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A portion of the official U.S. Census form, pictured on March 18, 2010, asked citizens about their race. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Census Numbers Show Huge Hispanic Growth

Census numbers set for release Thursday afternoon are expected to show huge growth in the Hispanic population in Texas.

02/17/2011

Forms for Census 2010 are displayed. (credit: Getty Images/Alex Wong)

Census: Number Of Poor May Be Millions Higher

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2011

The Texas State Capitol building. (credit: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

Fight Looms After Texas Gets 4 New U.S. House Seats

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/22/2010

Forms for Census 2010 are displayed. (credit: Getty Images/Alex Wong)

Census Data Shows Texas To Get 4 More House Seats

A heavy influx of new residents, many of whom are Hispanics, has Texas poised to gain more congressional seats than any other state.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2010

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