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M2EP LIVE: Just Back From Capitol Hill

Dateline: Our Nation's Capitol --
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M2EP LIVE: Taking on the Powers (kind of)

This is the day. The day that the entrenched powers on Capitol Hill come face to face with the horde of advocates from the Mobilization Against Poverty.
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M2EP Live: Charlotte Keys Update

I was delighted to run into Charlotte Keys, head of Jesus People Against Pollution of Columbia, MS, whom I'd
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M2EP Live: We're on the Inside

This is the first event in Sojourners history where the White House has had a role, any role, aside from the one where they call the local police and ask them to remove us from the sidewalks.
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M2EP Live: Why We're Here

Before and after the worship service tonight, I got a chance to chat with just a few of the thousand-plus people coming to the Mobilization. Here's what they had to say:
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Defining 'Progressive'

"Progressive" has become the adjective of choice to describe faith communities with commitments to justice, serving the poor, and environmentalism.
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A Christian Mistake

In ominous red and black, last week's Newsweek cover carried the headline, "The Decline and Fall of Christian America." The magazine's cover sto
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Obama: 'America is not a Christian Nation'

Monday, in his address to the Turkish Parlaiment, President Obama made a statement guaranteed to spark controversy.
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Video: Jim Wallis on CNN Discussing Obama's Faith Council

Jim Wallis, Eboo Patel, and Rabbi David Saperstein discuss the role of President Obama's Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
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Obama at Notre Dame: Continuing a Tradition of Dialogue

Barack Obama will be the ninth president awarded an honorary degree from the University of Notre Dame and the sixth president to address its graduates during commencement services.
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