Dan Coats, former U.S. senator and representative, is running to regain his position as U.S. senator from Indiana against Democratic Rep. Brad Ellsworth. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Coats' life.
What is Dan Coats' religion?
Coats is a Presbyterian.
Was Dan Coats born a Presbyterian, or did he convert?
Coats was born a Presbyterian.
What has Dan Coats said about his religious faith?
Coats, when he retired from the Senate in 1998, gave an extensive interview
to Christianity Today in which he spoke about his anti-abortion beliefs, morals and how "faith is the only real constant in your life."
What is Dan Coats' reaction to the mosque planned near the World Trade Center?
Coats has been hard to pin down on this issue, telling one news agency
that the issue "bewildered him," while telling another
that it was "an insult I think to the people who lost lives there."
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