UK: Campaigners and charities ‘frozen out’ by lobbying Bill

Party secretary’s support for same-sex marriage continues to divide Broward Republicans

Abortion a fiery issue in Va. governor’s race

The Wise Know What Matters: Political disengagement is not an option | Kathryn Jean Lopez at NRO

ObamaCare gives vulnerable incumbent Democrats the jitters

Evangelicals and Immigration | Betsy Woodruff at NRO

    Betsy Woodruff at National Review: The lesson of all of this should be that any sentence that says “Evangelicals believe [fill in the blank] regarding immigration [or just about any other political issue]” is seriously fraught. There are approximately 90 to 100 million Evangelical Christians in America (per Wheaton College’s Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals). That number is big, and one might expect a certain diversity.

  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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At Log Cabin dinner, Tom Ridge calls for party to return to ‘big tent’

    Washington Blade: Tom Ridge, the former Pennsylvania governor and secretary of Homeland Security under the Bush administration, issued the call for inclusion during his keynote address at the 2013 Spirit of Lincoln dinner, an annual event held in D.C. by the Log Cabin Republicans. “If we want to win, we need to be a party worthy of the 21st century,” Ridge said. “A nonjudgmental party where all who support us are welcome. A party where diversity of view, race, ethnicity, gender and religion are relished and promoted and nourished.”

  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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Victory Fund announces 2013 “10 Races to Watch”

    Gay Politics The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund today announced its annual “Races to Watch” list featuring openly LGBT candidates, naming 10 candidates involved in groundbreaking runs for political office this year. Victory has endorsed a total of 85 out candidates for 2013, an all-time high for an odd numbered year.

  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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A House Divided Cannot Stand: On Social and Economic Conservatism | Ryan T. Anderson at First Things

Veteran Iowa Republicans Seek State GOP Makeover

Chris Christie’s Court

White House delays ObamaCare sign-up amid midterm fears

Planned Parenthood spent over $1 million on ads slamming pro-life candidate for Virginia governor

Obama Appeals To Allies To Stick With Health Law

Should we pull back from politics? | Russell D. Moore at Southern Baptist ERLC

Ted Cruz receives 8 min. standing ovation at Texas return

Does the original meaning of the First Amendment protect a right of privacy in campaign contributions?

Influential Homosexuals Push To Change GOP Positions On Marriage

Evangelical Leader Preaches Pullback From Politics, Culture Wars

“Christie’s Gay Marriage Punt and 2016″

Cuccinelli pays the price for the GOP’s ‘truce strategy’ on abortion

The ‘We Can’t Win’ Wimps Caucus | Patrick J. Buchanan at Human Events

House Republicans may sue over Kasich’s Medicaid expansion

Obama Romneyizes the Republicans | Daniel Henninger at WSJ

Group accuses McConnell of putting ‘Kentucky Kickback’ in bill (Video)

Booker wins New Jersey Senate race

Heritage Foundation ‘In Danger of Losing Its Clout,’ Sen. Hatch Says | CNSNews Video

McAuliffe ad hits Cuccinelli for saying abortion will bring God’s ‘judgment’ on nation | Video

Time For GOP To Quit Kicking The Can Down The Road | David Limbaugh at Human Events

Reince Priebus To House Gop: Hold The Line In Fiscal Fight

Australian Labor picks out lesbian to lead party in the Senate

Marriage becomes issue in Illinois Treasurer’s race

52% of GOP, 49% of Dems say America needs third party

Christian campaigners still in danger from Lobbying Bill

FRC’s Tony Perkins Considers Run for Congress

Establishment GOPers Assail Tea Party On Shutdown

Heritage Action CEO charts ‘libertarian, populist’ path to GOP victory

Bobby Jindal: Time to Take the GOP Brand Back From the Dysfunction of D.C.

White House, IRS exchanged confidential taxpayer info

“Same-sex marriage critics working to rally opposition” | Hawaii News Now

Christie debates marriage with Edison diner patron during campaign event “Listen: Lots of different people have different views on this,” Christie responded. “I think marriage should be between a man and a woman. “My view is: If you want to change it, put it on the ballot,” he continued. “Let everybody decide. It shouldn’t be decided by courts, it shouldn’t be decided by politicians in Trenton. It should be decided by everybody. If the majority of the people of New Jersey want same-sex marriage, I’ll enforce the law.”

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Meridian City Council, seat 2: Patrick Malloy | Idaho Statesman

IRS Asks For Input On Form 1023 Used By Applicants for Non-Profit Tax Status

Long line of Conservatives targeted by the IRS

Shutdown Monday brings DNC biggest fundraising haul since election

AZ Offers to Pay to Keep Grand Canyon Open, ‘Make It Hurt’ Feds Say ‘No’

Park Ranger on Shutdown: “We’ve been told to make life as difficutl for people as we can.”

Marriage group to sue IRS over donor leak, says list went to political enemies

Montana Democrats Get Senate Candidate

Latinos move towards pope, church and Democrats

Tory Councillors believe redefining marriage will cost votes, conservative association memberships down

Rand Paul: ’85 Percent of Government Is Being Funded’

Dr. Ben Carson’s encounter with IRS after Prayer Breakfast speech

Scott Lively to Run for Massachusetts Governor

Senate Dems use birth control language to slam GOP

Rubio: Senators Will ‘Have to Explain to Their Constituents Why They Voted for This’

    CNSNews: “[T]he American people are more aware today than they were 24, 48 hours ago about why Obamacare is so bad and the dangers of it. And now everyone here will have to vote, and they’ll have to explain — if they vote against defunding Obamacare — when this thing goes through and it starts hurting people, like it already is — they’re going to have to explain to their constituents why they voted for this and why they keep funding it.”

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Republicans, Fix Bayonets! ‘For sure you cannot win if you do not fight’ | Pat Buchanan at WND

Pro-Abortion Heroine to run for Texas Governor

Unions To Spend Heavily On State, Local Races

Virginia Governor: McAuliffe (D) 44%, Cuccinelli (R) 38%

Senate Democrats Not Hearing from Ted Cruz’s Grassroots Army Yet

Pew poll: Public would blame GOP, White House nearly equally for government shutdown

Ads to hit Terry McAuliffe on abortion, business

Vulnerable Senate Democrats Stuck With Obamacare

GOP fight spreads to the Senate

IRS officials thought Obama wanted crackdown on tea party groups, worried about negative press

Mcauliffe Vows To Keep Sub-standard Abortion Clinics Open If Elected

Complex Science at Issue in Politics of Fetal Pain

Virginia: “Democrats plotting to kill same-sex marriage ban?”

Forty-three House Republicans back bill to defund ObamaCare

Unions’ Misgivings on Health Law Burst Into View

Senator: ‘we Can Stop This Law!’ Tea party rallies to ‘Exempt America’ from Obamcare

Labor official pushes AFL-CIO for firmer rebuke of ObamaCare