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The Religious Affiliation of
John Thune
U.S. Senator from South Dakota


John Thune: Official govt. bio lists religious affiliation as "Protestant." Sen. Thune attends McLean Bible Church in Virginia (Washington D.C. metro area), an independent Evangelical "non-denominational" megachurch with over 5,000 families in the congregation. The pastor is Lon Solomon, a Jewish-born former hippie. It is the same church that Kenneth W. Starr attends. [Hanna Rosin, "Starr's Convictions Aren't Open and Shut Case" in Washington Post, 7 October 1998; http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/clinton/stories/starr100798.htm]

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