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Emotions Run High at Rep. Peter King's Hearings on Radical Muslims in the U.S.

-Patricia Murphy

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.

Democrats, Republicans Disagree on Peter King's Muslim Hearings, Poll Finds

-Christopher Weber

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.

Survey Rebuts Rep. Peter King's Claims on Radicals and Mosques

-David Gibson

Research shows the more Muslims attend services the more they accept American values, contradicting King's argument for Thursday's hearing

Rep. Peter King's Hearing on American Muslims: How Radical? How Dangerous?

-Patricia Murphy

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.

Should Rep. Peter King Investigate the Catholic Church?

-David Gibson

The Long Island congressman's hearings into Islam have an uncomfortable echo of the prejudices against his own faith.

Poll Finds Sharp Partisan Divide on Islam-Violence Connection

-Bruce Drake

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.

Mike Huckabee Again Defends Obama's Christian Faith and Family Values

-David Gibson

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 Free Speech Radicalize Youth? In the U.K., Two Answers to a Divisive Question

-Delia Lloyd

Does exposure to extremist views enlighten young people or radicalize them? Divergent responses are shaping policy -- and attitudes -- in Britain.

Mike Huckabee Keeps Up Criticism of Islam in America

-David Gibson

But the former Baptist pastor and potential GOP presidential candidate says 'birthers' and those who think Obama is a Muslim are 'wrong-headed.'

Nir Rosen's Offensive Tweets Shouldn't Have Surprised Us

-Matt Lewis

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.

Obama Sends Religious Freedom Nominee Back to Senate Despite Concerns

-David Gibson

Suzan Johnson Cook raised more questions than she answered on a critical issue, but activists could not convince the administration to find an alternate.

Obama's Faith-Based Presidency: 'Help the Needy, Walk With God'

-David Gibson

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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