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Attendees pray after Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at an American Renewal Project event at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, August 11, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Trump Asks Evangelical Pastors For Help With… Utah?

“We’re having a tremendous problem in Utah,” Trump told a conference room filled with evangelical pastors, blaming a “false narrative” that has been built up around his candidacy. He has repeatedly blamed the news media for dishonest tactics. A SurveyUSA opinion poll conducted for the Salt Lake Tribune in June showed Clinton and Trump tied.

August 11, 2016
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New ‘Democracy Corps’ Poll: GOP Civil War Is An Opportunity For Democrats

Of the poll of likely Republican voters, 9 percent of moderates and 5 percent of observant Catholics said they would vote for Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump.

February 29, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as if he is sleeping while talking about his opponent Jeb Bush during a Trump for President campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina

Trump’s Conversation With God

“Please, Lord — can I call you Lord? — I really need that Christian vote.”

January 25, 2016

John Kasich And Matthew 25, Revisited

I listen to these governors — all of whom know they have no power to defy the president and close their borders — and marvel at how readily they pander to the worst among us. I don’t know what version of the Bible they’re thumping.

November 19, 2015
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White Evangelicals: Early Influence On GOP Race, But Prospects Then Get Shakier

White evangelical Christians are well-positioned to have a strong say in early 2016 Republican primaries and caucuses, nut they could face trouble later in the campaign season, according to a new analysis.

November 12, 2015

This Week In Crazy: What Will You Say ‘When Daddy Comes Home’?

Summer is winding to a close, and sanity is in short supply.

September 4, 2015

GOP Candidates Court Southern Evangelicals

Bush earned wild applause when he said the government should withdraw all funding for groups or clinics that offer abortions.

August 4, 2015
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The Power Of Fear

Why does the GOP keep up the scare tactics? Because they always work. They have exploited the base’s fear of a black president for six years and each midterm election has rewarded their extremism.

May 22, 2015

Giving The “Gays, Guns, And God” Bloc Reason To Stay Home In 2016

White evangelical voters don’t vote for things; they vote against them. And they vote against things by voting for the man who’s against them.

April 25, 2015
Photo: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

What Ted Cruz Knows

Ted Cruz will never be president — but he might destroy plenty of Republicans who could actually win.

March 26, 2015

Republican Party Will Test Christian Voters’ Clout

Why the 2016 election could be the religious right’s last stand.

January 13, 2015

Bachmann: I’ll Reverse Global Trends And Push Gasoline Back Below $2/Gallon

Michele Bachmann said at an event in Greenville, South Carolina today that she’ll bring the price of gasoline back below $2 per gallon (averaged nationwide), despite it being well over $3.50 right now: “The day that the president became president gasoline was $1.79 a gallon. Look at what it is today,” she said. “Under President […]

August 17, 2011