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Politics by numbers

The Catholic Vote

Quick wrap up of the newest poll numbers, President Obama has extended his lead among Catholics to a 15 point lead, putting him at 54 percent and Republican challenger Mitt Romney at 39 percent. For in depth understanding of the divide, visit CNN's religion blog.


Social Media

More than ever, political candidates are engaging their voting blocs using social media and voters are likely to respond to such interactions. To read more about the numbers, go to the Pew Research Center article.


The Middle Class

Pew Research takes an extensive look at the Middle class in the 2000s and how it has changed.



Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Jasmine has been working with Gavel Media since her sophomore year. She is a part of the class of 2013 and is a Political Science and Islamic Civilizations & Societies major. Follow on Twitter @j00ma.