Parenthood's former media director Tait Sye is now working for the Department of Health and Human Services as deputy assistant secretary for public affairs.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other congressional Democrats are throwing their support behind an effort to overturn a Supreme Court ruling despite warnings by critics that the effort would severely limit free speech.
An analysis of 12 years of tax returns recently released by President Barack Obama from 2000 to 2011 shows that the First Family donated 1.4 percent or less of their income to charity until he began to run for the U.S. Senate in 2004, and gave only nominal amounts to the church except for substantial donations to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright's Trinity Church of Christ in 2006 and 2007.
A spokesperson for former Sen. Rick Santorum said a fundraising letter that was harshly critical of Mitt Romney was paid for and released to a direct mail company before Santorum announced his decision to suspend his campaign early last week.
Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor who has built Berkshire Hathaway into one of the most successful and profitable investment firms in history, announced in a letter to shareholders Tuesday that he has prostate cancer.
On Monday, the full Senate handed President Obama a defeat by not being able to produce 60 votes to bring what has been termed the "Buffett Rule," which would increase taxes on seven-figure incomes, to the Senate floor. But what Obama took away was a hammer big enough to hit Mitt Romney on his reluctance to disclose years of tax returns and answer questions about complicated investment strategies.
In an in-depth interview with New York Magazine, 73-year-old Rep. Barney Frank, the liberal icon from Massachusetts looks back on his past three decades in Congress and examines among other things, the rise of gay activism, Republicans and his regrets on the failures of Fannie Mae and the housing industry.
Homosexual activists are outraged over President Obama's refusal to sign an executive order that would bar federal contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. A key activist called Obama a "coward" and plans to execute a "We Can't Wait" campaign to draw attention to the issue.
Earlier this year the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure announced they would no longer contribute to Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, after it was revealed they were the subject of a government inquiry. But after caving to intense pressure, the group reversed their decision and now plans to financially support at least 17 PP affiliates in 2012.
As the April 16 deadline approaches for Americans to file their 2011 tax returns, President and Mrs. Obama have released their tax bill showing they paid 20.5 percent in taxes on an adjusted gross income of $789,674. But of the $172,130 they donated to charity, only $1,000 went directly to a church.
Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen, who quickly drew criticism after saying Ann Romney "never worked a day in her life," sent word to NBC on Friday saying that she had had enough of the controversy and was canceling her Sunday appearance on "Meet the Press."
As evangelical groups begin to line up for Mitt Romney, indications are clear many are worried that Romney's pro-life and traditional marriage positions will dissolve under the pressure of leading the nation if he is elected. And they are saying so.
The Susan B. Anthony List, a national pro-life group, announced on Thursday their endorsement of the presumed Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, promising to spend millions to defeat President Obama in November.
The path to the Republican nomination is clear and well lit for Mitt Romney now that Rick Santorum announced he was suspending his campaign on Tuesday. Social conservatives are now waiting to see if the Romney campaign will take their support for granted or reach out to them.
Although White House spokesman Jay Carey says President Obama's position on same-sex marriage is "evolving," on Monday Obama voiced his opposition to Minnesota's marriage amendment and took time to drop in on a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Tuesday evening aimed at South Florida's gay community.
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who prior to the 2008 elections was President Obama's pastor for 20 years, said during a revival in West Virginia that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas worships some other "gods."
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum suspended his run for White House on Tuesday, ending what in the last few months proved at times to be hand-to-hand combat with his chief rival, Mitt Romney. Now, key evangelicals are weighing in on his decision and whether Romney can rally social conservatives.
Rick Santorum took Monday off to be with his youngest daughter Bella, who was hospitalized late last week and is now expected to be released as early as late Monday. But looking ahead to the primary in Pennsylvania – his home state – later this month, Santorum has to make a hard decision of whether or not to continue in the race when front-runner Mitt Romney is gaining support on Santorum's own turf.