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2012-08-18 06:21:08

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. John Kerry issued a statement last night on behalf of the Obama campaign in response to the release of "Dishonorable Disclosures" in which he failed to restate his own concerns about the negative impact of national security leaks under the Obama administration or ask why the Osama Bin Laden raid was turned into a partisan campaign commercial. In June, responding to concerns expressed by other U.S. senators about the unprecedented...

2012-08-09 10:24:02

Did a White House Official Violate Iran Sanctions? WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report published by the Washington Post on August 5, 2012, by Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten, reveals that David Plouffe, a senior White House advisor who was President Obama's 2008 campaign manager, received $100,000 speaking fee from an affiliate of a company doing business with Iran's government, which has provided technology that has helped the regime to track down and suppress...

2012-08-03 10:21:52

Cardinal DiNardo highlights problems for religious institutions, individuals Sees Administration policy's approach to religious freedom most grudging, arbitrary ever Congressional action defending religious freedom long overdue WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, chair of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, called on Congress to address the crisis in health care sparked by the Obama administration's contraceptive/sterilization...

2012-07-27 14:20:41

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today a U.S. District Court in Colorado issued a preliminary injunction requested by the Newland family, owners of Hercules Industries, in its lawsuit against the Obama administration's abortaficient and contraceptive mandate. The Alliance Defending Freedom is representing the family in Newland v. Sebelius. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the injunction, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made...

2012-07-19 14:20:43

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-six more members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors to the Second Amendment Protection Act, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms announced today. "This is good news," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan M. Gottlieb. "With a vote looming on the proposed United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, this sends a clear message to the Obama administration that the president will face real trouble if he or Secretary...

2012-07-19 06:24:14

Citizens rally as oral argument nears in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley case in U.S. Supreme Court WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100,000 people have signed a petition urging the President and the Attorney General to support the "ownership rights" of all Americans. Ownership rights include the right to resell, give away, and otherwise use lawfully purchased goods in any lawful manner. The petitions were delivered today to leaders within the Obama...

2012-07-16 10:22:11

Congressional Hearing highlights Virginia's frustration with the Obama Administration's regulations WASHINGTON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources President Paul Vining, testifying at a congressional hearing today in Abingdon, Va., said, "While there is no question that our industry is being detrimentally impacted, I would respectfully assert that this is not just a war on coal. What we are experiencing is a war on affordable electricity, a significant...

2012-07-09 10:21:10

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna responded today to reports that the Pentagon is moving forward with a plan to spend nearly half a billion dollars to help build biorefineries. Drevna notes such policies are another example of the government picking winners and losers in the marketplace instead of taking steps to enhance America's energy security: (Logo:...

2012-06-27 06:22:57

HOUSTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True the Vote, a nonpartisan, nonprofit grassroots organization focused on preserving election integrity, and Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced Tuesday that they have filed a Motion for Intervention defending the State of Florida's efforts to clean up voter registration lists against an Obama administration lawsuit (The United States of America v. State of Florida and Ken...

2012-06-21 06:23:41

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Reverend Harry Knox, RCRC President- and CEO-elect: The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice today issued a moral appeal to the Obama Administration to defend the freedom of American women to exercise self-determination in the most critical area of their lives - their precious health. With just six weeks until the historic Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage measure takes effect,...