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Morning Buzz | Most Support $10.10 Minimum Wage, Party Divisions Over $15 Hike


In today’s buzz, racial divisions in how DC residents see economic redevelopment, plus GOP hopeful Ted Cruz’s “national prayer team.”

What Animates Trump Supporters


To better understand what animates Donald Trump supporters, we examined the ways in which Trump supporters differ from the supporters of other Republican candidates.

Growing Concern About Terrorism, Islam Even Before Paris Attacks


Even before the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last week, PRRI finds that 62 percent of Americans say terrorism is a critical issue to them personally.

In the Atlantic | Evangelicals Discover Moral Ambiguity on the Death Penalty


In his latest for The Atlantic, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones explores the significance of the NAE’s new resolution on the death penalty.

Two-thirds of Catholics Oppose Refusing Service to LGBT People on Religious Grounds


As Kim Davis continues to make headlines, and the pope will speak on religious freedom in Philadelphia, we take a look at where US Catholics stand on the issue.

Ahead of Pope Visit, Racial and Ethnic Composition of Catholics in Each State


Although Hispanic Catholics are a fast-growing population in the U.S., Pope Francis will spend most of his time during his stateside tour visiting communities dominated by white Catholics.

Where Washington, D.C., NYC, and Philadelphia Catholics Differ—and Where They Agree


Ahead of Pope Francis’ trip to the U.S., we take a look at where Catholics in each of the cities he will visit stand on key policy issues.

Catholics Twice as Likely to Agree with Pope Francis on Climate Change Than Disagree, But Many Still Unfamiliar with Views


Pope Francis had made his stance on climate change clear, but American Catholics are largely divided on his position on the issue.

Not All Millennials are Social Media Mavens


Have millennials really earned their title as masters of social media? According to PRRI’s millennial survey, it depends on which platform you’re talking about.

In the New York Times | An Evangelical Revival in the Heart of New York


Sociologist Tony Carnes uses PRRI’s American Values Atlas to show that New York City’s evangelical population is booming—thanks largely to immigration.