As Tea Party activists prepare to hold their first convention in Nashville,Tenn.,in early February, concerns have emerged about the cohesion of the movement that rose to prominence on its outrage directed at Washington and Wall Street elites.
The wife of former presidential candidate John McCain surprised many when she appeared in an ad supporting gay marriage rights. Cindy McCain is featured on the website of NoH8Campaign.com—which advocates against California’s Proposition 8, a ballot initiative that bans gay marriage—with a piece of silver duct tape over her mouth and the slogan "No H8" written on her cheek.
In response to criticism from some Latin American leaders regarding the thousands of United States troops that have been sent to Haiti following the devastating earthquake on Jan. 12, the Secretary of State has dismissed the verbal attacks and stressed that the soldiers are performing humanitarian missions.
The chairman and the top ranking Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee have demanded that the Obama administration transfer Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to military custody.
On Thursday, the Senate voted to confirm Ben Bernanke for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chairman, ending speculation from both sides of the aisle that his nomination was in jeopardy. The Senate voted 70-30 to reappoint Bernanke, the closest vote ever for a nominee for the position.
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has asked his running mate in the 2008 presidential elections to help raise money for his reelection campaign, and they will appear together at a couple of events next month, according to media reports.
A new study has found that insufficient vitamin D levels may be associated with a higher risk of relapse attacks in patients who developed multiple sclerosis (MS) during childhood.
On the heels of shocking losses in traditionally liberal states, many Democrats have begun to question the strategy behind negative political campaigns that compare Republican challengers to former President George W. Bush, Politico.com reports.
As the government flew some 50 orphans who survived the earthquake in Haiti to Pennsylvania for adoption, a state agency says there are thousands of American children waiting to find a family.
On Wednesday night, President Obama delivered his first State of the Union address, renewing many of the promises that he made to a joint session of Congress one year ago.