Politics Mar 23

WATCH: Senate hearing on the 2020 Census

The Census Bureau had a new automated system for the 2020 count. Called "the optimizer," it was designed to create efficient routes for census takers as they knocked on doors of households that hadn't yet responded to the survey.

Dec 31

The Census Bureau will miss a year-end deadline for handing in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats, a delay that could undermine President Donald Trump’s efforts to exclude people in the country illegally from the count if the figures…