DES MOINES, Iowa, April 26 (Reuters) – Republican
presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun
sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing
what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty.
Citing high-profile dust-ups over religious freedom bills in
Indiana and Arkansas, the contenders are painting a vivid
picture of faith under fire.
NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) – Marco Rubio, the youthful
Republican presidential hopeful who touts himself as the
candidate of his party’s future, has been making moves to court
a socially liberal faction of his party that represents gay
The Florida senator’s staff have held quarterly meetings
with the Log Cabin Republicans “going back some time”, their
executive director, Gregory Angelo, told Reuters. The meetings
with the advocacy group were to discuss legislation, issues and
opportunities to “partner on,” Angelo said. Rubio’s office
declined to comment on the meetings.
New Hampshire gives New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie perhaps his best shot at recapturing the spotlight after having seen his prospects overshadowed by other presidential hopefuls such as Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush.