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Faith in the 2008 Election Faith in the 2008 Election
Religion played a significant role in the 2008 presidential campaign. Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden, Sarah Palin, and the participants in both the Democratic and...

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One of the key functions of the campaign process is to help reduce the candidate field to a few top contenders, and this collection explores the past rhetoric of candidates...

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Sarah Palin on Media Treatment of Her Personal Faith in Hugh Hewitt Interview

September 30, 2008
I think that there's a lot of mocking of my personal faith, and my personal faith is very, very simple. I don't belong to any church. I do have a strong belief in God, and I believe that I'm a heck of a lot better off putting my life in God's hands, and saying, “Hey, you know, guide me.” What else do we have but guidance that we would seek from a Creator? That's about as simple as it gets with my faith, and I think that there is a lot of mocking of that. […] I do have respect for those who have differing views than I do on faith, on religion. I'm not going to mock them, and I would hope that they would […] give me the same courtesy through this of not mocking a person's faith, but maybe perhaps even trying to understand a little bit of it.
Sarah Palin Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin is the former governor of Alaska (2006 to 2009) and was John McCain's unexpected choice for vice presidential running mate in the 2008 election. Since leaving office, Palin has founded a conservative political action committee,...