Tag: Jerry Falwel Jr.

Crucifixes and Collection Boxes

A Christian Manifesto

A peculiar little man, with long shaggy hair and a white goatee, sat in the front row while Jerry Falwell invited the crowd of 4,000 and a television audience of several million to join in the singing of “Happy Birthday.”

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives for service at First Presbyterian Church in Muscatine, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Trump will be holding a rally at Muscatine High School in the afternoon. ()

Ted Cruz Winning Battle for Evangelicals in Iowa But Losing War Nationally to Trump

The latest Iowa poll, conducted by Quinnipiac, shows the overall race between Trump and Cruz is a virtual dead heat (Trump’s 31 to 29 lead is within the poll’s margin of error). But among white evangelicals, who make up 57 percent of GOP caucus attendees, Cruz’s lead over Trump is substantial – 39 percent to 27 percent.