Democrats say they have the votes, but in case they need miracle to pass healthcare reform, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will be praying this weekend.
The CBC announced Friday that its members will travel together to Mount Zion Baptist Church in Arlington, Va., on Sunday morning to attend the worship service only hours before the final House vote on healthcare reform.
And they're not just there to sit in the pews. CBC Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) plans to deliver a speech to the congregation during the service.
Lee (center, in blue top) isn't the only member of Congress to invoke the Almighty as healthcare negotiations reached a fever pitch. On the House floor on Friday, Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) quoted Scripture, saying Democrats will show on Sunday that "we are our brother's keeper."