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Republicans hope to find ‘missing’ evangelical voters

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From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see something new.

Long-lost evangelical voters.

“So many don’t vote — it just makes me sick,” said Marjoray Wilemon, a retiree from Arlington, Texas, who has seen a lot of politics in her 94 years. “I hope that some people will realize what kind of bad shape we’re in.”

Surprising ‘Pope Francis moments’ from the GOP debate

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Pope Francis has begged God for “more politicians who are genuinely disturbed by the state of society, the people and the lives of the poor!" After watching the GOP debate last night, I’m starting to think that some in the Republican Party are hearing his prayers.

Or perhaps they are aware of new polling that suggests practicing and preaching Pope Francis’ message is both morally compelling and politically effective.

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