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Aug 09 2019
You won't see a citizenship question on the 2020 census. After a more than year-long legal fight, three federal judges are making sure of that by permanently blocking the Trump administration from using next year's head count to ask about the U.S. citizenship status of every person living in every household in the country.
But the Census Bureau, which conducts more than 100 surveys forNPR (Online News)
Sep 14 2020
Pelosi urges Democrats to hold their nerve, while Trump backs more relief but says the election won’t hinge on more stimulus.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to wait for a better deal on the coronavirus aid package when they return to work Monday. They may still be waiting on Election Day.
With talks between the White House and Democrats at a standoff, bothWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 13 2018
After a deeply polarized election, what's next for the U.S.?
Despite the pervasiveness of technologies that connect us, it seems our communities are more deeply divided and polarized than ever. Media bias is only making things worse. It's time to break out of our filter bubbles. Let's go beyond speaking to people who already agree with us and reading biased news that rarely helps us toJulie Mastrine
Feb 25 2016
Tonight, President Obama will give his eighth (and final) State of the Union address before a Congress that has grown increasingly partisan and ideological during his Presidency.
And while there is plenty of anecdotal evidence that Congress has become more dysfunctional and divided over the years, it turns out the data also confirms this to be true.CrowdPAC
Sep 28 2012
The federal government racked up an almost $780 billion deficit in the first six months of the 2012 fiscal year, according to data from the Congressional Budget Office.CNN (Online News)
Mar 27 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans are generally positive in their evaluations of how each of nine leaders and institutions has handled the response to the coronavirus situation. Eight of the nine receive majority positive ratings -- led by U.S. hospitals, at 88% approval. Only the news media gets a more negative than positive review.
These data are from a March 13-22 Gallup poll, with theGallup
Mar 27 2020
Governments stepped up enforcement of measures to quell the spread of the novel coronavirus as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the virus and the number of people infected world-wide climbed above half a million.
Mr. Johnson, 55, went into isolation after experiencing mild symptoms of illness, his office said Friday. Mr. Johnson will continue to lead Britain’sWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 18 2013
President Obama bristled Monday night at comparisons with the Bush administration in his first interview addressing the National Security Agency’s broad gathering of data about Americans’ phone calls and online communications.Washington Times
Nov 07 2019
How do you know when you've seen a gerrymandered district? Maybe it looks like a duck or a snake, or a pair of earmuffs. Or maybe there's no obvious sign that the mapmakers played games with the contours in order to ensure a particular electoral outcome inside those boundaries.
The last contests using the current set of congressional maps are a year away. After that, the results of theThe Fulcrum
Sep 13 2016
After years of watching their incomes go nowhere, America's middle class finally got a big raise last year.
Median household income rose to $56,516 in 2015, up 5.2% from a year earlier, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday. It marks the first increase in median income since 2007, the year before the Great Recession started.CNN (Online News)