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Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?

Submitted by jeje (Spain), Apr 28, 2008 at 10:01

No; but Barack Obama's middle name is Hussein, the same last name as Saddam Hussein. Although Obama had some Islamic education around ages 6-10, he is Christian, a member of the United Church of Christ for over 20 years.

Interestingly, it has been recently revealed that Barack Obama is an 8th cousin of U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney.

Obama's Muslim father had his last contact with his family when Obama was two.

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