According to the Christian Post, a group called “God Said” is launching a campaign to get 25 percent of the African American vote. The organization is trying to get them to not vote for President Barack Obama, because of his stance on gay marriage. What are your thoughts on pastors and spiritual leaders encouraging congregations to vote for […]
With about five weeks left until Election Day 2012, several groups such as the non-profit, non-partisan organization called Champion the Vote are working tirelessly to register upwards of 30 million people who are not yet signed up to cast their ballot. Of the 60 million Christians in the U.S., only 30 million actually do […]
Baltimore, MD — In response to an article written by Zoll, Rachel, “African-American Christians waver over vote,” in the Associated Press Sept. 16th 2012, Pastor Jamal Bryant would like to make it clear that he does not, nor has he ever discouraged voting in the African American community; on the contrary he has been very […]
Michelle Obama checked in to “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show” for an interview, and expressed the urgency of voting in the 2012 Presidential election. In…
The Obama campaign in Virginia will officially launch African Americans for Obama on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. Obama for Virginia events will include an African American women’s roundtable in Alexandria, beauty salon and barber shop outreach in Richmond and a Danville community meeting. Hampton Roads area supporters will hold a policy roundtable in Hampton, followed by an […]
Timothy Michael Kaine was born on February 26, 1958. During his time in office, Kaine has held multiple positions. They include, the 76th Mayor of Virginia (1988-2000), the 38th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia (2002 –2006), the 51st Chairman of the Democratic National Committee ( 2009 –2011) and the 70th Governor of Virginia (2006-2010). During Kaine’s term for Mayor […]
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s proposed $85 billion budget plan introduced during the opening session of the 2012 Virginia General Assembly finally passed after the fourth try. The General Assembly ended the 2012 session in early March with no budget. Lawmakers reconvened weeks later to work on budget negotiations but still no agreement. The senate democrats […]
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Virginia lawmakers may consider the Tebow bill connected to pro football quarterback Tim Tebow. The bill would allow thousands of home-school students to play sports at their local high schools. That is what Tebow was allowed to do while he grew up in Florida. The Virginia Senate voted to eliminate the prohibition for purchases of one […]
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