| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Former state Sen. Alex X. Mooney, a Republican, is not running for Maryland’s 6th District seat in Congress, even after raising more than $100,000 for a possible candidacy, he said Tuesday.
Mooney’s announcement came the same day another...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Despite months of speculation that he would retire, Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett is instead gearing up for a tough re-election campaign that will be among the most closely watched in the nation.
Bartlett, the 85-year-old incumbent who is seeking an...
| Oct 4, 2012
Mormonism is a minority sect once persecuted by mainstream American Christians for its unconventional doctrines and practice of polygamy. It is still viewed by many as an odd cult. But a Mormon is the Republican nominee for president, and he can take...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 6:58 PM
The image of Chick-fil-A and its inflammatory label was heavily circulated on social media sites.
“You’d never see that many Christians lined up to help at a food bank or homeless shelter. And that’s something Jesus actually said to do,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:48 PM
After narrowly losing to 2nd district Congressman Joe Donnelly two years ago, Republican Jackie Walorski has claimed Donnelly's U.S. House seat in Washington after beating Democrat Brendan Mullen in a very tight race in Tuesday's election.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Despite calls from his own party to step down, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin says he's not walking away from his challenge against incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill.
Questioned on a political talk show about whether abortion should be...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:52 PM
When a politician no longer has the support of party and constituency, it's time to step down from office.
Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation's top Republicans and refused to abandon a Senate bid that has been hobbled by fallout over his comments that...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Inquiring minds would like to know what bonehead was responsible for scheduling a convention attracting 50,000 people to Florida during peak hurricane season.
We can understand the political appeal of holding a made-for-TV coronation in Florida, the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Despite the reality of a failed fiscal plan and a woeful economy, Democrats at their convention in Charlotte this week will weave a web of deception.
They will try to convince Americans that the economy is improving and that “Happy days are here...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Rhett Daniel Burleson, 43, broke into his father's Crestview home and laid on the floor while "raving about Jesus, Mike Huckabee, and how people were 'full of (expletive),' " reports the Northwest Florida Daily News in Fort Walton Beach.