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The Chicago Tribune 06/29/2006
Sharing the experience of his own quest for faith before an enthusiastic crowd, Sen. Barack Obama spoke Wednesday of progressives' failure to...
CNN 06/29/2006
Appearing before a religious conference earlier this week, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York) told the audience that as a child attending...
The Washington Post 06/29/2006
Democratic phenom Barack Obama, the subject of the latest presidential boomlet, was nearing the end of a thoughtful speech about religion in politics...
Chicago Sun-Times 06/29/2006
Obama, Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), who also spoke the last few days at the organization...
CNN 06/28/2006
Inside this Washington, D.C., church, a revival of sorts is underway. A rebirth of religion in the Democratic Party. Leading the reawakening is...
The Associated Press 06/28/2006
Sen. Barack Obama on Wednesday warned fellow Democrats they must take religion seriously, delivering a highly personal speech that noted his own...
Scripps Howard News Service 06/28/2006
When Sen. Barack Obama slipped into the front row National City Christian Church before his speech, he moved comfortably in rhythm with the spirited...
Reuters 06/28/2006
Democrats must shed their reluctance to talk about faith and reach out to evangelical Christians and other churchgoing Americans, a leading new voice...
Religion News Service 06/28/2006
Solving the problem of poverty in America requires the cooperation of leaders and activists from across the theological and political spectrum,...
Catholic Online 06/28/2006
Several hundred community and faith leaders along with religious activists from around the nation marched in Washington June 27 to fight against...
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services 06/28/2006
A convention of evangelical Christians gave standing ovations this week to Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean and Sens. Hillary...
The Washington Times 06/28/2006
The former Vermont governor Howard Dean made his claims during a conference of liberal Christians yesterday at National City Christian Church in...
Chicago Sun-Times 06/28/2006
Senator Barack Obama's speech given at Sojourners and Call to Renewal Pentecost Conference in Washington DC on Wednesday June 28th, 2006. Sen....
United Press International 06/28/2006
Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says raising the U.S. minimum wage is a moral principle because poverty is a moral problem. Dean...
06/28/2006
Here is a scene that only a person like Jim Wallis could pull off: Rep. James E. Clyburn, R-S.C., a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus...
American Chronicle 06/26/2006
What a great world this would be were people to spend as much time and energy practicing their religion as they do arguing about it. Many in the left...
Cox News Service 06/26/2006
What would Jesus do about growing poverty in America? That's the question that about 1,000 national religious leaders will try to answer today...
Slate 06/26/2006
If a viable religious left is going to emerge to balance the religious right, as the Democrats desperately hope it will, two men will be critical to...
Aidsmap News 06/23/2006
. . . Of course, there is no question that some Global Fund programmes do provide care and support (and decriminalisation) for some groups in...
Religion News Service 06/22/2006
After wandering the political desert for nearly 40 years, organizers of a Spiritual Activism conference here said that the religious left is taking...