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Michael McAuliff

Republicans Freak Out Over Wonky Census Change Because ... Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Republicans who have tried for years to hamstring detailed surveys by the U.S. Census Bureau were suddenly alarmed Tuesday over news that changes to o...

'You Are the Momma Now'

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.26.2014 | Parents
The University of Central Florida Forum

I am a proud member of the sandwich generation. Sociologist Dorothy A. Miller coined the term in 1981 to classify people who care for their aging parent(s) while helping to support their own children.

GOP Hits Hard On Obamacare After House Election

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans attacked Obamacare with new ferocity but sometimes questionable veracity Thursday, energized by a campai...

Moving To A City Is SO Yesterday, Study Reveals

Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

The chic apartment in the always-awake city or the roomy colonial with the nice backyard? Well, despite what you may personally choose, there's a tren...

Republican House Leaders To Look Into Report On Faked Jobs Data

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The Republican leader of a U.S. House of Representatives investigative committee asked the Census Bureau on Tuesday f...

No Luck For Young Adults

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 11.14.2013 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. mobility for young adults has fallen to the lowest level in more than 50 years as cash-strapped 20-somethings shun home-buyin...

Dear Congress, Want to Know About the New Poverty Rate? Ask a Working Mom

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

"Want to know what my life is like? Then ask me," said Tianna Gaines-Turner, a childcare provider and mother of three from Philadelphia.

Latino Poverty Remains Too High Three Years Into Recovery: Latinos Want Good Jobs, Not Cuts

National Council of La Raza | Posted 11.19.2013 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Instead of helping, Congress is on the brink of enacting more job-killing budget cuts and slashing such lifelines as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps.

Jeffrey Young

This Number Is About To Decline Significantly

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

The number of Americans with health insurance held steady in 2012, according to a Census Bureau report issued Tuesday morning. The number of insured A...

Parity and People: More Than the Numbers

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.25.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Should there be more women in the senior ranks of organizations? Should men support that quest by fitting easily into -- and feeling respect in -- the role of caregiver? Should the numbers of opportunity reflect the gender makeup of the group. Yes.

States With The Most Dangerous Bridges

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley, Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: From rural covered passes to modern engineering marvels, bridges overcome natural obstacles and expedite transportation. Yet many ...

Government Surveys: How Statisticians Protect Your Identity

American Statistical Association | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science
American Statistical Association

Statisticians take data very seriously. We are data-control fanatics. We make sure your personal identifiers are deleted and the other data remains just that: a bunch of codes and numbers that don't identify you or connect you to the information you've provided.

Roque Planas

FBI Will Finally Count Latinos

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 06.25.2013 | Latino Voices

The FBI will begin collecting nationwide data on ethnicity next year to be published in its annual Uniform Crime Report, making it possible to test th...

Census: Whites Losing Majority In Under-5 Age Group

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a first, America's racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, reflecting sweeping changes by ...

We Were Right (So Says the Census): Hidden Swing Voters Tipped the Scales in 2012

Marc H. Morial | Posted 07.21.2013 | Black Voices
Marc H. Morial

There is no doubt that the opportunity to re-elect America's first black president contributed to record black turnout last year. But, no matter who is on the ballot in 2014 and 2016, we must continue to exercise our voice. We must continue to exercise our vote.

New Immigration Estimate Suggests White Majority To Hold For Longer

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Without increased immigration, whites would lose their U.S. majority in 2046, three years beyond official projections, and the nati...

Moving? Beware the Criminal Element

Diane Dimond | Posted 07.11.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

Apparently, Spring is a traditional time when many decide to pick up and start fresh somewhere new.In fact, the month of May is National Moving Month and crooks have already marked it on their calendar.

Census Reveals Historic Milestone Of 2012 Election

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Making history, America's blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Bill Would Eliminate America's Economic Data

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republicans are cooking up legislation that could give President Barack Obama an unintentional assist with disagreeable unemp...

America's Fattest Cities

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre, Alexander E.M. Hess, Michael B. Sauter, Samuel Weigley | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: Obesity may be the most closely followed health care issue in the United States. The rate of obesity has increased dramatically in t...

REPORT: Child Care Costs Are Rising

Posted 04.06.2013 | Parents

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that child care costs have risen dramatically since the 1980s. The report, called "Who's Minding The...

Nation's Poorest Losing Help When They Need It Most

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

BALTIMORE -- Antonio Hammond is the $18,000 man. He's a success story for Catholic Charities of Baltimore, one of a multitude of organizations trying...

Guess Which City Has The Country's Longest Commute?

Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Guess who doesn't have the country's worst commute? D.C. may have the country's worst traffic. But according to new Census Bureau da...

America's Unhappiest Industries

Forbes | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

From Forbes: Do you happen to work in retail or food services and think your friends in construction and real estate are happier than you? Turns out i...

What Do You Call The Person Who Sleeps In Your Bed?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.30.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My 60-something friends Barbara and Richard recently celebrated their first anniversary. Getting married solved not just one problem -- how to give Barbara spousal privileges in matters concerning Richard's health -- but a second one too: They no longer had to figure out what to call each other.