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Prudence and Principle for Catholics in the GOP

Former Bush White House speech writer, Michael Gerson, opined on the GOP and Catholic social teaching in last week’s Washington Post.  Though not a Catholic, he is well versed in intersections of JPII-style Catholicism and public policy. Gerson begins by …

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Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper Calls the Catholic Bishops Liars

By Deal W. Hudson Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D, PA-03) is running for her second term in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District against Republican Mike Kelly.  Kelly is leading in all the lastest polling and evidence points to Dahlkemper’s vote in support …

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Religion & the 2010 Midterms – Swing Groups Trending Republican?

Gary Andres writes in RealClearPolitics about the strong trending of the Catholic vote toward the GOP, especially among Mass-attending Catholics, the reasons for that trending, and the races where that might make the most difference. In his column, he cites …

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Toward the Next Great Divorce

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By: Stephen Phelan Good luck catching Katie Couric talking about the “staunch Baptist” who finally came around to supporting sex education for third-graders. Only slightly more common are mainstream media types who talk about how this or that political leader, …

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Creating Your Own Credibility Problems

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Whenever Congress is on recess, I always wonder what will catch the media’s eye in Washington, D.C. When there is no drama to cover, sometimes either something lands in their laps or they take something, create the drama, and help …

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If Senate Republicans Learn This Lesson, Catholics Will Respond

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By Manuel Miranda As we face the possibility of filling two Supreme Court vacancies this summer, it is time Republicans consider how best to reinforce a message that has won them Senate seats in midterm elections. Senate Republicans are not …

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