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  • Akin to stay in race despite outcry over "legitimate rape" comments

    Akin to stay in race despite outcry over "legitimate rape" comments
    "#Akin" was still trending on Twitter on Tuesday, two days after the Missouri congressman committed a gaffe on rape. And Missouri voters were still reeling from what many viewed as an incendiary choice of words. Republican Todd Akin had until 5 p.m. to...
  • Biden Apologizes for Forcing Obama's Hand on Gay Marriage

    Biden Apologizes for Forcing Obama's Hand on Gay Marriage
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to President Barack Obama for putting him in a tough position that led to Obama's announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage, senior administration officials said Thursday. Obama said in an...
  • Video: Religious right getting after Obama

     
    Here's an ad from Tony Perkins' Family Research Council, part of the religious right archipelago. Combined with James Dobson's somewhat out of the blue attack earlier this week on a two-year-old Obama speech, it suggests that the evangelical movement's...
  • Sarah Palin rallies base, not 'done deal'

     
    by Mark Silva When social conservatives sat down to evaluate the Republican candidates for president last fall, at a "Values Voter Summit'' sponsored by the Family Research Council, Sen. John McCain of Arizona finished dead last in their straw poll.......
  • Anti-Obama 'firestorm of facts'?

     
    by Frank James The Obama Administration doesn't even take office for two months yet and already the conservative Family Research Council has declared war on it, all the better for fundraising purposes. Tony Perkins, the group's president, has this letter....
  • Obama's health-care tour: Westward

     
    by Christi Parsons and Mark Silva As debate over his health-care overhaul heats up, President Obama is taking off for a family vacation this week that combines classic American sightseeing with the challenge of trying to sell his ideas to......
  • Democratic health push: Rumor control

     
    As the president heads to a series of "town hall "meetings this week from New England to the Rocky Mountains -- starting today in Portsmouth, N.H. -- the Democratic National Committee is airing a new TV ad: By Christi......
  • Huckabee beats Palin, other potential GOP contenders, in straw poll at Values Voter Summit

     
    Mitt Romney and Tim Pawlenty were among those lagging behind Mike Huckabee in a straw poll of presidential contenders at a conference of social conservatives this weekend in Washington....
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 19, 1956: Burl Ives, who played Big Daddy on stage in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" will repeat his characterization on screen. Burl has also been chosen by Don Hartman to play the father in Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms" with Sophia Loren and...
  • Nixon's Role in Settling Steel Strike

     
    Tony Perkins -- Hollywood's mixed-up young movie star! And why does Jerry West go to pieces against a mediocre team? Jan. 5, 1960: The Times publishes what’s known in the trade as a “tick tock” on Vice President Richard Nixon’s role in resolving...
  • Prop. 8 opponents say they welcome Cindy McCain's support of same-sex marriage

     
    Gay rights supporters in California say they have found an unlikely ally in Cindy McCain, the wife of Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who lent her name this week to the cause of same-sex marriage. McCain’s support comes as......