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Census Redistricting

Draw the Line and Start Meaningful Dialogue With Redistricting

Leah Rush | Posted 07.19.2011 | Chicago
Leah Rush

Most states put the power to draw district lines solely in the hands of the state legislature. If we can lift the veil of secrecy that enshrouds the redistricting process, we can kickstart a more meaningful dialogue.

Redistricting Looms Large As Seats In Congress Shift

The New York Times | Michael Cooper & Sabrina Tavernise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political jockeying over how to draw new Congressional districts began in earnest this week after new census data showed almost a dozen seats shif...

Census Projections Suggest Certain States Could Gain House Seats, Bringing Good News To GOP

McClatchy | Les Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the projections hold true, it could be good news for Republicans, according to some political analysts. Rust Belt states traditionally have trended...

Sam Stein

Democrats, Minority Groups Relieved That Gregg Won't Oversee Census | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News that Commerce Secretary nominee Judd Gregg will relinquish his responsibilities to oversee the Census Bureau is being greeted with a sigh of reli...