The Morning Buzz | Young Adults Take Advantage of Obamacare

A new study shows that many young adults are taking advantage of Obamacare. Back in June, when it was still unclear how the Supreme Court would rule on the Affordable Care Act, less than one-quarter of Millennials (age 18-29) favored the Supreme Court overturning the health care reform law. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Democrats Stir Debate By Omitting “God” From the Party Platform

This year, the Democrats omitted the word "God" from their platform, leading to an inevitable comparison with the Republican platform, which mentioned "God" over 10 times. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Will Romney Mention His Mormon Faith at the RNC?

In his acceptance speech tonight, will Mitt Romney talk about his Mormon faith? … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Do the Rich Pay Too Little in Taxes?

According to a new poll, the wealthy are smarter and more hard-working, but also greedier and more dishonest. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Who Best Represents American Catholics?

This Friday, on NPR's "Tell Me More," Dr. Robert P. Jones discussed the Catholic vote. For the first time, both major political parties have Catholic vice presidential Catholics … [Read more...]

To Expand Hispanic Base, GOP May Need to Shelve Social Issues (At Least, For Now)

The Romney campaign wants to expand its Hispanic voting base. To do so, however, they may need to talk more about immigration and less about social issues. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Cardinal Dolan Will Offer Blessing at Republican Convention

Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan will offer the closing blessing at the Republican National Convention (assuming it's not derailed by Hurricane Isaac), suggesting that the U.S. Catholic Bishops' denunciation of VP candidate Paul Ryan's proposed budget has been trumped by the ongoing struggle over religious liberty. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | GOP Platform Includes Support for Ban on Shari’a Law

The GOP platform will include a plank supporting a ban on the use of foreign law (including Shari'a, or Islamic law) in U.S. courtrooms. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Does Facebook Inspire Millennials to Overshare?

One college professor says that Facebook is inspiring his students to overshare. … [Read more...]

Joining the Party: On Abortion and Same-sex Marriage, Hispanic American Partisans Are as Polarized as the Public

How socially conservative are Hispanic Americans, how persuadable are Hispanic Americans on social issues, and how important are these issues to Hispanic American voters? … [Read more...]


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