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Sen. Joe Manchin.

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, a centrist Catholic, won’t seek reelection

Nov 9, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision to leave the U.S. Senate may hurt the Democrats’ chances of keeping it in 2024.  Read more

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio.

Jordan fails on second vote in struggle to secure House speakership

Oct 18, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Republican failed twice to secure the vacant Speaker of the House chair, falling short of just a few dozen... Read more

Pope Francis and U.S. vice president Joe Biden in Vatican City, April 29, 2016.

Under pressure, Biden now supports federal abortion funding

Jun 7, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The 1976 Hyde Amendment prohibits the use of Medicaid funds for most abortions. Biden, who voted as a senator in... Read more

Joe Biden.

Biden faces Democratic criticism over support for Hyde Amendment

Jun 6, 2019

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is facing opposition within the Democratic Party after voicing his support for the Hyde... Read more

Do views on abortion align with party platforms? Not always, polls say

Jul 11, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Abortion in the United States is usually thought of as a deeply partisan issue. The majority of Republicans in Congress... Read more

Hillary Clinton.

Clinton ignored pro-lifers at her own peril, Democrats say

Nov 11, 2016

By Matt Hadro

In the wake of Hillary Clinton's electoral defeat in Tuesday's presidential election, pro-life Democrats and faith voters criticized the party’s... Read more