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  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
  • Doyle McManus: Shifting sands of religion and politics

    Doyle McManus: Shifting sands of religion and politics
    Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations. Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
  • Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism

    Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism
    Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89. Hatfield died Sunday in...
  • CNN's John King takes it to a higher gear with Iowa eve analysis

    CNN's John King takes it to a higher gear with Iowa eve analysis
    CNN received a lot of praise for its "Magic Wall" technology during its 2008 coverage. And John King, who worked the touch-screen electoral maps, like no one else was rightfully celebrated in connection with it by me and many others. So, none of this...
  • Tebow wars: Give it a rest

    Tebow wars: Give it a rest
    Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is an evangelical Christian. He is devoted to his faith in a very public way, and that, as much as his perplexing play on the football field, has made him a cultural lightning rod. The wise heads of football insisted...
  • McManus: Romney's 'electability' is key

    McManus: Romney's 'electability' is key
    New Hampshire Republicans are practical people. As I traveled around the state this week, voters who said they supported Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary consistently offered two reasons for their choice. One was Romney's resume: his...
  • Daum: Santorum and the mythic power of the zealots

    Daum: Santorum and the mythic power of the zealots
    If you think Rick Santorum is a weird, pious wackadoo, try being a female walking around certain ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in Israel with your ankles showing. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Religion: Meghan Daum, in her Jan. 12 Op-Ed column...
  • Romney's trump card: 'electability'

    Romney's trump card: 'electability'
    New Hampshire Republicans are practical people. As I traveled around the state this past week, voters who said they supported Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary consistently offered two reasons for their choice. One was Mr. Romney's resume:...
  • Santorum and the mythic power of the zealots

    Santorum and the mythic power of the zealots
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || ++++++++++++++++++++ If you think Rick Santorum is a weird, pious wackadoo, try being a female walking around certain ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in Israel with your ankles showing. Mr. Santorum's near-victory in...
  • In Santorum, evangelicals seek another earthly savior

    In Santorum, evangelicals seek another earthly savior
    A group of conservative evangelical leaders met in Texas last weekend and endorsed a Roman Catholic for president. Given the history of evangelical antipathy toward the theological underpinnings of the Roman Catholic Church, that in itself signals a...
  • Religious bigotry in Ocean City?

    For 20 years, the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast in Ocean City has been a generally quiet affair. But this year the event's sponsors invited as guest speaker a former high-ranking Pentagon official notorious for his characterization of Muslims as idol-...