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Inauguration Prayers, Black History, and the Homosexual Agenda

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Myrile Evers-Williams, wife of slain civil rights icon, was set to share bookended inauguration prayers with Pastor Louie Giglio until Giglio decided to withdraw from the ceremony. Has a potentially historic African American event been usurped by the gay rights agenda? Read more

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Election Reflections: How to Fix Our Unfriendly Politics

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Facebook and other social media have helped make politics even more polarized. As this presidential election concludes, here are some ideas for loving our neighbor — even if they voted for the other guy. Read more

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Jesse Jackson: Christians Must Stay Engaged in the Political Process

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According to veteran civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, real political change comes from the ‘third rail’ — from people of faith raising the right questions of conscience. Read more

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Welcome Back, Barack

By Steven Thomma 

President Obama jumps back into the presidential campaign with a feisty but focused debate performance. Will it shift the race’s momentum? Read more

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Undecided Voters Get a Voice in 2nd Debate

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Undecided voters will have the opportunity to press the candidates on domestic policy tonight, but will they get the answers they need in a tight race? Read more

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When Politicians Want It Both Ways

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At religion reporters meeting, surrogates for Obama and Romney seemed to want to woo faith voters, but limit reporters’ faith questions. Should faith be off-limits? Read more

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Mr. President, What Happened Last Night?

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There has been plenty of speculation about President Obama’s lackluster performance in his first debate with Mitt Romney, but one thing is clear: Barack didn’t bring it. Read more

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Is the Black Church Misapplying Its Power?

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OPINION: Are black clergy wasting energy on opposing gay marriage and calling for a boycott of the presidential election when other more pressing issues confront our communities? Read more

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Obama Lets Others Outshine Him in Charlotte

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Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton delivered speeches that outshined the president, and there was a lot of God-talk. What was the political message? Read more

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What the Democrats Won’t Tell You

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Democrats and Republicans share a similar ‘black’ problem. Here’s why the race issue is just as thorny for the Party of Obama. Read more

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