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Final vote results show major setback for Israel’s Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies fell short of winning a parliamentary majority in Israel’s latest election, according to a final vote count released Thursday, leaving a pol...

A vote is ‘a kind of prayer,’ Warnock says in first Senate speech

A vote is “a kind of prayer,” Baptist pastor Raphael Warnock said in his first speech on the Senate floor as a newly elected legislator. The March 17 speech was a blistering call to protect voting rig...

SBU Faculty Pass Vote of ‘No Confidence’ in Board of Trustees

The faculty at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, passed a resolution Friday (March 12) expressing “no confidence” in the school’s Board of Trustees. The unprecedented move comes after...

Why vote to fund something you won’t ever use?

Last fall, my hometown of Austin, Texas, put a monumental public transportation bond question on the ballot: light rail, tunnels underneath downtown, electric buses. Austin’s Capitol Metro called the ...

Final vote sounds the death knell for capital punishment in Virginia

Legislation abolishing Virginia’s death penalty received final approval from legislators Feb. 22 and is on its way to Gov. Ralph Northam, who has pledged to sign it. When he does, the Commonwealth wil...

Why do White Christians Vote Republican, and Black Christians Vote Democrat?

An overwhelming majority of WHITE Christians vote Republican. And an overwhelming majority of BLACK Christians vote Democrat. Why is that? Don’t they read the same Bible and pray to the same God...

Rev. Al Sharpton on the black evangelical vote in the 2020 election

Civil rights activist and Baptist minister Al Sharpton weighs in on support for Donald Trump among some black evangelical Christians. While about 80 percent of African-Americans have voted for Democra...