‘Foleygate’ Divides Republicans

The Mark Foley affair threatens an unholy alliance between the Religious Right and gay Republicans that helped re-elect President Bush in 2004. Religious conservatives blamed the former Republican congressman’s long-rumored but just-confirmed homosexuality for...

Religious Right Muted in Criticism of Foley

Criticism of disgraced former Congressman Mark Foley has been muted from the Religious Right, amid concern the scandal might hinder recent efforts to get out the Christian vote for Republican candidates in midterm elections Nov. 7. Gary Bauer of American Values said...

Faithful Democrats Protest Alleged Cover-Up for Congressman

A Web-based campaign started last month to organize Christian Democratic voters on Monday issued an open letter of moral outrage over reports that GOP leaders knew former Rep. Mark Foley (F-Fla.) sent sexually explicit e-mails to underage House pages but did nothing...