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Health Care Redemption Time

The early months of the new Congress will be a time for redemption on the health care law…but for who? “Watch what happens,” said Congressman Fred Upton on Sunday, January 2, 2011. “There will be a significant number of Democrats, …

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Harry Reid Among the Catholics Who Vote

By Deal Hudson Recent polling shows the religiously active Catholic vote is trending strongly toward the GOP.  Gary Andres summarizes the findings by commenting: “While Republicans lost among Catholics in 2006 by 11-points and 13-points in 2008, they now hold …

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Pro-abortion Catholic Senator Tom Harkin Leads Effort to Fund Life-Destroying Embryonic Stem Cell Research

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By Lisa Correnti On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) chairman of the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee presided over hearings on the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research …

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50 Days of Prayer & Action

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Monday, September 13, 2010 marks 50 days until Americans will go to the polls to vote in the mid-term Congressional elections. Our friends at Priests for Life recently started a “Prayer for our Nation as we Prepare to Elect our …

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Activist Kagan Confirmed by Senate

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The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Solicitor General and political activist Elena Kagan by a vote of 63 – 37 to be the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kagan, at 50 years of age, will now hold a …

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Congress Does Not Want YOU to Speak

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By Matt Smith As a father of two, I often find myself asking my children to be quiet at times when I do not want them to speak during in opportune times. Now, in the wake of the very unpopular …

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One Document Elana Kagan Might Want To Re-Read This Weekend

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By Matt Smith During questioning from Senator Tom Coburn (R, OK), Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan responded, “I said in my opening statement that I was only going to make a single pledge, the pledge that I made in my …

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Putting an Activist on the Supreme Court

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Do not be fooled by some on the Left claiming President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court is not to their satisfaction. The questions being raised by the Left are nothing more than a Washington red herring. …

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What to Expect in Washington Next Week…

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Catholic Advocate is launching a new initiative to educate our community about upcoming activities on Capitol Hill and around Washington. In some way, all issues on Capitol Hill either affect or are of interest to Catholics. We will strive to …

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How Did Catholic Members of Congress Vote on Health Care?

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There was a series of three votes on Sunday, March 21, 2010. Catholic Advocate compiled a list of how Catholic Members of Congress voted on each with special emphasis on H.R. 4872, The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act which …

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