Obama chooses Prayer-Day proclamation over traditional ceremony

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: “White House spokesman Robert Gibbs defended the Obama administration’s plan to recognize the National Day of Prayer on Thursday with a paper proclamation, rather than a public event at the White House.  “We’re doing a proclamation, which I know that many administrations in the past have done,” Gibbs told reporters Tuesday.  But that is a major change from the way the day was recognized during eight years of the Bush administration, when prominent evangelical and other spiritual leaders were invited to attend an event in the East Room.

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