North Carolina’s Mark Harris is trying to add his name to a list of less than two-dozen members of the clergy who have served in the Senate in U.S. history and only three who were elected to the chamber since the turn of the 19th Century.
Only one percent of the congresswoman’s nearly 600 press releases since 2007 have focused on the “3 Gs” collectively, as well as just one percent on abortion.
What do Dave Brubeck, Lech Walesa, the Queen of England and Nelson Mandela have in common?
As of mid-day Thursday, no other U.S. Senator has issued a press release defending Huma Abedin after the senior senator from Arizona’s impassioned remarks in the chamber Wednesday.
Republicans have nominated a Catholic just once on the presidential ballot in 152 years, compared to seven times for the Democrats since 1928.
Ellison’s relative Twitter silence on the killing of bin Laden is noteworthy insomuch as the congressman had tweeted 14 times over the weekend including six times on Sunday
Only one Catholic has ever been elected Governor in Minnesota history; Seifert, Emmer, Kelliher, Rukavina, Thissen among 2010 Catholic gubernatorial candidates
During the past week, President Barack Obama has made a determined effort to emphasize both the importance of Islam to American culture and history, as well as suggesting Muslims comprise a substantial percentage of the U.S. population. Obama first got…
While Al Franken remains fairly elusive, Norm Coleman is keeping a high profile these days as his court challenge of the Minnesota U.S. Senate recount plods along. Coleman is adept, somewhat too adept, his critics might say, at skillfully tailoring…
8:15 a.m. The Humphrey Institute’s America’s Future: Conversations about Politics and Policy during the 2008 Republican National Convention kicks off this morning with a panel discussing ‘Faith and Politics.’ Moderated by Krista Tippett, Host and Producer of Speaking of Faith,…