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Pew Research study: Election Day issues are being raised at church

I came to this position without a lot of religion knowledge, a fact I readily admitted from the start in this space. But I came with effort and a willingness to learn. One of the repeatedly reassuring things for me … Continue reading

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Billy Graham heads Election Day news from the pulpit

The religion beat is generating plenty of election news lately, both locally and elsewhere. Check out the York Daily Record religion page Thursday as my story this week touches on the many different ways local churches are responding to the … Continue reading

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Is the Catholic Church campaign pushing female voters to Obama/Biden?

Less than two weeks until election day! Aren’t you glad it’s almost over? That seems to be the sentiment at this point. Interesting news reported this morning by the Religion News Service. It seems that for the first time since … Continue reading

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Obama, Romney take God off the campaign trail

An interesting story popped up from my NPR Facebook feed this morning and it mirrors topics I’ve been addressing in this space for months. The story is titled, “Both Candidates Leave God Off The Campaign Trail.” Writer Barbara Bradley Hagerty … Continue reading

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Romney/Obama town hall meeting at church is canceled

Disappointing news this morning that tonight’s presidential debate at Kreutz Creek Presbyterian Church is canceled. Of course, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney were not going to attend, but surrogates were going to make the case for both in … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney and Christian principles

The 24-hour news cycle has been extended a bit for the latest “controversy” to emerge from this year’s presidential race. I am referring, of course, to the quickly becoming infamous secret video of GOP nominee Mitt Romney delivering a speech … Continue reading

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Romney attacks Obama on God issue

Just a quick follow-up to my post last week on the delicate role religion is playing in the presidential race. Politico reported over the weekend that Mitt Romney has revamped his stump speech to include attacks on President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Democrats and Republicans wrestle with God

It’s vote-counting season and, when the election is as tight as this one between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney appears to be, these politicians employ some daft strategies to win votes. The church vote is an interesting one. Although … Continue reading

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So a Mormon and a Catholic walk into a debate…

The announcement broke late Friday night that presumptive Republican nominee for president Mitt Romney had tabbed Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., to be his sidekick. The talking heads spent the rest of the weekend discussing the possible ramifications, the negative and … Continue reading

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Polls show religious groups divided between Obama and Romney

New polling is out on the expected presidential matchup between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Surprisingly (or perhaps not), voters who identify strong religious preferences are going to have a big impact on the election. Overall, Obama … Continue reading

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