Why have civil unions lost momentum? At the Monkey Cage, Dr. Robert P. Jones and Daniel Cox explore shifts in public opinion on civil unions over the past decade.
On Tuesday, senators decided to boost security requirements around student visas, citing the Boston Marathon attacks as the impetus for their actions. More than 8-in-10 Americans say that promoting national security should be a very or extremely guidin… [Read more…]
Pablo Pantoja, the RNC’s State Director of Florida Outreach, wrote an open letter announcing that he is switching his political allegiances to the Democrats in the wake of the Heritage Foundation’s recent report on immigration reform, co-authored by a … [Read more…]
Sen. Rand Paul is aggressively courting evangelical voters in an attempt to win over the GOP establishment. This shouldn’t be too difficult, given Sen. Paul’s Tea Party roots – a 2010 PRRI analysis showed significant overlap between the Christian conse… [Read more…]
The election of the first African American president in 2008 spurred a renewed interest in the relationship between racial prejudice and voting behavior. But what happens when we begin to expand the definition of prejudice?
A Texas judge ruled that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can carry banners emblazoned with Bible verses before football games. More than three-quarters (76%) of Americans also agree that public high schools should be allowed to sponsor pr… [Read more…]
A recent edition of PolitiFact, a nonpartisan organization designed to find the truth in politics, used PRRI data to determine whether former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was correct in saying that “Almost every Hispanic in the country wants to see … [Read more…]