— 73% of Americans believe that corruption in their government is “widespread”.
— Since 2007, the percentage of Americans who think the president should focus on foreign policy declined from 40% to 6%.
— Amount Georgia senator Saxby Chambliss’s PAC spent at a Palm Beach resort in the lead-up to the 2012 election : $107,751.65.
— Amount Representative Charles B. Rangel’s PAC spent to commission a painting of Rangel : $64,500.
— Percentage change in the number of homeless students in the United States since 2007 : +72
— Across Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, the Obama administration has launched more than 390 drone strikes in the five years since the first attack that injured Qureshi – eight times as many as were launched in the entire Bush presidency.
— These strikes have killed more than 2,400 people, at least 273 of them reportedly civilians.
- As of September 2013, 73% of online adults use social networking sites.
- 71% of online adults use Facebook
- 18% of online adults use Twitter
- 17% use Instagram
- 21% use Pinterest
- 22% use LinkedIn