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Having Church With The Obamas?

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Having Church With The Obamas?

Having Church With The Obamas?

Having Church With The Obamas?

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The new first family last week worshiped with one of Washington's oldest African-American congregations, the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church. But the attention brought on by an presidential church visit might also have a downside. The Rev. Derrick Harkins, who recently welcomed the Obamas, shares reaction from his faith community.