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Faith in the 2012 Election Faith in the 2012 Election
Religion emerged as an important issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. The personal religious identity of President Barack Obama and the Republican candidate, Governor...

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The Former Candidates The Former Candidates
One of the key functions of the campaign process is to help reduce the candidate field to a few top contenders, and this collection explores the past rhetoric of candidates...

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Newt Gingrich on Responding to a Voter's Opinion about President Obama's Faith

March 22, 2012
You know, that is such total baloney. I was asked by a reporter immediately afterwards. I said of course I accept that he’s a Christian. The guy didn’t ask me a question. The guy got up and stated his opinion. I don’t have an obligation to go around and correct every single voter about every single topic. I also didn’t agree with him.

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Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich is a political pundit and Fox News Channel analyst who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for president in 2012. As a Republican congressman Gingrich lead the "Contract with America" movement and served as Speaker of the...