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As Iowa caucus nears, candidates ramp up God-talk

(RNS) — Democratic presidential hopefuls ramped up the God-talk while criss-crossing Iowa over the weekend, invoking the Bible and meeting with religious leaders while their Republican opponent President Trump worked to bolster support among evangelical Christians.

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Democratic Party is at an inflection point when it comes to courting religious voters

(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.