Morning Buzz | Ted Cruz’s Iowa Victory Powered by Evangelical Voters


In today’s buzz, presidential candidates focus on New Hampshire, Jeb! spends a fortune for very few votes, and the rise of evictions in urban centers.

Morning Buzz | Crime Has Dropped; Temperature Has Not


In today’s buzz, how researchers have charted fairy tales back to the Bronze Age, plus Marco Rubio makes push for evangelicals in Iowa.

Morning Buzz | President Obama Delivers Final SOTU


In today’s buzz, Pope Francis’ new book, President Obama’s favorability, plus millennials on the 2016 election.

Morning Buzz | Why Trump is Popular Among Evangelicals


In today’s buzz, a Buddhist fraternity and sorority in California, plus we flashback to 1998 when Google was founded.

Morning Buzz | Liberty University Requiring Students to Attend Bernie Sanders’ Speech


In today’s buzz, children trump work commitments, plus houses of worship are popping up in an unexpected place: Silicon Valley.

Morning Buzz | Religious Groups Respond to the Iran Nuclear Deal


In today’s buzz, Donald Trump’s popularity spikes among GOP, plus are Americans ready for a Muslim president?

Morning Buzz | Not All Millennials are Social Media Mavens


In today’s buzz, evangelicals have a renaissance moment in NYC, plus federal marriage benefits to same-sex couples.

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.

In the New York Times | Rise in Nonreligious Americans Could Affect Elections


In his New York Times column, Albert Hunt talks to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones about the political ramifications of the rise in the religiously unaffiliated.

Morning Buzz | Catholics, Americans Agree on Gov’t Role in Addressing Economic Inequality; Evangelicals Differ


In today’s buzz, Tex. GOP push bill to bar local officials from issuing gay marriage licenses, and the Economist looks at black vs. white America.