2010 Election

New Publication from PRRI Affiliated Scholar Melissa Deckman


PRRI Affiliated Scholar Melissa Deckman has a chapter in a new edited volume on the Tea Party.

April 6, 2012


Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? The problem with this is that I don’t have any plates that are worthy of cradling such pretty toast. NBC’s Meet the Press host David Gregory speculated that despite the fact that his religion is the “core of who he […]

Americans Crave Civility in Political Discourse, But Will They Get It?


Although we should perhaps count ourselves fortunate that violence no longer breaks out on the Senate floor (a la the infamous Sumner-Brooks caning incident of 1856), a recent editorial for the Christian Science Monitor points out the “vitriolic rhetoric” that appears to have become the norm in contemporary political discourse. Case in point: last night’s debate, when Newt Gingrich suggested that Rep. Barney Frank and former senator Chris Dodd should […]

On the Air: PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones talks about the Tea Party, Religion in Elections


PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones has been making the rounds on TV and radio, talking about the findings on the Tea Party and religion from the American Values Survey.

Wide Coverage of PRRI’s New American Values Survey


PRRI has received significant media attention following the release of our 2010 American Values Survey on Tuesday, including an appearance on CNN and coverage by The Atlantic, Reuters, Washington Post, Huffington Post, USA Today, Politics Daily, and more!  While focus has primarily been on our findings regarding the Tea Party movement and it’s relationship to conservative Christians, topics ranging from health care to the minimum wage have also garnered attention.  […]