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UPDATED: Obama's speech

How Obama can master the religion issue

UPDATED: Obama's speech

Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama is expected speak about religion and his controversial minister, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, when he delivers an address tomorrow morning in Philadelphia.

Comedian Andy Borowitz provides some insight into how he might resolve the controversy.

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UPDATE 3/18 11:01 a.m:

Catherine Lucey: The speech just got going. Obama takes the race issue head on in the opening moments, referring to the constitution as an unfinished document "stained by this nation's original sin of slavery."

He refers to the civil rights struggle, and says he wanted to run for president "to continue the long march of those who came before us, a march for a more just, more equal, more free, more caring and more prosperous America."

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