• Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly senior associate producer Patti Jette Hanley checks in from Denver with scenes inside and outside the convention center.

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  • It is interesting at the start of the Democratic Convention to note that the draft platform the delegates are beginning to discuss says more about what a faith initiative will not be than what it will be in an Obama administration.

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  • Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly senior associate producer Patti Jette Hanley captures some of the sights and sounds at the Democratic Party's August 24 interfaith service in Denver on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

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  • Barack Obama cannot help that the election campaign until now has been mostly about him -- his background, his personality, his race, his politics, his oratory, his church, his newness, his inexperience, his family, his primary victories, his victory over Hillary and Bill Clinton, his rock star tour of Europe.

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  • Read excerpts from Kim Lawton's August 15, 2008 interview in Washington, DC, with former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee about the McCain campaign, Republican platform issues, and the convictions of the candidate.

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  • Read excerpts from Kim Lawton's August 17, 2008 interview with Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California.

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  • Hundreds of government officials and activists wrapped up a meeting in Bangkok this week by calling for more efforts to curb the exploitation of children.

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  • The major Hindu festival of Janmashtami celebrates the birth of the popular deity Krishna — and with a real baby.

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  • Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with Leah Daughtry, chief executive of the 2008 Democratic Convention.

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  • The election season moves into high gear this week with the Democratic National Convention in Denver, followed by the Republican gathering in St. Paul.

    August 22, 2008 | 0 Comments