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Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

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Pennsylvania Republicans again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Pennsylvania’s new, court-ordered congressional map on Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of attempts to halt a plan that would make congressional elections more competitive in the state by reducing the impact of gerrymandering.

Pennsylvania Republicans lost the redistricting battle. Now, they're declaring war on the courts.

Added: 23.02.2018 0:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania who lost a gerrymandering case before the state's Supreme Court are now calling for justices who issued the ruling to be impeached.
The court ruled this year that the congressional map drawn by Republican legislators in 2011 was a partisan gerrymander that...


Pa. republicans sue over redistricting plan

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Eight Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania want a federal court to step in and prevent the use of a court-ordered district map in this year's elections. (Feb. 22)


Democrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering

Added: 22.02.2018 23:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. Democratic leaders called on Congress on Wednesday to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation $300 million to fight foreign efforts to interfere in congressional and state elections in November, amid growing concerns about potential Russian influence on the polls. Citing warnings from intelligence agencies that Russia is trying to influence the upcoming vote, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi asked that the additional funds be included in a bill to fund the government which Congress aims to pass by March 23.

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Hoyer ventures into Rust Belt, honing Democratic economic message

Added: 22.02.2018 23:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Md. congressman took his listening tour to stops in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana.

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The Latest: Democrats: No basis for GOP to sue over new map

Added: 22.02.2018 22:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on congressional redistricting in Pennsylvania (all times local):

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Pennsylvania Republicans file second challenge to new congressional map

Added: 22.02.2018 22:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pennsylvania Republicans, including congressmen, filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday challenging a new congressional map created by the state's top court in the party's latest effort to block the map from taking effect ahead of November's mid-term elections and potentially boosting Democratic prospects.


FCC Takes Another Step Toward Repeal Of Net Neutrality

Added: 22.02.2018 22:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

The agency has formally published the order to undo net neutrality rules, which opens the door for lawsuits by state attorneys general and others. Congress could also decide to block the repeal.

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Billy Graham to lie-in-repose at U.S. Capitol

Added: 22.02.2018 22:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Rev. Billy Graham's body will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 28 and March 1, and Members of Congress and the public will be able to pay their respects to the man called "American's Pastor." (Feb. 22)


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