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FILE - In a Wednesday, July 24, 2019 file photo, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham testifies before the House Oversight subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham is going to Capitol Hill Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 to update lawmakers about the agency's readiness for the federal government’s largest peacetime operation.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Report: Census Bureau at risk of not being ready for count

Feb. 12, 2020 4:42 PM EST

With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, the U.S. Census Bureau is behind in recruiting workers and establishing partnerships with civic groups, and it is at risk of missing some informational technology testing goals, according to a report released Wednesday. While the...

Caucus goers arrive at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Iowa's coveted voting status in doubt after delay on results

Feb. 5, 2020 12:27 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results. The caucuses were already facing plenty of headwinds amid criticism that the...

FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2019, file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scott invited Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law to the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. The guests of Florida's two U.S. senators, Marco Rubio and Scott, highlighted human rights in China. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Florida's lawmakers send messages with State of Union guests

Feb. 4, 2020 6:25 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A woman who fled Puerto Rico after the earthquakes. An independent pharmacist. A Hong Kong democracy activist. They are just a few of the people invited to accompany members of Florida's congressional delegation to the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Members of the House and...

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, Mich. From foreign policy initiatives to the choice of music at White House events, from the prevalence of “Merry Christmas” greetings to the title of the new USMCA trade deal, Trump is happy to give himself a public pat on the back _ repeatedly _ for his great ideas. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

Trump goes out of his way to take a bow, again

Jan. 11, 2020 8:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was wonderful news: Researchers reported this past week the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate during 2017. And President Donald Trump didn’t miss the chance to take a bow. Trump tweeted: “U.S. Cancer Death Rate Lowest In Recorded History! A lot...