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David Gibson| Religion News Service
Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of “firsts” that reflect the growing religious diversity of the country.
(Carlos Osorio / AP)
On Capitol Hill, they are the apocalypse caucus. Twenty lawmakers, from both parties, who calculate that the best way to fix government is to act as if you wouldn’t mind if it burned down.
You're emotionally dead if you feel nothing, not even a pang of empathy....
A week after three Occupy D.C. protesters began a hunger strike for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison has joined their ranks.
2CHAMBERS | Group challenging the rules say they are "an accident of history."
(Marco Garcia / AP)
Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii was elected Tuesday, becoming the first Hindu in Congress.
By Monique Parsons| Religion News Service
Religious affiliation may be on the wane in America, a recent Pew study asserts, but you wouldn’t know it walking into the storefront near the corner of West 63rd Street and South Fairfield Avenue.
(Bonnie Jo Mount / The Washington Post)
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Applicants are turned away based on information that is outdated or inaccurate.
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Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.), who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, is holding controversial hearings that he says will assess the threat of terrorism among American Muslims.
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