US Politics

The Editors December 06, 2019
Why we need legislation to clarify the scope of executive privilege and to establish a streamlined legal process to resolve such claims.
Thomas J. Reese December 05, 2019
“As a Catholic, I resent your using the word 'hate' in a sentence that addresses me,” she said. “I don’t hate anyone.”
Sean Salai, S.J. December 04, 2019
Kathryn Jean Lopez on her career, her new book and her ongoing drift from conservative politics to Catholic spirituality.
America Media Events December 04, 2019
Join America and Fordham University School of Law as we host a conversation on the 45th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case U.S. v. Nixon, the case that forced the resignation of President Richard Nixon.
The House released a sweeping impeachment report outlining evidence of what it calls Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine. The findings will serve as the foundation for debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Kevin Clarke December 03, 2019
“People have asked me: ‘How does this compare with Watergate?’” he said, “and I have been quite explicit in stating that what Watergate involved pales in comparison to what the investigations of President Trump’s conduct have revealed.”
Julie Schumacher Cohen December 03, 2019
Dialogue in politics is increasingly rare and needed more than ever.