Morning Buzz | Mormon Undergarments Explained

In today's buzz, Hobby Lobby and Guantanamo, Mormons and undergarments, and G.I. Joe and . . . yoga? … [Read more...]

On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | The Decline of the White Evangelical Protestant — and What That Means for the GOP

In today's buzz, Catholic bishops vote against more accepting language toward the LGBT community in synod report. … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge with Them

In PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones' latest article in The Atlantic, he examines the slim margin between Republicans and Democrats in five key Senate races this midterm election. Although the GOP has historically enjoyed stalwart support from what was once considered a base constituency, white evangelical Protestants are dwindling in numbers—not only in the South but throughout the United States. In fact, the number of white evangelical Protestants nationwide has slipped from 22 percent in 2007 to 18 p … [Read more...]

PRRI Speaks with Alan Abramowitz about America’s Growing Political and Cultural Polarization

PRRI Speaks with Alan Abramowitz about America's Growing Political and Cultural Polarization … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | If It Smells Like a Liberal . . .

In today's buzz, Democrats take to the airwaves, a Southern Baptist pastor shows support for homosexual relationships, and the topic of economic inequality now speaks more about wealth than about poverty. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | United Methodist Church Faces “Irreconcilable Differences”

Today's Buzz covers the divide in the United Methodist Church over same-sex marriage, predictions for the 2014 Senate race, the happiest places in the world, the role of Cardinal Timothy Dolan in the Catholic Church as Pope Francis shifts priorities, where military veterans live. … [Read more...]

In the New York Times: Thomas Edsall Cites PRRI Data on Racial Bias in “The Great White Hope”

"The Great White Hope," Thomas Edsall's latest New York Times column, which includes PRRI data on racial bias in the United States, explores Republican strategy to win votes for the 2014 midterm and 2016 presidential elections. Challenges lie ahead, Edsall argues, if the GOP continues to pin the outcome of national campaigns on increasing support from white voters, a tactic previous referred to as the "Southern strategy." … [Read more...]


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