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Pat Robertson, broadcaster who helped make religion central to GOP politics, dies at age 93

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Pat Robertson, broadcaster who helped make religion central to GOP politics, dies at age 93
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Pat Robertson, a religious broadcaster who turned a tiny Virginia station into the global Christian Broadcasting Network, tried a run for president and helped make religion central to Republican Party politics in America through his Christian Coalition, has died, the network announced Thursday. He was 93.

Robertson died at his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia, early Thursday morning, according to the network. No cause was given.

Robertson’s enterprises also included Regent University, an evangelical Christian school in Virginia Beach; the American Center for Law and Justice, which defends the First Amendment rights of religious people; and Operation Blessing, an international humanitarian organization.

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