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Supreme Court Dismisses Congressional Members’ Redistricting Case

Members of Congress cannot intervene to challenge or defend a legislative districting plan when they fail to show a court how the lines would impact the election chances of those members, the Supreme Court unanimously held in Wittman v. Personhuballah on Monday.

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Federal Courts Invalidate Virginia and North Carolina Legislative Maps

Election politics and race are back at the Supreme Court this spring, as first one, and now two, states fight to get the justices to reverse lower-court decisions that threw out the legislative district lines adopted by state lawmakers, decisions holding that those maps included gerrymandered districts that violate the law.

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Dem CSPAN Caller Makes Extremely Vulgar Comment to GOP Rep Brat

[Adult Language Warning] Thursday on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal,” while discussing the Omnibus Spending Bill and Tax Extenders Package, Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) received a vulgar comment from a caller on the line for Democrats. The caller, identified as Glenn from