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Chris Christie, Anais Nin and the Enforcement of Motherhood

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

What do New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and writer Anais Nin have in common? Not a whole lot, Christie would probably say. But a case can be made for their similar positions on one major issue: the importance of motherhood.

Jindal: People Are Ready For 'A Hostile Takeover' Of Washington

AP | CONNOR RADNOVICH | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday night accused President Barack Obama and other Democrats of waging wars against religious ...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Falsely Claims Democrats Barred Anti-Abortion Speakers From Conventions | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) introduced himself to a gathering of social conservatives Friday, making his first appearance at the ...

Amanda Terkel

Rick Santorum Acknowledges 'Mistake' In Fight Against Marriage Equality | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage, has been largely silent on the legalization last month of...

Republicans Court Religious Conservatives

AP | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the parade of ambitious Republicans courting religious conservatives as the early jockey...

Religious Conservatives To Judge Top Republicans

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America's leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad, blamin...

Bush Gets Big 'F' | Rachel Finkel, with Eugene Kiely | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on Jeb Bush has repeatedly — and falsely — claimed that the United States spends “more p...

Amid IRS Probe, Conservative Conference Highlights Murky Laws

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was called the "Road to Majority" conference, a not-so-subtle reference to winning control of Capitol Hill in the 2014 midterm electi...

GOP Plan To Appeal To Millennials: 'Make Abortion Funny"

Salon | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

"How do you make abortion funny?" That was a key question mulled at a major conservative gathering Friday on how to make social conservatism appealing...

Rick Perry Makes Another 'Oops'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) is usually quick to admit that he's prone to making mistakes while behind a podium, and on Saturday he did so again, just mo...

Palin Knocks Bush Remarks 'As Someone Who Is Fertile Herself'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) knocked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and his recent comments on immigration while speaking at the Faith and Fre...

GOP All-Stars Gather At Faith And Freedom Coalition

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The fight for the soul of the Republican Party intensifies this week as Republican leaders gather in Washing...

Carly Schwartz

Fight Over Gay Marriage In The National Cathedral Heats Up | Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A prominent conservative interest group has launched a petition to suspend all federal funding from the National Cathedral in light of t...

Paul Ryan Tells Evangelicals: Obama Threatens 'Judeo-Christian Values'

BuzzFeed | Zeke Miller | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan told a group of Evangelical Christians Sunday that President Obama's plans threaten "Judeo-C...

Jaweed Kaleem

Obama, Romney Campaigns Dig Deep To Target Religious Voters | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.17.2012 | Religion

Loveland, Colo., resident Melissa Riley got an unexpected flyer in the mail Friday with her name on it. Printed in red, white and blue text against a ...

Outrageous Anti-Obama Mailer Compares His Policies To Nazi Germany

Mother Jones | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

A mailer blasted out by the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a nonprofit group spending millions of dollars to mobilize evangelical voters this November t...

Ralph Reed: Christians Need To Beg Forgiveness For God To Show Mercy In Election

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.03.2012 | Religion

An enthusiastic crowd of more than 6,000 people packed into Arlington's High Point Church in Texas last week, as a diverse group of prominent conserva...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Blames Bush For Campaign Finance Reform Law | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that President George W. Bush "made a mistake" when he signed campaign fina...

Bachmann Touts Support For Controversial Policies

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) reiterated that she would reinstate the "don't ask, don't tell" policy if she were elected president on a conference c...

Glenn Beck and Danny Danon: An Unholy Alliance?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

While other nations witness how divisive American politics currently is -- with Glenn Beck at the forefront of the over-the-top rhetoric -- it remains to be seen why Israel would allow itself to be a staging ground for his extreme brand of political theater.

For Evangelicals, Bachmann 'Speaks Our Code'

Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour warned several hundred Christian conservatives gathered here...

Presidential Hopeful Herman Cain Sees A 'Deficiency Of Leadership Crisis In The White House'

The Hill | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

Former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio personality Herman Cain laid out policy positions and called for "common-sense solutions" in a keynote speech S...

Paul Ryan's Ayn Rand Problem

Time | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

I am fairly certain that when Paul Ryan first decided to publicly share his admiration of Ayn Rand, he could not have imagined it would lead to him sp...

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Try To Woo Christian Conservatives At Conference

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an election season driven by economic worries, Republican leaders are trying to keep Christian conservatives excited and involved by ...

George Allen Apologizes For 'Macaca' Comment

Roll Call | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

"During my last campaign, I never should have singled out that young man working for my opponent," Allen said. "He was just doing his job. I was wrong...