Election 2016

Politics & Society Short Take
Margot PattersonJune 13, 2017
The misclassification of government documents has caught people up in phony scandals costly to them and to the public at large.
Politics & Society jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessJune 09, 2017
How Scott Detrow keeps his sanity while covering the news in the age of Trump
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society Ideas
Joseph P. HooverJune 09, 2017
It’s not that Mr. Comey told a bunch of lies and covered them up with a prize-winning performance. It’s that facts can sound like lies when you tell them under pressure. Mr. Comey, who has had experience testifying before Congress, didn’t buckle to the pressure.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 10, 2017
At this point, it is important to find level ground, rather than stumble down a hill that we may not be able to climb back up.
Former President Barack Obama accepts the 2017 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Politics & Society Short Take
Both political parties are getting further out of touch from the average voters.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.February 23, 2017
Instinct, emotion, intuition—all those elements that make politics, well, politics—still matter.