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How a preacher in Texas became a leading voice of Christian conservativeism

By RACHEL HARRISAssociated PressCLEVELAND (AP) – A leading Christian conservative in Texas and one of the country’s most influential religious leaders turned to Twitter for help last year when he was forced out of his post at the statehouse over his opposition to same-sex marriage.The Texas Republican, pastor and author of the influential book “God