WASHINGTON (AP) – America’s population center is edging away from the Midwest, pulled by Hispanic growth in the Southwest, according to census figures. The historic shift is changing the nation’s politics and even the traditional […]
Census numbers set for release Thursday afternoon are expected to show huge growth in the Hispanic population in Texas.
The number of poor people in the U.S. is millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other costs.
A surge of Hispanic residents and other population gains have Texas poised to add more congressional clout than any other state, but a partisan fight now looms over exactly where the new seats should go.
A heavy influx of new residents, many of whom are Hispanics, has Texas poised to gain more congressional seats than any other state.