Supreme Court Sides with States in Gerrymandering Cases

The Supreme Court, in two closely watched cases, allowed gerrymandered district maps to stand in Texas and North Carolina meaning both sets of maps will most certainly be used in the midterm elections. The Court allowed three district maps to stand in Texas, but struck a fourth down. Critics had argued the maps discriminated against […]

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces Resolution that Impeaches Supreme Court Justices Who Voted to Redraw Congressional Map

A Pennsylvania state representative has introduced a resolution to impeach state Supreme Court Justices who voted redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional district map over the objections of Republicans in the state legislature. The new map is largely seen as a boon to Democrats. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in January that the State’s map had to be […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Pennsylvania Republicans’ Request to Strike Down New Congressional Map

Updated 3/20/18 4:49 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to issue an injunction blocking a congressional map put into effect by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last month largely seen as a boon to democrats. The High Court issued a one sentence response: “The application for stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred […]

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Senator Says Conversation About Impeaching Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices Who Redrew Congressional Districts “Inevitable”

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey has called a conversation about impeaching Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices for their decision to redraw the state’s congressional districts “inevitable.” “Look, I think it’s inevitable that that conversation’s going to take place,” Toomey said. “I think state House members and state senators are going to be speaking amongst themselves and their […]

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws State’s Congressional Map – Largely Seen as Boon for Democrats

Pennsylvania’s State Supreme Court has redrawn the state’s district map ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, observing a self-imposed deadline.  The Court had said that it would redraw the state’s congressional districts if the legislature and the governor could not agree on one themselves. The Court ruled in January that the State’s map had to […]

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