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Jul 25, 2020 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If President Donald Trump succeeds in getting immigrants in the country illegally excluded from being counted in the redrawing of U.S. House districts, California, Florida and Texas would end up with one less congressional seat each than if every resident were counted, according to an analysis by a think tank.

Jul 24, 2020 In The News

The military tactics utilized by Homeland Security officers to control protesters in Portland, Oregon, and other cities are being decried by congressional lawmakers and investigated by federal watchdogs.

Jul 24, 2020 In The News

The legal fight is heating up over President Trump's call to make an unprecedented change to the population numbers used to divide up seats in Congress among the states.

Jul 22, 2020 In The News

Activists and civil rights groups have spent more than a year quelling immigrant communities’ fears around the census — only to have President Donald Trump issue a memorandum to exclude undocumented immigrants from census results.

Jul 22, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers on Wednesday pressed F-35 maker Lockheed Martin to pay the Pentagon back millions of dollars in potentially lost labor after the firm delivered parts unable to be installed on the fighter jet.  

Jul 22, 2020 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Civil rights groups on Wednesday gave notice in court of their intent to squelch an effort by President Donald Trump to bar people in the U.S. illegally from being included in the head count when congressional districts are redrawn.

Jul 21, 2020 In The News

President Donald Trump wants to ban undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 census.

That's not all he's doing on immigration in 2020.

Jul 20, 2020 In The News

HHS is set Monday to restore public access today to coronavirus data that hospitals report to the government, senior department officials said, in a bid to end a flap over missing dashboards that tracked critical information on hospitalizations.

Jul 19, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Top leaders in the U.S. House said Sunday they were “alarmed” by the Trump administration’s tactics against protesters in Portland, Oregon, and other cities, including Washington, D.C., and called on federal inspectors general investigate.

Jul 19, 2020 In The News

Democratic congressional leaders called Sunday for investigations into the use of federal agents to crack down on peaceful protesters in Portland, Ore., and elsewhere.

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