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Supreme Court To Hear Cases Over Employment, Housing Bias

The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.

10/03/2014

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Some Push for Changing Md.’s Redistricting Process

Maryland’s congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in a long-criticized process: There isn’t much preventing a party with strong control of state government from drawing the state’s congressional map to its benefit.

03/31/2014

Republicans' knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration changes that national GOP leaders see as critical to the next presidential election. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Redistricting, Immigration Push Could Alienate Conservative Base

Republicans’ knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration changes that national GOP leaders see as critical to the next presidential election.

07/09/2013

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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

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Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

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Va. Redistricting Gets Justice Department Approval

The U.S. Justice Department has given approval to Virginia’s congressional redistricting plan.

03/14/2012

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Virginia Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Redistricting Case

The Virginia Supreme Court has refused to immediately review a lower court’s refusal to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the General Assembly’s authority to redraw its congressional districts a year late.

02/01/2012

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