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White Evangelicals Are the Sleeping Giant of the 2018 Midterms

posted on October 30, 2018

Vox’s Dylan Scott writes about continuing support of Donald Trump and Mike Pence among white evangelical Christians, who in the first two years of the administration have seen policy wins on issues like abortion, gender identity, religious freedom, and the Supreme Court. Scott writes, “The white evangelical community views the Trump era as a fundamental realignment of American politics, with the Christian right reasserting itself after eight years of Barack Obama.” He adds, referencing November’s upcoming elections, “They understand that if Republicans lose the House or, even worse, the House and Senate in the midterm elections, their agenda is at risk. ”

Read at Vox