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This census is unlike any before — and we have reason to worry

On Mar 9, 2020
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Kenneth Prewitt, former director of the U.S. Census Bureau from 1998 to 2001, warns of fearmongering, political manipulation and mistrust threatening the validity of the 2020 count.

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Former Census Bureau director Kenneth Prewitt warns of fearmongering and mistrust threatening the validity of the 2020 census count. https://t.co/3T6pLkqLVB
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This census is unlike any before — and we have reason to worry

Kenneth Prewitt, former director of the U.S. Census Bureau from 1998 to 2001, warns of fearmongering, political manipulation and mistrust threatening the validity of the 2020 count.

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Census Bureau asks states for licenses that typically include citizenship data

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