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Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in an Atlantic story on Catholics and politics and in the National Catholic Register on how Trump should try to reach Catholic voters. Matthew Green, Professor, politics, was quoted in an article posted to The Pilot discussing the sway the "Catholic vote" may have in the upcoming presidential election, with specific regard to the Trump campaign. See below.

Why Only Cafeteria Catholics Can Survive in American Politics

From: The Atlantic
Date: Sept. 21, 2016
Author: Emma Green

... “Catholics have, in a sense, come out of their ghettos,” said Steve Schneck, the director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at the Catholic University of America. “They engage in political life less tribally than they have in the past.” ...

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Contrasting Beliefs: How Trump and Clinton Are Wooing Religious Voters

From: National Catholic Register
Date: Sept. 16, 2016
Author: Brian Fraga

... Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at The Catholic University of America, told the Register that Trump’s campaign still has a chance to win back some Republican and independent Catholics who voted for Romney in 2012.

“Ultimately, if he does the right outreach and softens his rhetoric on issues like immigration and torture, he could win as much as 48% to 49% of the overall Catholic vote,” said Schneck, who co-chaired Catholics for Obama in 2012 and added that Trump’s religious outreach still “seems a little awkward.” ...

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A 'Catholic problem' for Trump? It's hard to say, actually

From: The Pilot
Date: Aug. 31, 2016
Author: Matt Hadro

“It’s another data point that shows how difficult it’s going to be for Trump to win in November,” Dr. Matthew Green, a politics professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., said of the poll numbers. “It’s increasingly looking dire for the Trump campaign.”

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