Evangelicals Carry Weight in Presidential Race

Giuliani Primary

hide captionEvangelist Pat Robertson threw his support to GOP candidate Rudy Giuliani.

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Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani scored a major endorsement yesterday from televangelist Pat Robertson.

Giuliani's camp says that the two share beliefs on international policy and that their relationship began on a return flight from Iraq after the capture of Saddam Hussein.

New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick explores the role of evangelicals in the Republican race to the White House.

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