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    Values Voter Summit, Morning Session

    During the morning portion of the first day of a three-day Values Voters Summit, several Republican presidential candidates and others spoke about policy issues, social policy, and the role…

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    Rules for a Global Neighborhood in a Multicultural World

    Panelists discussed the growing disconnect between the West and Islam that poses serious challenges to global order. Topics included the conflict between Sunnis and Shi’a Muslims…

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    Democratic Radio Address

    Jim Wallis delivered the weekly Democratic radio address. He said he was invited as a nonpartisan religious leader to deliver the radio speech to try to unite Americans. He talked…

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    Book Discussion on God\'s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn\'t Get It

    Jim Wallis was interviewed at The Hill's 4th Annual Political Book Fair about his book, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by…

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    Progressive Politics

    During the closing plenary, the speakers addressed the convention on progressive issues, including labor unions, wages, prison ministry, the Senate filibuster controversy, civil rights,…

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    After Words with Jim Wallis

    Jim Wallis talked about his book God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by HarperSanFrancisco. Mr. Wallis argued that…

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    Role of Religion in Politics

    Mr. Wallis talked about the role of religion in politics. Democratic senators recently invited Mr. Wallis -- a left-leaning evangelical and a Democrat -- to talk with them…

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    Opposition to War in Iraq

    Representatives from several organizations announced a coalition of groups to oppose any potential war in Iraq. Following the announcement they answered questions from reporters.

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    Book Discussion on Sacred Places, Civic Purposes

    Mr. Dionne moderated a discussion on the role of faith-based institutions in America. Recently, Mr. Dionne co-edited a book on the topic titled Sacred Places, Civic Purposes,…

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    Rally Against Poverty

    Participants talked about proposals for Welfare reform and called on legislators to do more to expand access to education, increase training opportunities, support poorer families, and…

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    News Review

    The guests debated the U.S. air strikes on Afghanistan. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

    Participants talked about President Bush’s plans to establish an office for faith-based and community service initiatives. They talked about the benefits of the office and how…

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    Faith-Based Service Programs

    Mr. Wallis talked about the formation of President Bush’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic…

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    Religion and Politics

    The panelists examined the issue of politics and religion, including the use of religious language by the Republican presidential and vice presidential candidates and First Amendment…

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    Shadow Convention

    “Unconventional” politicians and commentators gathered to discuss and debate the issues as an alternative to the scripted major party events. Senator McCain emphasized the…

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    Poverty in America

    Panelists discussed the release of the annual Kids Count report. The report detailed the status of poverty in America and how it affects children and families across the…

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    Debt Cancellation for Poorest Countries

    A coalition of national environmental, labor, religious and social justice groups held a rally calling on Congress and the International Monetary Fund to cancel debts of the world’s…

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    Grassroots Organizing

    A panel of activists and analysts discussed grassroots democracy and initiatives for political involvement. Constituencies discussed included black youth, voters, volunteers and others.

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Thomas and Mr. Wallis talked about current news stories of interest to them and took viewer calls.

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