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God and the Democrats

For the last 27 years, Democrats have been trying to win over evangelical Christians who last voted in large numbers for their party's presidential candidate, Jimmy Carter, in 1976.

At the 1992 Democratic National Convention, Al Gore gave it a go, but misquoted Scripture. In his for the vice-presidential nomination, Gore said, "In the words of the Bible, Do not lose heart. This). Paul is speaking of our earthly bodies and the hope that awaits those who believe in Jesus, not the Democratic Party.

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