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  • Pa.'s same-sex-marriage ruling only the latest setback for religious right

    Generally, things have not gone well for America's religious right since 1692. It has been one setback after another, culminating in this week's heterodox court ruling. In 1692, Bridget Bishop was hanged in Salem, Mass., for bewitching others, including...
  • Santorum forgotten, again

    Santorum forgotten, again
    Rick Santorum probably thought this time would be different. He was, after all, the runner-up to be the Republican nominee for president. Second place had to mean something. But the former Pennsylvania senator is finding himself in familiar territory:...
  • Obama's PA approval at all time low

    Obama's PA approval at all time low
    If President Barack Obama was running for re-election this fall he wouldn't be guaranteed a win in crucial Pennsylvania. A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found just 39 percent of the state's voters approve of Obama's job performance, which...
  • Does Romney's support of minimum wage indicate shift in GOP?

    Does Romney's support of minimum wage indicate shift in GOP?
    Democrats have repeatedly said that they hope the minimum wage will be a big issue this election season. Six months from the midterm elections, their wishes are coming true.  House Republicans voted in March to block a bill that would have hiked the...
  • NRA to mix politics with gun rights at Indianapolis convention

    The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
  • Marco Rubio gives full-throated gun defense in NRA speech

    Marco Rubio gives full-throated gun defense in NRA speech
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered a full-throated defense of gun ownership Friday, telling a National Rifle Assn. audience that firearms are central to achieving the American Dream. The dream, Rubio said, is not just a measure of financial...
  • Archbishop Lori's charge that the government is eroding religious freedom is simply untrue

    Archbishop Lori's charge that the government is eroding religious freedom is simply untrue
    It is most unfortunate that Archbishop William E. Lori has chosen to use his pulpit to engage in the fear-engendering tactics so favored by the far right in our society ("Religious freedom under threat in U.S.," June 16). His statement that "the...
  • Some ugly misconceptions about food stamps

    It’s back to the drawing board as Congress voted against its farm bill Thursday in an unexpected defeat for legislation relied upon to set U.S. food policy. Some conservative Republicans thought the bill didn't curtail enough spending, while many...
  • McManus: The perils of political punditry

    McManus: The perils of political punditry
    Back in 2011, at the dawn of a long presidential campaign, I established a fine baseline for my credentials as a political prognosticator: I told readers that Mitt Romney's strongest challengers for the Republican nomination would be Texas Gov. Rick Perry...
  • Toomey, Santorum among CPAC speakers

    Toomey, Santorum among CPAC speakers
    It's the conservatives' version of the Olympics or the Oscars. All-Stars, or A-listers, in the conservative world are trotted out for an annual gathering before activists to rally the troops and test who might best represent them in the next...
  • Really Weird and Intense Gaming Out of the 2016 Republican Field

    Really Weird and Intense Gaming Out of the 2016 Republican Field
    The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...