Candidates Attend Al Smith Dinner

al-smith-dinnerWith less than three weeks until Election Day, polls show a divided picture among religious voters, especially Catholics, who have been almost evenly split between President Obama and Governor Romney. On Thursday (October 18), both candidates attended the annual Al Smith charity dinner sponsored by the Catholic Archdiocese of New York. At the usually lighthearted event, both men made jokes at their own expense, but Obama ended on a serious note:

President Barack Obama: β€œIt’s written in Scripture that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope.”