Election 2016

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Daniel Allott August 24, 2018
Since the 2016 election, many have simply stopped trying to understand those with whom they disagree. But we can discuss politics if we ask fair questions and listen, then listen some more.
An immigration rally takes place April 18 outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The U.S. bishops' migration committee chair in a July 18 statement urged President Donald Trump to "ensure permanent protection" for youth under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo August 17, 2017
In the face of an emboldened white supremacy movement, I find the defensive posture of some conservatives more and more trying.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., right, and former talk show host David Letterman arrive for their conversation at 92Y in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Bill McGarvey July 11, 2017
Who better to combat the absurd, dark joke at the heart of the rise of Trumpism than someone like Al Franken?
Margot Patterson June 13, 2017
The misclassification of government documents has caught people up in phony scandals costly to them and to the public at large.
Ashley McKinless June 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)
Joe Hoover, S.J. June 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.