Distinctly Catholic: If the Democrats muster the courage to elect new leaders to be the face of the party, and they adopt a big tent on social issues, they might even win some of the rural districts they continued to lose last night.
Residents of El Paso wonder what would happen to national migration policy if decision-makers, commentators and voters who operate on assumptions about what happens at the border actually understood their reality.
2018 Midterm Elections: In a nation where the two major political parties seem to have divvied up the Catholic view of a consistent ethic of life, it's problematic to prioritize partisan politics over faith, especially because doing so doesn't encourage the development of candidates or even parties who do respect the comprehensive Catholic worldview.
2018 Midterm Elections: Ohio's 12th district was tagged as "flippable" by national Democrats, despite its nine-term Republican representative having won with double-digit leads over Democratic opponents. Although voters in the district chose Barack Obama in 2008, redistricting in 2011, which eliminated black neighborhoods, has strengthened GOP majorities.