Tag: Politics

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    President Bush admits he’s not always the most articulate man in Washington. Over the years, he has had a lot of help from a speechwriter named Michael Gerson. Gerson has written a new book, HEROIC CONSERVATISM, which recalls his time at the White House. He urges conservatives to broaden their political agenda. Gerson spoke with Kim Lawton. More

    November 2, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s October 30, 2007 interview with Michael Gerson, author of HEROIC CONSERVATISM. More

    November 2, 2007 | Comments

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    Few issues touch a raw nerve in American politics like gun control. But often the issue is not far below the surface in worship communities, particularly those frequently hit by gun violence. More

    July 13, 2007 | Comments

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    The story of a radical change in Minnesota's fifth congressional district in Minneapolis. A seat long-held by a Norwegian-American was taken over in the November 2006 election by an African American Muslim. This story aired prior to Ellison's victory.

    October 13, 2006 | Comments

  • videoth

    Hispanics are now the largest minority in America. Most Latinos are Democrats, but in recent elections, more and more have voted Republican. But the debates over immigration reform could change that, as many Hispanics favor more liberal immigration policies than most Republicans have supported. More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s September 17, 2006 interview in Laredo, Texas, with the Rev. Sammy Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s September 18, 2006 interview with Edwin Hernandez, a visiting fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies. More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s September 18, 2006 interview with Father Claudio Diaz, director of Hispanic ministry for the Archdiocese of Chicago and administrator of Providence of God Parish. More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    The debate over religion and politicking has pitted clergy against clergy in the key battleground state of Ohio. In a highly unusual move, over 60 members of the clergy of a variety of Christian and Jewish denominations filed a complaint with the IRS accusing Pastor Russell Johnson and another pastor of improperly using their churches in political activities. More

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

  • Read comments from two scholars on the moral arguments and religious themes that were all part of the recent American civic liturgy — the Inaugural Address, the State of the Union Address, and the National Prayer Breakfast. More

    February 4, 2005 | Comments

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