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  • Too-bright spotlight on religion marks Presidential bids

    By James D. Besser

    May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Should candidates for the White House have to pass a religious test? The Constitution says no, but increasingly American political culture says otherwise.

    The excessive focus on religion is already evident in the early days of the 2008 presidential race. That's bad news for the...