More than 300 faith, labor and community leaders from 17 states held a prayer vigil Wednesday focused on the fiscal cliff. Brought together by Gamaliel, a national community organizing network, attendees are calling on Congress and President Barack Obama to solve the fiscal debate in a way that "prioritizes investment over cuts to programs and taxes, and that doesn't place undue burden on churches and other community institutions to fulfill government's role of providing a social safety net.
This article originally appeared in Politico Influence on December 3, 2012 and is available here: