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A Memo to the Obama Campaign

Deal W. Hudson
March 27, 2008

I am writing this unsolicited memo to help the Obama campaign understand the Catholic vote. It has been the practice of Democratic presidential candidates, including former Vice President Al Gore and Sen. 818 more words

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Who Are Obama's Catholic Supporters?

Deal W. Hudson
April 15, 2008

Last Friday, the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama released the names on its Catholic National Advisory Council. The list contains three governors, six senators, and 16 House members, for a total of 25 elected officials. 939 more words

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Are Religious Conservatives and the GOP Heading for Divorce?

Deal W. Hudson
May 27, 2008

On May 22, 2008, a new era began in the history of what is called the Religious Right. Republican presidential candidate Sen. 1,079 more words

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John McCain Meets With Catholic Leaders in Philadelphia

Deal W. Hudson
June 12, 2008

Sen. John McCain reached out to Catholic voters yesterday in Philadelphia at a gathering of Catholic lay leaders and clergy. 789 more words

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The McCain-Palin Ticket Renews the Culture Wars

Deal W. Hudson
September 5, 2008

With the nomination of Gov. Sarah Palin as the Republican vice-presidential candidate, a fatal blow was delivered to the great myth of this campaign: that religious voters, as we have been told repeatedly, have embraced a broader issue agenda, having left behind their fixation on abortion and marriage. 542 more words

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Obama's Political "Cloud of Unknowing"

Deal W. Hudson
September 8, 2008

Appearing Sunday on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Sen. Barack Obama tried to undo the damage done by his Saddleback Church interview with Rick Warren – specifically his comment that the question of when an unborn child receives human rights was “above pay grade.” 732 more words

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Obama's Faltering Religious Outreach Revs Up

Deal W. Hudson
September 22, 2008

This week the Obama campaign attempts to restart its religious outreach with a month-long tour of its religious surrogates, titled “Barack Obama: Faith, Family, and Values.” The stars of the tour will be Catholic law professor Doug Kmiec, ex-Congressman Tim Roemer (also a Catholic), Methodist theologian Shaun Casey, and Evangelical author Donald Miller. 556 more words

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