The Obama campaign reported on Monday that it raised $114 million in August, just outpacing the Romney campaign's $111 million during the same reporting period. It is the first time in four months that Democrats have pulled in more than the GOP and now they are looking to build on the momentum gained from last week's Democratic National Convention during the campaign's final two months.
The Family Research Council is hosting iPledge Sunday: A Call to Faith, Family and Freedom on Sunday via a nationwide simulcast that will reach over 2,000 churches with the goal of encouraging and equipping Christians to make their voices heard on Election Day.
Democrats are saying there was "no discord" over Wednesday's motion offered by former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland to insert the words "God" and "Jerusalem" back into the Democratic Party's platform after the platform committee passed the original version omitting the words. However, some delegates and convention attendees disagree and say words should not have been added and that the voice vote was not reflective of two-thirds of those present.
Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University Law student who gained national fame during the debate on contraceptive mandates when talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh referred to her as a "slut," addressed the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening and told the delegates now is the time to make a choice for President Barack Obama.
After a day of speculation and rumors, the Democratic National Committee has made the decision to move President Obama's Thursday night acceptance speech to the Time Warner Arena instead of using the Bank of America Stadium that holds 73,000-plus people. Severe weather was given as the primary reason but some Democrats are saying the concern over an inability to fill all the seats also played a role.
The Democratic National Convention has removed any reference to "God" from the party's platform, or as some call it, the party's 24,000-plus word mission statement.
The Democratic National Convention began in earnest Tuesday morning and part of the first day's business will be to adopt the party platform, which for the first time includes support of gay marriage while reinforcing prior language that supports abortion rights.
Democratic National Chairperson and Florida Congressman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz addressed the Monday session of the Faith Council at the Democratic National Convention, where she described her early upbringing and the lessons she learned from her family around their dinner table.
Democrats looking to make the 2012 election about people and not policy are beginning to step up the rhetoric claiming racism in the Republican party, a tactic that is generating cries of foul from some observers.
An unusually direct Paul Ryan speech in Tampa has touched off a firestorm of controversy between liberal and conservative pundits over whether the GOP is right to take Medicare and other entitlement spending on as the center of a campaign and whether or not the closing of a GM plant was the fault of the Democrats or the Republicans. Many on the left now see him as the number one punching bag for Republican policies.
Years after Mitt Romney set his sights on being president of the United States, the former Massachusetts governor officially accepted on Thursday the 2012 Republican nomination in a packed convention center in Tampa, Fla., vowing to protect life, honor traditional marriage and protect religion.
For the first time in the nation's political history, the Republican ticket will be absent a Protestant as either the presidential or vice presidential candidate. Mitt Romney is Mormon and Paul Ryan is Catholic.
This year more than ever, the GOP gathering in Tampa highlights the growing number of African-American, Hispanic and female politicos involved in the Republican Party, many of whom the party believes will be rising stars and leaders for the next several decades.
Ann Romney Says 'No One Will Move Heaven, Earth Like Mitt' to Help Others; Critics Comment on Her Speech
Ann Romney usually remains in the background when her husband campaigns but Tuesday night's Republican National Convention was all about her and how her husband is prepared to do whatever is necessary to bring American back to more prosperous times. But her comments were met by some critics as being disingenuous and out of touch with mainstream America, especially women.
With at least 10 percent of the U.S. voting population undecided 70 days before the election, Democrats and Republicans are launching wildly different strategies to gather in what pundits are calling the "persuadables."
After years on the campaign trail, Ann Romney will not need much of an introduction when she addresses a nationally televised audience tonight, but there is still much to learn about the person who is Mitt Romney's biggest supporter.
The race for the White House is starting to occupy the thoughts of many Americans now that the Republican and Democratic conventions are getting underway. But for voters in four key states, the issue of whether to allow same-sex marriages will also be front and center.
Based on the public schedules of many of Hollywood's more politically active Democrats, there may be a shortage of major actors and musicians during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte next week. There are several reasons but one could have something to do with the location of this year's convention.
The embattled GOP Senate candidate from Missouri, Rep. Todd Akin, met with key members of the Council for National Policy in Florida the past two days to assess his current status and whether he can remain a viable candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri. Several sources told The Christian Post that Akin believes he can still win and wanted to stay in the race and in a late afternoon press conference, confirmed that on Friday.
Delegates meeting in Tampa ahead of next week's Republican National Convention have proposed a platform that by most standards, is considered one of the most conservative in recent memory. Fundamental issues such as language protecting the unborn, supporting traditional marriage and emphasizing the enforcement of immigration are just a few of the issues Republicans are including in the party document outlining its core principles.
It was only about one year ago that Republicans – not knowing who their nominee would be – were bracing for a presidential campaign where President Obama would have an unlimited campaign war chest while their candidate scraped by with only a great message and limited funds. That is not the case today.
Missouri GOP Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin is getting plenty of advice on what to do after making some unfortunate comments last weekend about how a woman's body could handle a "legitimate rape." Even Sarah Palin – one of the tea party favorites – is calling for him to step aside in hopes that Republicans can still gain a majority in the U.S. Senate.
A new 140-page report released by the Family Research Council and Liberty Institute reveals a pattern of hostility toward Christians and Christianity in the U.S. The report was released earlier this week and includes over 600 incidents over a 10-year period.
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is saying he's in the Missouri Senate race to stay despite calls from Mitt Romney for him to step aside over controversial remarks on rape and abortion. The come-from-behind candidate who had been leading in the polls has come under intense pressure to step aside since stating on Sunday that women's bodies could prevent pregnancies in cases of "legitimate rape."
The Republican National Convention may not be officially opening until Monday, but the hard work of finalizing the GOP platform – often referred to as its mission statement – is now under way in Tampa, Fla. Christians are paying particular attention to this year's committee meetings given the fact that the Democrats have voted to include same-sex marriage in their platform for the first time in history.