US Politics

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Power of our Pride Town Hall Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The LGBTQ-focused town hall featured nine 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 11, 2019
The questions focused on how candidates would handle issues affecting L.G.B.T. Americans should they be elected president.
A panel of religious leaders at Georgetown University advised Oct. 2 that Christians should look to the Gospel for how to respond toward others in a national political environment pushing division.
The Editors October 11, 2019
Mr. Trump's turnabout is bad for the Kurds, bad for the campaign against ISIS and bad for whatever still remains of the nation’s international credibility.
First-grader Grace Burns chats with a classmate while working on a project on the first day of classes at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Regional School in Center Moriches, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2019. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Ellen K. Boegel October 10, 2019
Despite the alphabet soup of acronyms used to describe educational programs and the bureaucratic red tape involved in obtaining benefits, learning is a singular experience and small improvements can have profound impacts.
The Editors October 09, 2019
While enough facts are still unknown that a decision on impeachment itself is premature, an inquiry is absolutely necessary, the editors write.
President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, on Friday, Oct. 4, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Nicholas D. Sawicki October 08, 2019
Why do we even an impeachment process when we can just vote the president out of office? John D. Feerick of the Fordham University School of Law explains in an interview with America’s Nicholas D. Sawicki.