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How Democrats would work to kill the census citizenship question if they win the midterms

In the six months since Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he would add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census, Democratic lawmakers have railed against the move, calling it politically motivated and harmful to the count’s accuracy.

If Democrats take the House, the Senate or both, they may wield enough legislative power to block the citizenship question, perhaps by defunding any census form that includes the question.


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