Christian health care providers were given the opportunity to express their concerns to Congress on Wednesday regarding a mandate that forces them to provide their insurers with contraception coverage.
As Iran continues to demonstrate a desire and capability to attain nuclear weapons, Israel is determined to make sure that does not happen. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has implied that Israel’s patience with the Islamic Republic is growing thin and that diplomacy may soon come to an end.
Every four years, Americans typically get reminded of the limitations of a two-party political system. Candidates running for either party typically campaign toward the more extreme ideologies, jousting for the title of “most conservative” or “most liberal” candidate of the pact. Americans Elect is hoping to change that.
The longer Mitt Romney stays in the GOP presidential race, the more Republicans seem to doubt his ideology as a true conservative. Romney has been accused of changing his mind on many political issues and most recently his views concerning global climate change have come under scrutiny.
South Carolina’s strict new immigration law is being challenged by the U.S. Department of Justice under the claim that it undermines federal authority.
The world has seen a wave of civil unrest sweep across nations this year and as a result the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking measures to prevent any sign of social disturbance from happening within America. One of the measures include monitoring social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, for clues on growing civil disobedience.
Earlier this month President Obama made headlines when he announced the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year. As a result of this drawdown, the Department of Defense has announced its plan to increase military presence in the Persian Gulf region, The New York Times reports.
In an effort to revitalize his declining presidential campaign, Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried to appeal to the Republican base Friday night. He appeared at a conservative event in Manchester, N.H., in front of a crowd of 450, and advocated for the state to take a more conservative agenda.
The anti-bullying project called “It Gets Better” is routinely endorsed by celebrities and democratic politicians. This year, however, three New Jersey Republicans have joined in.
The Republican nominee has yet to be formally announced, however, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has already chosen its enemy: Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.