US Politics

In a Jan. 24 notice, the administration threatened to cut off federal health care funding if California didn't comply with a law known as the Weldon Amendment.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Bill McGarvey February 13, 2020
Our youngest cohort of voters is opting for a radical political departure because they have seen the future we have imagined for them, and have found it wanting.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, with his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders, arrives to at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., on Feb. 11. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Robert David Sullivan February 12, 2020
Sanders is the weak Democratic frontrunner after Iowa and New Hampshire, writes Robert David Sullivan, and his divide-and-conquer strategy may not work forever.
President Donald Trump’s budget request for fiscal year 2021 arrives at the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 10. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Ryan Di Corpo February 11, 2020
The president’s proposal, released on Monday, extends the tax cuts he signed in 2017 for a decade, increases spending on defense and veterans’ affairs, cuts foreign aid and makes significant cuts to safety net programs, including Medicaid and programs created by the Affordable Care Act.
Catholic News Service February 10, 2020
Bishop McElroy added, "There is no mandate in universal Catholic social teaching that gives a categorical priority to either of these issues as uniquely determinative of the common good."
Anna J. Marchese February 07, 2020
Lauren Duca counters the claim that Gen Z and millennial cohorts are detached from the political process with examples of people moved, primarily by the ascendency of Trump, to advocate for change.