Catholic Teacher Aims for AOC

Any Republican running against Democratic Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose congressional district spans parts of the Bronx and Queens, will be a longshot, but John Cummings, a Catholic who teaches civics at St. Raymond’s H.S., the Bronx, is trying anyway.

The Myth of Washington Gridlock

Political gridlock is regularly deplored by pols, pundits and citizens alike. My contrarian view is that it can serve useful public purpose.

Catholics in Congress Lead All Other Denominations

Even though Catholics account for only about 22 percent of the U.S. population – admittedly the largest body of religious belief in the country – they make up 31 percent of the House and the Senate.