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Obama tones down National Day of Prayer observanceupdated: Mon May 11 2009 10:30:00

For the past eight years, the White House recognized the National Day of Prayer with a service in the East Room, but this year, President Obama decided against holding a public ceremony.

Focus on the Family's James Dobson steps downupdated: Sat Feb 28 2009 00:47:00

James Dobson, the influential evangelical leader of the Christian ministry Focus on the Family, has stepped down as board chairman, he announced Friday.

Cheney must keep records, judge ordersupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 19:00:00

Vice President Dick Cheney must preserve a broad range of records from his time in office, a federal judge ordered Saturday, ruling in favor of a private watchdog group. Obama's Religious Appeal: Bringing (Some) Evangelicals Inupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 12:00:00

A dramatic breakthrough in support among Evangelicals did not take place as expected by many observers. Why?

Obama works to mobilize 'Christian left'updated: Wed Jul 02 2008 23:12:00

Democrats have usually conceded the evangelical vote during presidential elections, but Sen. Barack Obama is trying to change that by mobilizing what some call the "Christian left."

Obama seeks religious voteupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 23:12:00

Panelists weigh in on how successful they feel Sen. Barack Obama will be in his efforts to court more religious voters.

Dobson blasts Obama on Bibleupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 14:00:00

Evangelical James Dobson calls Barack Obama's stance a "fruitcake interpretation" of the Constitution.

Obama says Dobson 'making stuff up'updated: Wed Jun 25 2008 14:00:00

Sen. Barack Obama said evangelical leader James Dobson was "making stuff up," when he accused the Illinois senator of distorting the Bible and taking a "fruitcake interpretation" of the U.S. Constitution.

Evangelist accuses Obama of 'distorting' Bibleupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 22:32:00

A top U.S. evangelical leader is accusing Sen. Barack Obama of deliberately distorting the Bible and taking a "fruitcake interpretation" of the U.S. Constitution.

McCain mulls list of potential running matesupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 02:29:00

Narrowing down 20 or so names on a list of potential Republican vice presidential candidates will take weeks, if not months, Sen. John McCain told reporters Wednesday.

McCain making a mistake?updated: Thu Apr 03 2008 02:29:00

Is Sen. John McCain making a mistake by going on his biography tour? A panel of analysts weigh in.

Huckabee surprised by Dobsonupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 17:10:00

Mike Huckabee says he was 'taken aback' by Dr. James Dobson's endorsement, and adresses other issues with the press. Is Dobson's Political Clout Fading? updated: Thu Jan 24 2008 14:00:00

The Christian conservative leader is still mulling a GOP endorsement. But his influence may not be what it once was Should Fertilized Eggs Have Rights?updated: Wed Nov 21 2007 12:00:00

Colorado could become the first state to vote on whether embryos should be considered people. Nationwide, however, the anti-abortion movement appears to be fracturing Huckabee Stands By a Televangelistupdated: Thu Nov 15 2007 11:00:00

As the Senate starts a probe of several "prosperity gospel" preachers, the presidential candidate stands by the one with the most question marks

Fortune: eHarmony does what tech ought to doupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 04:10:00

Most dotcoms don't arise from anything so touchy-feely as a desire to lower America's divorce rate. But eHarmony is a singular Internet company - one that shows how many great business opportunities remain for those who can creatively apply technology to basic societal challenges.

Christian right leader writes off Giulianiupdated: Thu May 17 2007 19:31:00

Religious conservative leader James Dobson will sit out the 2008 presidential election if former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the Republican presidential nominee, he wrote Thursday in an online column.

Dobbs: A call to the faithfulupdated: Tue May 08 2007 16:03:00

The separation of church and state in this country is narrowing. And it is the church, not the state that is encroaching. Our Constitution protects religion from the intrusion or coercion of the state. But we have precious little protection against the political adventurism of all manner of churches and religious organizations.

Dobson: Thompson must express faithupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 17:18:00

As senator turned actor Fred Thompson considers a presidential run, his Christian credentials are being questioned by Dr. James Dobson, a major voice among Christian conservative voters.

Giuliani's wife reveals a third marriageupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 18:48:00

It turns out that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife, Judith, have a couple of things in common. Both have been married three times and divorced twice. And while Rudy Giuliani's stormy marital history is already well know, his wife's martial history made the front pages of New York tabloids Friday.

Global warming gap among evangelicals widensupdated: Wed Mar 14 2007 19:36:00

A sharp difference of opinion over which issues ought to top the political agenda of Christian conservatives spilled out into the open at this week's meeting of the National Association of Evangelicals.

Gingrich confession: Clearing the way for a 2008 run?updated: Fri Mar 09 2007 17:34:00

Former House speaker and potential presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has confessed, telling conservative Christian leader James Dobson that he was cheating on his wife at around the same time the House was impeaching President Bill Clinton over his White House affair with Monica Lewinsky.

Dobson: Media provides cover for assault on traditional marriageupdated: Wed Jun 28 2006 10:01:00

On June 7, the U.S. Senate voted for a second time on an amendment to define marriage in the U.S. Constitution as being exclusively between one man and one woman.

Why they can't hit the right noteupdated: Mon Oct 17 2005 14:20:00

Get ready for a whole new Harriet.

White House defends talk of Miers' religionupdated: Wed Oct 12 2005 15:53:00

President Bush suggested Wednesday that Harriet Miers' evangelical Christian beliefs were part of the reason he nominated her to the Supreme Court. But later a White House spokesman said her religion played no role in her selection.

Frist speaks to Christian anti-filibuster rallyupdated: Sun Apr 24 2005 21:53:00

Conservative Christian leaders used a nationally televised rally Sunday night to urge an end to Democratic filibusters against several of President Bush's nominees for federal judgeships.

Conservative leader targets Specterupdated: Sun Nov 07 2004 17:21:00

The head of a leading conservative group said Sunday that Sen. Arlen Specter "is a big-time problem" and that his quest to serve as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee "must be derailed."

CNNMoney: Conservatives urge P&G boycottupdated: Fri Sep 17 2004 06:38:00

Conservative Christian groups are urging a boycott of two of consumer product maker Procter & Gamble's key products, charging the company is aligning itself with gay rights groups, according to a published report.

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