On Immigration, the Tea Party Remains an Important Outlier

In a new piece at the Huffington Post, Dan Cox explores the divide among Republicans aligned with the Tea Party and those who are not on both immigration policy, as well as attitudes about immigrants, and how this distinction could help explain Eric Cantor’s primary defeat. … [Read more...]

In the New York Times | Two NYT Articles Feature New PRRI Data

Two New York Times articles feature PRRI's newest immigration data. … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | How the Politics of Nostalgia Sank Eric Cantor

Check out Robert P. Jones’s latest article for The Atlantic, "How the Politics of Nostalgia Sank Eric Cantor." In the piece, Dr. Jones explores the reasons for Eric Cantor’s unexpected loss to his Tea Party competitor. One reason examined is Cantor’s support for immigration reform and how immigration often serves as the vehicle for conservatives expressing their fear of the “changing cultural, religious, and ethnic identity of the United States” and what those changes could mean for the Republica … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Did Cantor’s support for immigration reform cost him re-election?

Today's Morning Buzz covers Rep. Eric Cantor's primary defeat, new Graphic of the Week, media coverage of our newest immigration survey, student loans, lack of federal employees under the age of 30, and a map of the variety of health care costs. … [Read more...]

Media Roundup: Coverage of PRRI’s New Immigration Survey

Media coverage of PRRI/Brookings’ report What Americans Want From Immigration Reform in 2014 has been extensive following the survey’s release on Tuesday. Here is a round up of some great coverage. … [Read more...]

Are you paying too much in taxes?

As millions of Americans rush to finish their tax returns by the looming April 15th deadline, many feel that their tax bills are too high. … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two Catholic Churches

President Obama heads to the Vatican as the American Catholic Church is undergoing a dramatic transformation. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Barack-etology Unlikely to Win Office Pools

Today's Morning Buzz reports on the effectiveness of online ads, the connection between health and social determinants, and the sixth annual Barack-etology. … [Read more...]

President Obama to Review U.S. Deportations

Today's Buzz covers green funerals, a possible extension of jobless benefits, and a high school sleep activist! … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Marks One Year in the Vatican

Today's Buzz covers the pontiff's first year in the Vatican, the New Hampshire House of Representatives' vote to repeal the state's death penalty, and a new poll showing most Americans don't see global warming as a threat. … [Read more...]


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