mosque

"Mosque" has been used a total of 17 times by the politicians and political influencers that NPR is tracking.

Why We're Tracking This: A year ago, plans for an Islamic center two blocks from the site of the World Trade Center towers in Manhattan weren't generating any controversy. But in this election year, the so-called Ground Zero Mosque is a political hot button.

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Tarryl Clark (D)

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  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 0 uses since Aug. 30

Bob Dold (R)

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  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 0 uses since Aug. 30

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  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (up 0% from last week)
  • Overall: 2 uses since Aug. 30

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  • Overall: 0 uses since Aug. 30

'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of "mosque"

...on Good Morning America earlier today that Obama should come out against the building of a community center and mosque near ground zero. Host George Stephanopoulos writes about Newt's comments in his blog. ...

Newt Gingrich, via RSS (September 10)

...on Good Morning America today that he believes it is wrong to both burn the Quran and build a mosque at Ground Zero. ...

Newt Gingrich, via RSS (September 10)

...New poll, 71% of New Yorkers want GZ mosque moved: http://apne.ws/9JKBTT...

Newt Gingrich, via Twitter (September 1)

...Steve Southerland's Comments on Ground Zero Mosque - Steve’s view on the mosque. Steve opposes the mosque at Ground Zero. Mr. Scholl has chosen to continue to completely misrepresent Steve’s...

Steve Southerland, via Facebook (August 24)

...Newt: Building of the mosque is a political statement of ‘shocking arrogance.’ - ...

Newt Gingrich, via RSS (August 24)

... Newt spokesperson Rick Tyler defends Newt's stance on the mosque in his poignant response to Lexington's "Build that Mosque" article posted in The Economist last week.  Tyler's letter demonstrates...

Newt Gingrich, via RSS (August 23)

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