Leader of Hispanic organization at center of sought-after voters
August 6th, 2011
07:18 PM ET
3 years ago

Leader of Hispanic organization at center of sought-after voters

(CNN) - For the Rev. Sam Rodriguez, who leads a Hispanic organization that represents more than 24,000 Christian congregations, the future of American Evangelicalism is clear.

"If you are an Evangelical Christian, the fastest growing demographic in the American Evangelical community is embedded in the Hispanic church," said Rodriguez, leader of the National Hispanic Leadership Conference.

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Filed under: Elections
Mormon church reminds its leadership to steer clear of politics
June 29th, 2011
04:14 PM ET
3 years ago

Mormon church reminds its leadership to steer clear of politics

(CNN)- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) is reminding its leaders to stay away from endorsing political candidates or offering political statements.

In a letter dated June 16. LDS President Thomas S. Monson provided LDS members with "further clarification of the church's position on political neutrality."

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Filed under: 2012 • Belief Blog
Despite security concerns lawmakers return to public life
January 16th, 2011
03:46 PM ET
4 years ago

Despite security concerns lawmakers return to public life

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A week after the assassination attempt against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, her colleagues in Congress have a message for constituents: their job is not changing.

"What do you think about health care?" two-term Congressman Gerry Connolly, D-Virginia, asked a fellow diner at a restaurant in Falls Church, Virginia, Friday.

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Filed under: Congress • Gerry Connolly