- Making News: House Passes Iraq Resolution
What's been labeled "Iraq Week" began with the President's surprise visit to Baghdad. It wrapped up today with fierce partisanship on Capitol Hill, where the House approved a nonbinding resolution to support American troops and not set a timetable for pulling out of Iraq. Maura Reynolds is reporting the story for the Los Angeles Times.
- Reporter's Notebook: Southern Baptists Take a Populist Turn
The Southern Baptist Convention is America's largest Protestant denomination. Since theological conservatives took over in 1979, the leadership has been unchallenged at annual meetings. This year, instead of the establishment's presidential candidate, delegates chose Frank Page, who promised some changes. After his election, the reverend told reporters he's not planning to undo the "conservative resurgence." Robert Parham is Executive Director of the Baptist Center for Ethics in Nashville, Tennessee.
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