Most Americans Back Minimum Wage Increase, With Two Notable Exceptions

President Obama made headlines earlier this week by announcing his support for the Harkin-Miller bill, which would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. PRRI’s recently released 2013 American Values Survey explored public opinion on increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.00 an hour, finding that more than 7-in-10 (71 percent) Americans support raising the minimum wage while roughly 1-in-4 (24 percent) oppose.

PRRI CEO Robert Jones Takes to the Airwaves to Unpack Relationship between Libertarians, Tea Party

I recently appeared on State of Belief radio to discuss the findings of PRRI’s 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America, with host Rev. Welton Gaddy. He had some great questions for me, including a particularly interesting one about the differences in composition between libertarians and those who identify with the Tea Party movement.

Our Corner | NBC Latino

In an op-ed for NBC Latino, PRRI Research Associate Juhem Navarro-Rivera explores the ongoing tug-of-war within the Republican Party between Hispanic Americans and the Tea Party.

Latinos and the Tea Party

In the wake of Obama’s strong performance among Hispanic voters in the 2012 election, the Tea Party Express, the largest Tea Party organization, has announced that it will start an outreach campaign to attract Hispanic voters.

Nuns on the Bus meet Tea Party protests in Ohio

(RNS) The “Nuns on the Bus” have been a consistently popular and effective faith-based tool for religious progressives this campaign season. But on Monday a group of demonstrators apparently organized by a local Tea Party affiliate met the nuns at a stop in Marietta, Ohio, and provided a far different welcome than the sisters usually receive.