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The call and response rhythm of McCain and crowd achieved a comfortable, if predictable, pace on the final night of the Republican National Convention.
Over patriotic shouts and symbols, John McCain this week officially accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president.
Nancy Pfotenhauer, senior policy advisor to the McCain campaign, talks to Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton about the role people of faith will play in the campaign and how John McCain will appeal to them despite his discomfort in speaking publicly about issues of faith.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton interviewed Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, during the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
Rudy Guiliani spoke about how the Democrats are in a state of denial about September 11 because they won't use the phrase "Islamic terrorism."
Sarah Palin is a “game changer.” The game she has changed is that played by the more conservative members of the Republican Party -- and that is exciting.
By the end of the Democratic Convention, John McCain knew that his campaign was in deep trouble. Hillary and Bill Clinton had rallied her followers to get behind Barack Obama; Obama closed the convention with a spectacular speech in a stadium spectacle ...
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly senior associate producer Patti Jette Hanley captures some of the opening scenes on the convention floor in Saint Paul as well as at a nearby prayer vigil.
The selection of Sarah Palin as McCain's VP is by any estimate a very interesting pick. Her pro-life background should help McCain with blue collar Catholic voters generally.