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Written by Don Byrd   
Thursday, 07 February 2013

President Obama spoke this morning at the poorly named National Prayer Breakfast, his 5th as President. The breakfast is not a government-sponsored event, but you would never know that by scanning the high-profile crowd that includes Christians of both parties and at all levels of government, as well as religious leaders. 

In this year's address, the President announced that Joshua Dubois, who has headed up the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships since 2009, is stepping down. The Washington Post's Michelle Boorstein reports that Dubois will work on a book of devotionals based on those he prepared for the President.

You can watch his speech here, via C-Span-org. The President's remarks begin at about the 1 hour, 3 minute mark.The transcript is here.

 
 
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