Orrin Hatch To Evangelicals: We Follow Jesus, Too

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With Mitt Romney putting his Mormon faith front and center on the final night of the Republican Convention tonight, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), himself Mormon, gave a very direct and personal account of the faith on the convention floor a short time ago in a brief interview with CSPAN’s Steve Scully:

 
 
 
 
 



Hatch refers to Jesus seven times in the short interview. No accident. There remains a great deal of uncertainty about Romney’s Mormonism among Christian evangelicals. Hatch’s message: Jesus is at the core of our faith, too, so no need to worry.

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