Obama’s Inauguration Steeped in Religion

Scholars of presidential rhetoric often compare presidential inaugurations to religious ceremonies, with the occasions serving to reinforce the nation’s civil religious expectations. Following tradition, President Barack Obama’s inaugural festivities today...

Election Night Brings Marriage, Marijuana, More of Same

After months of campaigning and billions of dollars spent, Americans woke up Wednesday morning to a familiar political landscape. Although few changes will occur in the makeup of leaders in Washington, critical statewide ballots on issues like marriage, marijuana,...