As the debate over the federal budget continues in Washington, religious leaders like Rev. Jim Wallis are urging members of both parties to protect the poor. “A budget is a moral document,” he says. “And the common good has to outweigh ideological, political battles in this town.” More
Faith-based organizations are making their own assessments of the president's first 100 days. Some see a chance for new partnerships. Others say religious outreach hasn't been inclusive enough.