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Jon Ward

Conservatives Clash: Battle The Wicked Or Fight For The Needy? | Jon Ward | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The placement of a Barack Obama figurine in a urinal at a conference for Christian conservatives Friday captured why these gatherings ha...

Religious Conservatives To Judge Top Republicans

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America's leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad, blamin...

Michelangelo Signorile

Anti-Gay Amendment Would Be 'Trying To Put The Genie Back In The Bottle,' Christian Leader Claims | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed, now head of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, conceded in an interview at the Conservative Political Acti...

Clueless in Gay America

Lew Whittington | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lew Whittington

After the Supreme Court's rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 last week, the anti-gay crusaders made their grave pronouncements about 'God's law' and 'founding fathers' and the 'sanctity of marriage' on the Sunday talk shows.

Evangelicals Are Too Political and Other Myths

Skye Jethani | Posted 09.02.2013 | Religion
Skye Jethani

In the wake of the DOMA and Prop 8 rulings, evangelicals shouldn't only be investigating their view of marriage, sexuality, and politics, but also their perception of themselves and who is shaping it.

Amid IRS Probe, Conservative Conference Highlights Murky Laws

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was called the "Road to Majority" conference, a not-so-subtle reference to winning control of Capitol Hill in the 2014 midterm electi...

After Romney Loss, GOP Operatives Huddle On Swank Caribbean Cruise

New York Magazine | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

The whole thing was white, and broken, that much was clear. A week after the presidential election, when the dreams of Republicans were dashed with Pr...

Amanda Terkel

Paul Ryan To Social Conservatives: 'Religious Freedom' At Risk If Obama Is Reelected | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) used some of the precious remaining hours of the 2012 campaign to reach out to social conservative voters in a t...

Paul Ryan Tells Evangelicals: Obama Threatens 'Judeo-Christian Values'

BuzzFeed | Zeke Miller | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan told a group of Evangelical Christians Sunday that President Obama's plans threaten "Judeo-C...

The 'Sam Bacile' Election

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The avalanche of anonymous and unaccountable campaign cash that is currently marinating our nation's politics this election cycle can be likened to the tactics of "Sam Bacile."

Outrageous Anti-Obama Mailer Compares His Policies To Nazi Germany

Mother Jones | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

A mailer blasted out by the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a nonprofit group spending millions of dollars to mobilize evangelical voters this November t...

Ralph Reed in the Marianas Trenches

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Ralph Reed's was a monstrous lie by one of the monumental hypocrites of our time. Yet he marches on, Christian soldier to the end, turning the temple of faith into one big ATM.

WATCH: A Crash Course on Ralph Reed

Bill Moyers | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

2012-08-30-moyers.JPGThe true surprise at the Tampa convention is Ralph Reed's resurrection.

Peter H. Stone

Mega Donors Bankrolling Massive Religious Conservative Anti-Obama Campaign | Peter H. Stone | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

A conservative group led by longtime political activist Ralph Reed has budgeted $10 million for a major 2012 election push to turn out the religious r...

Ralph Reed: Christians Need To Beg Forgiveness For God To Show Mercy In Election

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.03.2012 | Religion

An enthusiastic crowd of more than 6,000 people packed into Arlington's High Point Church in Texas last week, as a diverse group of prominent conserva...

Jennifer Bendery

Ralph Reed: Conservatives Excited About Mitt Romney Because He Flip-Flopped On Abortion | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Christian Coalition founder Ralph Reed said Thursday that conservatives are excited to support Mitt Romney as their Republican president...

GOP Operative: Obama Campaign 'Coming With A Knife In An Alley'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign will do anything to get him elected, GOP political operative Ralph Reed told Florida Republicans Feb. 16. "So if ...

Conservatives Astroturfing a Brave New World (VIDEO)

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics
Shawn Lawrence Otto

The Internet propaganda war is raging and far-ranging. It focuses on creating a revisionist alternative to history and established science, arguing that mainstream history and science is liberally biased.

Wiener's Limp Support

Lisa Baron | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Lisa Baron

So often when your hand gets caught in the cookie jar, it's usually the cover up, not the crime that lands you in hot water. This is what happened here.

For Evangelicals, Bachmann 'Speaks Our Code'

Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour warned several hundred Christian conservatives gathered here...

Jaweed Kaleem

Faith And Freedom Conference: How Will Religion Affect Evangelical Votes? | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.04.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- Fifteen years ago, Phil DaCosta spent Sundays passing out voter guides at his church about where congressional candidates stood ...

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Try To Woo Christian Conservatives At Conference

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an election season driven by economic worries, Republican leaders are trying to keep Christian conservatives excited and involved by ...

Jon Ward

Faith And Freedom Conference: Huntsman Courts Conservatives, Bachmann Bashes Obamacare, Barbour Calls For Unity | Jon Ward | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Check off another box for Jon Huntsman. The former ambassador to China, ex-Utah governor and likely Republican presidential candida...

Mitt Romney the Weathervane: What Our Most Changeable Politician Can Tell Us About the Modern GOP

Michael Keegan | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Romney's changing positions are not just the tragicomic tale of a man so desperate for the presidency he'll say anything to get there: they're also a valuable measure of what it takes to make it in the modern GOP.

Jaweed Kaleem

Republican Presidential Candidates To Address Evangelical Christians | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – When the Faith and Freedom Coalition kicks off its annual conference on Friday with a who's who lineup of conservative political ...