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Supreme Court weighs process, not politics, of who draws vot

Clip: 03/02/2015 | 5m 16s

In 2000, Arizona voters changed who has the authority to draw district voting lines. Instead of the state legislature, an independent commission was created in an attempt to reduce partisanship. The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing a clause in the Constitution that says voting is prescribed by a state’s legislature. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the case.

Aired: 03/02/15

Rating: NR

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