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What the Candidates Say About Falwell

So far, in order of when I got the press release: 

ARLINGTON, VA – U.S. Senator John McCain today released the following statement:

“I join the students, faculty, and staff of Liberty University and Americans of all faiths in mourning the loss of Reverend Jerry Falwell.

“Dr. Falwell was a man of distinguished accomplishment who devoted his life to serving his faith and country.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Falwell’s family at this difficult time.”

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Boston, MAToday, Governor Mitt Romney issued the following statement on the passing of the Reverend Jerry Falwell: 

 

“An American who built and led a movement based on strong principles and strong faith has left us. He will be greatly missed, but the legacy of his important work will continue through his many ministries where he put his faith into action.

 

“Ann and I have had the honor to talk and meet with Reverend Falwell and get to know him as a man of deep personal faith and commitment to helping those around him.  He will be forever remembered.”