Our Corner | Roe v. Wade: After 40 Years, Deep Divide Is Legacy

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, which established American women’s constitutional right to an abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. But although a majority of Americans have consistently support… [Read more…]

The Morning Buzz | Abortion and the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Abortion remains one of the most controversial social issues in the country; while a majority support the legality and availability of the procedure, they are divided o… [Read more…]

The Morning Buzz | New Research Places Blame for Climate Inaction on Environmental Groups

A new academic paper places the blame for political inaction on climate change on environmental groups, saying that they underestimated conservative opposition and the rise of the Tea Party.

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Evangelical Leaders Launch Campaign on Immigration Reform

A new coalition of evangelical leaders are launching a new campaign to encourage their followers to support immigration reform.

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The Morning Buzz | Bipartisan Support for Immigration Reform May Be Tough to Achieve

There’s been a lot of talk about immigration reform in the wake of the election, but bipartisan efforts actually find support? Six-in-ten Americans support the basic tenets of the DREAM Act.

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The Morning Buzz | Hawaii Elects First Buddhist to Senate, First Hindu to Congress

One demographic that often gets short shrift are Asian-Americans, but they were overwhelmingly on Obama’s side on Tuesday.

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The Morning Buzz | Hispanic Americans Aren’t Donating to the Candidates

Hispanic Americans may be a pivotal voting bloc this election, but they’re donating very little to the candidates.

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Maryland Voters to Decide on State DREAM Act

In the 2012 election, Maryland voters will have the opportunity to decide if they believe their state should have its own version of the DREAM Act.

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The Morning Buzz | More Latinos Are Eligible to Vote Than Ever Before – But Will They?

According to a new analysis of Census data by the Pew Hispanic Center, more Latinos are eligible to vote than ever before. However, this demographic may not exercise its newfound political clout in this election cycle: Hispanic Americans are substantia… [Read more…]

Our Corner | What Winning the “Catholic Vote” Means Today

This weekend, Dr. Robert P. Jones appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” to talk about the Catholic vote, a crucial demographic that is becoming increasingly difficult to pin down.

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