Same old religious politics

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The recent Gallup survey of partisan congressional preference shows (surprise!) that the electorate remains just about where it’s been for a decade when it comes to religious divisions. The more frequent worship attenders are more Republican; the less frequent, more Democratic. The biggest gap is among the Nones–those who say they have no religion–who prefer the Democrats by a 37-point margin, 62 percent to 25 percent. (Catholics skew Republican by 6 points and non-Catholic Christians by 10.) All in all, the God gap remains as robust as ever.