Florida campus closed by authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a man inside a dormitory on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando also discovered weapons and explosive devices.
Boehner: Gay marriage is not what his church teaches, he says. While Sen. Rob Portman may have switched his views on gay marriage, Rep. John Boehner "can't imagine" that his position on the issue would ever change.
As the Republican Party ponders and argues over its future following recent election losses, one social issue is becoming paramount: same-sex marriage, favored by increasing numbers of young conservatives as well as party operatives.
Two high school football players were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that bitterly divided Steubenville, Ohio, and led to accusations of a cover-up to protect the community's athletes.
Like his father former Rep. Ron Paul before him, Sen. Rand Paul won CPAC's presidential straw poll of conservative activists. But In the 40-year history of CPAC, only two straw poll winners have gone on to become president – Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.
Conventional political wisdom says Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, a Charlestonian, Democrat, and sister of TV comedian Stephen Colbert, is more likely to ice skate in Charleston Harbor than win a seat in the House. Yet stranger things have happened in South Carolina.
Attitudes toward same-sex marriage are shifting in the US. Some Republicans worry that the GOP may be alienating the next generation of young conservatives if the party continues to oppose gay marriage.