DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress.
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(RNS) — The idea that Roy Moore lost Alabama's Senate election because white evangelicals were unwilling to vote for a flawed judge accused of sexual misconduct is not borne out by exit polls.
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking at a campaign rally, Kayla Moore declared that 'one of our attorneys is a Jew.' People immediately reacted online, some expressing anger but many others making jokes.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At the center of the special election was fiery Christian conservative Roy Moore — 'Judge Moore' to his supporters.
(RNS) — While Roy Moore campaigned with a fundamentalist fervor, Jones' religious life has been one of quiet, consistent worship and church involvement.
HILDALE, Utah (AP) — Elections here have long been decided behind the scenes by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a Mormon offshoot that has made its home among the rocks for more than a century and hand-picked men to...
NAIROBI (RNS) — Religion has long figured prominently into Kenyan politics. But the great lengths presidential candidates and their supporters have gone to to connect themselves to the Bible and its heroes in the lead-up to this month's presidential...
(RNS) — He also reveals his perhaps surprising responsibilities at Destiny Worship Center, the nondenominational evangelical church he attends in northwest Florida.
DETROIT (AP) — Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a 32-year-old liberal doctor in Detroit, is mounting a surprisingly robust bid to become the nation's first Muslim governor.
PARIS (RNS) — A leading French commentator sees a 'neo-Protestant' challenge to France’s traditional 'Catholic/secular' political culture, transforming politics from behind-the-scenes battling among elites to more open and transparent governance.
(RNS) — 'She’s a good Methodist. Methodists don’t talk about their faith very much. She doesn’t wear her religion on her sleeve, but I know that she practices it and she has spiritual disciplines, including reading the Scriptures every day and...
(RNS) — 'Today, far too many evangelical Christians are tools of the Trump presidency,' Peter Wehner writes in a commentary.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Thousands had camped in churches to pray for a peaceful election. Pastors and priests had stressed in sermons that it was the people's right to vote, and urged them to choose leaders who would please God.
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LONDON (RNS) After three major terror attacks in as many months, Muslim leaders are under pressure to acknowledge a connection between their faith and jihadi violence, while the government is under pressure to take firm action.