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Rep. Keith Ellison (R-Minn.), the first Muslim-American elected to Congress, broke into tears as he testified about a 23-year-old paramedic, a fellow Muslim, who died responding to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Opinions fall largely along party lines regarding King's hearings examining the threat of radical Islam in the U.S., with Republicans much more likely to say they are appropriate, according to a new survey.
Research shows the more Muslims attend services the more they accept American values, contradicting King's argument for Thursday's hearing
Critics implored the New York Republican to scrap the hearing or broaden its focus. But King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, defends his approach.
The Long Island congressman's hearings into Islam have an uncomfortable echo of the prejudices against his own faith.
Republicans and those aligned with the tea party movement strongly believe that Islam encourages violence more than other religions, while liberal and moderate-to-conservative Democrats reject that view.
At the National Press Club, the potential GOP presidential contender rejects claims the president is a Muslim, as he's done in the past.
Does exposure to extremist views enlighten young people or radicalize them? Divergent responses are shaping policy -- and attitudes -- in Britain.
But the former Baptist pastor and potential GOP presidential candidate says 'birthers' and those who think Obama is a Muslim are 'wrong-headed.'
The focus of much criticism for his comments about Lara Logan, Rosen has been all but ignored in the past when making fiery remarks about Israel.
Suzan Johnson Cook raised more questions than she answered on a critical issue, but activists could not convince the administration to find an alternate.
The president set out his Christian vision of faith and government at the National Prayer Breakfast, saying that his daily prayer life informs his actions as leader of the nation -- and as a husband and father.
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