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Cover Story

Shakedown

Cover Story | Candidates for House and Senate are going door-to-door and stump-to-stump in the final weeks before Nov. 7 midterm elections now too close to call

In this issue: "Too close to call," Oct. 28, 2006

Features

Should the saints go marching out?

Should the saints go marching out?

By Marvin Olasky

Political Analysis | The agendas behind the publication of an October surprise book

Bringng financial peace

Bringng financial peace

By Priya Abraham

Nobel Peace Prize | The first-ever Nobel Peace Prize awarded to an economist recognizes a 30-year success story underwriting small businesses among the poor

Cougars among the flock

Cougars among the flock

By Marvin Olasky

Immigration | Pastor and author David Dykstra on a biblical approach to a generous-but wisely selective-immigration policy

Patently absurd

Patently absurd

By Stewart Rutledge

Law | Drug companies and their patents are not the enemies in the war against AIDS

The party's the thing

The party's the thing

By Anthony Paul Mator

Campaign 2006 | In Pennsylvania's Senate race, two pro-lifers run against party affiliation

Third-degree Burns

Third-degree Burns

By Mark Bergin

Campaign 2006 | Democratic challenger Jon Tester is scorching Montana's incumbent GOP senator-at the debate podium and on the street

Missouri compromised

Missouri compromised

By Lynde Langdon

Campaign 2006 | Low poll ratings for President Bush and high ratings for a stem-cell ballot initiative could together spell trouble for Sen. Jim Talent

Religion-baiting

Religion-baiting

By Joel Belz

Campaign 2006 | Tennessee candidates aren't afraid to use faith in bid to fill open Senate seat

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest news on the week's biggest stories

All-volunteer army

All-volunteer army

By Hugh Hewitt

Get Out the Vote recruiters can make a difference

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Up from the ash heap

Up from the ash heap

By John Dawson

Sports | The Tigers go from worst to vying for first in only three seasons

Without apology

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Protests follow Hank Hanegraaff's support for lawsuit against apologists

Columnists

Abortion proportions

Abortion proportions

By Joel Belz

Tiny South Dakota's vote will have a huge impact on the national debate

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

A Savior with skin

A Savior with skin

By Janie B. Cheaney

Jesus came to save a people partnered with their bodies forever

Go out and vote

Go out and vote

By Marvin Olasky

What Reformation Day can teach We the People about Election Day

Culture

Sober tall tale

Sober tall tale

By Harrison Scott Key

Theater | Man of the Year works because it takes politics seriously

Death of a good story

Death of a good story

By Priya Abraham

Movies | Corny lines, ham acting mar One Night with the King

Deadly serious comedy

By Harrison Scott Key

Television | 30 Rock sinks under the weight of its own irony

Bestselling CDs

By Jerry Lee Lewis, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Dane Cook & George Lopez

Notable CDs | The five bestselling independent-label albums, according to Billboard

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