Friday, November 06, 2009

Senate blocks census US-citizenship question

Predictably, the Senate Dems don't want to apportion congressional districts based only on citizens, but on the total number of people living there.

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2 comments:

Fredo said...

Catch this line:

The proposal by Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter was aimed at excluding immigrants from the population totals that are used to figure the number of congressional representatives for each state.

It seems like there was a word missing in this sentence. It's on the tip of my tounge...

SheaHeyKid said...

If ever there has been an egregious use of wordplay that the media is totally complicit in, it's this. It is absolutely atrocious that the media runs stories all the time about bills the Republicans want to implement that would impact "immigrants" without using the phrase "illegal."

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