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FAITH IN REPUBLICANS

“Exit polls from Super Tuesday primaries show that Mitt Romney continues to struggle among evangelicals, and Rick Santorum is yet to win among Catholics in any state where exit polling was conducted,” says an instant analysis from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, which showcases reveals the sentiments of evangelicals, Protestants, Catholics and other faithful folk.

The many findings are excruciating and complex, but telling. See for yourself here: projects.pewforum.org.

POLL DU JOUR

• 45 percent of Americans do not own a mobile phone with scanning capabilities for retail purchases, or for use as an admission ticket.

• 40 percent of those owning scan-ready phones have never used that technology.

• 41 percent are “comfortable” with a mobile scan to use as an airline or transportation ticket.

• 39 percent are comfortable with a mobile app that allows them to make retail purchases.

• 24 percent are comfortable with a mobile app that stores their credit card information.

• 16 percent say this technology will replace cash transactions in the next three years; 30 percent say it will “never” replace cash.

• 5 percent have used their phone for admission to a movie or to buy an airline ticket.

Source: A Harris Poll of 2,056 U.S. adults conducted Feb. 6 to 13 and released Wednesday.

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