Saturday, January 15, 2011

Faith on the Hill

The Religious Composition of the 112th Congress
ANALYSIS January 5, 2011
PEW Research Center

Many analysts described the November 2010 midterm elections as a sea change, with Republicans taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and narrowing the Democratic majority in the Senate. But this political overhaul appears to have had little effect on the religious composition of Congress, which is similar to the religious makeup of the previous Congress and of the nation, according to an analysis by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.

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