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The Swampby Mark Silva The Obama White House is facing no small amount of pressure from the gay and lesbian community to make good on campaign promises of ensuring equal rights - including repeal of that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy......
Tags: Iowa, Gays and Lesbians, Population, Family, White House
The Swampby Mark Silva The 2010 Census that will get underway soon is not simply a matter of counting heads. It's not only a question of carving up congressional districts. It's also a question of handing out cash. Nearly a half-trillion......
Tags: Demographics, Population, Politics
KickingTiresRecently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau demonstrates the effect of the recession on driving habits. Although this data only covers the early months of the economic downturn, it???s clear which way the trends were headed. Commuting habits began....
The Swampby Mark Silva The 2010 Census will count the undocumented. Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican, advanced a plan to prevent the Census Bureau from counting non-citizens in its conduct of the 2010 Census. The Senate's Democrats blocked that in......
Tags: Texas, California, Population, Career and Workplace, Louisiana
The Swampby Frank James The moderators for the three presidential debates and the one vice presidential debate have been named. They are, in short, the usual suspects. Moderating the presidential debates will be Jim Lehrer of Public Broadcasting's News Hour; Tom.....
Tags: Tom Brokaw, Elections, Mississippi, U.S. Elections, Education
The Swampby Mark Silva The 2010 Census-takers won't be riding into town on Clydesdales, but the Census will take its place alongside the king of American beers on Super Bowl Sunday. In Super Bowl ads. The U.S. Census Bureau is paying......
The Swampby Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
The Swampby Mark Silva There's a place on that Census form due today for other people, beyond the immediate family, living in the household. President Barack Obama, who filled out his and turned it in this week, made sure that the......
Tags: Demographics, 2010 Census, Michelle Obama, Family, White House
The Swampby Mark Silva Now here's bipartisanship. That's not President Barack Obama in the Census Bureau's Public Service Announcement calling on Americans to fill in and return their Census forms. That's Karl Rove, "architect'' of George W. Bush's campaigns. Rove...
Tags: Demographics, 2010 Census, Karl Rove, George W. Bush, Politics
I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives. But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
A notable example of how Americans fall through the cracks in census data-gathering caught my eye recently. It appeared on the black-oriented TheRoot.com website under this intriguing headline: "I found one drop; can I be black now?" The "one drop" is a...
Everyone in Washington is showing new interest in immigration reform. President Barack Obama needs to do something to cement the loyalty of Hispanics, who did so much to re-elect him. Republicans seem to grasp that they had better soften their hard line...
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