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The financial crisis and bailout are so huge they will severely impede whatever plans President Obama or President McCain had for his presidency.
Sister Simone Campbell is national coordinator for NETWORK, a Catholic social justice lobby group. She has worked with Senator Joe Biden for several years and describes how she has seen him live out his Catholic faith.
At last month's Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly asked social conservatives to describe their views of Sarah Palin and her qualifications to be vice president.
Although white evangelical Christians have voted overwhelmingly Republican for the last 20 years, younger evangelicals are less supportive of John McCain than evangelicals over 30, according to a new poll.
A recent survey conducted for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly finds that young white evangelical Christians are less supportive of John McCain for president than their older counterparts.
Lately, the spin doctors have had a run at an answer Sarah Palin provided on a questionnaire for the conservative Eagle Forum Alaska during her run for the governor's office in 2006.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton talks with Rev. Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine and author of THE GREAT AWAKENING, about how the financial crisis may affect the presidential campaign.
Read more from the interview about the Jewish High Holidays with Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.
Read more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly's interview with violinist Rachel Barton Pine.