Obama Campaign Expands Faith Effort

At CNN, Eric Marrapodi writes about the Obama campaign’s new faith initiative, which emphasizes the importance that faith plays in Obama’s political decisions. The administration has been criticized over the HHS mandate requiring health insurance coverage for contraceptives. The campaign hopes to redirect attention to the auto bailout and passage of the Affordable Care Act, both of which play into Obama’s “we’re greater together than we are on our own” narrative, Marrapodi writes. “These shared moral obligations have guided me as president,” Obama recently said. 

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