Michael Sean Winters is the author of Left At the Altar: How Democrats Lost The Catholics And How Catholics Can Save The Democrats (Basic Books, 2008). His biography of the Rev. Jerry Falwell, God's Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right was published by Harper One in January 2012 to critical acclaim. He is a Visiting Fellow at Catholic University's Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.

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Will Trump be the first president reelected during a full-blown recession?

Distinctly Catholic: Who are the 10% of Americans who do not feel that strongly one way or another about President Donald Trump that their attitudes are either unregistered or now in flux?

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A roundup of political news and commentary: To open the economy early; making of a stimulus package; Georgetown University pays its food service contractors while closed; solidarity in the time of social distancing

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'Give me liberty, or give me (grandma's) death!'

Distinctly Catholic: That the president would be willing to expose unseen thousands of people to an early death in order to increase his reelection prospects is no surprise, but why are Catholics following this libertarian suit against protecting life?

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One small step for economic recovery, avoiding one giant leap toward Putinism

Distinctly Catholic: This week, Senate Democrats refused to be bullied into signing off on a bill with no oversight, and our democracy is a bit more safe.

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