After the election, Ralph Reed, founder and chairman of the Faith & Freedom Coalition, criticized the Romney campaign and the Republican Party for “underperforming.” “We did our job,” said Reed. “But we can’t do the Republican Party’s job for them, and we can’t do the candidate’s job for him or her.” More
Managing editor Kim Lawton reports from Tampa on the involvement of faith leaders at the Republican National Convention; their concerns, especially about Mormonism; the issues they are stressing; and the extent to which they are rallying their members in support of the Romney-Ryan ticket.
At previous Republican conventions, there were events planned by interfaith groups that brought together a variety of faith-based people from different points of view to discuss and debate some of the issues of the day. That has not been happening at this year’s convention, according to managing editor Kim Lawton. More
Managing editor Kim Lawton talked with Ralph Reed, founder and chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, in Tampa. Watch excerpts from their conversation about Paul Ryan’s Catholicism, how to reach evangelical voters, and why Reed thinks Obama “doesn’t have a good story to tell.” More