The recession is making the U.S. economy the number one issue on the minds of voters this election year.
Family Research Council's Ken Blackwell spoke to CBN News about how the economy will overshadowing social issues at this year's Values Voter Summit being held in Washington, D.C. this weekend.
The annual meeting gets the name, Values Voter Summit, from an incident which happened during the 2004 presidential election.
People then said they were voting not because of the economy or the Iraq war, but because of those values issues, like abortion, homosexual marriage, stem cell research.
Click play to watch Black's analysis concerning the state of the economy and how it will affect this year's summit.