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Romney Learns How to Talk to Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 05/15/2012 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

It's no wonder that Mitt Romney won plaudits from evangelical bigwigs for his commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday. It showed he's learned how to talk to them--or at least, learned t ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 6, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/06/2012 - 1:44pm | Type: Blog

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Evangelicals' Lock On The GOP Cracks During this election cycle, Republicans sidled up to Ronald Reagan's legacy to demonstrate their true conservative credentials. But we all know that Reagan himself could not survi ...

Tony Campolo: Newt's Surprising Evangelical Fan Base
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 4:26pm | Type: Blog

I, for one, am quite willing to join the "forgive, forget and move on" crowd, but it does make me wonder if Evangelicals are going to sound believable when they say that they tend to vote Republican ...

No Country for Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 8:04am | Type: Blog

With the Iowa caucus, the "First in the Nation" New Hampshire primary, and South Carolina's primary now behind us, the field of contenders for the Republican nomination continues to shrink. I� ...

Is Iran the New Iraq?
Originally Posted: 01/18/2012 - 8:07am | Type: Blog

It’s hard to remember the warm-up to the Iraq war now almost 10 years old. Following the devastating experience of 9/11 (Sept. 11, 2001), the United States experienced enormous national feelings of anger and s ...

An Evangelical Trifecta for Romney?
Originally Posted: 01/13/2012 - 3:56pm | Type: Blog

We’re getting down to the wire, folks. Can Mitt Romney make it 3 for 3? We’ve been watching the shifting evangelical vote in the primaries thus far, and NPR just took another look at it — from the King Makers on their way to Texas to try and f ...

Rick Santorum Wins Over Evangelicals By Breaking With His Own Catholic Creed
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 11:01am | Type: Blog

Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is a darling of the Christian right, and made a tremendous showing among evangelicals in the Iowa caucuses. But Santorum himself is a Catholic, and while many of ...

Wes Granberg-Michaelson Answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 3:24pm | Type: Blog

One size doesn’t fit all when in come to evangelicals. It distorts reality. But that’s just too inconvenient for pundits intent on predicting how various blocks will vote. Lately, ...