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Authorities shut down a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon after an exchange of gunfire Tuesday left one man dead and another injured. The two brothers who orchestrated the armed occupation were taken into custody while traveling outside the area, along with six of their followers.
"There are things more important than your life — and freedom is one of them," LaVoy Finicum said. Authorities have not described the shooting, and the movement he helped lead is painting him as a martyr.
His religious views set him apart from the norm in modern politics, in which voters have come to expect candidates from both parties to hold traditional views about God and to speak about their faith journeys.
It’s a challenging endeavor. Sen. Ted Cruz, who sits well ahead of Rubio in recent polls, has established dominance on the Christian right, and Donald Trump has won the endorsement of Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr.
In general, people with better scores on tests of intelligence are more likely to describe themselves as liberal, researchers have found. But when you discuss specifics on improving racial equality, things begin to change.