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Religious Right

Why Does Joe Lieberman Continue to Stand With Hagee?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Lieberman knows better. His in-laws survived the Holocaust. I cannot understand how he can justify standing alongside a man who preaches that the murder of millions of Jews somehow had a divine purpose.

Rev. Rachel Smith: God Not Guns

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

As an ordained minister, Rev. Smith also founded a project to to encourage congreagations to see gun violence prevention as a ministry in their communities.

McCain & the Rev. Wrongs

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Barack Obama has had his Rev. Wright Problem, but John McCain has created for himself a serious Rev. Wrongs Problem.

McCain's Reverends Right: His Faustian Bargain with Radical Christianity

Shaun Jacob Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shaun Jacob Halper

McCain has allied with three of its most bigoted and hateful "spiritual" personalities: John Hagee, Rod Parsley, and (before his death) Jerry Falwell.

John Hagee: John McCain's Minister of War

Lou Dubose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lou Dubose

John McCain needed an evangelical to embrace and send a message to the Christian right that he will do their bidding, even if he's not quite one of th...

Democratic Candidates Outraising Republicans With Clergy And Religious Organizations

The Carpetbagger Report | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to campaign contributions, the 2008 presidential campaign keeps turning the conventional wisdom on its ear.... ...Thus far in the '08 c...

For Dems, Voters Of Faith Increasingly Appealing For '08

Style Weekly | Amy Biegelsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After watching a documentary in the Virginia Commonwealth University campus commons this fall that questioned the existence of the historical Jesus Ch...

Huckabee, Romney, Thompson Get Blessing Of Religious Right At Secretive Gathering

New York Times | Michael Luo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A meeting of some 60 top Christian conservative leaders on Sunday after a two-day Values Voter Summit ended with members of the group on their knees p...

Giuliani Woos Christian Right

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rudy Giuliani tried to find peace with a restless bloc of the Republican Party Saturday, telling religious conservatives not to fear him for his stand...

"There's No One Republican Presidential Candidate That Inspires Them"

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Religious and cultural conservatives, a political force skeptical of the leading Republican presidential candidates, are caught in a tug of war betwee...

Religious Conservatives Take A Back Seat In '08 Elections

The New York Times | LAURIE GOODSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AFTER the 2004 elections, religious conservatives were riding high. Newly anointed by pundits as "values voters" -- a more flattering label than "reli...

Experts Proclaim Religious Right Powerless In '08 Primaries

McClatchy Newspapers | Steven Thomma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Palm Sunday two years ago was a glorious day for Christian conservatives. A president who'd proclaimed Jesus his favorite philosopher was racing back...

"Values Voters" Debate Changes God Bless America Lyrics To Condemn US

TPM | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Condemn