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Campaign Press Release - Biden for President Announces Catholics for Biden National Co-Chairs

September 15, 2020

Today, Biden for President announced the 36 national co-chairs of Catholics for Biden, including:

Former CO State Senator Polly Baca
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra
Congressman Brendan F. Boyle
Dr. Anthea Butler
Donna Brazile
U.S. Senator Bob Casey
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro
U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin
Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
Felice Gorordo
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
Victoria Reggie Kennedy
Ariane B. Kirkpatrick
Congressman Conor Lamb
Congressman Ted Lieu
Bel Leong-Hong
Denis McDonough
TX State Senator José Menéndez
Henry R. Muñoz III
Joan Neal
Dr. Brian O'Dwyer
Governor Martin O'Malley
Ambassador Kevin O'Malley
Ambassador Samantha Power
Ambassador Tim Roemer
Dr. Stephen F. Schneck
Tim Shriver Jr.
Mark Kennedy Shriver
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Congressman Tom Suozzi
Congressman Juan Vargas
Frank Vavala, Major General, U.S. Army (retired)
Secretary Tom Vilsack
Dr. John Kenneth White
Dr. Carolyn Woo

"This election is about both restoring and redeeming the soul of our nation. That's why we're honored to announce our Catholics for Biden national co-chairs," said Josh Dickson, Biden for President National Faith Engagement Director. "These leaders in the Catholic community understand that our country is in a consequential moral moment - an historic inflection point that will determine which way we bend the moral arc of the universe."

The announcement follows the launch of Catholics for Biden earlier this month, where over 1,000 attendees joined to hear how the Biden-Harris agenda aligns with common good Catholic values and how Catholics can get involved with the campaign's engagement efforts.

"Our co-chairs share Vice President Biden's and Senator Harris's vision for America, which aligns with the values of our faith," said John McCarthy, Biden for President Deputy Political Director. "That vision is rooted in the ideals of loving our neighbor as ourselves, being our brother's and sister's keeper, caring for the poor and vulnerable, repairing the world around us, sweeping down walls of oppression and injustice, and ensuring everyone has the chance to reach their God-given potential."

Joseph R. Biden, Campaign Press Release - Biden for President Announces Catholics for Biden National Co-Chairs Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/345237

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