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Evangelicals Road Test 2016 Strategy

posted on October 22, 2014

POLITICO’s Anna Palmer reports, “Groups like Faith and Freedom Coalition and Susan B. Anthony’s List are beefing up their grass-roots efforts this year, turning to strategies more often embraced by President Obama than the Christian right.” The evangelical movement aims to regain a Republican majority in the Senate and relevancy before the next presidential election. “The 2014 midterms are a crucial test of evangelical influence and strength,” Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said. “I think most evangelical leaders understand we are in a period of pretty radical transition in this society.”