LOOP: Democrats talk up Oprah for president



OPRAH 2020?  Leaderless Democrats are begging Oprah Winfrey to run for president in 2020. “Run, Oprah, run!” said Rep. Jackie Speier, D-CA. The excitement began after the former talk show host gave a rousing speech at the Golden Globes award ceremony. http://cvote.it/2CTuHSZ

TIME TO GOVERN  President Trump and Congressional Republicans will have to hit the ground running and pass items on their agenda or run the risk of losing one or both houses of Congress in November, says analyst James Antle III. http://cvote.it/2CQgKp5 

QUOTE OF THE DAY  “I go to Mass before I go to work. The reason for that is not just habit. It gives you a centering… starts you in a way of doing a secular job the right way for the right reason.” -Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas  http://cvote.it/2CSQx99

OHIO SENATE  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has encouraged ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author J.D. Vance to run for Senate in Ohio after the surprise withdrawal of Republican Josh Mandel from the race. http://cvote.it/2CW4SSn

‘BE SAINTS’  Actor Jim Caviezel gave a stirring speech to a conference of young Catholics. “Be saints. You weren’t made to fit in. You were born to stand out.” Watch: http://cvote.it/2CSRjmz

RESURGENCE FOR WORKING FAMILIES  Low-income and working-class families are enjoying significant economic gains not experienced in nearly 20 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  http://cvote.it/2CQx8px

LEGAL MARIJUANA HAS DOWNSIDES  Catholics in Colorado say that the negative consequences of legalizing recreational marijuana far outweigh the perceived positive benefits. http://cvote.it/2CTpSsU

DISCIPLESHIP  Don’t turn friendships into projects, says Fr. Mike Schmitz. “Discipleship must be rooted in friendship,” Fr. Schmitz said. “It has to be this thing called virtuous friendship.”  http://cvote.it/2CTs03P 

SAINT OF THE DAY  Saint Adrian of Canterbury – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS READINGS  “My heart exults in the Lord, my Savior.” (1 Sam 2:1) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings



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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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