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Feb 04 2022
The House of Representatives voted Friday to empower the Department of Education to increase data collection of college students.
The measure, an amendment to a major China competition bill sponsored by Democratic Michigan Rep. Andy Levin, passed on a bipartisan vote of 238-193, with a handful of Republicans joining all but seven Democrats in supporting the amendment.
Aug 10 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street roared Wednesday after inflation cooled more than expected last month, sparking speculation the Federal Reserve may not have to be as aggressive about hiking interest rates as feared.
The S&P 500 was 1.6% higher amid a widespread rally that took off immediately after a report showed the nation's biggest economic challenge, inflation, slowed to 8.5% at theUSA TODAY
Aug 10 2022
Most Americans support using the popular vote and not the electoral college vote to select a president, according to data from the Pew Research Center.
About 63% of Americans support using the popular vote, compared to 35% who would rather keep the electoral college system.
Approval for the popular vote is up from January 2021, when 55% of Americans said they back the change; 43NPR (Online News)
Jan 13 2022
As of this week, federal data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 74.4% of the total population in the United States have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. While vaccination coverage has increased, it remains uneven across the country. Amid the current Omicron variant-related surge, unvaccinated people are at particularly increased risk forKaiser Family Foundation
Oct 04 2015
The Umpqua Community College shooting has raised questions about the number of guns in the U.S. But data on this subject are unreliable.
U.S. law explicitly prohibits law enforcement agencies from collecting or releasing statistics that could provide an accurate picture of gun ownership. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is barred from releasingCNN (Online News)
Jun 07 2013
The Obama administration called the government review of detailed phone records of U.S. customers a critical tool in protecting the public from terrorists.Wall Street Journal (News)
Sep 03 2014
In a recent article, NARAL Pro-Choice America released a poll making the startling claim that nearly 70 percent of registered voters say the government should not restrict access to abortion. Although this is a convenient narrative, it’s less than representative of American opinion, and I suspect they know it. What do Americans think? How does that align with leaders of both sides of theWashington Times
Nov 20 2013
Did Census Bureau employees fabricate data used in calculating the nations unemployment rate? Three Republican Congressmen are demanding an investigation.CNN (Online News)
Oct 08 2013
Chronic electrical surges at the massive new data-storage facility central to the National Security Agencys spying operation have destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of machinery and delayed the centers opening for a year.Wall Street Journal (News)
Jul 21 2013
The White House and Congress have urged the National Security Agency to consider an alternative to its sweeping telephone-data surveillance program, but the Director of National Intelligence in a new report to select lawmakers has cited hurdles that will make drastic changes difficult to adopt, U.S. officials said.
NSA has drawn fire for collecting and holding the phone records of mostWall Street Journal (News)