Faith and the 2012 Election Republican presidential hopefuls speak to a gathering of evangelical Christians today in Washington. Will potential front-runner Mitt Romney be able to ease concerns about his Mormon faith? And just how much will the religious vote shape the 2012 race?9:06 a.m.
Mark Silk: Director of the Leonard Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Trinity College. He writes the Spiritual Politics blog.
Randall Balmer: Professor of American religious history at Barnard College. His most recent book is "God in the White House."
Student loans, from the parents' perspective When college students take out loans to pay for school, they are assuming a large load of debt that could affect their finances for years. What role should parents play in guiding their children through that process, and should parents jeopardize their own financial future to help pay for higher education?10:06 a.m.