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Wichita Eagle 07/06/2006
Has the Democratic Party found religion? It seems to be trying to add a pulpit to its platform. The most recent example was when a group of...
National Review Online 07/06/2006
Last week, Senator Barak Obama explained how Democrats should appeal to Christians. First, Democratic politicians need to stop sneering at the 38...
Herald-Sun (N.C.) 07/05/2006
Durham's Tom Hadzor and his wife, Susan Ross, would tell you this so-called land of the free is anything but when the president calls for tax...
The Dallas Morning News 07/03/2006
The political left (read Democrats) rolled out road shows in black and white last week to advertise their program for courting the strong bloc of...
The Chicago Tribune 07/03/2006
Off and on that day, I had been thinking about U.S. Sen. Barack Obama's comments to a group of Christians gathered in Washington at the Call to...
Slate 07/03/2006
Obama began with a story about his 2004 campaign for the Senate. In the last months of the campaign, Obama's opponent, the volatile Republican...
The Washington Post 07/02/2006
A half-century dominated by the secular ideologies of capitalism, communism and physics has given way to a time of religious backlash provoked by the...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 07/02/2006
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., suggested in a speech last week that Democrats had fallen into a trap of their own making on religious issues and had made...
The Washington Post 06/30/2006
Many Democrats discovered God in the 2004 exit polls. Specifically, they looked at the importance of religious voters to President Bush's...
The Christian Post 06/29/2006
An audience of more than 600 people listened attentively to Sen. Obama at National City Christian Church as he gave his first-ever major speech on...
The Associated Press 06/29/2006
Sen. Barack Obama chastised fellow Democrats on Wednesday for failing to "acknowledge the power of faith in the lives of the American people,...
Associated Baptist Press 06/29/2006
Speaking to a group of Christians rallying in Washington, a possible contender for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination said it's time...
The Chicago Tribune 06/29/2006
Sharing the experience of his own quest for faith before an enthusiastic crowd, Sen. Barack Obama spoke Wednesday of progressives' failure to...
CNN 06/29/2006
Appearing before a religious conference earlier this week, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York) told the audience that as a child attending...
The Washington Post 06/29/2006
Democratic phenom Barack Obama, the subject of the latest presidential boomlet, was nearing the end of a thoughtful speech about religion in politics...
Chicago Sun-Times 06/29/2006
Obama, Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), who also spoke the last few days at the organization...
CNN 06/28/2006
Inside this Washington, D.C., church, a revival of sorts is underway. A rebirth of religion in the Democratic Party. Leading the reawakening is...
The Associated Press 06/28/2006
Sen. Barack Obama on Wednesday warned fellow Democrats they must take religion seriously, delivering a highly personal speech that noted his own...
Scripps Howard News Service 06/28/2006
When Sen. Barack Obama slipped into the front row National City Christian Church before his speech, he moved comfortably in rhythm with the spirited...
Reuters 06/28/2006
Democrats must shed their reluctance to talk about faith and reach out to evangelical Christians and other churchgoing Americans, a leading new voice...