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Catholic Group Opposes Knights’ Political Spending

A Catholic group is delivering more than 5,000 petition signatures to the Knights of Columbus asking the Catholic fraternal organization to stop funding divisive political issues such as opposing same-sex marriage.

11/20/2012

Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Himes Wins Third Term

Congressman Jim Himes has won re-election to represent Connecticut’s 4th District, which includes wealthy towns in Fairfield County and Bridgeport, the state’s largest city.

11/06/2012

A screen grab of what is described as "Colleen Lachowicz’s self-created identity, Santiaga ... a Level 85 Orc Assassination Rogue in the World of Warcraft." (Credit: colleensworld.com)

Dem State Senate Candidate Slammed For ‘World Of Warcraft’ Involvement

Though military experience is often touted as a positive attribute in a candidate for office, Democratic Senate hopeful Colleen Lachowicz’s penchant for battle in the interactive role-playing game “World of Warcraft” doesn’t seem to count in the eyes of Maine Republicans.

10/08/2012

Tim Tebow in a photo shot for the Oct. 2012 issue of Vogue. (credit: Annie Leibovitz/VOGUE)

Tim Tebow Discusses Possible Future In Politics, Wife In ‘Vogue’ Interview

Tebow again raised the possibility of a career in politics when he is through with football.

09/21/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Paycheck Fairness Act News Conference (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Equal Pay Burden?

This week in Washington, the United States Senate took up a bill that should be a non-controversial idea; that women and men should be paid equally for equal work. Mitt Romney’s campaign issued a statement […]

06/07/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Walker’s Recall Victory Speaks Louder Than Protesters

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s blowout victory in his state’s recall election on Tuesday was predicted by virtually every poll taken prior to the election. He was the third to face a recall and the first […]

06/06/2012

"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisconsin: The Day After

In a not surprising result, the attempt to recall a governor with a 30 million dollar bankroll did not work out for his opponents – or at least did not work out, completely. With the […]

06/06/2012

A Tom Barrett Supporter in Wisconsin (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

The Badger State

Over a year ago, people in Wisconsin started a long shot process to recall Governor Scott Walker and a number of other Republican elected officials. When Walker took his narrow margin of victory as an […]

06/05/2012

Large sugary drinks facing ban (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘You Want Two Sodas With That?’ Could Replace ‘You Want Fries With That?’ In NYC

One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]

06/05/2012

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