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Joe Biden in church

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I'm excited to vote for Joe Biden for president because I'm a Christian, not in spite of my faith. Thankfully, I'm not alone.

I'm one of the more than 1,600 faith leaders who've now endorsed Biden. There are millions of Christians across the country who are voting for Biden.

But our existence is overshadowed by conservative Christians, who receive vastly disproportionate attention in the media.

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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Senate Republicans have claimed for weeks that Democratic attacks on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's faith are just around the corner — but the only people at her confirmation hearing talking about Barrett's faith were Republicans.

Monday was the first day of Barrett's controversial confirmation hearing. During opening remarks, exactly seven senators mentioned her Catholic faith: Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA), and Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE).

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