report | Jan 3, 2023

Faith on the Hill

While there has been a decades-long decline in the Christian share of U.S. adults, 88% of the voting members in the new 118th Congress identify as Christian. That is only a few points lower than their share in the late 1970s.

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report | Dec 1, 2022

Public Has Modest Expectations for Washington’s Return to Divided Government

Most U.S. adults say President Joe Biden (65%) and Republican leaders in Congress (61%) will be unsuccessful getting their agendas enacted in the next two years; only about a third say the president and GOP leaders will be successful. Republicans are less confident than Democrats in midterm vote counts – but more confident than they were after the 2020 election.

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short read | Nov 7, 2022

10 facts about Black Republicans

Black Republicans tend to support individualistic approaches to addressing racial inequality, while Black Democrats back institutional approaches.

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