Tag: presidential election

  • There was more than one message on Election Day when it came to the role of evangelicals, Catholics, and Mormons in politics and the place of economic, social, and cultural issues as the fiscal cliff approaches. More

    November 9, 2012 | Comments (4)

  • 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

    November 8, 2012 | Comments (8)

  • Bob Abernethy looks back on the impact of religion on the 2008 campaign with R & E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, professor John Green of the University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute, and Eugene Sutton, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. More

    November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Winning the Catholic vote could be the key to victory in the swing state of Pennsylvania where Jewish voters are also being courted. The contest in working-class areas of the state like Scranton is particularly intense. More

    October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Should religious beliefs, or anything else, be off limits — a candidate’s family, personal life, pastor? More

    October 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Pepperdine University Professor of Constitutional Law Douglas Kmiec, a well-known opponent of abortion, shocked his fellow Roman Catholics when he announced his endorsement of Barack Obama.

    July 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Georgetown University Professor of Government Clyde Wilcox talks about the inevitable links between religion and politics.

    July 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Rev. C. Welton Gaddy, president of the Interfaith Alliance discusses why religion can be so controversial in the context of a campaign. He says there are dangerous consequences when religion gets too political.

    July 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • The religious vote was decisive in President Bush’s 2004 reelection. R & E discusses the results with professor John Green of the University of Akron, and Joseph Loconte of the Heritage Foundation. More

    November 5, 2004 | 0 Comments

  • Read more analysis and commentary from scholars around the country on religion and the 2004 election. More

    November 5, 2004 | 0 Comments

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