Glenn Beck fans doubt his take on eligibility

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- WASHINGTON – Glenn Beck may pooh-pooh the issue of Barack Obama's presidential eligibility, but some of his most loyal fans are emphatic in demanding, "Where's the Birth Certificate?" more…

Will Texas nix Islam-praising schoolbooks?

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- Prompting squawks of derision from liberal commentators and reporters, the Texas State Board of Education is about to debate a resolution submitted by social conservative members calling for more…

Republicans tight-lipped about social issues

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- With the scheduled date for the release of the new Republican legislative agenda just around the corner, the GOP still is not talking about how, or whether, it more…

'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal goes down in flames

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- WASHINGTON – Conservatives are ecstatic about the defeat of the Democratic attempt to cancel the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy governing homosexuals in the military – but they're more…

Conference casualty of 'Obama economy'

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- Event organizers for the National Tea Party Unity Convention say their plans have become victim to the "Obama economy," and the meetings are being canceled for now. Judson more…

Reid: Military should reflect 'nation's values'

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- Sen. Harry Reid, a Democrat now fighting for his political life in a re-election campaign, says an amendment to a military-funding plan that would remove the "Don't ask, more…

Obama 'throwing the case' over 'gays' in services

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- Conservatives are condemning as "egregious" and "outrageous" U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips' decision to declare unconstitutional the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on homosexuals serving in armed more…

Ginni Thomas expects 60 new faces in U.S. House

by Brian Fitzpatrick -- Virginia Thomas WASHINGTON – Ginni Thomas, the wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, tonight told those attending a dinner at the 2010 March on D.C. rally more…