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LISTEN: What Was The Faith Factor In The 2014 Midterms

Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.06.2014 | Religion

Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how religious ideas and spiritual practice inform and shape our personal...

Southern White Evangelical Decline

Martin Marty | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion
Martin Marty

"Southern Evangelicals Dwindling--and Take the GOP Edge With Them" screams a headline in the online Atlantic. I'll exegete the meaning of the first three words of that headline, and leave the last seven to prognosticators, politicians, and pollsters.

Phone Versus Online Honesty

Martin Marty | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Martin Marty

This post originally appeared in Sightings, an online publication of the Martin Marty Center of the University of Chicago Divinity School. "What fres...

Crutch-Wielding 'Air Conditioner Bandit' Eyed In String Of Burglaries

DNAinfo | Posted 07.29.2013 | New York

HELL'S KITCHEN — The heat is on this career cat burglar. Cops have identified Robert Jones, 49, as a person of interest in a new rash of burglari...

Lottery Winner Robbed

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.08.2013 | Crime

Of all the luck. A 62-year-old man, who uses a motorized wheelchair, won $500 in the lottery last Friday, only to have most of it stolen minutes later...

Texas Democrats Lost in the Wilderness, but There's a Way Out

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Not only will a blue Texas make a Republican president a near-impossibility, but when Texas Democrats do win, then the Republicans in Austin will have to write columns about how their party will make a comeback.

A Giant Step Backward for Voters in Nevada and Beyond

Yousef Abukhdair | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Yousef Abukhdair

A "none of the above" voting option allows Americans to articulate their disappointment with individual candidates and political parties while still being actively involved in the political process. States should be expanding this option, not eliminating it.