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Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, on John McCain’s short list of potential running mates, might have upped his chances of getting the nod by doing what McCain won’t: going on the Christian Broadcasting Network and talking about his faith in Jesus. […]

Earlier today, God-o-Meter referenced a pair of posts from blogger George Archibald alleging that this weekend’s meeting between John McCain and Billy and Franklin Graham came after McCain had rebuffed an earlier offer to meet with Billy Graham from an […]

John McCain sojourned to Billy Graham’s mountaintop cabin in North Carolina yesterday for a 45-minute meeting with the Reverend and his son, Rev. Franklin Graham. Although the Grahams declined to issue endorsements for McCain, the New York Times reports that […]

God-o-Meter is going to have to start keeping a tally of conservative Christians coming to Barack Obama’s defense. The latest is former George W. Bush aide Peter Wehner (pictured), who–despite having problems with Obama’s social liberalism–comes out swinging against James […]

It’s been a month and a half. The Brody File reports that John McCain has finally responded in a big way to the California Supreme Court’s May 15 decision to legalize gay marriage, sending a statement of solidarity to the […]

When James Dobson ripped into Barack Obama on his radio program yesterday, his denunciation came through loud and clear in the headlines. But it’s worth noting that the head of Focus on the Family saved a bit of his ire […]

Well that was fast! Within hours of broadcaster James Dobson’s attack on Senator Obama, one of the most prominent ministers in Texas (along with others) has lept to Obama’s defense, establishing a website bluntly titled, “James Dobson Doesn’t Speak for […]

The very month that he held an unusual meeting with prominent black and white Christians–the Rev. Franklin Graham and the Rev. T.D. Jakes, among them–Senator Obama has come under resounding verbal attack from Dr. James Dobson, head of the highly […]

Almost since it began, Barack Obama’s campaign has had to fight a hostile rumor that the candidate is actually a Muslim–with the inference being that he might somehow be sympathetic to anti-American militants in the Middle East and South Asia. E-mails […]

Among John McCain’s former competitors for the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney has been most outspokenly supportive. As the God-o-Meter noted, the two men recently traded compliments during a McCain fundraiser in Massachusetts, where Romney served a single-term as governor […]

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