6-Month Delay In Census Redistricting Data Could Throw Elections Into Chaos

February 12, 2021 - 12:55pm EST
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To do more quality checks on the data needed for redrawing voting maps, the Census Bureau is now planning for a release by Sept. 30. The delay puts pressure on states facing tight election deadlines.

Feb 24 - 5:08am EST

President Biden is hoping mayors will help make the case for his COVID-19 aid bill, which mayors say is desperately needed to bolster their cities. But funding for local governments is a flashpoint.

Feb 24 - 5:00am EST

During the pandemic, the U.S. couldn't import enough gloves. Recently, car makers ran out of semiconductors. So the White House wants to find ways to make more critical items in the United States.

Feb 24 - 5:00am EST

Republicans in Congress question whether schools, cities and states really need as much relief as President Biden and Democrats want to give them. At the local level, people say they're desperate.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

The Senate held the first bipartisan joint oversight hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. All four men testifying said they agree the attack was largely premeditated.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

If confirmed as interior secretary, Deb Haaland would be the first Native American cabinet member. Republican opponents have attacked her support for aggressive action on climate change.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

The Senate held its first hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to try and understand how it happened and why law enforcement was not prepared to respond.

Feb 23 - 4:14pm EST

Xavier Becerra, President Biden's nominee for health secretary, faced two hours of questions before a Senate committee on Tuesday.

Feb 23 - 1:35pm EST

Despite Biden's ambitious climate plan, Haaland told lawmakers the country would not abandon fossil fuels "overnight." If confirmed, she would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.

Feb 23 - 7:13am EST

Ousted Capitol security officials are expected to testify. The hearing is just one of the ways lawmakers are continuing to investigate the events that led to last month's breach of the U.S. Capitol.