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People celebrate in front of the White House on Nov. 7, 2012.

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People celebrate in front of the White House on Nov. 7, 2012.

Reddest Reds, Bluest Blues: Obama-Romney Contest

Now that we’ve left behind the obsessive coverage and minute slicing-and-dicing of the swing states that constituted the end-all and be-all of the 2012 presidential election, we were left wondering: Where did the landslides occur? Defining that as any place where one of...

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Mitt Romney meets with Rev. Billy Graham on Oct. 11, 2012, in Montreat, N.C.

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Mitt Romney meets with Rev. Billy Graham on Oct. 11, 2012, in Montreat, N.C.

Billy Graham’s Romney `Bear Hug:’ Mormons Off Group’s `Cult’ Roster

Republican Mitt Romney’s pilgrimage to evangelist Billy Graham’s mountaintop home in North Carolina apparently is paying dividends. The Charlotte Observer reports this morning that Graham’s organization has removed the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints — Romney’s church...

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and missionaries wait for a Sunday school class to begin in Belmont,  Mass.

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and missionaries wait for a Sunday school class to begin in Belmont, Mass.

Romney: Mormon `Ambassador’

Among Mitt Romney’s advisers and family members, there’s long been a lively debate about the political ramifications of his Mormon faith — whether it would be a negative or positive in his campaign. Among members of his church, there seems...

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Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Waukesha, Wis., on Aug. 12, 2012.

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Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Waukesha, Wis., on Aug. 12, 2012.

What Romney Stands For: MSNBC

Who is Mitt Romney and what does he stand for? This is what MSNBC addresses, and answers well, with an hour-long documentary about the Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee airing near the eve of the party’s nominating convention in Tampa....

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President Barack Obama, Malia, Sasha, and first lady Michelle walk from the White House to St. John's Episcopal Church on August 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, Malia, Sasha, and first lady Michelle walk from the White House to St. John's Episcopal Church on August 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.

Obama vs. Romney: No Church Gap

Updated at Noon EDT It’s not every Sunday morning that the president walks across the park to church. Today he did, with his family. Today, Republican Mitt Romney also took some of his family to church in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire....

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Mitt Romney and his wife Ann with former Polish President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa during a meeting at Artus Court, in Gdansk.

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Mitt Romney and his wife Ann with former Polish President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa during a meeting at Artus Court, in Gdansk.

Romney: Religion Ripe for Campaign

Mitt Romney is talking about religious liberty in a new TV ad. He’s also taking some liberties. And raising a subject that he, himself, has been reluctant to address. “Who shares your values?” the announcer of Romney’s new “Be Not...

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First lady Michelle Obama shakes Reverend Luis Leon's hand while leaving with President Barack Obama and their daughter Sasha after attending Sunday service at St. John's Church March 18, 2012 in Washington

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First lady Michelle Obama shakes Reverend Luis Leon's hand while leaving with President Barack Obama and their daughter Sasha after attending Sunday service at St. John's Church March 18, 2012 in Washington

Romney’s Religion More Widely Known Than Obama’s: Pew Poll

This made perfect sense to us: Poll results from the Pew Research Center this week showed that 90 percent of voters say they know enough about President Barack Obama as November’s election approaches, while significantly fewer — 69 percent —...

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