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File photo of the Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City. (credit: Getty Images)

Mormon Church: Fewer Knocks at the Door, More Friend Requests

Mormon missionaries could soon be forgoing traditional door-to-door house calls in favor of recruiting online using social media.

06/25/2013

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is introduced by his wife Ann at a fundraiser at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sept. 22, 2012. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ann Romney: Electing A Mormon Would Signal ‘Prejudices Are Left Behind’

Ann Romney says the election of her husband, a Mormon, would signal “that prejudices are left behind” just as the election of President Barack Obama sent that signal.

09/26/2012

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Reid: Mitt Romney ‘Is Not The Face Of Mormonism’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is once again taking shots at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, this time going after Romney’s religion, despite the Nevada senator himself being a Mormon.

09/25/2012

Although voters say personal religious faith is not as important in this election, more are comfortable with Romney than Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Survey: Voters More Comfortable With Romney’s Faith, Doubt Obama

A majority of American voters are comfortable with Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith, but concern and doubt have increased over President Obama’s religious beliefs since 2008.

09/04/2012

File photo of GOP presumptive nominee Mitt Romney. (credit: Getty Images)

Trying To See Into The Heart Of The GOP Candidate

Long before Mitt Romney became the millionaire candidate from Massachusetts, he was his father’s son, weeding the garden in the upscale suburb of Detroit where he grew up. He hated the chore. But he idolized the man who made him do it — George Romney, the outspoken, no-nonsense, auto executive turned politician.
Romney shares an uncanny physical resemblance to his father, with the same graying temples and square jaw. And their lives have followed strikingly similar paths. As young men, both spent time abroad as Mormon missionaries and then passionately pursued the women they would marry. Both were successful businessmen who made personal fortunes before moving into politics. Both were church leaders, governors and aspiring presidential candidates.

08/18/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s 13% Tax Admission Is Not Enough

Mitt Romney pays a SHOCKINGLY low percentage of his income on taxes. For a man of his means seeking public office it is a SHAMEFUL number. But Romney is a man without shame.

08/17/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Gives Mitt Hell

An investor in Bain told Senator Reid that Mitt Romney had not paid any taxes over a ten year period, but maybe the more intriguing story is who else he hasn’t been sending money to in years past.

08/01/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.

07/12/2012

Bill Maher speaks during the HBO portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton on July 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Bill Maher: Mormon Faith Is A ‘Cult’

Talk-show host Bill Maher, who has contributed $1 million to a super political action committee supporting Obama, posted a message on Twitter on Monday that referred to Romney’s Mormon faith as a “cult.” Obama’s campaign has said Romney’s religion should not be part of the campaign.

05/22/2012

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