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SCOTUS Throws Cold Water Early on Obama’s Partisan Gerrymandering Project

The U.S. Supreme Court made headlines Monday with its acceptance of a case that argues whether legislative maps can be ruled unconstitutional simply due to the partisan advantages that may be gained from their designs. Some election law experts contend the matter is a means to an end in transferring redistricting powers—commonly held in legislative branches—to commissions not directly answerable to the electorate.

DNC Protest Sign (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Same Lawyer for Clinton, DNC May Have Advised Anti-Sanders Effort

The WikiLeaks release of hacked emails appears to show that the huge Perkins Coie law firm, while representing both the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign, provided strategic advice to hurt Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.