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Catholic Bishop on Contraception Mandate: Not Kosher.
Originally Posted: 02/17/2012 - 8:15am | Type: Blog

WASHINGTON — Exhibit A in the fight over President Obama's mandate for religious institutions to provide insurance coverage for contraception: a ham sandwich. At a hearing Thursday convened by House Repu ...

Poll Digest – What We Are Being Told About What We Think (This Week, at Least)
Originally Posted: 02/15/2012 - 4:44pm | Type: Blog

Two new polls have been released this week that have caught the eye – one from The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and the second from Rasmussen. Both show shifts in the number of people supporting GOP P ...

H.R. 1956…Shameless (Period)
Originally Posted: 02/03/2012 - 10:55am | Type: Blog

In the name of “fiscal responsibility,” the Tea Party-led House GOP passed H.R. 1956, a bill that takes cash from the hands of America’s poorest working families in order to protect the richest of the rich. ...

Who Did Evangelicals Vote for in the Florida GOP Primary?
Originally Posted: 02/01/2012 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

The Pew Research Center reports on yesterday’s GOP primary in Florida: “New analysis of the Florida primary by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life based on results from the National Election Pool (NEP) shows that Mitt Romney received ...

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 ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Jan. 27, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/27/2012 - 2:25pm | Type: Blog

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Marco Rubio Calls For A Shift In Rhetoric On Immigration Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) hasn't endorsed a Republican candidate or said that he wants to be vice president, but that doesn't mean that GOP hopefuls don't ...

Castro's (Hypothetical) Death, Narnia and Middle Earth: The Florida GOP Debate Follies
Originally Posted: 01/25/2012 - 4:16pm | Type: Blog

At NBC's Florida debate earlier this week, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich got into a game of one-upmanship over where Cuban dictator Fidel Castro might end up after his hypothetical death. You really can& ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Jan. 24, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/24/2012 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

At 9pm ET, President Barack Obama will address a joint session on Congress to give them information on the State of the Union. THE WASHINGTON POST: Obama To Take On Economic Anxiety In Election-Year State Of The Union, Amid GOP Attacks ...

GOP Nostalgia is a Symptom of Privilege
Originally Posted: 01/23/2012 - 4:53pm | Type: Blog

The point is simple but compelling. Those in the position of privilege to write history are the ones whose story is most prominently told. So when we talk about going back to some better time, it’s with the le ...

GOP Primaries and Old Country Buffet
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 1:29pm | Type: SojoMail

January 12, 2012   QUOTE OF THE WEEK "The average Christi ...

GOP Primaries and Old Country Buffet
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 4:06pm | Type: Blog

If the GOP primaries were like Old Country Buffet, I’d be happy. Think about it. There wouldn’t be so much money involved and we could pick only the stuff we liked and ignore the rest. ...

Romney and Huntsman Tie in First New Hampshire Votes
Originally Posted: 01/10/2012 - 8:15am | Type: Blog

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tied former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman with two votes each, while Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich both received a single vote. President Obama also won his first vot ...

The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/19/2011 - 9:50am | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 AP: Kim Jong Il Dead: North Korean Leader’s Nukes, Threats Stoked World Fears Kim Jong Il, the mercurial and enigmatic North Korean ...

The Disappearance of the Compassionate Conservatives
Originally Posted: 12/09/2011 - 3:02pm | Type: SojoMail

December 8, 2011   QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Christians are a little ...

Newt Gingrich Is Right
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 12:06pm | Type: Blog

Newt Gingrich is right. Not about most things, but he is, at least, about the superficial state of our political discourse. Newt Gingrich is right. Not about most things, but he i ...

The Afternoon News: Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/09/2011 - 2:57pm | Type: Blog

A twice-daily round up of top news related to Sojourners' commitments to social justice and the poor. A twice-daily round up of top news related to Sojourners' commitm ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

Romney's Mormonism To Be A Bigger Issue In The General Election, Say Evangelicals (includes comments from Jim Wallis) Romney's Mormonism To Be A Bigger Issue In The Ge ...

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Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

American Exceptionalism Will Dominate The 21st Century American Exceptionalism Will Dominate The 21st Century American Exceptionalism has routinely been underestimated by Am ...

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Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline Planned For November 6 Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline Planned For November 6 Tar Sands Action, an environmental group fighting aga ...

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Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

Science, God, and Presidential Politics Science, God, and Presidential Politics Science and God are again front and center in presidential politics. GOP presidential candida ...

News: Quick Videos
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

CNN: Hilary Clinton Reacts To Gadhafi News CNN: GOP Debate CNN: Hilary Clinton Reacts To Gadhafi News CNN: GOP Debate (Barack Obama, CNN, gener ...

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Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi died of wounds suffered on Thursday as fighters battling to complete an ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

Imagine eating pizza everyday! Imagine eating pizza everyday! Herman Cain, GOP candidate and former CEO of Godfather's pizza , was taped singing of his love for pizz ...

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Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

Fox News takes a poll on #OccupyWallStreet. ... Bet they weren't expecting this: Will Occupy Wall Street's spark reshape our politics? Fox News takes a poll on #Occu ...