Many members of Congress and their staffers have had friends and loved ones call to check on their personal safety.
A public figure is shot. School children are shot. A building explodes. A package explodes. And immediately we look for someone or something to blame: Republicans?
Today, the new 112th Congress convenes.
In light of an unsuccessful campaign to become the president of my middle school as an eighth grader, I have no plans on entering politics and running for political office.
Last week I sat at a breakfast table with prominent New York City faith leaders. The topic of the morning was: "In this post-election moment, what issues are you passionate about?
In 2010, the moral measure of tax policy choice is: Does it further concentrate wealth and power in the hands of a few?
He should have fought this one. The richest 2 percent of the country just got an extension of tax cuts they didn't need at great cost to us all.
Children's author Madeline L'Engle argues in her book, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0865474877?ie=UTF8&tag=sojourners-20&li..."
In just the past few days, the U.S.