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Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed
Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi died of wounds suffered on Thursday as fighters battling to complete an eight-month-old uprising against his rule overran his hometown Sirte, Libya's interim rulers said.
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Obama To Court Religious Voters In 2012
President Obama's political team today will announce a new effort to court RELIGIOUS VOTERS in 2012. Democratic officials say they see an opening with Christians on immigration, the budget and other issues. For the past two years, the White House has had an intentional program of outreach to centrist Christians on issues like adoption and fatherhood, with programs that include an Easter Prayer Breakfast in the East Room.
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The Tragic Costs of Immigration Detention
"Kimberly," a South American mother of three who fled to America to escape an abusive husband, wound up imprisoned at the T. Don Hutto immigration detention center in Taylor, Texas after being captured by immigration authorities while crossing the Rio Grande River from Mexico. After immigration officials determined she had a credible fear of persecution if she returned to her home country, Kimberly was granted her release.
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The 'Gospel' According To Herman Cain
People coming together in a democracy and helping each other out, however, is not in the 'gospel according to Herman Cain.' In Cain's version of the biblical account of the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus is a "perfect conservative." "He helped the poor without one government program. He healed the sick without a government health care system. He feed the hungry without food stamps

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