June 4, 2009

Obama, once fearful of Muslim ties, now embraces them

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WASHINGTON — Dogged by persistent but untrue rumors that he was a closet Muslim, Barack Obama’s presidential campaign carefully sidestepped questions about his Muslim ancestry and asked two Muslim women in headscarves to take seats away from the cameras. But on Thursday (June 4), Obama quoted the “Holy Quran,” greeted his audience with the customary […]

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