Millennials

Morning Buzz | How Millennials and the Religious Voted on Tuesday

[11.06.2014]

In today’s buzz, although Republicans came out on top in Tuesday’s midterms, Democrats held onto Millennials—but that might change soon.

Signs of a Changing Political Landscape in a “Ho Hum” Election

[11.05.2014]

Despite Democrats’ current advantage among young voters, age and race are two divisions within the Millennial cohort that may affect Democrats’ solid performance with young Americans in future elections.

Morning Buzz | A Frightening Proposition for Democrats: Millennials Are the New Swing Vote

[10.31.2014]

In today’s buzz, Mississippi is serious about its Christianity, Evangelicals are hesitant about Republicans, and Hillary Clinton makes a scary Halloween costume.

On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

[10.21.2014]

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials.

In The Atlantic | Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge with Them

[10.17.2014]

In PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones’ latest article in The Atlantic, he examines the slim margin between Republicans and Democrats in five key Senate races this midterm election. Although the GOP has historically enjoyed stalwart support from what was once considered a base constituency, white evangelical Protestants are dwindling in numbers—not only in the South but throughout the United States. In fact, the number of white evangelical Protestants nationwide has slipped from 22 percent in 2007 to 18 percent today, which may not bode well for Republicans at the polls this November.

Morning Buzz | The Ascent of Asian American Christians

[10.13.2014]

In today’s buzz, New Hampshire residents play hard to get with 2016 presidential hopefuls and waves of “Hijabi Hipsters” reshape young Islam.

Morning Buzz | “Mass Mobs” Increase Attendance in Detroit Churches

[10.10.2014]

In today’s buzz, Millennials show love for Hillary, Las Vegas preps for same-sex marriage rush, and “Mass Mobs” invade Detroit churches.

Morning Buzz | LSU Study Supports the Secularization Hypothesis

[10.09.2014]

In today’s buzz, how black Millennials feel about same-sex marriage and if more education means less religion.

Morning Buzz | Millennials Aren’t All Bad

[09.11.2014]

In today’s buzz, a scholar reflects on the study of secularism, a millennial cries discrimination against his generation, and a “wall” made of crocheted “bricks” descends upon DC.

The Morning Buzz | Americans Abandon the Coasts in Search of Affordable Housing

[08.05.2014]

In today’s Buzz, more evidence appears in the Cameron Todd Willingham case, a Tea Party insurgent hopes to topple an incumbent in Kansas, Toledo’s water supply is contaminated, some religious leaders urge gay Christians to remain celibate, and Kentucky approves tax breaks for a Christian theme park.