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Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander (pictured here in 2009), chairperson of the Health and Human Service Committee, and Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau offered the only votes opposing the measure.
Politics & SocietyNews
Richard Szczepanowski - Catholic News Service
Opponents say the bill is flawed because it endangers "high-risk" populations, including the elderly, the uninsured and underinsured, the homeless, low-income individuals and those with intellectual disabilities.
Some of the 700 who were registered at St. Mark Catholic Church. Photos courtesy of the Hope Border Institute.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
“Hispanics in this area have not always felt that their voices have been recognized or heard...the push is, if we don’t vote, we will remain invisible.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Pattison - Catholic News Service
This is the "'unfriend me now' election," said Melinda Henneberger, a longtime political columnist.
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Jay P. Dolan
American Maelstrom examines the 1968 election by focusing on the personalities who sought the nation’s highest office.
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The Florida Supreme Court ruled on Oct. 14 that the death penalty cannot be imposed unless the jury is unanimous in the decision, aligning Florida with sentencing standards in most other states. • As Catholics and Lutherans mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation o
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