Several apostles affiliated with the movement helped organize or spoke at Rick Perry's recent prayer rally. A leading apostle, C. Peter Wagner, talks about the movement and its missions, which include acquiring leadership positions in government, the media, and arts and entertainment.
If there's been a worse week and a half for a presidential candidate, it's hard to remember when. Just as Texas Gov. Rick Perry worked to recover from his woeful debate performance of more than a week ago, two damaging stories got big attention. One was about the racist name of a hunting camp used by Perry's family, the other of state subsidies he gave to subprime mortgage firms.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley tossed some barbs at New Jersey Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie during an appearance on the Sunday morning political talk show Face the Nation yesterday.
The GOP contender's aides say his family took steps to paint over a rock at a hunting camp it leased. A racial epithet had been on the stone for years. Some who visited the camp tell The Washington Post the word was still visible in recent years.
D.C. auditors didn't find any evidence of wrongdoing in a recently released audit of grants awarded to the violence-prevention nonprofit group Peaceoholics, but they did question how the city awarded some grant monies to the group.
If the debt reduction supercommittee deadlocks, or if Congress rejects its work, by law automatic across-the-board budget cuts — half of them from defense spending — will be triggered. Already, talk is growing of undoing that trigger.
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