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Religion and Politics ’08:
Dennis Kucinich

Background Hometown Cleveland, Ohio Age 63 Religion Roman Catholic Education Case Western Reserve University, M.A., 1974 Case Western Reserve University, B.A., 1973 Candidate Website www.kucinich.us Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy Dec. 11, 2006. Formally withdrew candidacy Jan. 25, 2008. Political Experience U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1997-present Ohio State Senator, 1994-1996 Mayor of Cleveland, 1977-1979 Cleveland […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: John McCain

Background Hometown Alexandria, Va. Age 73 Religion Baptist Education National War College, attended courses, 1973-1974 United States Naval Academy, B.S., 1958 Candidate Website www.johnmccain.com Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy April 25, 2007. Political Experience U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1987-present U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1983-1987 Professional Experience Senate Navy Liaison, 1977-1981 United States Navy 1958-1981 Family […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: California

Religious Profile Margin of error: ± 2.0% Sample size: 3,574 Data from the Pew Forum’s U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. 2008 California Primary Exit Poll Results Source: 2008 National Election Pool Exit Poll as reported by MSNBC 2004 California General Election Results Data on “All Voters”: CNN All other data: Pew Forum analysis of 2004 National Election Pool Exit […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: John Edwards

Background Hometown Robbins, N.C. Age 56 Religion United Methodist Education University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, J.D., 1977 North Carolina State University, B.A., 1974 Candidate Website www.johnedwards.com Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy Dec. 28, 2006. Formally withdrew candidacy Jan. 30, 2008. Endorsed candidacy of Barack Obama May 14, 2008. Political Experience U.S. Senator from […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Hillary Clinton

Background Hometown Park Ridge, Ill. Age 62 Religion United Methodist Education Yale Law School, J.D., 1973 Wellesley College, B.A., 1969 Candidate Website www.hillaryclinton.com Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy Jan. 20, 2007. Suspended campaign and endorsed Barack Obama June 7, 2008. Political Experience U.S. Senator from New York, 2001-present First Lady of the United States, 1993-2001 […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Mike Huckabee

Background Hometown Hope, Ark. Age 54 Religion Baptist Education Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.A., 1980 Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1975 Candidate Website www.mikehuckabee.com/ Candidacy Status Formed exploratory committee Jan. 28, 2007.Formally withdrew candidacy Mar. 4, 2008. Political Experience Governor of Arkansas, 1996-2007 Chairman, National Governors Association, 2005-2006 Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1993-1996 Professional Experience President, […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Alan Keyes

Background Hometown New York, N.Y. Age 59 Religion Roman Catholic Education Harvard University, Ph.D., government, 1979 Harvard University, B.A., 1972 Candidate Website www.alankeyes.com/ Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy Sept. 14, 2007. Left the GOP April 15, 2008. Currently considering joining the Constitution Party. Political Experience Political Experience Assistant secretary of state for international organizations, 1985-1987 […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Joe Biden

Background Hometown Scranton, PA.: Claymont, Del. Age 67 Religion Roman Catholic Education Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1968 University of Delavware, B.A., 1965 Candidate Website biden.senate.gov Candidacy Status Named Barack Obama’s vice presidential running mate on Aug. 23, 2008. Obama and Biden elected president and vice president on Nov. 4, 2008. Political Experience U.S. […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Sam Brownback

Background Hometown Parker, Kan. Age 53 Religion Roman Catholic Education University of Kansas, J.D., 1982 Kansas State University, B.A., 1979 Candidate Website www.brownback.com Candidacy Status Formally withdrew candidacy Oct. 19, 2007. Endorsed candidacy of John McCain, Nov. 7, 2007. Political Experience U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1997-present U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1995-1996 White House Fellow detailed […]

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Religion and Politics ’08: Barack Obama

Background Hometown Honolulu, Hawaii Age 48 Religion United Church of Christ Education Harvard Law School, J.D., 1991 Columbia University, B.A., 1983 Candidate Website www.barackobama.com Candidacy Status Formally declared candidacy Feb. 10, 2007. Elected president Nov. 4, 2008 Political Experience U.S. Senator from Illinois, 2005-present Illinois State Senator, 1997-2004 Professional Experience Lecturer, University of Chicago Law […]

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