Puerto Rico's low census response could have disastrous effects on its economy and recovery funding

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Puerto Rico struggles to get citizens to respond to the 2020 census questionnaire, putting government funding at risk for the island. President Trump's decision to shorten the census deadline has made the effort even more difficult. Alexis Santos, an assistant professor of demography at Pennsylvania State University, joined CBSN...

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Puerto Rico

Island of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
The island's response rate lagged the country, then door-knocking radically improved it. Residents and census workers paint a more complex picture.
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In announcing long-awaited aid for the storm-ravaged island, President Trump seemed to have his eye partly on the Puerto Ricans who now make up an increasingly..
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President Trump on Friday announced billions of dollars in aid for Puerto Rico, saying the island has "been hit very very hard by a lot of different storms and..
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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
Colby Covington, a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, received a call from the president following his Saturday night win over Tyron Woodley.
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The president's support for a deal comes just a day after the Commerce Department announced restrictions could eventually make it nearly impossible for Americans..
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As the nation approaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, President Trump continues to insist vaccines will be available for mass distribution by April, contradicting..
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is vowing to hold a vote on President Trumpโ€™s eventual Supreme Court nominee, despite blocking former President..
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