Joe Biden attends New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson

First presidential candidate to attend service
Updated: Mar. 8, 2020 at 6:39 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - New Hope Baptist Church is accustomed to having visitors during service, but this is the first time a presidential candidate joining them for worship.

“The pastor just said you have to do it from down there. I knew that,” said Joe Biden.

Former Vice-President Joe Biden sharing his own message Sunday morning.

“We are now in a situation where I’m going to get clobbered for saying this but we have a boll weevil we have to get rid of,” said Biden.

That message resonating with voters.

Elicia Anderson-Williams said, “It’s time for a change. We will not go back. We want to go forward, and I think that Joe Biden is the man for us to get us to go forward.”

Jessica Simmons said, “We need someone like Joe Biden to bring the country together.”

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