Category: Catholic vote
Catholics and the GOP: an Uneasy Fit — my op-ed from the Los Angeles Times — January 23, 2000.
Catholics make up the largest single religious denomination–65 million–of any kind in this country. They also make up one-third of the electorate in a presidential election, approximately 30 million. Yet in more than 200 years, a Catholic priest has never served as chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives. In December, an 18-member bipartisan committee…
An Evangelical Ponders the Presidency
Deal W. Hudson September 25, 2006 If you know the name Huckabee it’s probably from the popular movie or the highly publicized weight-loss campaign of the Arkansas Governor. My wife is politically astute and very knowledgeable. When I told her I was meeting with Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, she quickly replied, “Oh, he’s the…
Why Barack Obama Will Not Win the Catholic Vote
Deal W. Hudson January 7, 2008 To win the White House in 2008, the Democrats have to win back the Catholic voters they lost to the GOP in 2000 and 2004. A previous Window forecast that if the Democrats nominated Hillary Clinton, she would win the Catholic vote. However, with his commanding victory in the Iowa caucus,…