UncategorizedJanuary 5, 2015

History of Clergy in Congress

The Religious Makeup of the 114th Congress
Polling and AnalysisJanuary 5, 2015

Faith on the Hill

More than nine-in-ten members of the newly elected 114th Congress are Christian — a significantly higher share than is seen in the general population. However, many other major religious groups are represented in the body, including Jews, Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus and the unaffiliated.

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Polling and AnalysisNovember 16, 2012

Faith on the Hill: The Religious Composition of the 113th Congress

The newly elected 113th Congress includes the first Buddhist to serve in the Senate, the first Hindu to serve in either chamber and the first member of Congress to describe her religion as “none.” While Congress remains majority Protestant, the institution is far less so today than it was 50 years ago.

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Polling and AnalysisDecember 19, 2008

Faith on the Hill: 2008

Polling and AnalysisDecember 19, 2008

Breaking Barriers: Congressman Dalip Singh Saund

PublicationsMarch 17, 2005

To What Extent Can Congress Regulate Religious Freedom