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The Bible Belt walloped Mitt Romney, who finished third in the Alabama and Mississippi primaries. Rick Santorum won again, thanks largely to evangelicals and moral conservatives, and Newt Gingrich is a zombie candidate but doesn’t seem to know it. Alabama breakdown here, and Mississippi here. Tweet of the Night: “Catholic Republican wins the Cotton South. […]

Categories: Beliefs, Culture


David Gibson

David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.

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  1. So conventional wisdom says it’s a two-man race, and religion – specifically the Religious Right – is playing a bigger role than many expected.

    Dave finally get’s it ! Evangelical Conservative Christians are not going to support Romney. It has been a factual result of all the primaries if one adds the votes of both Gingrich and Santorum.