American values: In the latest PRRI poll, a majority of white Americans believe things have gotten worse since the 1950s, while the majority of blacks and Hispanics think things have improved.
Experts contextualize the 2016 election, comparing it to previous campaigns and discussing the existing division among Americans that the campaign has brought to the surface.
Distinctly Catholic: As of this morning, Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight.com gives the Democrats a 74 percent chance of retaking the Senate. Good.
NCR Today: The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was supposed to be a "fun" evening, but this was painful to watch.
My Table Is Spread: I don't plan to vote for president this year. That is painful, as I was raised to believe that the right to vote must be exercised.
Trump and Clinton shared the stage at a charity dinner Thursday night, and at times there seemed to be more hostility in the air than during this week's debate.
Distinctly Catholic: Donald Trump completely misunderstood the nature of the Al Smith dinner and was the first candidate in history to be booed.
Faith and Justice: Interesting parallels exists between what is happening in the political and religious arenas. People abandon both political parties and organized religion for similar reasons.
The Washington Post talks with three political activists who try to work in political systems that are rigged and corrupt.
In the final presidential debate Oct. 19, Republican Donald Trump used his most explicit language to date to denounce late-term abortions.