Audio: The Secret Political Reach of 'The Family'

Ben Hur12/03/2009 12:06:35 pm PST
The Family, or the Fellowship, is in its own words an “invisible” association, though it has always been organized around public men. Senator Sam Brownback (R., Kansas), chair of a weekly, off -the-record meeting of religious right groups called the Values Action Team (VAT), is an active member, as is Representative Joe Pitts (R., Pennsylvania), an avuncular would-be theocrat who chairs the House version of the VAT.

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