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Religion and Politics

by Frank Newport and Alyssa Davis

Following expected patterns, President Trump's 31% approval rating among American Jews is 11 points lower than his approval rating overall.

Protestants are more likely to be positive about Trump than Clinton, while the reverse is true of Catholics, but these views differ significantly when these two groups are divided by race and ethnicity.

Mike Huckabee's official entrance into the Republican race for president this week underscores the importance of a particular segment of the Republican population -- the highly religious Protestant voters.