Over at The New Republic, Matt Taylor looks at the "Cuomo Conundrum" and how his actions as governor might complicate whatever presidential ambitions he harbors. I have not yet examined his proposals on re-writing New York's abortion laws, except to know they are very wrong-headed. Perhaps the apple has not fallen far from the tree: Cuomo's father was a luminary in the Democratic Party at a time it went off the rails, focusing endlessly on culture war issues and forgetting its historic vocation as a champion of the working classes.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Seize this moment of encounter
- History reveals the long view of marriage
- Synod to be culmination of two years' preparation, consultation
- Special Section (in print only): Fall Books
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Schönborn: New synod procedure a 'huge step forward' compared to 'frustrating experience' of former synodsby Christa Pongratz-Lippitt NCR Today
by NCR Staff The Francis Chronicles