Joe Biden and other candidates speak to diverse faith leaders, activists

Religion News Service’s Jack Jenkins reports on a forum on poverty that drew former Vice President Joe Biden and several other high-profile Democratic presidential candidates to Washington, D.C. Jenkins writes, “Attendees at the gathering of religious progressives peppered the onetime Delaware senator with questions about how he would address issues impacting the poor, including whether he would campaign in the South — a region that faces some of the largest issues of poverty.” Organized by the Poor People’s Campaign, the Poor People’s Moral Action Congress featured remarks by other White House hopefuls including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Sen. Kamala Harris.

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