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Campaign 2008 / Obama / Faith / A Discussion #897420

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 2008
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[Senator Barack OBAMA - says change comes from the bottom up.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jessica Yellin) The politics of Senator Barack Obama's emphasis on faith and religion examined; details given about the "values parties" to connect to religious voters. [OBAMA - talks about a partnership between the White House and faith-based groups.] [Obama campaign director of religious affairs Joshua DUBOIS†- talks about the language of faith and morality.] [Religion and politics scholar John GREEN†- talks about Obama reaching religious voters.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Family Research Council president Tony Perkins and CNN's Roland Martin on Obama and on faith voters. [MARTIN - says evangelicals are concerned with more issues than abortion; states Senator John McCain is scared to deal with evangelicals.] [PERKINS - admits the issue set has expanded with younger evangelicals being more hands-on, but abortion and traditional issues are still high priority; states there are opportunities to discuss matters with Obama.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Yellin, Jessica

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