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Trump’s Controversial Pick to Run the 2020 Census Withdraws

February 12, 2018 11:22 pm

Ari Berman for MotherJones The Trump administration’s controversial pick to run the 2020 census has withdrawn from consideration to be deputy director of the US Census Bureau, according to sources close to the bureau. In November, Politico reported that the…

Jamie McLeod-Skinner for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District

February 16, 2018 11:08 pm

“I believe that our leadership should represent our communities. It is not acceptable that fewer than 20% of our congressional representatives are women. The hostile legislation and rhetoric toward women that is coming out of Washington, D.C. at this time…

Democrats Need to Win 28 Seats to Control the Senate. Republicans Need Only 8.

February 7, 2018 11:19 pm

By JASMINE C. LEE and ALICIA PARLAPIANO for NYTimes This election year, the political climate favors Democrats. President Trump is historically unpopular, and “generic ballot” polls, which are good predictors of the House popular vote, show that more voters would…

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