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Jan 21, 2021 - 05:00 am .- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused pro-lifers of putting their opposition to abortion over the tenets of democracy in a recent appearance on former Sen. Hillary Clinton’s podcast.    “I think that Donald Trump is president because of the issue of a woman’s right to choose,” Pelosi said on the Jan. 18 episode of “You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton,” blaming pro-life voters for boosting Trump into office.    She said pro-life voters for Trump "were willing to sell the whole democracy down the river for that one issue.”
Jan 20, 2021 - 06:45 pm .- White House press secretary Jen Psaki would not tell EWTN News' Owen Jensen on Wednesday evening what the administration will do with current safeguards against taxpayer funding of abortions.   "I think we’ll have more to say on the Mexico City Policy in the coming days,” Psaki said, before adding that Biden is a “devout Catholic.”
Jan 18, 2021 - 03:35 pm .- The National Garden of American Heroes will include statues of many notable Catholic figures, including five saints and numerous people who are on the path to sainthood.
Dec 18, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The case of Trump v. New York involved the administration’s lawful ability to exclude undocumented immigrants from the overall population of states for the apportioning of seats in Congress based on states’ population.
Dec 17, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City praised the administration's actions as “concrete steps to enforce long-standing and fundamental civil rights laws.”
Dec 16, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Catholics are looking to the Church for guidance. What they see and hear are wildly conflicting signals about where the Church stands, what its priorities are, and what even it means to be a Catholic in America.
Dec 8, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Labor Department (DOL) finalized a rule on Monday that allows faith-based government contractors to make employment decisions based on their religious beliefs.
Nov 30, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether the Trump administration can exclude undocumented immigrants when apportioning congressional representatives based on a state’s population.  
Nov 12, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Presumptive president-elect Joe Biden says he plans for the U.S. to resettle far more refugees in 2021 than in recent years. The move would be a reversal of standing Trump administration policy.
Nov 11, 2020 - 11:05 am .- While the U.S. bishops’ conference congratulated presumptive President-Elect Joe Biden on the election results this weekend, the bishop of Fort Worth has called for prayer, saying the vote tallies are not yet official.
Nov 4, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- The Tuesday night election result, or lack thereof, confounded the many confident predictions of a “Blue Wave” that was expected to sweep Joe Biden into the White House. It also suggests his pitch to Catholics and other conservative values voters failed to convince. 
Nov 3, 2020 - 11:06 pm .- Control of the White House and Senate remained unresolved on Election Night, with Pennsylvania expected to take days to certify a result in the presidential contest, and a run-off set to be held in Georgia’s special election for the Senate.
Nov 3, 2020 - 06:00 am .- As the polls open for in-person voting, campaigners for both sides are looking to turn out the critical Catholic vote, with the candidates’ stances on abortion a crucial issue for persuading voters.
Oct 28, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- During the 2016 Republic primaries, some prominent conservative Catholics warned about Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy. Four years later, some say they now support his reelection, while one Catholic scholar told CNA his focus is on the future of American political discourse.
Oct 23, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Immigration and the coronavirus pandemic took center stage on Thursday’s final debate between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden, while issues like abortion and religious liberty were not up for discussion, as the candidates enter the final two weeks of the presidential campaign. 
Oct 22, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Recent annual reports show that federal funding to Planned Parenthood has increased, despite efforts by the Trump administration to eliminate federal funding for the abortion provider over the last four years. 
Oct 22, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The United States hosted the signing ceremony of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday. The document rejects the claim that abortion is an international human right. 
Oct 20, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, under which some asylum applicants have to wait outside the United States while their applications are considered. The policy is opposed by the U.S. bishops’ conference.
Oct 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change their gender without any “discrimination.”
Oct 6, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion into federal law should the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision be overturned by the Supreme Court.