TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida Legislature illegally drew the state's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party, a judge has ruled, and has ordered them redrawn.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Republican strategists spent years developing a plan to take advantage of the 2010 census, first by winning state legislatures and then redrawing House districts to tilt the playing field in their favor. Their success was unprecedented.
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The Supreme Court supported most of the Texas congressional map engineered by former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, but overturned one district on the grounds that Hispanics were denied fair representation. Marcia Coyle discusses the decision, followed by analysis from…
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