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The release of redistricting data from U.S. census counts was delayed until August due to the COVID-19 pandemic, shortening the amount of time lawmakers had to work with ahead of the 2022 election season.

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While the discussion mainly focused on the overwhelming economic impact the military has in the Palmetto State, recurring concerns that base commanders stressed were the lack of affordable housing in many cities and school rankings that aren't as strong as in other states that attract veterans and active-duty service members.

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Power shortages are turning out streetlights and shutting down factories in China. The poor in Brazil are choosing between paying for food or electricity. German corn and wheat farmers can't find fertilizer, made using natural gas. And fears are rising that Europe will have to ration electricity if it's a cold winter.

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Trump is aggressively trying to block the committee's work by directing former White House aide Steve Bannon not to answer questions in the probe while also suing the panel to try to prevent Congress from obtaining former White House documents. But lawmakers on the House committee say they will not back down as they gather facts and testimony about the attack.

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