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What is the Jewish vote? And who’s earned it to win the White House?

EPA An ultra-Orthodox Jewish voter, right, and a friend fill out write-in ballots in booths set up in a building … Continued

Waxman: ‘I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican’

“I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican. They’ve been moving in that direction. And those that … Continued

Romney’s veep nominee: Would a Mormon-Catholic ticket turn blue states red?

Catholics populate the potential VP list for Romney.

New York state of mind: Bush daughter, Catholics support allowing NY same-sex couples to marry

Over the last decade, Republican politicians and the Catholic bishops have been key players leading the charge to ban same-sex … Continued

Florida’s Hurricane Charlie

By David Waters Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has raised some interesting and troubling questions by suggesting publicly that prayer notes … Continued

The Pragmatism of America

I watched the Obama victory last night from the perspective of someone who follows Jewish voting patterns. His success at … Continued

Jewish Religious Imaging for Sarah Palin?

Georgetown University had the pleasure yesterday of hosting a variety of scholars, analysts, and activists at a conference devoted to … Continued

Sarah Palin and the Jews 101

Making sense of the Jewish vote in 2008 is something of an emerging specialization at the University of Faith and … Continued

Obama’s Next Church

“My — again what I want to do in church is I want to be able to take Michelle and … Continued

Hillary’s Amazing Grace with Religious Voters

Much has been said over the past few weeks about the fatal, tactical missteps made by Hillary Clinton’s campaign. These … Continued

Wright Shows He’s No Politician

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright is a man of many faces. He’s an old-school 70’s leftie, a man who preached every … Continued

Obama’s Catholic Crisis: The Spin Doctors Speak

As with most analysts who cover the 2008 election I receive my share of spin-related e-mails (referred to from here … Continued


Admit it, Secular America. If Mike Huckabee had said something like this on the campaign trail you’d be locking and … Continued

Will New Yorkers Split Jewish Vote in ’08?

Pandering to a religious constituency in a presidential election has its ups and downs. The ups: The fundraisers where the … Continued