Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressAugust 20, 2020
When Coons speaks to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday before Biden’s speech accepting the party’s presidential nomination, his remarks will focus on faith — attesting in highly personal fashion to his longtime friend’s belief in God.
Father James Martin and Sister Simone Campbell among faith leaders to speak at Democratic conventionElana Schor, Associated PressAugust 16, 2020
Four faith leaders from three religious traditions are scheduled to speak on Thursday, the convention's final day.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressAugust 12, 2020
The 55-year-old first-term Democratic senator, whose name means “lotus” in the Sanskrit language, identifies as a Baptist as an adult and brought another faith into her life in 2014 when she married Douglas Emhoff, a Jewish attorney.
Faith NewsElana Schor, Associated PressMay 13, 2020
The poll found Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say prohibiting in-person services during the coronavirus outbreak violates religious freedom, 49% to 21%.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressFebruary 19, 2020
Klobuchar has underscored her abortion-rights support, and she's signed onto legislation that would limit states' efforts to constrain abortion access, such as the multiple state-level anti-abortion laws that passed last year.