Iraqi Christians helped Donald Trump win the White House. Now they’re facing deportation

As a candidate and since taking office, President Trump vowed to protect and defend Christians in the Middle East. In between talk of a Muslim ban and building a wall along the Mexico border, Trump assured besieged Christian minorities that his commitment was ironclad. Now, many Iraqi Christians living in […]

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An Iowa Democrat tells the party what it must do to win again in the rural Midwest

For the last two decades, rural America increasingly backed Republicans in presidential elections. But during most of that time, the Upper Mississippi River Valley — an area that includes northwest Illinois, northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin— remained steadfastly Democratic. Democrats’ success in these sparsely populated areas was sometimes […]

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