If Republicans are engaged in a three-sided civil war, Democrats are having a civilized argument over who has the best theory about how progressive change happens.
Charges of sowing division in the church are more properly lodged against one of the heroes of conservative Catholicism: the late Richard John Neuhaus.
Because everything Hillary Clinton does is assumed to be about politics—and not in the best sense of that word—the substance of what she says is usually swept aside.
If the odds against John Kasich's Compassionate Conservatism 2.0 are long, he's a hopeful sort of guy. But he needs to run close in New Hampshire for a shot.
Pope Francis kicked off the Jubilee Year of Mercy with the opening of the Holy Door at St. Peter’s. I started my observance with a brilliant black comedy from HBO.
With venomous voices of the GOP dominating dialogue, President Obama used his final State of the Union message to battle against intolerance, anger, and pessimism.
Only fearlessness will flip the politics of guns. Republicans can't forever embrace an irrational absolutism that leaves the country powerless before carnage.
The Republican presidential race is one of the most fascinating political brawls in years. It’s about to hit full stride, and I can’t resist kibitzing.
The concept of the rule of law helps provide a broader framework that makes sense of the critics and the defenders of the prolife movement after Colorado Springs.
"Metaphysics." The word unexpectedly provided me with new reflections on the deepest meaning of the birth of Jesus and the Incarnation—the seen and the unseen.
The debates we have witnessed have provided an incontestable answer to the question of which party embraces the United States of Now in all of its raucous diversity.
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