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C Street House Backers Deny Taking Money From Terrorists

Roll Call | Paul Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The faith-based organization behind the National Prayer Breakfast is vigorously denying new allegations from an Ohio clergy group that foreign trips a...

Tea with the Lobby

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Will You be Voting for a Resident of the Secretive C Street House in the 2010 General Election? (Slideshow)

Jeff Sharlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Sharlet

2010-10-26-Screenshot20101026at1.37.56PM.pngHere is my guide to the C Street men up for election.

Junkets For Jesus: Congressmen Spend Taxpayer Money Traveling The Globe To Preach To Dictators

Mother Jones | Jeff Sharlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Adapted from C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. THE OLDEST AND MOST politically influential Christian conservative organizati...

Inside Lawmakers' 'Frat House For Jesus' And Ensign's Intervention

The New Yorker | Peter J. Boyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One midwinter night in 2008, Senator John Ensign, of Nevada, the chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, was roused from bed when six men ...

Religious Group Linked To C Street House Paid For More Than $100,000 Of Congressional Trips

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A handful of Members of Congress have accepted more than $100,000 worth of free international travel from the religious organization affiliated with t...

Ethics Office Investigating C Street House

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Office of Congressional Ethics is apparently investigating whether Members of Congress sharing a residence run by a religious organization have re...

C Street House Used Interns As Servants, Author Tells Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The C Street house is a $1.8 million Washington D.C. residence occupied by Congressional members of a religious organization known as The Family. Afte...

Conservative 'C Street House' Residents Face Ethics Complaints For Below-Market Rent

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The bevy of conservative members of Congress who've resided at the notorious "C Street House" may have violated Congressional gift rules by accepting ...

My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Hey, Bart. If you really want to reduce abortions, ask yourself this: Why does godless France, where abortion is nearly free (it's covered by their universal health insurance), have 20% fewer abortions per capita than we do?

C Street: Tax Status Of Lawmakers' Religious Refuge Disputed

npr.org | Morning Edition | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The C Street Center, which owns the 1880-vintage townhouse, claims status as a church. And as with other religious organizations, the IRS takes the ce...

John Ensign Affair Details Revealed: Nightline Interviews Doug Hampton About Senator's Affair With Cindy Hampton (VIDEO)

Kevin Freking | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down to watch video of Nightline interview. WASHINGTON (AP)- A Nevada man whose wife had an affair with Sen. John Ensign said he discovered th...

10 Reasons Why the Stupak-Pitts Amendment Has to Go

Nancy L. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy L. Cohen

Even if some Democrats who voted for the amendment did so because of deep convictions, the main thrust of the measure is to condemn women for being sexually active.

Ensign Moves Out Of C Street Home

Las Vegas Sun | Lisa Mascaro (Contact) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign has moved out of the C Street house, the Christian home he shared with other elected officials on Capitol Hill that came under scruti...

Blue Dog Leader Works With Theocratic "Mafia" Opposed to Health Care Reform

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Those in the powerful, secretive, Washington Christian fundamentalist association known as The Family have led some of the most virulent opposition to health care reform and especially a "public option".

Documents Show Christian World Domination Group Paid For Bipartisan Congressional Hawaii Trip

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

While the two described as official US government business, the trip was financed by two interconnected fundamentalist ministries.

Ensign Church Head Endorsed Sex-With-Succubus Economic Theory

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

The head of Ensign's church, pastor Jack Hayford, has proposed the Japanese emperor's alleged sexual intercourse with a "sky goddess" drove down Japanese stock market prices during the early 1990's.

Jeff Sharlet Reveals Disturbing Details About Conservative "C Street House" Organization On Rachel Maddow Show (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More and more information is beginning to leak out about the "C Street House" and the conservative and religious brethren of GOP politicians who live ...

Too Fat to Be a Surgeon General?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance has taken up the cause of defending Surgeon General Nominee Benjamin. The discrimination against people of "weight" is real, and it is not something to joke about.

"C Street House" Group Members Push Christian Nationalist House Resolution

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

While high-profile mass media journalists such as MSNBC's Rachel Maddow have recently begun giving Washington's "C Street House" some long overdue sc...