The Dems Finally Get Religion

A new book shows why religion has cost the Democrats elections — and how they've learned from their mistakes

Callie Shell for TIME

Obama, praying with supporters before a rally on February 2, has courted Evangelicals

Backstage at the Target Center in Minneapolis before a rally earlier this month, Barack Obama engaged in one of his pregame rituals: the presidential candidate joined a circle of young campaign supporters and staff, clasped hands with those on either side of him and prayed.

Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic nomination, has talked on the campaign trail about the "prayer warriors" who support her, and her campaign has made sure that primary voters know that Clinton used to host church picnics at the governor's mansion in...

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