Month: April 2018

The Weaponized Census

Beyond hurting liberal states, cities, and districts, the other political effects will be in the exact arena in which the DOJ claims it will be using the new citizenship question: redistricting. The courts have held that redistricting and congressional apportionment be done by total population—not by citizen population—and a weaker dataset also weakens that constitutional mandate.

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In ‘complete victory’ for Los Angeles, judge rules DOJ can’t tie funding to cooperation with ICE

Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is hell-bent on rigging the immigration courts against immigrants and due process, but in the courtrooms out of his clutches, he continues to lose:

A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled this week that the U.S. Department of Justice cannot withhold public safety, policing grants in so-called “sanctuary cities” where local law enforcement officials can choose not to turn over suspected undocumented immigrants in custody over to federal immigration authorities.

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  • PN1509
    Tyreece L. Miller, of Tennessee, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee for the term of four years, vice Jeffrey Thomas Holt, term expired. (07/02/2020 legislative day)
  • PN1726
    Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget, vice Mick Mulvaney. (07/02/2020 legislative day)
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    Joyce Louise Connery, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2024. (Reappointment) (07/02/2020 legislative day)
  • S.1253
    Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act (07/02/2020 legislative day)
  • H.R.7440
    Hong Kong Autonomy Act (07/02/2020 legislative day)