Poll: Americans want religious presidents, but are vague on details

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(RNS) Americans want their presidents to be religious, but many have trouble identifying the faiths of President Obama and leading GOP contenders Mitt Romney and Rep. Michele Bachmann, according to a new poll released Monday (July 25). A majority of Americans (56 percent) say it’s important for a candidate to have strong beliefs, even if […]

  • John Germain

    Interesting article but I truely believe none of the three people mentioned has a remote chance of being in the white house after the next election. Looking for a faith filled long-shot to win it like Mr. McCotter from Michigan.

  • Fran

    All true Christians should only support God’s kingdom or heavenly government as the ONLY hope for mankind…. Unfortunately, politicians think they have God’s blessings on the power they exert over their subjects… True, God has allowed earthly governments or man to rule over man, but the time for that is nearing its end….thank God for that, because his government will bring true peace and security to all mankind, not just the USA!!! Daniel 2:44.