Just as Barack Obama reached historic levels four years ago as the first African-American presidential nominee of a major political party, Mitt Romney has now reached that peak as the first-ever Mormon. And yet, in a poll this January only 56 percent of voters said the country is ready for a Mormon president. On her MSNBC show today, Melissa Harris-Perry dug into the specifics of Mormon beliefs and the religion's ties to American exceptionalism.
For the first time in American history a Mormon is the presidential nominee for a major political party. Here's why Mr. Romney's religion is relevant: For Mormons, there really is no such thing as separation of church and state. Read Post
The budding bromance between Barack Obama and Harry Reid was on full display in Nevada Tuesday, as the President and the Senate Majority Leader joined forces to mock presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Appearing with Reid a ... Read Post