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Oct 29 2012
Lines from a major economic speech by the Republican presidential contender are interesting examples of how politicians selectively pick and choose data to make their case.Washington Post
Nov 21 2022
House Republicans demanded data Monday from the Biden administration on the number of border jumpers who are being prosecuted as illegal immigrants, saying they suspect the administration has been lax in using a key tool to stem illegal immigration.
In a letter, shared first with The Washington Times, Rep. Andy Biggs, Arizona Republican, and 13 other GOP lawmakers prodded AttorneyWashington Times
Mar 22 2022
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is still trying to improve the way it collects and analyzes public health data, Politico reported.
A March 16th email reviewed by Politico from Dan Jernigan, the CDC’s deputy director for Public Health Science and Surveillance, mentioned the Data Modernization Initiative — a plan that would includeThe Verge
Feb 23 2022
The C.D.C. has only published a fraction of the data it has collected since the onset of the pandemic two years ago, withholding significant data and information that could have supported local officials in targeting their pandemic mitigation efforts.
The agency is only now sharing wastewater data with the public, despite having access to state wastewater information since theDaily Beast
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.
Sep 07 2022
Few cases better show how U.S.-China relations have deteriorated in the age of Big Data than the response Wang Jiang got when he offered, at the height of the pandemic, to set up labs for COVID-19 testing in the U.S.
Wang is a known quantity in the world of U.S. biotech. He cut his teeth as a genetics researcher at the major public research universities of Texas, Iowa and Washington.Newsweek
Sep 03 2022
The IRS said on Friday it had removed from its website confidential information on over 100,000 Americans it had exposed through a mistaken disclosure.
In a letter from the Treasury Department to House Committee on Homeland Security Chair Bennie Thompson, the agency said that the data of about 120,000 Americans had been exposed through an “inadvertent disclosure.”
“ThisThe Daily Wire
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
Dec 14 2021
The omicron variant appears to cause less severe disease than previous versions of the coronavirus, and the Pfizer vaccine seems to offer less defense against infection from it but still good protection from hospitalization, according to an analysis of data from South Africa, where the new variant is driving a surge in infections.
While the findings released Tuesday are preliminary andAssociated Press
Dec 03 2021
The U.S. employment report for November is a tale of two very different surveys: The establishment survey suggests employment rose just 0.1% in November, but the household survey suggests employment surged by 0.7%.
Some market watchers aren’t quite sure what to make of the data:
“One of the weirdest reports I have ever seen,” said Danny Dayan, chief investment officer at DwdBloomberg