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Georgian Giglio to deliver inaugural benediction

President Barack Obama has selected a conservative evangelical from Georgia to deliver the benediction at his inauguration later this month.

Pastor Louie Giglio, of the Atlanta mega church Passion City …
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Despite hell comment, Lowery to be at president’s side on election night

Despite the controversy stirred last week by Rev. Joseph Lowery, the civil rights icon will reportedly be at the side of the president and first lady as election returns trickle …
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Lowery: hell remark a ‘joke’

Rev. Joseph Lowery said at hastily-called Friday press conference that his recent controversial remarks about heaven and hell were distorted by the “dart”-eyed small-town journalist who first reported them.

Lowery, …
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Lowery: all whites are going to hell

The man who delivered the benediction at President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration said that he believes, as he once did in his “militant” youth, that all whites are hell-bound.

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At rally attended by Barrow, Lowery says Nov. all about race

Rep. John Barrow’s attendance at a Democratic rally last week has drawn the vulnerable congressman into a racially charged characterization of the presidential race made by the event’s headliner, the …
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Lowery: GOPers ‘dangerous’ and living ‘in the past’

One of the last remaining giants of the civil rights movement said Monday that Republican critics of President Barack Obama were “dangerous” and living in “in the past.”

The Rev. …
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Mum’s the word: Ga. Democrats refuse to intervene in Lowery-Barrow feud

The Georgia Democratic Party refused on Friday to denounce antagonistic comments the recently-elected chairman of its convention delegation made regarding U.S. Rep. John Barrow.

The Rev. Joseph Lowery, who was …
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