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The pastor of Fort Des Moines Church of Christ in Des Moines, Iowa, says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is "morally loathsome." Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Many Evangelicals Are In 'An Awkward Place' With Trump Atop GOP

Donald Trump's popularity with self-described evangelical Christians fades among those who attend church regularly. "The true evangelical," says an Iowa pastor, is in "a quandary, a dilemma."

"Some days I wake up and go, 'Am I wasting time, when I could be on chemotherapy or getting a surgery?' " asks Tony Lapinski, a Montana veteran who worries about what is causing his severe back pain. Michael Albans for NPR hide caption

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Despite $10B 'Fix,' Veterans Are Waiting Even Longer To See Doctors

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Lionheart Empancipator
Dusk to Dawn (Frameworks Remix) Empancipator
What A Real Mobb Do Alan Maman

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Many Evangelicals Are In 'An Awkward Place' With Trump Atop GOP

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Crossfire Goddamn Electric Bill
What's a Girl to Do Fatima Yamaha
A Long Way to Fall Ulrich Schnauss
A Whole New Way of Looking At the Day Abakus
Meow Motohiro Nakashima
Get Down Tonight - Tom Moulton Mix KC & The Sunshine Band
Call of The Sea David Arkenstone
Burn the Witch Radiohead

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham, shown here in 2012, has urged the Obama administration to release the 28 pages of a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks that have remained classified. Graham and others say this material contains important information about the financing of the terrorists and their Saudi connections. Phil Sandlin/AP hide caption

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The Renewed Sept. 11 Debate Over The 'Missing 28 Pages' And Saudi Arabia

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Camera Obscura - vs Red Eye Express Side Liner
Late In London Single Cell Orchestra
Street Smarts (Instrumental) Louis Logic

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Suddenly Paralyzed, 2 Men Struggle To Recover From Guillain-Barre

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Fort GoGo Penguin
New York New York DJ Cam Quartet
A Little Soul Pete Rock
So Far To Go J Dilla
Night Stroll Dâm-Funk
High Process Ultima
Over Ultima
Stress Rap (Instrumental) Cannibal Ox

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