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PICTURES: Religion and the GOP Contenders

How do the official and possible 2012 presidential contenders view religion?

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:40am

Hotline Sort: Miller Time

Welcome back to Hotline Sort. Republicans will converge on Washington today for the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference, but one presidential contender will be absent. Also there's a shakeup in the Texas Senate race and Republicans think it's Miller's time (to go) in North Carolina.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:40am

Lines in the Sand

Drawing boundaries is a time-honored Washington tradition, but some political figures -- like Sarah Palin -- have little use for that sort of clarity.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:40am

Video: 'Soul-Singer Blowout' for the Weiner Scandal; Not the Only Unfortunate Last Name

Jon Stewart gives Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., "the full politician sex scandal soul-singer blowout."

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:40am

This Week in Political Trivia

How well do you know the facts and faces behind this week's political news? Find out with our weekly trivia quiz, powered by the Almanac of American Politics!

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:40am

Barney Frank: What I Read

How do other people deal with the torrent of information that pours down on us all? What sources can't they live without? To find out, we regularly reach out to well-informed people to learn more about their media diets. This is taken from a conversation with Rep. Barney Frank, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Financial Services. It has been edited for clarity and length.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 8:40am

Indictment? Edwards Meets With Prosecutors Today

Three years ago, he was running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Today, former Sen. John Edwards is likely to be hit with criminal charges over alleged payments of hush money to his former mistress, the Associated Press reports.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 7:40am

Ethnic Groups Split on Economic Opportunity

Whites and minorities are split over their chances of moving up the economic ladder, with whites expressing pessimism and doubts about the impact of diversity.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 6:40am

Separate but Equal Coalitions Take Differing Attitudes to Demographic Change

On one side, Americans open to the nation’s more diverse face. On the other, Americans dubious about change.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 6:40am

Obama’s Ratings

Obama’s approval ratings may have bounced back, but most people still say the country is on the wrong track, which could hurt his 2012 chances.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 6:40am