Obama won white voters ages 18 to 29 in 2008 by 10 percentage points over the GOP's John McCain, according to a recent Pew Research poll. He leads Mitt Romney among that group by only two points.
Under fire from Catholic bishops and others, the Obama administration had to backtrack on contraception and health insurance. But many Catholics differ with the church hierarchy over birth control.
When a Dallas pastor called Mr. Romney’s faith – Mormonism – a 'cult' at a recent convention of Christian conservatives, he brought into the open the role of religion in the primaries.
Cable news outlets showed limited interest Tuesday afternoon in a press conference where church leaders from a variety of faiths called for a united front against Koran burning and other aspects of Islamophobia.
Hot-button issues like the California gay marriage ruling have cropped up in the run-up to fall midterms. Then again, the economy is the big issue energizing Republicans.
The unanimous ruling held that the state's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional.
Rejecting 'culture wars,' most people of faith signal desire for politics that build bridges.