Data from the 2010 census will be released today, and the results could help give Republicans more seats in the House of Representatives. For each state, the census data will confirm the total and regional populations, and indicate whether the state will gain or lose representation in the House. At this point, the GOP looks poised to pick up seats in several states.
Tom Curry, national affairs writer for MSNBC.com, goes over with us the states that could lose and gain seats in the House.
And Michael Shear, chief political reporter for the Caucus Blog at The New York Times, has the impact these changes in the House will have on the 2012 elections.