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The New Ulm Journal
Corrine BrownCorinne Brown, age 56, of St. James, died at her home on Thursday, Aug. 27, 201
Corrine Brown
The New Ulm Journal / Posted an hour ago
Corinne Brown, age 56, of St. James, died at her home on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at First Presbyterian Church in St. James with Linda Becken officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in... Read more
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Black Press USA
Judges Assigned to Rule on Makeup of Corrine Brown’s Congressional District Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL) (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) By George E. Curry NN
Judges Assigned to Rule on Makeup of Corrine Brown’s Congressional District
Black Press USA / Posted 3 days ago
Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL) (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After the Florida Republican-dominated state legislature... Read more
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The Atlantic
Florida Republicans Fail to Redraw Congressional MapWhen the Florida legislature convened for a special summer session earlier this
Florida Republicans Fail to Redraw Congressional Map
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
When the Florida legislature convened for a special summer session earlier this month, lawmakers had, literally, one job: to redraw the state’s congressional districts after a court had thrown out the last map they came up with. They failed. After... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Legislative friction sends redistricting case back to Supreme CourtTALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court ordered lawmakers to redraw the state’s
Legislative friction sends redistricting case back to Supreme Court
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court ordered lawmakers to redraw the state’s congressional districts. They didn’t do it. Now, the state’s highest court will decide whether to give them more time or to let the courts draw the districts... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Courts to draw maps, but how will Legislature respond after redistricting debacle?TALLAHASSEE - Lawyers for the state House and Senate will be in the same Leon C
Courts to draw maps, but how will Legislature respond after redistricting debacle?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
TALLAHASSEE - Lawyers for the state House and Senate will be in the same Leon County courtroom Tuesday, but the jury’s still out on whether they will be on the same page. Judge Terry Lewis has scheduled a hearing Tuesday. He was supposed to hear... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Redistricting could divide the College Park neighborhoodThe ongoing legislative battle to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts i
Redistricting could divide the College Park neighborhood
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The ongoing legislative battle to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts is dividing College Park – literally. The new base map of congressional districts approved by the Florida House of Representatives puts most of the College Park... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: Lessons learned from special session No. 2Special session No. 2 ended the same way the regular session did earlier this y
Tia Mitchell: Lessons learned from special session No. 2
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Special session No. 2 ended the same way the regular session did earlier this year: with drama, hard feelings and House and Senate Republicans blaming each other. If you had asked me a couple of days ago, I would have said that there is less... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Legislature leaves town without congressional districtsTALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers adjourned their special session Friday without
Legislature leaves town without congressional districts
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers adjourned their special session Friday without drawing new congressional districts, a breakdown between the Republican-led House and Senate that likely will leave the task to the courts. Democrats immediately slammed... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Redistricting special session appears at impasseThe Senate and House failed to agree Friday morning on a congressional redistri
Redistricting special session appears at impasse
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
The Senate and House failed to agree Friday morning on a congressional redistricting plan, increasing the likelihood they will not finish a special legislative session by a noon deadline. The Senate on Friday said it was prepared to extend the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Clashing cartogrophy: House rejects Senate's congressional mapsTALLAHASSEE – With only one day remaining in a special session to redraw congre
Clashing cartogrophy: House rejects Senate's congressional maps
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
TALLAHASSEE – With only one day remaining in a special session to redraw congressional districts, thousands of Central Florida voters remain caught in a tug-of-war between the state House and Senate over which congressional districts to draw them... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida's inept system for mental health leads to tragediesIt was Janette Harriford’s misfortune that Florida was incapable of dealing wit
Florida's inept system for mental health leads to tragedies
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
It was Janette Harriford’s misfortune that Florida was incapable of dealing with her schizophrenic son. People knew that Sean Harriford was a danger either to himself or others. The police knew it. They took him to a psychiatric hospital 34... Read more
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ABC News
Florida House Approves New Map for Congressional DistrictsThe House vote of 76-35 sets up a potential clash with the Florida Senate, whic
Florida House Approves New Map for Congressional Districts
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
The House vote of 76-35 sets up a potential clash with the Florida Senate, which is expected to vote this week on a map that doesn't match up with the House version. The Florida Supreme Court, finding that legislators violated the state's... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Geraldine Thompson plans congressional bidA day after former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced her candidacy for
Geraldine Thompson plans congressional bid
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
A day after former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced her candidacy for Congress in Florida's 10th Congressional District, state Sen. Geraldine Thompson said she will enter the same race -- creating a high-profile Democratic... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Despite griping, House approves congressional map recommended by staffThere was a load of opposition, but most members of the Florida House approved
Despite griping, House approves congressional map recommended by staff
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
There was a load of opposition, but most members of the Florida House approved a new congressional map Tuesday. The vote was 76-35 in favor of the base map created by staff prior to the start of the special session. Nine Republicans and 26 Democrats... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Senate, House members on redistricting collision courseTuesday, August 18, 10:13 AM EDT Even as members of the House rejected an amen
Senate, House members on redistricting collision course
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
Tuesday, August 18, 10:13 AM EDT Even as members of the House rejected an amendment to a �base map� developed by legislative staff members ahead of the session, the Senate panel approved on a voice vote new boundaries proposed by Sen. Tom Lee, a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Florida Legislature now divided over new map for CongressThe Republican-controlled Florida Legislature - which has been split this year
Florida Legislature now divided over new map for Congress
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature - which has been split this year over health care and a new state budget - is divided yet again, this time over a new map for congressional districts. With just days left in their special session,... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Democracy in Florida Remains Lost In Spite of New Maps Posted August 18, 2015 08:55 am | Op-Ed OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – They stamp th
Democracy in Florida Remains Lost In Spite of New Maps
Columbia County Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Posted August 18, 2015 08:55 am | Op-Ed OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – They stamp their feet, they scream till they’re sick, and hold their breath till they’re blue. They act like 5-year-olds caught... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Proposed east-west Corrine Brown district unchanged, for nowWith just days left in their special session, legislators in the House and Sena
Proposed east-west Corrine Brown district unchanged, for now
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
With just days left in their special session, legislators in the House and Senate are now working on different plans to change the state’s 27 congressional districts. Lawmakers are holding a rare August special session after the state Supreme Court... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida Legislature now divided over new map for CongressTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature — which has b
Florida Legislature now divided over new map for Congress
Naples Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature — which has been split this year over health care and a new state budget — is divided yet again, this time over a new map for congressional districts. With just days left in their... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
House, Senate split on congressional districtsTALLAHASSEE — Different versions of congressional districts are advancing in th
House, Senate split on congressional districts
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Different versions of congressional districts are advancing in the House and Senate, setting up a clash between the two chambers as the special redistricting session scheduled to end Friday comes to a head. As the House on Monday... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Proposed east-west Corrine Brown district unchanged, for nowTwo proposals that would have added black voters to congressional District 5, t
Proposed east-west Corrine Brown district unchanged, for now
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
Two proposals that would have added black voters to congressional District 5, the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, were withdrawn from consideration after members of the Senate redistricting committee said they worried... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Val Demings to run for CongressFormer Orlando Police Chief Val Demings plans to announce Tuesday that she is m
Val Demings to run for Congress
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings plans to announce Tuesday that she is making a second run for Congress. Demings, a 58-year-old Democrat, intends to take on U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, in a rematch of their 2012 contest, which he... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
New boundaries for Corrine Brown district highlight conflict between federal protections, state anti-gerrymandering lawTALLAHASSEE | Of eight congressional districts the Florida Supreme Court requir
New boundaries for Corrine Brown district highlight conflict between federal protections, state anti-gerrymandering law
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
TALLAHASSEE | Of eight congressional districts the Florida Supreme Court required the Legislature to fix, none is more controversial than U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown’s District 5. None of the others will change more than this district, which winds south... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida congressional redistricting could end political careersWhen veteran U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown, a Jacksonville Democrat, and Daniel Webs
Florida congressional redistricting could end political careers
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
When veteran U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown, a Jacksonville Democrat, and Daniel Webster, an Orlando Republican, came to the state Capitol last week and blasted the latest proposed congressional boundaries, they were really talking about a political wave... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
SunRail money headed to CongressSunRail's plans to extend service from Sand Lake Road to Poinciana are picking
SunRail money headed to Congress
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
SunRail's plans to extend service from Sand Lake Road to Poinciana are picking up steam now that the final Full Funding Grant Agreement between the federal government and the commuter rail line is headed for Congress. Central Florida's Congress... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
And the redrawing madness continues | The Power LunchGet The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing i
And the redrawing madness continues | The Power Lunch
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Get The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing in Florida politics: It's the end of week one of the special session in Tallahassee, and a few members of the legislature have put in a couple days of work. Since today... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Florida House Panel Approves Congressional Map Despite CriticismTALLAHASSEE, FLA. (AP)-- Despite sharp criticism from a Florida congresswoman t
Florida House Panel Approves Congressional Map Despite Criticism
WJHG Panama City / Posted 15 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (AP)-- Despite sharp criticism from a Florida congresswoman that it would disenfranchise black voters, the Florida House is moving ahead with a substantial overhaul of the state's 27 congressional districts. A House panel split... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Florida House passes congressional map; Senate ponders changesThe battle over boundaries for Florida's 27 congressional districts began in ea
Florida House passes congressional map; Senate ponders changes
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
The battle over boundaries for Florida's 27 congressional districts began in earnest Thursday, with a state House committee approving a plan while senators considered overhauling the same proposal -- and as a congresswoman continued pressing her case... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
House panel OKs congressional changes despite opposition from Jacksonville's Corrine BrownTALLAHASSEE | Despite sharp criticism from a Florida congresswoman that it woul
House panel OKs congressional changes despite opposition from Jacksonville's Corrine Brown
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE | Despite sharp criticism from a Florida congresswoman that it would disenfranchise black voters, the Florida House is moving ahead with a substantial overhaul of the state’s 27 congressional districts. A House panel split along party... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
House panel OKs congressional changes despite Brown oppositionBy GARY FINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE | Despite sharp criticism from a
House panel OKs congressional changes despite Brown opposition
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
By GARY FINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE | Despite sharp criticism from a Florida congresswoman that it would disenfranchise black voters, the Florida House is moving ahead with a substantial overhaul of the state’s 27 congressional... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Florida House moves ahead with new map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House moves ahead with new map despite criticism
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
The Evening Sun / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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York Daily Record
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Florida House moves ahead with new map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House moves ahead with new map despite criticism
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House OKs new congressional map despite criticism
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) � The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Uber bedevils Broward commissioners | The Power LunchGet The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing i
Uber bedevils Broward commissioners | The Power Lunch
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Get The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing in Florida politics: Greetings from our state capital! Today's the day that redistricting committees sign off on a congressional district map, which, if the schedule holds... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Florida House moves ahead with new map despite criticismTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the
Florida House moves ahead with new map despite criticism
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House is moving ahead with changes to the state's 27 congressional districts, despite criticism it would disenfranchise black voters. A House panel on Thursday approved a new map that would make several... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown cites Trayvon Martin to make case for districtTALLAHASSEE – Protests in recent years over racial discrimination in policing t
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown cites Trayvon Martin to make case for district
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
TALLAHASSEE – Protests in recent years over racial discrimination in policing turned violent in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, but not in Sanford. U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, says that’s because a member of their community – her – was... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Corrine Brown files lawsuit to prevent diluting 'voting strength of African-Americans'Thursday, August 13, 10:08 AM EDT Meanwhile, a congresswoman whose district ha
Corrine Brown files lawsuit to prevent diluting 'voting strength of African-Americans'
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday, August 13, 10:08 AM EDT Meanwhile, a congresswoman whose district has been targeted to be radically redrawn made good on her threat to file a federal lawsuit trying to complicate the process. At least three amendments were filed to the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Brown sues to preserve district as redistricing amendments revealedChanges to a proposed map of Florida's 27 congressional districts emerged Wedne
Brown sues to preserve district as redistricing amendments revealed
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
Changes to a proposed map of Florida's 27 congressional districts emerged Wednesday, a day before key hearings in the House and Senate about how to comply with a court order finding the current map violates the anti-gerrymandering "Fair Districts"... Read more
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Salon.com
Florida congresswoman tries to block changes to districtTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congresswoman is asking a federal judge to s
Florida congresswoman tries to block changes to district
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congresswoman is asking a federal judge to stop state lawmakers from changing her congressional district. U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown filed a new lawsuit Wednesday against the Florida Legislature and Secretary of State... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
US Rep. Brown asks federal judge to stop LegislatureTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown is asking a federal judge to s
US Rep. Brown asks federal judge to stop Legislature
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown is asking a federal judge to stop the Florida Legislature from changing her congressional district. The Jacksonville Democrat on Wednesday filed a new lawsuit against the Legislature, as well as... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
As redistricting heats up, Central Florida at heart of battleTALLAHASSEE — Central Florida's congressional districts are essentially caught
As redistricting heats up, Central Florida at heart of battle
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Central Florida's congressional districts are essentially caught in a virtual tug of war between state lawmakers and the Florida Supreme Court. That was clear from the deliberations of lawmakers in a special redistricting session... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Brown will go back to federal court over redistricingU.S. Rep. Corrine Brown says she will return to federal court to try to block c
Brown will go back to federal court over redistricing
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 18 days ago
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown says she will return to federal court to try to block changes to her congressional district. Brown made the announcement Tuesday, a day after the veteran Democrat had a setback in federal court. Brown and other black leaders... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Midweek Reason: Redrawing Florida's congressional districtsThe Florida Legislature is convening in a special session to redraw the lines f
Midweek Reason: Redrawing Florida's congressional districts
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
The Florida Legislature is convening in a special session to redraw the lines for Florida’s congressional districts after the state Supreme Court tossed the previous map on grounds that partisan politics skewed the boundaries. Based on a proposed map... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Corrine Brown, Republicans hardly new bedfellowsCorrine Brown stood on the steps of the federal courthouse in Orlando last week
Mark Woods: Corrine Brown, Republicans hardly new bedfellows
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
Corrine Brown stood on the steps of the federal courthouse in Orlando last week, saying that what state politicians are doing in Tallahassee — redrawing some Congressional districts, including the one she represents — is reminiscent of what happened... Read more
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