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Bob Edgar

Common Cause President's Video And Mission

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Bob Edgar, the president and CEO of Common Cause, ...

A Eulogy for Bob Edgar

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

There are people in public life who cannot be bought, flattered, or hammered into submission. Bob Edgar was one of them.

Bob Edgar: A Christian for the Common Good (1943-2013)

Morgan Guyton | Posted 06.25.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

Bob believed in democracy, and he believed that Christians should fight for the common good. It was devastating to learn of his sudden death this week in a dark time when his prophetic vision has never been more sorely needed.

Bob Edgar, Presente

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 06.24.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

This is a letter I never imagined writing, and am deeply grief-stricken to be writing. Rev. Bob Edgar, a great public servant and my friend, has died.

Former National Council Of Churches Leader Dead At 69

Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The Rev. Bob Edgar, a Democratic congressman and United Methodist minister who went on to lead the ...

OFA and the Fundraising Thing

Mike Lux | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

To say a president and other politicians shouldn't try to raise money to help fight for his agenda is simply wrong, especially with the huge buckets of money being raised and spent to fight him.

Free Bernie Madoff

Bob Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Edgar

What if, instead of sentencing Bernie Madoff today to spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge decided that we should let the criminal mastermind "move forward" and enjoy his golden years?