NYTimes: Criticizing Israel, Bernie Sanders Highlights Split Among Jewish Democrats

Jason Horowitz | New York Times (United States) It was the sort of question — Does Israel have a right to defend itself as it sees fit? — that had …Continue reading »

HuffPo: Hillary Clinton Calls Out Debate Moderators For Ignoring Women’s Health

Amanda Terkel | Huffington Post (United States) Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) met in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday for the ninth Democratic debate, and once again, the …Continue reading »

Washington Post: Donald Trump suggests he was audited because of his ‘strong Christian faith.’ Here’s why that’s unlikely.

Davig J. Herzig | The Washington Post (United States) Thursday’s Republican debate surprisingly featured the intersection of religion and taxes, an issue many see intertwined with larger religious freedom debates. …Continue reading »

Christian Post: Ted Cruz Forms Religious Liberty Advisory Council With Tony Perkins, Ryan Anderson, Samuel Rodriguez, Benham Bros.

Samuel Smith | The Christian Post (United States) Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced on Monday the formation of a 19-member “Religious Liberty Advisory Council” that will be chaired by …Continue reading »

NYTimes: The G.O.P.’s Holy War

Frank Bruni | The New York Times (United States) DES MOINES — IN the final, furious days of campaigning here, it was sometimes hard to tell whether this state’s Republicans …Continue reading »

NYTimes: Some in Iowa Surprised by Hillary Clinton’s Ease With Faith

Amy Chozick | New York Times (United States) KNOXVILLE, Iowa — There was the rally in Indianola, Iowa, where Hillary Clinton told a crowd that it was the teachings of …Continue reading »

The Hamilton Spectator: Religion in U.S. presidential politics: How God kept surfacing in GOP debate

Alexandra Panetta | The Hamilton Spectator (United States) WASHINGTON — On this particular debate stage, God’s presence was never in doubt. Republican presidential candidates offered stirring professions of faith during …Continue reading »

SF Chronicle: Pastors group defies IRS ban on politics

Amy Julia Harris | San Francisco Chronicle (United States) Larry Ihrig, pastor of Celebration Christian Center in Livermore, began his Sunday sermon with the issue on everyone’s mind: the outcome of the …Continue reading »

Washington Post: Election 2012: ‘Mormon moment’ or a last gasp coalition?

Dan Webster | Washington Post (United States) A lot of buzz in the regular and online media about Mitt Romney’s run for the White House being a Mormon moment. Some say …Continue reading »

Washington Post: Do elections indicate the death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox | Washington Post (United States) Post-election recriminations for the Republican shellacking have focused on various suspects: conservative talk radio, Karl Rove and Crossroads PAC, …Continue reading »

CNBC: Election blurring of church, state separation draws complaints

CNBC (United States) CHICAGO (Reuters) – Political watchdog and secularist groups are asking the U.S. government to investigate whether Catholic bishops and a Christian evangelical group headed by preacher Billy …Continue reading »