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Religion has long been a staple of American politics. At the national level politicians have continually evoked religious themes, whether addressing foreign policy, social,...

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Barack Obama on Using Christian Scripture During Times of Struggle at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast

February 7, 2013
As President, sometimes I have to search for the words to console the inconsolable. Sometimes I search Scripture to determine how best to balance life as a President and as a husband and as a father. I often search for Scripture to figure out how I can be a better man as well as a better President. And I believe that we are united in these struggles. But I also believe that we are united in the knowledge of a redeeming Savior, whose grace is sufficient for the multitude of our sins, and whose love is never failing.

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Barack Obama became the forty-fourth president of the United States in January 2009, the first African-American to hold the office. He was re-elected to the presidency in November 2012. After graduating from Columbia University and Harvard Law...