The Morning Buzz | Who Was Our Most Religious President?

Was Jimmy Carter the most religious president ever? And, if elected, would Mitt Romney take that title away?

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The Morning Buzz | American-Made Movie Denouncing Islam Sparks Violence Abroad

Controversy exploded yesterday after an American-made, amateurish movie denouncing Islam inspired protesters to attack the U.S. embassies in Egypt and Libya, resulting in the death of the U.S. ambassador to Libya.

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The Morning Buzz | Young Adults Take Advantage of Obamacare

A new study shows that many young adults are taking advantage of Obamacare. Back in June, when it was still unclear how the Supreme Court would rule on the Affordable Care Act, less than one-quarter of Millennials (age 18-29) favored the Supreme Court … [Read more…]

The Morning Buzz | Democrats Stir Debate By Omitting “God” From the Party Platform

This year, the Democrats omitted the word “God” from their platform, leading to an inevitable comparison with the Republican platform, which mentioned “God” over 10 times.

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The Morning Buzz | Will Romney Mention His Mormon Faith at the RNC?

In his acceptance speech tonight, will Mitt Romney talk about his Mormon faith?

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The Morning Buzz | Do the Rich Pay Too Little in Taxes?

According to a new poll, the wealthy are smarter and more hard-working, but also greedier and more dishonest.

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Our Corner | Who Best Represents American Catholics?

This Friday, on NPR’s “Tell Me More,” Dr. Robert P. Jones discussed the Catholic vote. For the first time, both major political parties have Catholic vice presidential Catholics

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To Expand Hispanic Base, GOP May Need to Shelve Social Issues (At Least, For Now)

The Romney campaign wants to expand its Hispanic voting base. To do so, however, they may need to talk more about immigration and less about social issues.

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The Morning Buzz | Cardinal Dolan Will Offer Blessing at Republican Convention

Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan will offer the closing blessing at the Republican National Convention (assuming it’s not derailed by Hurricane Isaac), suggesting that the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ denunciation of VP candidate Paul Ryan’s proposed bu… [Read more…]

The Morning Buzz | GOP Platform Includes Support for Ban on Shari’a Law

The GOP platform will include a plank supporting a ban on the use of foreign law (including Shari’a, or Islamic law) in U.S. courtrooms.

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