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March 25, 2010, 3:59 PM EDT
Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., poses for a picture with his son, Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., at the inauguration of President Barack Obama on Jan. 20, 2009. (AP File Photo/Sen. Patrick Leahy)
March 16, 2010, 9:37 AM EDT
China says its one-child policy, initiated in 1979, has helped to reduce the country’s population by 300-400 million people. (Photo: Shanghai Population and Family Planning Commission)
March 16, 2010, 12:20 AM EDT
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill on Feb. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Cenetafile)
March 10, 2010, 7:04 PM EST
( – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) continued to maintain the view that there is no taxpayer funding for abortion in the Senate health care bill, despite being contradicted by other members of Congress and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).  
March 5, 2010, 2:56 PM EST
( – While the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether Chicago’s handgun ban breaches the Second Amendment, 69 percent of Americans believe city governments have no right to legislate against citizens owning such guns, a new poll shows.   According to a Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey, only 25 percent of adults say city governments have the right to bar citizen handgun ownership.  
March 4, 2010, 11:30 PM EST
NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco (Wikipedia Commons)
March 2, 2010, 9:07 PM EST
Washington ( – Global warming has not met scientific criteria, and scientists need to find a theory that matches the facts, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) said Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol.   “Science is verifiable, science is something that can be replicated,” Barton, the ranking Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, told  
March 1, 2010, 5:04 PM EST
Men and women who are part of the Silent No More Campaign shared stories about how abortion has hurt them. They carried signs that said "I regret my abortion." Others carried signs mourning the loss of fatherhood from abortion. ( Starr)
February 26, 2010, 7:22 PM EST
Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Feb. 19, 2010. (Photo by Starr)
February 26, 2010, 6:22 PM EST
( - Conservative leaders and members of Congress largely expressed outrage Friday that the Air Force had blacklisted Family Research Council President Tony Perkins from speaking at Andrews Air Force Base because of his p
February 25, 2010, 11:40 AM EST
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) (Photo courtesy of Casey's Senate Web site)
February 23, 2010, 6:25 PM EST
In this Aug. 27, 2008 file photo, Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
February 23, 2010, 5:17 PM EST
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. (AP photo)
February 19, 2010, 6:03 PM EST
House Republican Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.)
February 19, 2010, 10:58 AM EST
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) (AP Photo)
February 17, 2010, 7:50 PM EST
NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco (Wikipedia Commons)
February 4, 2010, 5:17 PM EST
( - House Minority Leader John Boehner (R.-Ohio) said today that Harry Knox, who serves on President Barack Obama’s faith-based advisory council, appears to be an “anti-Catholic bigot” and should resign as a White House adviser. Earlier this week, Knox said he stood by a statement he made last year that Pope Benedict XVI is “hurting people in the name of Jesus” because the pope does not support promoting the use of condoms as a means to stem the spread of HIV.
February 3, 2010, 5:25 PM EST
Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church. (Wikipedia Commons)
February 3, 2010, 5:28 AM EST
( – Harry Knox, who serves on President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, is standing by a statement he made last March that Pope Benedict XVI is “hurting people in the name of Jesus.”   When asked on Tuesday whether he still holds that view that the pope "is hurting people in the name of Jesus," Knox said, “I do.” (See video below.)