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Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

December 26, 2008

obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.

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Evangelical Groups Say They Aren’t Going Anywhere

November 7, 2008

Faced with a Barack Obama presidency and Democratic gains in Congress,
evangelicals are planning their next steps in a transformed political
landscape, with hopes for some common ground and plans to continue
fighting for social issues that had mixed results at the ballot box.

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Some Churches Cut Outreach As They Fall On Hard Times

November 4, 2008

On a recent Sunday, the Rev. Richard Mahan scrapped a sermon on
forgiveness. He felt compelled instead to address the economic turmoil
battering the nation.

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University of Illinois Homecoming Under Racial Divide: Some Black Students Say They Don’t Feel Welcome by Mainstream

November 4, 2008

u-illinois.jpgThe homecoming football game had just ended, and students clad in orange T-shirts were swarming the quad in search of post-tailgating festivities, but the nearly 1,700 African-American students packed in a nearby auditorium at the Downstate campus barely noticed.

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McCain, Obama Differ as They Reject Homosexual Marriage

November 4, 2008

gay-marriage-4.jpgSeveral gay friends and wealthy gay donors to Senator Barack Obama have asked him over the years why, as a matter of logic and fairness, he opposes same-sex marriage even though he has condemned old miscegenation laws that would have barred his black father from marrying his white mother.

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