"I'll tell you what I can tell this country: If they want a president who doesn't believe in God, there's probably plenty of choices."
Mike Huckabee on Tuesday, June 5th, 2007 in Manchester, N.H.
There are no atheist candidates.
John Edwards said during a CNN candidates' forum that he has "a deep and abiding love for my Lord, Jesus Christ," while Hillary Clinton said prayer helped her weather her husband's infidelity. Barack Obama is a prominent member of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ.
Among Republicans, Mitt Romney, a Mormon, said during the Republican debate, "I believe in God, believe in the Bible, believe Jesus Christ is my savior." John McCain's campaign created a commercial where McCain speaks into the camera about his faith in God.
Published: Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 at 12:00 a.m.
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