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There’s a bit of debate about Jesus’ politics these days. “Jesus would send all these right-wing pseudo-Christians straight to hell,” writes Jack Clark. “I can prove Jesus was a Republican,” writes Darrin Yaeger. Jesus changed everything, notes author John Ortberg […]

What if Barack Obama’s poll numbers begin to lag? What if prominent black preachers or key Jewish leaders announce they cannot support him? What if it appears Obama is losing key swing states? Will the President’s strategists began looking to conservatives to keep […]

So, you don’t know who should get your vote? Well, there’s always the candidates’ debates. However, should you select the next leader of the free world based on whether he knows how to argue cleverly in public? And there’s always the […]

“What if we add another ‘party’ to the ballot: ‘None of the Above’ alongside ‘Republican’ and ‘Democrat’?” asks political observer Deb Fitz. Indeed, could it work? It’s already the law in Nevada, Spain and Ukraine. It was tried in Russia […]

By G. JEFFREY MacDONALD c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) When GOP presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty goes to church, he knows he’ll hear a 27-minute sermon — never longer, never shorter. But whether he’ll hear a biblical endorsement of the […]

By DANIEL BURKE c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour warned several hundred Christian conservatives gathered here last week (June 3-4) not to expect a “perfect candidate” to emerge from the field of Republican presidential contenders. […]

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