Loretta Lynch supporters hold ‘pray-in’ on Capitol Hill to urge a vote on her confirmation

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The Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner, co-chair of the National African-American Clergy Network, leads a “pray-in” on April 15, 2015 of women urging the Senate to confirm U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general. The Rev. Leah Daughtry, immediately to the right of Williams-Skinner, offered one of the prayers. Religion News Service photo by Adelle M. Banks

The Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner, co-chair of the National African-American Clergy Network, leads a “pray-in” on April 15, 2015 of women urging the Senate to confirm U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general. The Rev. Leah Daughtry, immediately to the right of Williams-Skinner, offered one of the prayers. Religion News Service photo by Adelle M. Banks

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WASHINGTON (RNS) “We call upon our Creator God today to move the stone named Mitch McConnell that stands between Loretta Lynch and her confirmation,” prayed the Rev. Leah Daughtry, CEO of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.