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The Most Influential Evangelist You've Never Heard Of

Texas evangelist David Barton is not a historian, but his Christian-nation view of American history is wildly popular with conservative churches, universities and the GOP. His supporters call him a hero; his detractors say he's a danger.
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Four GOP Candidates In Wis. Show Party's Divisions

In Wisconsin, there's a race to replace retiring Democratic senator Herb Kohl. The state's Democrats have coalesced around Representative Tammy Baldwin, who's currently serving her seventh term in the House. But on the Republican side, there's a messy and divisive four-way contest. It includes the state's former governor, Tommy Thompson, as well as several other candidates who are positioning themselves to the right of Thompson.
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Sikh Temple Shooter Died Of Self-Inflicted Wound

The FBI has revealed some new details in the case of the man who opened fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Wade Michael Page killed six people and wounded three others. Page died at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
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Mo. Senate Seat May Be One Of The Most Vulnerable

U.S. Representative Todd Akin pulled an upset victory on Tuesday in the Missouri GOP primary. His win may have given incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill her best shot at re-election for a highly contested seat. Akin is a six-term House member from the St. Louis suburbs, and known as an ultra-conservative. He came from behind to beat a businessman who spent more than $7 million of his own money and a former state treasurer backed by Sarah Palin.
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Romney Back In Battleground Iowa To Woo Voters

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned on Wednesday in Iowa, which is expected to be a crucial battleground state in the fall. President Obama will travel by bus through Iowa next week. Audie Cornish talks with Ari Shapiro, who's traveling with the Romney campaign.

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