Posts Tagged ‘Election’

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With the Obama Election, Evangelicals Seek a Role as Faith in Politics Enters Historic Era

November 30, 2008

Mickey Sheridan is in denial. In the weeks since the election of Barack Obama, the 58-year-old self-professed “holy roller” refuses to acknowledge the Illinois senator will soon be inaugurated as America’s 44th president.

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Kofi Annan Speaks on Obama’s Election and Challenges Ahead for Africa (Video)

November 22, 2008
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Spike in Hate Crimes Since Obama’s Election

November 18, 2008

Barack Obama’s election as America’s first black president has unleashed a wave of hate crimes across the nation, according to police and monitoring organisations.

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Evangelical Leader Irritated by Stereotypes in Post-Election

November 18, 2008

richard-mouw-fuller-seminary-president.jpgA prominent evangelical from Fuller Theological Seminary in Southern California is irritated for being stereotyped by the national media since the election of Democrat Barack Obama as U.S. president.

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Obama’s First Post-Election Interview (Full Video)

November 17, 2008
Part 1

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Presidential Election Created New ‘Values Voter’, Study Shows

November 17, 2008

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Americans painted a new picture of the “values voter” in the recent election. They rejected the “culture wars,” with its narrow agendas and
liberal-conservative divisiveness, in favor of politics that build
bridges on a range of contentious issues.

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Anti-abortion Groups Jolted by Election Day Defeats

November 12, 2008

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Despite election setbacks on many fronts, anti-abortion leaders sound more defiant than deflated as they brace for a future with fewer friends in high places. 

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Blacks, Hispanics Created ‘Bulletproof’ Alliance in 2008 Election, Survey Shows

November 11, 2008

Not only did African-American and Hispanic voters vote overwhelmingly for now president-elect Barack Obama, but they did so with nearly no discrepancy between born-again and non-born again voters, a new survey shows.

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As U.S. Churches Mark Election, Obama Skips Services

November 10, 2008

barack-obama92.jpgHis name was invoked at church services nationwide on Sunday, but President-elect Obama didn’t attend any of them. He went to the gym instead.

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Our Biracial President: When the Starry Glow Around his Election Fades, Obama will Allow us to See Ourselves in Black and White by James Hannaham

November 10, 2008

barack-obama91.jpgVoters across the United States and citizens around the world are calling the election of Barack Obama a historic moment, and it is indeed groundbreaking in many important ways. We have elected a man unashamed of his African blood into the nation’s highest office. 

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