US Politics

Voters cast ballots for the Super Tuesday primary election at a voting center in El Segundo, Calif., on March 3. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Robert David Sullivan March 04, 2020
Super Tuesday voters were not keen on a contested convention, writes Robert David Sullivan, and Sanders fumbled his opportunity to unite the Democratic Party.
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis shared some advice from the Minnesota Catholic Conference with priests and deacons in the archdiocese: It might be best not to vote in the March 3 presidential primary.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at a campaign rally on Sunday, March 1, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Robert David Sullivan March 02, 2020
The stop-Sanders movement is coalescing around Joe Biden, writes Robert David Sullivan, but is it too late? Super Tuesday may provide the answer.
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden meets with attendees during a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Michael J. O’Loughlin February 27, 2020
The only Democratic candidate whom a majority of poll respondents viewed as very or somewhat religious is former Vice President Joe Biden, who appeared at public events on Ash Wednesday with ashes on his forehead.
A street scene in Bartella. Photo by Rami Esa Saqat and Fadi Esa Saqat.
Xavier Bisits February 27, 2020
With the liberation of parts of Iraq from ISIS in 2017, Iraq’s Christians returned home to two unwelcome developments. Their homes had been burned, looted or destroyed by ISIS and Iran-backed groups who helped defeat ISIS—known as Popular Mobilization Forces—now controlled their towns.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden departs services at the Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Robert David Sullivan February 24, 2020
Bernie Sanders may yet unify the Democrats, writes Robert David Sullivan, but there are still questions about what to do if most primary voters oppose him.