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Pastor Warren To Host Candidates

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain will make their first joint appearance as their parties' presumptive presidential nominees on Saturday. The event will be hosted by mega-church Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church in Orange County, Calif.

Rob Schmitz reports for KQED.

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Rob Schmitz is NPR's international correspondent based in Berlin, where he covers the human stories of a vast region reckoning with its past while it tries to guide the world toward a brighter future. From his base in the heart of Europe, Schmitz has covered Germany's levelheaded management of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rise of right-wing nationalist politics in Poland and creeping Chinese government influence inside the Czech Republic.