Distinctly Catholic: The Democratic Party's search for its soul is overlapping with the need to find a new chair of the Democratic National Committee.
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Faith and Justice: The Catholic church is uniquely placed to help in the healing of the country. But will the church foster the reconciliation that America needs?
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.
Faith and Justice: Polls show white Catholics have up and down with their support for Donald Trump. Where they land on Election Day will matter.
Faith and Justice: I am so sick of this election and the entire political process. Politics just is not fun anymore. It is depressing.
It was encouraging to see that the Republican governor of Indiana has decided to provide Medicaid coverage to eligible citizens in his state.
Column: Is the common narrative about deep divisions within the Republican Party wrong? Maybe it's the Democrats who face the really ideological divisions.
Faith and Justice: The political atmosphere in Washington has been very toxic of late, probably more toxic than at any time since World War II.
Column: This year, more than most, the issues that seemed to be shaping the debate have come and gone like the wind.
I was preparing my latest blog post, which was to be titled, "The Democrats still have a good shot at retaining the Senate." Let me share some of the reasons I felt this was so, even though pollsters and pundits were already giving Republicans more than a 60 percent chance of taking the Senate.
Republicans need to gain six seats to retake the Senate. It really all hinges on a number of very close races across the country.