Bush Courts Catholics and Loses Support from Evangelicals

March 23, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On March 23, 2001, the Los Angeles Times reported that "President Bush is reaching out to Roman Catholics, courting one of the most important groups of swing voters whose support has gone increasingly to Republican presidential candidates in the last three elections." At the same time, he is losing support among evangelicals, who are partly upset by his focus on Catholics.