The Mind of the Speaker. Shortly after Rep. Paul Ryan took up the House Speaker post, commentator John Gehring assessed the theological underpinnings of Ryan's political agenda. Its worth revisiting that assessment -- especially today.
Health Care Debate. Republican plan would likely result in skimpier insurance plans that exclude the gravely ill and put consumers at greater financial risk if they need care.
Faith and Justice: The Democrats can fight Trump tooth and nail and perhaps save him and the country from himself. The alternative is to sit back and let Donald be Donald
As the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moved into the March 23 testimony phase with those for and against his nomination taking the floor, the Democrats announced plans to filibuster his nomination.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-New York, announced on the Senate floor he would oppose Gorsuch's nomination by joining other Democrats in a filibuster. This means Gorsuch will need 60 votes to be confirmed by the Senate, and with only 52 Republicans, this would be unlikely.
NCR Today: It is very hard to keep up with all of Donald Trump's outrageous and dangerous comments and actions. But true Americans have to oppose him.
President Trump will give the commencement address this spring at Liberty University, the university confirmed Wednesday morning.
Distinctly Catholic: Comparisons between Presidents Donald Trump and Richard Nixon have begun to percolate more loudly than a noisy coffee machine on a cold, quiet morning.
The issues of religious liberty and abortion were briefly raised during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
Gorsuch said March 21 that he wouldn't give his personal views on Roe vs. Wade or any other Supreme Court decision during the hearing and only said the court's decision in Roe set a precedent that has been reaffirmed by the court. He gave similar answers on questions about guns and campaign finance.
Distinctly Catholic: If every other developed country in the world manages to afford health care for its citizens, why is it only we Americans who can't afford it?
Washington -- The symposium featured a blend of high-powered networking, liturgies, wonky policy discussions and insider D.C. political whispering.