The drive to repeal the law that abolished the death penalty Nebraska was costly. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty spent more than $900,000 to get the issue on the ballot.
NCR Today: Pope Francis has asked the state not to execute Kelly Gissendaner, who was put on death row for the 1997 killing of her husband.
Pope Francis' discussion of power and authority in his talk to U.S. bishops “struck home to me,” says Bishop Robert McElroy.
At St. Matthew Cathedral. Pope’s talk with bishops repudiate the “cultural warrior” style of episcopal leadership.
As a narrative lens for his speech, Francis cited the Golden Rule -- Jesus' teaching in Matthew's Gospel to "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
Carson's and Trump's remarks are a vivid illustration of both the unruly beast that the Republican Party has created and the difficulty it will have winning over minority voters.
Speaker of the House John Boehner is delighting in a dream come true with the pope addressing a joint session of Congress. He's tried for a papal visit since 1994.
Analysis: Do we have our first full-blown diplomatic incident marring the carefully orchestrated visit of Pope Francis to the U.S.?
NCR Today: Ben Carson said recently that he does not believe a Muslim should be president. This statement flatly disqualifies Carson himself from that office.
Commentary: Ahead of Pope Francis' U.S. visit, Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley asks: What will his message hold for us as citizens?