Read a Dec. 18, 2012, article from CNN about how, over time, the tea party lost its appeal and ultimately became a detriment to the Republican Party.
Read a Nov. 7, 2012, article from the Huffington Post about how the Tea Party fared in the 2012 election.
Read a June 27, 2012, article from ABC News about how the Tea Party fared as the 2012 elections went on.
Read a January 2011 article posted by Americans United for Separation of Church and State about the efforts of high-profile Tea Party members to promote in Congress the doctrine that America is a “Christian nation.”
Read an April 25, 2008, Columbus Dispatch “Faith & Values” feature about Tony Hall, a former congressman who serves as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s envoy to religious groups in the Middle East. Hall has worked for decades on the problem of world hunger and has said that his advocacy on that and related issues is driven […]
Read a May 2, 2008, Wall Street Journal article about President Bush asking Congress to approve an additional $770 million in global food aid.
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Susan Hayward is program officer of the Religion and Peacemaking program at the United States Institute of Peace, an independent and nonpartisan institution funded by Congress. Before joining the institute, she worked as a religious peacemaking consultant in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and at the Carter Center in Atlanta.