Category Archives: Political News

Speech to Congress by Pope Francis

Note to readers: This is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ speech to Congress, which he followed closely, delivered on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. I am most grateful for your invitation to address this Joint Session of Congress in “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” I would like to think...
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Biden for president?

Biden: I 'would not hesitate' to run in 2016 if family can handle race

Washington (CNN)- Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he "would not hesitate" to run for president if he concludes that he can launch a "viable" campaign and that his family can make it through a presidential bid...

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Barbara Mikulski vote

Obama secures Iran nuclear deal with Barbara Mikulski vote

Washington (CNN)- In a major victory for President Barack Obama, Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland announced support for the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, providing the White House the votes it needs to prevent Republicans from scuttling the agreement.

The announcement means...

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