Table of Contents

Cover Story

Hunting for votes

Hunting for votes

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | Long-shot campaigns aren't new to Duncan Hunter, and now the California Republican hopes a platform of closed borders and restricted trade will beat the odds…

In this issue: "Barrier riffs," Feb. 10, 2007

Features

Street theater

Street theater

By Becky Perry

Politics | A colorful march, a motivational homeless movie, and dubious news find audiences in the nation's capital

Life after defeat

Life after defeat

By Becky Perry

Politics | Republicans chart their own courses following November losses

Urban battleground

Urban battleground

By Lynn Vincent

Black History Month | Overall abortion rates are falling, but the black abortion rate remains stubbornly high. Pro-life leaders hope black pastors and a push for more crisis…

Too nice for vice?

Too nice for vice?

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Hard-boiled mystery writer Andrew Klavan on becoming a Christian and "seeing the world more clearly as it is"

Hate or debate?

Hate or debate?

By Jill Nelson

Religion | Ex-terrorist faces deportation for "hate crimes" against Islam

Kangaroo court

Kangaroo court

By Mindy Belz

Religion | Beaten, chased, tried, convicted, and released, pastor Daniel Scot can't stop speaking out about Islam

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on the week's biggest stories

No little people

No little people

By Mindy Belz

John Kerry speaks his truth to power

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Potter's clay

Potter's clay

By John Dawson

Movies | Biopic wonderfully portrays an author and an era

'Round room'

By Harrison Scott Key

Television | For the last three years, The Apprentice (NBC, Sundays, 9:00 ET) has been about as good as it gets on television-but this isn't necessarily a compliment. Yes,

Lost and found

Lost and found

By Priya Abraham

Movies | Refugee story repackages the American Dream

Noteworthy Books

By Shelly Leanne, Lalita Tademy, J. Everett Prewitt & William Henry Lewis

Notable Books | Four new novels about black history by African-American writers

Notebook

Mind control

Mind control

By Lynde Langdon

Medicine | Researchers say belief and behavior cause changes to the brain

Best of the best

Best of the best

By John Dawson

Sports | Woods and Federer march toward "best ever" status in golf and tennis

Voices

Pass on the corn

Pass on the corn

By Joel Belz

Ethanol, at least for now, is a flawed alternative to petroleum

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

'Out came this calf'

'Out came this calf'

By Andrée Seu

With piecemeal moves, Philadelphia steps closer to the gambling abyss

Humble courage

Humble courage

By Marvin Olasky

William Wilberforce reasoned with opponents but did not rant at them

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