The Vatican's participation in the mediation effort in Venezuela poses an unusual challenge to US policy in Venezuela and the region.
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The US Conference of Catholic Bishops recently mandated tube-feeding for all permanently unconscious patients in Catholic healthcare institutions. How did it come to take this position?
Kind of sad when you see a Freshman US Senator get appointed and immediately hijacked by lobbying groups who have deeply parochial interests that run against the nation's.
Christmas season marks the 50th anniversary of Brasilia, the futuristic capital city designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, and magazines and online media are celebrating the event.
The Obama team brokered the accord in Honduras, and got a commitment from the coup leaders. If they go back on it, how much will the Obama administration's word be worth on anything else?
After a long, messy battle between Senator Jim DeMint and the Obama administration, Senator DeMint removed his holds on two key administration appointees.
Washington runs on political leverage, and at the current moment few people have more of it than Chuck Grassley. President Obama is desperate to have ...
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