Republican Mike Huckabee, an ordained Baptist minister, actively courts Christian conservatives in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. But clergy are shifting their allegiance from Republicans to Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats — at least as measured by campaign contributions.Barack Obama
He said the 2008 presidential election has seen a “staggering” focus on religion, including the courting of religious leaders. So, he said, he wasn’t “surprised that clergy would be taking the next step as individuals and backing whatever candidate they happen to like.”
Saturday, December 22, 2007
"Clergy cash: Obama, Clinton beat Huck"
Kenneth P. Vogel (Politico):