Iowa Straw Poll Reveals Role of Religion in Politics

As the Iowa Straw Poll came to life Saturday morning, a man wearing an NRA T-shirt and driving a golf cart for Michele Bachmann’s campaign plowed into a group of people. Before day’s end, Bachmann’s campaign similarly rode to victory in the first...

Pawlenty’s Prominent Pastor not a Political Pawn

(RNS) When GOP presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty goes to church, he knows he’ll hear a 27-minute sermon—never longer, never shorter. But whether he’ll hear a biblical endorsement of the Republican platform is far less certain. Pawlenty gets his spiritual guidance from...