Robert P. Jones is CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research group. He is the author of The End of White Christian America.
Politically, Trump’s great wall may not be worth the government shutdown. But it appeals to his base, including evangelical Christians.
Jan. 17from To the Point
Evangelicals overwhelmingly backed President Trump in 2016 and remain among his most loyal followers. Prominent pastors offer frequent public praise of the president.
Dec. 5, 2017from One Year Later
Day Two of the GOP convention was more about demonizing Hillary Clinton than extolling Donald Trump -- nominated by delegates who were still divided.
Jul. 20, 2016from To the Point
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.
Apr. 19from Scheer Intelligence
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.
Apr. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point