Census nominee vows to eliminate politics from 2010 count

Monday - 5/18/2009, 6:06pm EDT

The President's nominee to become Census Bureau Director has made some noteworthy promises, and he's not even confirmed yet.

Amid concerns about politicization of the 2010 census, Dr. Robert Groves says if he's pressured to put politics before an accurate count, not only will he resign, but he's work to publicize the efforts of those who want to compromise the count.

FederalNewsRadio's Max Cacas was at Dr. Groves's confirmation hearing Friday, and has details; I had highlights of the hearing on the show today.

Watch the hearing here.