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'People Are in Meltdown Mode': Inside the GOP Donor Class Panic About Trump

WASHINGTON — Pangs of fear and frustration are rippling through the Republican donor and operative classes as Donald Trump's self-inflicted wounds threaten to fully derail the GOP legislative agenda and tarnish the party's brand headed into the midterms. At a Miami donor retreat and at a high-powered Washington dinner, on Capitol Hill and at political firms…

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Americans Identify as Christians Less Than Ever, But Congress Is 91%

WASHINGTON — The share of U.S. adults who describe themselves as Christians has been declining for decades, but today's Congress is about as Christian as it was in the early 1960s, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center. The survey finds that among members of the new, 115th Congress, which took office Tuesday,…

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