WASHINGTON (RNS) — The incoming class of lawmakers is predominantly Christian, but several newcomers are expected to take the oath of office while placing their hands on books other than the Christian Bible.
(RNS) — One answer to the question 'Why do evangelicals support Trump?' is that they don't, or at least not all of them.
(RNS) — Muslim women were elected to Congress for the first time. And for the first time in memory an incumbent senator mentioned the upcoming Hindu holiday of Diwali in an acceptance speech.
(RNS) — Trumpism is now business as usual for white evangelicalism, and white evangelical politics are inseparable from Trump's.
(RNS) — The trends in the religious vote yesterday should overshadow whatever cheer Republicans take out of Election Day.
(RNS) — This year’s heated midterm contests appear to have sparked unusually robust efforts by faith-based organizations to galvanize supporters and move the political needle.
(The Conversation) — The influence of white evangelicals on American politics is well known. More than 80 percent supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election. But two of the fastest-growing ...
(RNS) — The Kavanaugh episode that re-energized the midterm elections will continue to imperil the Supreme Court's confirmation process unless the group in whose name it is being fought comes to the rescue.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Representatives of the Progressive National Baptist Convention spoke Tuesday at the National Press Club about the need to address race and spirituality amid the get-out-the-vote drives.
(RNS) — It started with some nuns on a bus. Now, with midterm elections coming, two more faith-based organizations are hitting the road to get out the evangelical Christian vote.
(RNS) — Five years after the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the act, and with voters in almost two dozen states facing stricter rules, black denominations are working to get more people to the ballot box in November.
(RNS) — With their two primary wins, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have made history not only for their faith but also their gender.
(RNS) — Republicans still appeal to older white Christian voters who have less than a college education, says a new Pew study. The problem for the GOP is that these voters are fast becoming thin on the ground.