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Colo. bishop to Biden: No Communion

“It’s clear to me that the Code of Canon Law, Canon 915, says that a Catholic politician who publicly espouses … Continued

Unaffiliated vote may become ‘as important to the Democrats as the traditionally religious are to the Republican Party’

“It may very well be that in the future the unaffiliated vote will be as important to the Democrats as … Continued

Prince: ‘His arrogant and out-of-hand dismissal of half the population of this country struck me at a visceral level’

“His arrogant and out-of-hand dismissal of half the population of this country struck me at a visceral level, for it … Continued

Madonna: ‘I don’t care what religion Obama is, nor should anyone else in America’

“I was being ironic on stage. Yes, I know Obama is not a Muslim, though I know that plenty of … Continued

Romney: ‘Economic freedom is the only force that has consistently succeeded in creating sustained prosperity’

“Since our founding, America has promoted personal responsibility, the dignity of work and the value of education. Those values made … 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: ‘It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values.’

“I also believe the [Obama] administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our … Continued

Obama: ‘There is absolutely no justification for this type of senseless violence’

“[The United States] rejects all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others — but there is absolutely no justification … Continued

Mormon official on church stance in politics: ‘We do not direct them on how to vote’

“The church has always encouraged people to be a part of the political process and to register to vote. However, … Continued

Obama: ‘We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone’

“We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone. [...] As … Continued