Election 2014

November 5, 2014

Five Take-Aways from Yesterday’s Midterm Election

Yesterday’s mid-term election was a big win for a Republican Party badly in need of good news. Here are five takeaways from yesterday’s election, beginning with […]
November 6, 2014

How Congress Makes or Breaks a President

The conventional wisdom says America’s success or failure is all about the president. Bush was a bad one, so the economy tanked … and Clinton was […]
November 6, 2014

Republicans won the Catholic vote in 2014

But the GOP still has its work cut out in 2016. More people vote in presidential elections. Republicans haven’t won the Catholic vote in a presidential […]
November 7, 2014

Mary Landrieu thought this was clever

Not all Senate races are over. (No, I’m not just talking about the close vote still going on in Alaska.) I mean, no candidate got over […]
November 11, 2014

Where the Louisiana Senate Candidates Stand on the Issues

We’re in overtime in Louisiana! Because no candidate received over 50% of the vote on November 4, the top candidates are facing off on December 6. […]
January 6, 2015

Congress, Catholics, and the Vanishing Pro-Life Democrat

But first, some good news for Catholic Democrats. Given the large margin by which Republicans control the new Congress (301-234, counting both houses) and the fact […]