Democrats have a chance to close the so-called "God gap" -- the dynamic that has seen regular worshippers picking Republican candidates far more than they do Democrats.
Commentary: The Democrats need to acknowledge the anxieties people feel and highlight the evidence of resilience and perseverance that, working together, Americans can improve the country's future prospects.
Part 2 of 2: E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, also discusses the working class, and bishop opposition to the Affordable Care Act.
At a memorial Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he didn't believe America was as divided as sometimes portrayed, but struggles to understand the plight of others.
Part 1 of 2: NCR's Michael Sean Winters and E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, discuss presidential politics.
NCR Today: As it approaches its 20th anniversary, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, has it been successful? NCR's Tom Reese weighs in.
New York -- The New York City Pride parade to Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn, the newest national monument, included a newly formed group, Gays Against Guns.
Preview: The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month on the legality of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Residents program.
Orlando, Fla. A gunman armed with an assault rifle killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub June 12 in Orlando, Fla.
Making a Difference: The U.S. government and international community need to invest not in weapons, but in training and research on nonviolent resistance strategies.