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With lawmakers looking on, the Rev. Jim Wallis, a new faster, said he was depriving himself of food to counteract gridlock blocking an immigration reform in Congress. “This must go deeper than politics because politics is stuck,” he said. “We must go deeper now. Fasting changes us. Prayer changes us.”
Jim Wallis, founder of the Christian community Sojourners, is frustrated. “The words from the Capitol this week make me ache. They really make me ache,” he said. Wallis has been at the Capitol every day for a week and he’s hurting inside. “The words from politicians and pundits make me ache. We've lost the common good,” he declared.