The U.S. Supreme Court last week slapped down Montana's restrictions on corporate political contributions in a ruling that shows the court at its most divided -- and at its most political.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider taking another bite of the corporate political free speech apple recently, accepting a petition asking justices to summarily overturn a Montana Supreme Court decision petitioners say flies in the face of Citizens United.
Some anti-abortion groups support a bill to would ban abortion in Ohio after a fetal heartbeat is detected but other anti-abortion groups say they oppose it.
The Republican National Committee, meeting in Hawaii, has rejected a proposed "purity test" requiring candidates to accept eight of 10 conservative principles.
Conservatives on the Republican National Committee are pressing Chairman Michael Steele to call a special meeting on the U.S. economy next month, members say.
The conservative movement in the United States says it's working hard to dismantle federal campaign finance laws.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take another look at the federal ban on naming specific candidates in "issue ads" immediately before elections.
Texas Republicans have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to knock former congressman Tom Delay off the November ballot for the House seat he resigned in June.
Former Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, must stay on the Texas ballot in November, a Texas judge ruled Thursday.
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