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Democrats Call For Senate Hearing Over 2020 Census And Citizenship Question

Four Democrats on the Senate oversight committee for the Census Bureau say they're worried the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census is "tainted by improper political considerations."

The announcement of the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire has launched calls for lawsuits, legislation and now multiple congressional hearings. In a letter written to the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which has oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau, four Democratic senators are calling for a hearing on the upcoming national headcount.

Sens. Kamala Harris of

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