Published February 28, 2012
In sworn testimony, Attorney General Eric Holder defended the Obama administration’s controversial contraception mandate, and vowed that the federal government’s legion of lawyers will follow suit.
Published February 27, 2012
A gathering of United Nations diplomats overseas has some in the U.S. worried about a potential takeover of the Internet by foreign powers – with others claiming such fears are wildly overhyped
Published February 16, 2012
Democratic lawmakers exchanged testy words with their Republican counterparts at a House hearing Thursday on President Obama's recent mandate on contraception, with one Democrat even calling into question the good faith of the broad array of clergymen who served on the witness panel.
Published February 15, 2012
In her first appearance before lawmakers since her department inflamed the Catholic Church with a new rule mandating the provision of female contraception, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius defended the rule as legally sound.
Published February 13, 2012
The standoff between the Obama administration and the Catholic Church intensified Monday, as a leading clergyman freshly urged Catholics and worshippers in other religions to protest a federal policy that the White House indicated it is not inclined to revise further.
Published February 09, 2012
Published February 06, 2012
Pulpits and pews are increasingly inflamed with talk of a war on religion after the Obama administration's recent decision on employers' birth control coverage.
Published February 02, 2012
Investigators probing the disappearance of $1.2 billion in customer funds invested with the now-bankrupt brokerage and commodities firm MF Global Holdings, Ltd. have uncovered what happened to the funds, lawmakers revealed Thursday.
Published January 26, 2012
As the Republican Party approaches its fourth balloting contest of the 2012 cycle, it has become ever clearer that the 76-year-old Texan, now serving in his 12th term in the U.S. House, has had a palpable impact on the race
Published January 25, 2012
To close followers of the topsy-turvy GOP presidential primary, the late Saul Alinsky is suddenly becoming a household word. This is due, in large measure, to the mantra-like repetition of the name by Newt Gingrich, who invokes it every day on the campaign trail as part of his stump-speech indictment of President Obama.