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Should GOP ditch opposition to gay marriage and abortion? Not so fast, says Mike Huckabee.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee speaks during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee. (MANDEL NGAN — AFP/GETTY … Continued

The seductions of ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Jonathan Olley AP This photo released by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. shows Navy SEALs seen through the greenish glow of … Continued

After divisive election, voters support balanced approach to budget crisis

The hotly contested and divisive 2012 election, which saw more negative advertising than any presidential electoral contest in American history, … Continued

Mr. President: Send Bill Clinton as Mideast peace envoy

AP Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City on Nov. 18, 2012. As Israelis and Palestinians continue … Continued

Faucheux: ‘Born-again Christians will vote for a Mormon’

“In this election, as was the case four years ago, 26 percent of the electorate called themselves born-again Christians. Four … Continued

An open letter to religious conservatives

Dear Christian Right: GETTY IMAGES Supporters of President Obama cheer as they wait for the president to appear on stage … Continued

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

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Rohingya, and the Challenge of Faith

AP In this photo taken on Sept. 8, 2012, Muslims gather during a visit by a delegation of American diplomats … Continued

RNC’s mixed blessings

GETTY IMAGES A woman bows her head during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. … Continued

Keith Ellison on John McCain defending Huma Abedin: ‘I was proud to see him do it’

ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of only two Muslim’s in Congress, testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee … Continued

Combating Islamophobia: At long last, a sense of decency

AP FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens during a news conference on … Continued

The elephant in the GOP? Mormonism.

Prejudice against Mormonism may be an unexpected factor in Romney’s electoral hopes.

Jeremiah Wright’s resurrection

Chip Somodevilla Getty Images As Jeremiah Wright is once again thrust into the political spotlight, we must ask ourselves if … Continued

Republican strategist: Use Jeremiah Wright ties against Obama

Rogelio V. Solis AP In this March 25, 2012 file photo, Rev. Jeremiah Wright speaks in Jackson, Miss. A super … Continued

How Romney wooed evangelicals

Jae C. Hong AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, bows his head in prayer before his commencement … Continued

Mitt Romney at Liberty U.: Conservative evangelicals embrace their man

For months, your servants here in the mainstream media have been trying to figure out whether Mitt Romney’s Mormonism would … Continued

Osama Bin Laden anniversary: Torture apologists try again to justify the unjustifiable

Musadeq Sadeq AP This May 3, 2011 file photo shows Afghan newspapers in Kabul, Afghanistan headlining the killing of al-Qaida … Continued

Why Santorum didn’t sell

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has just announced that he will terminate his campaign for the Republican nomination. Liberals will … Continued

Religion at the GOP debate

ABC News hosted a halting debate Saturday night at St. Anselm College. It was followed by a far better “Meet … Continued

Piety is the policy at Rick Perry’s prayer rally

Erika Rich AP In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at The Response, a … Continued