Census: Obama Ready to Cook the Books



From the first days of the transition the census has been a priority for the president, and a process he wanted to reevaluate.” – White House Spokesman


Main Entry: cen·sus

Pronunciation: ˈsen(t)-s?s\

Function: noun

Etymology: Latin, from cens?re

Date: 1634

1: a count of the population and a property evaluation in early Rome

2: a usually complete enumeration of a population ; specifically : a periodic governmental enumeration of population

3: count , tally

– census transitive verb


The Constitution of the United States of America

Section 2: House of Representatives

Clause 3: Apportionment of Representatives and Taxes

The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct.


“It takes something that is supposedly apolitical like the census, and gives it to a guy who is infamously political,” Bishop said of Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who would be tasked with overseeing the census at the White House.


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