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"A candid portrait of the President during a meeting, juxtaposed with the paintings of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, busts of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Abraham Lincoln, and the Emancipation Proclamation. It's a difficult angle to get because I had to sit in front of the closed Oval Office door and hope that no one would open the door and knock me over." 
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President Barack Obama prays following a meeting with religious leaders in the Oval Office, May 18, 2012. 
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President Barack Obama tours the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 2011. 
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President Barack Obama looks at the portrait of Abraham Lincoln that hangs in the Oval Office prior to meeting with President Álvaro Uribe of Colombia, June 29, 2009.  
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Chief Justice John G. Roberts,Jr. administers the oath of office to President Barack H. Obama, the 44th president of the United States during the 56th presidential inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC on Jan. 20, 2009. 
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Mormons’ love-hate relationship with America

SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) As Americans celebrate the nation's founding, some Mormons may outdo their neighbors this week in fireworks, fanfare and frenzy to express their outsized patriotism. Other Mormons caution against linking political perspectives on American exceptionalism to specific theology or teachings. Peggy Fletcher Stack.
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Talkin’ Bout My Generation (and Religion)

Amidst all the attention being paid to the rise of the "nones" among Millennials, a new study suggests that 40-somethings are also disaffiliating at a surprising rate. According to yesterday's Washington Post, Gen Xers are becoming less religious (and less Republican) as they've aged.
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