Congressional candidate once asked if careers were ‘healthiest pursuit’ for…

The insurgent Republican congressional candidate in a newly competitive North Carolina district once delivered a religious sermon questioning whether it was the “healthiest pursuit” for women to prioritize their careers and independence in lieu of their biblical “core calling,” comments recently uncovered by a Democratic group. Congressional candidate once asked if careers were ‘healthiest pursuit’…

Opinion | Make Way for Young Democratic Leaders

Whatever its larger meaning or impact, Representative Joseph Crowley’s stunning loss to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in last Tuesday’s primary election already has set off one tremor within the Democratic Party: It has thrown House leadership into chaos. Mr. Crowley is chairman of the Democratic caucus, making him the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House. He also was…

Opinion | The White House Is Tearing Down the Wall Between Church and State

Many Americans were shocked when Attorney General Jeff Sessions turned to the Bible — specifically, Paul’s epistle to the Romans — to justify President Trump’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents. This scriptural justification for a political decision should not have surprised anyone, because Mr. Trump’s administration has consistently treated the separation of…