Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn’t bend his way. Colleagues don’t like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don’t know what they believe?
Texas Senator Ted Cruz and a parade of other possible 2016 Republican presidential candidates anchored the opening day of the National Rifle Association’s annual conference as they praised the lobby group for its efforts to defeat President Barack Obama’s gun legislation.
As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.
Friedrich Hayek’s book “The Road to Serfdom” has served as a beacon for American conservatives since its publication in 1944. Today’s Republicans often cite the book in their fight to limit federal power and regulation. Hayek’s views, however, were more complicated than they often assume.
Glenn Beck , at his successful “Restoring America” rally in Washington, wrapped himself in the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr . He fits much better with another religious-political figure, the late Charles E. Coughlin, the Catholic priest who led a populist-right crusade against President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s.
Radio talk-show host Glenn Beck renewed his contract with Clear Channel Communications Inc. in a deal that doubles his pay to $100 million over five years, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Fox News commentator Glenn Beck and Tea Party heroine Sarah Palin exhorted tens of thousands of fans and activists gathered in Washington to embrace religion and the nation’s traditional values as part of their decision-making and daily lives.