(RNS) — Even if Sen. Bernie Sanders fails to capture the Democratic nomination, the insurgent campaign of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is also Jewish, is not far behind.
(RNS) — The Democratic Party needs to heed Leonard Cohen’s warning: 'Forget your perfect (political) offering.’
(RNS) — Known for his environmental advocacy, Tom Steyer, like other candidates, has made a point of referencing his faith often while on the campaign trail. He spoke with RNS to discuss his faith, how it intersects with his policy agenda, and the overlap between religion and politics in the United States.
(RNS) — Can people who are plagued with doubt feel welcomed by a church that is filled with those who are certain about what they believe?
(RNS) — As the largest church with an equal number of Republicans and Democrats, Catholics have a special obligation to try something before it is too late.
(RNS) — As the Democratic presidential candidates try to stand out from the pack, they are ignoring one issue that could draw religious voters.
(RNS) — With the rise of the religiously unaffiliated, the God gap matters less and less. Will the Democrats find a way to strike a new spiritual chord on the environment?
(RNS) — Will Democrats continue to try to court the rapidly growing group of religiously unaffiliated Americans, hoping they will offset the losses Democrats are sustaining among white Protestant Christians? Or do they try to make inroads among moderate Christians who have abandoned them in large numbers over the last decade? The answer may decide the 2020 presidential election.
(RNS) — Buttigieg spoke with Religion News Service to discuss sin, immigration, being a religious millennial and whether he can rally the support of a burgeoning religious left movement.
(RNS) — Millions of American voters believe that we must uphold the dignity of every human from conception to natural death while ensuring access to food, shelter, education and health care.
(RNS) — The progressive activist and pastor called on Democratic Party leaders to do more to address the concerns of poor and low-income Americans.
Politically speaking, this has been the most dangerous week in American Jewish history.
(AP) — Warren and Sanders received warm welcomes, with notable enthusiasm for their proposals to overhaul a criminal justice system both derided as institutionally racist and to eliminate student loan debt that disproportionately affects nonwhites.
(RNS) — American Catholics are almost evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats, which means the church can either self-destruct or bridge the partisan divide.
(RNS) — Ultimately, the best work of campaign faith engagement strategists might not be in changing minds but in getting out the existing Democratic vote.