FILE - This Sunday, April 5, 2020, photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit.  The U.S. Census Bureau has spent much of the past year defending itself against allegations that its duties have been overtaken by politics. With a failed attempt by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question, the hiring of three political appointees with limited experience to top positions, a sped-up schedule and a directive from President Donald Trump to exclude undocumented residents from the process of redrawing congressional districts, the 2020 census has descended into a high-stakes partisan battle.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Census officials wary of ‘serious’ risks to data quality with compressed timeline

Stuck between delays from the coronavirus pandemic and the Trump administration’s instruction to still complete the count on time, the Census Bureau…

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Census Bureau receives ’emergency’ approval to conduct pandemic survey

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Researchers warn Census Bureau about accuracy concerns with method

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Census Bureau stands up ‘fusion center’ to combat misinformation during 2020 count

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Deputy Census director: 2020 count ‘only part’ of agency’s vast data trove

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Gowdy threatens to subpoena DoJ official who asked Census to add citizenship question

The Census Bureau is in the middle of its one and only dress rehearsal for the 2020 population count. But there’s a lot more scrutiny coming from Congress…

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This March 23, 2018 photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census test letter mailed to a resident in Providence, R.I. The nation's only test run of the 2020 Census is in Rhode Island, and its drawing concerns from community leaders, good government groups and others about how it's being run. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

Congress concerned as 2020 Census costs jump 27 percent, testing schedule lags

Only 8 out of 44 systems for the 2020 Census’ practice run in Rhode Island have been tested to date, the Government Accountability Office told lawmakers…

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