Census: Texas gains Congress seats, Calif. loses first time

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s population growth has declined to its slowest rate since the Great Depression, the Census Bureau said Monday, while the nation’s political center of gravity keeps shifting further to the Republican-led South and West. Texas, Florida and other Sun Belt states are gaining congressional seats as chillier climes like New York and […]

Who are the lucky 300?! Biden excitedly announces that, by ordering 200 million more vaccines, federal government will vaccinate “300 Americans” against China Virus

Who are the lucky 300?! Biden excitedly announces that, by ordering 200 million more vaccines, federal government will vaccinate “300 Americans” against China Virus

Image: President Joe Biden exhibited utter confusion during his press briefing at the White House during the afternoon of Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Ashley Burke, National Affairs Reporter to The Golden Hammer Washington, D.C., January 27 – President Joe Biden exhibited saturated confusion during a press briefing at the White House yesterday, Tuesday, January 26, […]

Census Bureau to miss deadline, jeopardizing Trump plan

Washington, D.C. (AP), December 31 – The Census Bureau will miss a year-end deadline for handing in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats, a delay that could undermine President Donald Trump’s efforts to exclude people in the country illegally from the count if the figures aren’t submitted before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. The […]

Senators push for extra census time, as court prods deadline

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As lawyers in a court hearing argued over what would happen if the U.S. Census Bureau blew a deadline to turn over data used for redrawing congressional districts, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill pushing the deadline into next year, even though a previous effort hasn’t […]

Worries about 2020 census’ accuracy grow with cut schedule

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is cutting its schedule for data collection for the 2020 census a month short as legislation that would have extended the national head count’s deadlines stalls in Congress. The move is worrying researchers, politicians and others who say the change will miss hard-to-count communities, including minorities and […]

Barr sees a way for census to legally ask about citizenship

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday he sees a way to legally require 2020 census respondents to declare whether or not they are citizens, despite a Supreme Court ruling that forbade asking the question. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the […]

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census data

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from obscured data, but with lots of mistakes, a top agency official disclosed Saturday. The age, gender, location, race and ethnicity for 138 million people […]