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

Added: 23.02.2018 0:32 | 0 views | 0 comments


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...

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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)

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AG candidate says GOP county official used racial slur

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Republican floor leader in the Illinois House says a GOP candidate seeking a seat in the General Assembly is unworthy of ecause of his use of sexist and racist language. Republican State Rep. Peter Breen says Winfield Township Republican Chairman Burt Minor should withdraw from the GOP primary for ...]

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Indicted Missouri governor had been rising politically

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL whose victory in his first run for public office made him a rising Republican political figure, was indicted Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from an affair he had in 2015. Greitens has acknowledged an extramarital relationship, but denied ...]

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from affair

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Republican indicted by St. Louis grand jury for alleged blackmail over a naked photo.

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Colorado to pay Nebraska $4M in Republican River settlement

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado officials have agreed to pay Nebraska $4 million to settle old claims that their state violated a water-sharing compact involving the Republican River. The settlement announced Thursday requires Colorado to make the payment by Dec. 31, 2018. Colorado officials did not admit to violating the Republican River Compact, and legislators ...]

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House budget leader proposes reduced higher education cuts

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri colleges and universities may still face budget cuts next year, but they may be less than what the governor wants. The chairman of the Missouri House Budget Committee on Thursday proposed a way to reduce the financial hit to higher education outlined in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' 2019 budget ...]

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

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

Legal experts call it a “serious threat” against judicial independence and the rule of law.

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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.

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