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Women's tennis great Billie Jean King fought the so-called "Battle of the Sexes" match against Bobby Riggs in 1973, but in a new email for Democrats she said the current political fight over contraception is a "war on women."
The controversy swirling around talk-show host Rush Limbaugh's derogatory comments about a student who testified before Congress in support of the Obama administration's health-care law is proving slow to die on Capitol Hill.
Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke said Friday she was stunned when conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called her a "slut" earlier this week for advocating that health insurance plans cover contraception.
Yet another fight is brewing between the Obama Justice Department and House Republicans — this time over the department's refusal to divulge the names of the lawyers representing suspected terrorists being detained at Guantanamo Bay.
The White House accepted an apology Wednesday from the Rev. Franklin Graham for recent remarks on whether President Obama is a Christian.
His margin of victory may have been closer in Michigan than in 2008, but Tuesday night was a good night for Mitt Romney on many fronts.
Exit polling from Arizona shows Mitt Romney won handily — but did not do so well among Hispanic voters there, which could suggest his tough immigration stance is hurting him among that group of voters.
President Obama swiped back at former Sen. Rick Santorum for calling him a "snob" for wanting all children to attend college during a speech at the Democratic Governors' Association annual conference Monday.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, whose campaign is sponsoring a car in Monday's rain-delayed Daytona 500 NASCAR race in Florida, said he had shared some tips from the campaign trail with the car's driver.
President Obama spoke with his top general in Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon amid continued rioting that followed the burning of the Koran at the country's largest U.S. military base and the killing of two U.S. service members.
The quest marches on for a bumper sticker for the 2012 Obama campaign, and Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. believes the slogan should highlight the death of Osama bin Laden.
The wife of presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday that his rise in the polls is due to God working in mysterious ways.
Gang way, here comes "Power Players Week," a title which could warrant just a passing glance from notables in the nation's capital: Every week is power players week here.
Democrats have called on Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to come testify before the Senate about her state's immigration law, which is slated for a Supreme Court hearing later this year.
Months after Rep. Duncan Hunter asked the Justice Department to consider leniency for Border Patrol Agent Jesus E. Diaz Jr., who was convicted of using excessive force in arresting an illegal immigrant, the Obama administration has brushed that request.
By Jay Sekulow
The left's outrage over the IRS turns to a plea to 'move on'