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Jon Ward

Obama Pastor Did Say That About Religious Right | Jon Ward | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Easter Sunday, President Barack Obama went to services at St. John's Episcopal Church, where the Rev. Luis Leon preached a 15-minute ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Obama Pastor Stands By Criticism Of Religious Right | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.02.2013 | Religion

Under attack by some conservatives for speaking out against the "captains of the religious right" in his Easter sermon, the Rev. Luis León, pastor of...

Early Political Spats Suggest Nothing Off-Limits In 2012

Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The early border skirmishes of Campaign 2012 are reviving questions about one candidate's former pa...

Jeremiah Wright: Obama 'Threw Me Under The Bus'

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, said in a letter obtained by The Associated Press that he is "t...

Obama-Hating Pastor Protested In Arizona, Calls Reporter A "Jerk" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizonans gathered outside Tempe's Faithful Word Baptist Church on Sunday to protest Pastor Steven Anderson, who has been preaching a violent hate-ser...

Where Have You Gone Joe DiMaggio?

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

Obama's words have changed. His ideas, so new, so fresh, now seem to be what we have heard before. From others. It's as if he has slipped from our fingers and into the hands of the professionals.

Jenna Bush's Wedding Pastor Launches Pro-Obama Website

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sparks are flying in the 2008 culture wars. The Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell, leader of the largest Methodist congregation in the country, launched a websi...

Which Inflammatory Pastor Are You? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and John McCain are now tied two for two in the race to see who can get the most inflammatory Pastors in their corner. This week we were ...

Obama Pastor Michael Pfleger Apologizes For Mocking Clinton

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday that he was "deeply disappointed" by a supporter's sermon at his church t...

WaPo Op-Ed: "Another Angry Black Preacher"

Washington Post | E.J. Dionne Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Let's ask the hard question about the Rev. Jeremiah Wright: Is he as far outside the African American mainstream as many of us would like to think?......

Jeremiah Wright, Obama's Pastor, Prompts Candidate To Address Comments

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The appearance of video by Jeremiah Wright, pastor to Barack Obama, has caused a recent frenzy as both Democratic candidate struggle with the issue of...

Thomas B. Edsall

Pastor's Remarks Spark Debate About Obama Campaign | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The emergence of controversial video-taped sermons by Barack Obama's longtime Chicago pastor, Jeremiah Wright, has produced an explosion of commentary...

Jeremiah Wright, Obama's Pastor: "Hillary Ain't Never Been Called A N****r"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Video of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor and mentor to Barack Obama, has been posted. The Reverend defends his most famous constituent and attacks Hilla...

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Leon Roker

People like Rev. Jeremiah Wright don't speak for all blacks. We are not in lock step, no matter how much we all might like rap music.

Obama Pastor's Sermons May Violate Tax Laws

Wall Street Journal | Suzanne Sataline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Christmas morning, Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. compared presidential candidate Barack Obama's impoverished childhood to Jesus Christ's. "Barack knows ...