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Construction of townhouses in Florida in 2010

Photograph by Lori Moffett/Bloomberg

Construction of townhouses in Florida in 2010

Florida To Top New York As Third-Most Populous State

Updated at 2:35 pm EST Florida is about to overtake New York as the nation’s third-most populous state, underscoring a decades-long shift in population and political clout from the Northeast to the Sun Belt. New York’s population on July 1 was...

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Trucks sit outside a row of temporary housing units for oil workers in Tioga, North Dakota.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Trucks sit outside a row of temporary housing units for oil workers in Tioga, North Dakota.

North Dakota Fastest-Growing, Florida Closes in on New York

North Dakota, where an energy boom has produced the nation’s lowest unemployment rate, is adding people at a faster rate than any other state. That’s according to an estimate released today by the U.S. Census Bureau, which said today that...

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Rep. Jerry Lewis walks to work with his Bichon Frise and Poodle mix, Bruin, who is named after the UCLA mascot.

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Rep. Jerry Lewis walks to work with his Bichon Frise and Poodle mix, Bruin, who is named after the UCLA mascot.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 212

That’s how many fewer total years that California’s incoming 53-member House delegation has served in the chamber as compared with January 2011. The 53 California House members who will take office Jan. 3, when the 113th Congress begins, will have...

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