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May 2009


Michael Steele on the Mormon Factor in Romney's Defeat

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By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country

Michael Steele has been roundly criticized (again) and has issued (another) sort-of apology, this time for comments he made about Mitt Romney's presidential bid. Sitting in for conservative radio host Bill Bennett, the Republican National Committee chairman challenged a ...

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religion
Steele, Michael
Romney, Mitt
2008 presidential election
candidates
Republican Party
Mormonism
RNC
evangelicals
Huckabee, Mike
McCain, John

New Progressive Faith Group Launches Christian Radio Campaign for Climate Bill

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By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country

A new faith-based advocacy group founded by Hillary Clinton's former religious outreach director is airing a radio spot that takes a distinctly Christian perspective in pressuring Congress to pass a climate change bill. Listen to the ad here. Sponsored by the ...

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religion
advertising
radio
global warming
Catholic Church
evangelicals
energy policy and climate change

The White House on National Day of Prayer: A Proclamation, but No Formal Ceremony

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By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country

The National Day of Prayer Task Force, which is run out of the conservative Christian group Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been eagerly awaiting word from the White House about plans for next Thursday's National Day of Prayer. Specifically, the ...

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religion
White House
Obama, Barack
Obama administration
Bush administration