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The New Congress: Fewer Christians But Still Religious

Pew Research finds that more than 99 percent of the Republican members of Congress identify as Christian, as opposed to 78 percent of the Democrats. Only one member identifies as unaffiliated.

The membership of the incoming U.S. Congress is somewhat less religious and more diverse than that of the preceding Congress, though the changes are almost entirely on the Democratic side.

by the Pew Research Center and CQ Roll Call finds that more than 99 percent of the Republican members identify as Christian, as opposed to 78 percent of the Democrats. In both parties, Christians are overrepresented, according to Pew, given

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