Politics Apr 25

Judges order Michigan to redraw congressional and legislative maps

"Their primary goal was to draw maps that advantaged Republicans, disadvantaged Democrats, and ensured that Republicans could enjoy durable majorities in Michigan's congressional delegation and in both chambers of the Michigan legislature for the entire decade," the judges wrote.

Politics Mar 26

A "Vote Here" sign is displayed at a polling station in the Kentucky National Guard Readiness Center in Burlington, Kentucky, U.S., on Tuesday Nov. 4, 2014. After blowing opportunities to win Senate control in 2010 and 2012, several political modeling outlets found the Republican Party poised to gain the six seats needed to win the chamber, even if that outcome isn't immediately known. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Supreme Court seems wary of limiting partisan map drawing

The high court on Tuesday was hearing more than two hours of arguments in two cases involving the issue. The first case involves North Carolina's heavily Republican congressional map, and the second involves a map drawn by Democrats in Maryland.

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