As Democrats grow more secular, N.H. clergy press candidates on values
In one of the nation’s least religious states, a group of faith leaders is trying to focus the political dialogue around our common humanity – and get a clearer sense of what’s in candidates’ hearts.
The Rev. Jonathan Hopkins wishes every candidate for president would grapple with a troubling truth about this city: Many working people aren’t making ends meet. Some are still in their Walmart uniforms when they’re fed at the soup kitchen where he and his congregants volunteer.
Now, with the Feb. 8 New Hampshire primary fast approaching,...