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Justice Department Says 2020 Census Fight Might Not Be Over, Following President’s Tweet

July 3, 2019           |                                       

Just one day after the Trump administration admitted defeat in its legal fight to add a question about citizenship status to the 2020 United States census, a federal judge ordered Justice Department lawyers to explain why President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that the government was “absolutely moving forward” with those plans. The president’s defiant […]

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A Common Cause court case opposing Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina revealed that Trump officials lied about the 2020 census citizenship question in order to maintain “White” and “Republican Power” The post A Dead Republican Strategist’s Work Could Destroy Voting Rights in America appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Accuracy at Heart of Census Question Before Supreme Court

April 21, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON—Justice Elena Kagan’s father was 3 years old when the census taker came to the family’s apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, on April 10, 1930. Robert Kagan was initially wrongly listed as an “alien,” though he was a native-born New Yorker. The entry about his citizenship status appears to have been crossed […]

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