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Run-Up To Census 2020 Raises Concerns Over Security And Politics

Results from the U.S. Census in 2020 could remake the political map. Some census experts say the stakes for the upcoming national headcount are higher than normal.

Updated 10:30 p.m. ET

About three years from now, the U.S. government is going to start asking some personal questions. The possible topics of those questions were released on Tuesday as part of the run-up to the 2020 Census, the national head count of every resident in the U.S. required by the Constitution every 10 years.

There are no surprises in the topics for 2020 — age, gender, race and ethnicity, relationships to other people in a household, plus whether a

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