Michael Steele, a political analyst for MSNBC and former chairperson of the Republican National Committee, gestures during a May 22 panel discussion at Georgetown University in Washington. Also pictured are: Jack Jenkins, religion and politics reporter for Religion News Service; Christine Emba, columnist for The Washington Post; John Carr, director of Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life; and Mike McCurry, former press secretary to President Bill Clinton. (CNS/Georgetown University/Rafael Suanes)