The Morning Buzz | RNC Florida Hispanic Outreach Director Switches to Democrats

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 researcher who had previously suggested that Hispanic immigrants have lower IQs. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America

A fascinating account of how Census data collection changed race in America. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America

A fascinating account of how Census data collection changed race in America. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America

A fascinating account of how Census data collection changed race in America. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Increasing Polarization in the States on the Issue of Abortion

In an interview, Roman Catholic Cardinal Dolan said the church won't change its official policy on same-sex marriage, but it could be doing more to welcome gay and lesbian people. Nearly 6-in-10 white and Hispanic Catholics favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Increasing Polarization in the States on the Issue of Abortion

The Wall Street Journal chronicles the ever-increasing polarization among the states on the issue of abortion. A majority of Americans say that laws about abortion should be decided at the national level. … [Read more...]

Pope Francis and Hispanic American Catholics

As the first Pope from the region that currently includes a plurality of the world’s Catholic population, Pope Francis I's election signals the importance of Latin America to the Church. Francis’ election may also help rekindle Catholicism among those in the U.S. with roots in Latin America: the Hispanic population. … [Read more...]

Pope Francis and Hispanic American Catholics

As the first Pope from the region that currently includes a plurality of the world’s Catholic population, Pope Francis I's election signals the importance of Latin America to the Church. Francis’ election may also help rekindle Catholicism among those in the U.S. with roots in Latin America: the Hispanic population. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | 90% of Americans Say They Are In Good Health

A new poll from the Atlantic shows, puzzlingly, that 9-in-10 Americans say they are in good health. Meanwhile, 4-in-10 Americans who visit medical/health websites use them for self-diagnosis. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Catholic Views on Church Practice and Policy

In just a few weeks, the College of Cardinals will choose the next pope, following the resignation of current Pope Benedict XVI at the end of the month. As the Cardinals deliberate over the next leader of the world's largest denomination, what do Americans think about the Catholic Church's public policy stances, and how many believe the Church should preserve traditional beliefs and practices? … [Read more...]


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