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Apr 27 2021
“The overall U.S. population stood at 331,449,281, the Census Bureau said on Monday, a 7.4% increase over 2010 representing the second-slowest growth of any decade in history… Texas will receive two more congressional seats next year, and five states - Florida, North Carolina, Colorado, Montana and Oregon - will gain one congressional seat each, the census bureau said. New York, California,The Flip Side
Jun 05 2019
“Last week the challengers in the dispute over the decision to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census notified the Supreme Court about new evidence. The new evidence, the challengers argued, indicated that a Republican redistricting strategist played a key role in the decision, which was intended to create an advantage for whites and Republicans in future elections. [On MondayThe Flip Side
Oct 09 2020
The Constitution mandates that everyone be counted in the 2020 census. Trump has stood in the way.
County Judge Lina Hidalgo, the chief executive of Harris County, Texas, worried about an undercount in the 2020 census long before the Covid-19 pandemic hit.
The county, the largest in Texas, has about 4.7 million residents, about 1 million of whom Hidalgo says fall into categoriesVox
Dec 02 2023
NORFOLK, Va. — On Friday, a man was sentenced to 63 years in prison and three years of post-release supervision for the first-degree murder of Shelvin Duntae Alston, 30, and the use of a firearm in the commission of that crime in 2020. Michael Allen Faulkner, 40, was convicted by a jury of those offenses in September. In May 2020, Faulkner was standing outside the Tinee Giant convenience storeWTKR 3
Mar 10 2022
The 2020 census undercounted Black, Latino and Indigenous populations while over-counting white and Asian people, according to estimates from a report the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.
The findings continue a long-standing struggle for the bureau with counting underrepresented groups while over-counting non-Hispanic white people. Many of them live in hard-to-reach areas, such asNBC News (Online)
Dec 02 2023
A federal judge on Friday rejected former President Trump’s argument that he is immune in his 2020 election subversion criminal case, while also denying his other constitutional defenses.
“Whatever immunities a sitting President may enjoy, the United States has only one Chief Executive at a time, and that position does not confer a lifelong ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ pass, Former PresidentsThe Hill
Nov 29 2023
In her new book, former Rep. Liz Cheney unloads on her former colleagues in the Republican Party, and to no one's surprise, her disgust is seething and deep. "Oath and Honor," which was obtained by CNN, serves as an overarching indictment of the many Republicans Cheney deems most responsible for gifting the GOP to the twice-impeached, four-time criminally indicted Donald Trump, whom she callsDaily Kos
Oct 03 2023
The widening racial and ethnic gaps in how accurately different populations are counted in the U.S. census threatens the equitable distribution of political representation and federal funding, warns a new report by an expert panel who reviewed the 2020 national head count.
Most notably, the estimated net undercount rate at which Latinos were left out of the 2020 census was more thanNPR (Online News)
Jul 04 2019
President Trump sowed confusion on Wednesday and said he was "moving forward" with the controversial plan.
This came a day after his own senior officials said the census papers would be printed without the question.
It leaves the future of the census, which determines electoral districts and federal funding, in some doubt.BBC News