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Evangelical Vote

Trump Says There's One Way He Can Get Into Heaven

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics

Does the stairway to heaven pass through the Oval Office? Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump joked on Thursday that winning the White Hou...

Samantha Bee Breaks Down Why The Religious Right Is Voting For Trump

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.17.2016 | Comedy

Samantha Bee is confused about the religious right. On Monday night, the "Full Frontal" host wondered why right-wing Christians had ignored a ready-ma...

Ted Cruz Calleth Out To Iowa's Holy Land, For Yea, It Is Judgment Day

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

CLIVE, Iowa -- Ted Cruz is a U.S. senator from Texas, but by the end of his speech here Wednesday night, he sounded more like an evangelical preacher ...

Evangelical Voters Don't Care That Trump's Not Religious

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

Businessman Donald Trump is viewed as the least religious of all the GOP presidential candidates, according to a new report from Pew Research -- but e...

David Brooks Calls Out Ted Cruz's 'Brutalism'

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

In 1997, Michael Wayne Haley was arrested after stealing a calculator from Walmart....

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Obama's Vote Varied Among Catholics, Evangelicals, Jews | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.08.2012 | Religion

Just as President Barack Obama's support varied greatly from state to state on Tuesday, he also did well among certain religious groups and not so wel...

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Catholic Vote Is Sharply Divided, Says New Survey | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion

A new national survey of likely voters shows a sharp contrast among Catholics, the nation's largest religious group and one with significant membershi...

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Billy Graham Launches Pro-Romney Voter Ads | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.18.2012 | Religion

Just a week after meeting and nearly endorsing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at his Montreat, N.C., home, an ailing Rev. Billy Graham ...

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Obama, Romney Campaigns Dig Deep To Target Religious Voters | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.17.2012 | Religion

Loveland, Colo., resident Melissa Riley got an unexpected flyer in the mail Friday with her name on it. Printed in red, white and blue text against a ...

If You Love Jesus, Vote For Obama

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

If McCain wins this election, the Religious Right and Sarah Palin will take the credit. The Religious Right's hold on the Republican Party will be even stronger, and the party will be pulled deeper into an extremism that serves only a small minority of Americans.

Dems Should Thank God For McCain-Palin

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

The best laugh in this selection is that McCain thinks he can snag the Hillary refuseniks with a female and appease the Religious Right with Palin's anti-abortion rights stance. He's going to lose on both counts.

Obama's Outreach To Christian Left

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's high-profile speech on religion was only one part of his effort to bring evangelicals over to the Democratic party, CNN reports: Obama's ou...

Obama Separates The Men From The Boys

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Wicker

In his Father's Day sermon, Obama made big progress with three tough voter groups, and all without making the slightest reference to any of them.