The separation of church and state is one of the most important aspects of American democracy. However that doesn’t mean that the two don’t intersect at times, especially in the halls of Congress.
According to our text analysis of Congressional floor records, “Jesus” is talked about more often than you might think. When it comes to who invokes the messiah most often, Representatives Hank Johnson, Charles Rangel, Sanford Bishop, Ed Perlmutter, and Senator Orrin Hatch (the only Republican in the “top 5”) are leading the flock.
As it turns out, members of Congress are vocal on some pretty interesting things. Guess who speaks about Marijuana the most?