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Transcript of Cardinal Dolan's RNC Blessing (with Video)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2012 - 12:29pm | Type: Blog

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, delivered his highly-anticipated benediction Thursday night to close out the Republican National Convention in Tampa. ...

GOP Convention’s Religious Leaders Agree on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 08/29/2012 - 12:13pm | Type: Blog

The views of religious leaders offering prayer at the RNC differ sharply from the Republicans’ own platform. If you blink, you might miss the fact that the religious luminaries o ...

Charlotte, Tampa Mayors Talk Hosting Conventions
Originally Posted: 07/10/2012 - 11:16am | Type: Blog

Mayors Bob Buckhorn of Tampa, Fla., and Anthony Foxx of Charleston, N.C., will play host to the Republican and Democratic national conventions, respectively. They have the two of ...

Dear Ann Coulter: Stop Making Sense
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 2:47pm | Type: Blog

I’m telling you, these ultra-conservative spokespeople are gonna ruin my reputation if they keep putting stuff out there I agree with. I’m telling you, these ultra-conservative sp ...

How the Grinches Stole 9/11 Health Care
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

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In Defense of Community Organizing
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Sarah Palin appeared poised and confident in her speech on Wednesday evening.</p> Sarah Palin appeared poised and confident in her speech on Wednesday evening. I have th ...

Fact-Checking and Faith First
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

John McCain's acceptance speech last night sought to present him as a maverick and bipartisan reformer, in contrast to the total partisanship of Sarah Palin the night before. ...

Palin Owes Some Good People An Apology
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

Wednesday morning I got an e-mail from a former member of our Sojourners community. Wednesday morning I got an e-mail from a former member of our Sojourners community. Perry Perki ...

Beyond Palin's Personality
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

While many conservatives have known and admired Sarah Palin for some time, most Americans do not know her. While many conservatives have known and admired Sarah Palin for some tim ...

Delegate Diversity
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

Most of the speeches at the Democratic National Convention were politically predictable; the same was true on the first night of the Republican National Convention. Most of the sp ...

Searching for Common Ground on Abortion at the Republican Convention
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

I'm here at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis/St. Paul, as I was at the Democratic Convention in Denver. I'm here at the Republican National Convention i ...

Obama, Perkins, Palin, and a Plea for Christian Civility
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

Whew. Take a breath, Christians! Whew. Take a breath, Christians! I just read all the comments to my post Friday on Barack Obama's historic acceptance speech of a major p ...

Why Faith at the Conventions Matters
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

I am now in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, and I will be in the Twin Cities next week for the Republican National Convention. I am now in Denver for the Democratic ...