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Daily Herald
Moylan, Gott play Madigan-Rauner state budget blame gameWho's to blame for the state's budget stalemate, Gov. Bruce Rauner or House Spe
Moylan, Gott play Madigan-Rauner state budget blame game
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Who's to blame for the state's budget stalemate, Gov. Bruce Rauner or House Speaker Michael Madigan? Candidates running for a 2-year term in the 55th state House district, which covers portions of Des Plaines, Park Ridge and Elk Grove Village, held... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Demographer: Nutley school enrollment could reach 4,530 in 10 yearsCan Nutley schools handle more students? Can redistricting resolve overcrowding
Demographer: Nutley school enrollment could reach 4,530 in 10 years
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Can Nutley schools handle more students? Can redistricting resolve overcrowding at the elementary schools? Those were some of the nearly dozen questions demographer Ross Haber addressed during at Monday's Board of Education meeting. District... Read more
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The Hill
Top five Supreme Court cases to watch this termwith a docket of cases that could have sweeping implications for religious free
Top five Supreme Court cases to watch this term
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
with a docket of cases that could have sweeping implications for religious freedom, jury deliberations and congressional redistricting. Whether the court will be able to resolve all of its cases remains to be seen. The justices deadlocked... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
7 New Hanover schools show signs of re-segregationtasked with something that seemed impossible: "Make your school a magnet, and d
7 New Hanover schools show signs of re-segregation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
tasked with something that seemed impossible: "Make your school a magnet, and do it in six months." The New Hanover County Board of Education was trying to quiet suburban white parents who were upset that their children were bused to inner-city... Read more
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Daily Press
4th Circuit judges weigh Virginia voter ID with N.C. case in mindattorneys during oral arguments Thursday over how closely the cases mirror each
4th Circuit judges weigh Virginia voter ID with N.C. case in mind
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
attorneys during oral arguments Thursday over how closely the cases mirror each other. He probed an attorney for the State Board of Elections over whether the court should send this case back to U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson and... Read more
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The Spectator
Newsmember of the Broome County Legislature, and also previously served as the Pres
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The Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
member of the Broome County Legislature, and also previously served as the President of the Binghamton City School District Board. Myer’s remarks at the event focused on the importance of education, especially the importance of education in... Read more
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The News & Observer
League of Women Voters challenges NC congressional districts as partisan gerrymandersthis year. While redrawing the congressional districts this past winter to sat
League of Women Voters challenges NC congressional districts as partisan gerrymanders
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
this year. While redrawing the congressional districts this past winter to satisfy a federal court order, Republican state lawmakers emphasized that the new lines were meant to keep Republicans in control of 10 seats in North Carolina’s... Read more
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NBC News
Trump may help Latino Democrat flip congressional seat on Texas borderrefusing to say whether he'll vote for Trump. The 23rd Congressional District
Trump may help Latino Democrat flip congressional seat on Texas border
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
refusing to say whether he'll vote for Trump. The 23rd Congressional District spans two time zones and is larger than the state of New York. It stretches across almost the entirety of the Texas-Mexico border starting from El Paso, hooking in parts... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School Notesin her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimmi
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
in her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimming team and is a member of the ski and snowboarding club. “Being involved has helped me learn time management skills,” Laura said. “I must create a balance between... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribunein her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimmi
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
in her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimming team and is a member of the ski and snowboarding club. “Being involved has helped me learn time management skills,” Laura said. “I must create a balance between... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for yearsWord on the Street: Since the bad old days of Rod Blagojevich, state-run high
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
Word on the Street: Since the bad old days of Rod Blagojevich, state-run higher education in Illinois has faced budget challenges and reductions. In the last year and a half, with... Read more
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The News & Observer
Given NC history, GOP’s black suppression the gravest singovernor and General Assembly had engaged in three separate, intended schemes o
Given NC history, GOP’s black suppression the gravest sin
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
governor and General Assembly had engaged in three separate, intended schemes of racial electoral suppression. In federal redistricting, in state legislative apportionment,and in the multi-faceted voter ID law, Republicans, the courts ruled, lied... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Off Deadline: Can America's democracy survive precise, self-serving, high-tech 'gerrymandering'?technique used primarily to exclude certain types of voters from a political di
Off Deadline: Can America's democracy survive precise, self-serving, high-tech 'gerrymandering'?
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
technique used primarily to exclude certain types of voters from a political district. It can be local, regional, state-level or national. It can be a form of ethnic or racial discrimination (illegal) or as a way to protect the jobs of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
GOP Assembly seat in San Bernardino could be Democrat pickupseat in the Legislature. But this is California in 2016, so just about nothing
GOP Assembly seat in San Bernardino could be Democrat pickup
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
seat in the Legislature. But this is California in 2016, so just about nothing is safe for Republicans anymore. With redistricting and changing demographics, Democrats now have a nearly 5-point voter registration advantage in the 40th... Read more
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Roll Call
Democrats Believe Long Shots Can Deliver a House MajorityRepublican Edwin Eshleman, who was elected in 1966. Lancaster County has long b
Democrats Believe Long Shots Can Deliver a House Majority
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
Republican Edwin Eshleman, who was elected in 1966. Lancaster County has long been a bedrock for the GOP in the Keystone State. But times change, and perhaps no more so than here, where Hartman’s race, a recent addition to the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmenthe has adopted as part of his "turnaround agenda." "Now that the courts have d
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
he has adopted as part of his "turnaround agenda." "Now that the courts have denied Illinoisans the right to vote on a redistricting referendum in November for the last time, it is up to the General Assembly to address political reform – term... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmentSupreme Court has rejected a request to reconsider its split decision that remo
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Supreme Court has rejected a request to reconsider its split decision that removed from the Nov. 8 ballot a proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at removing much of the politics from the redrawing of state legislative district... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Here's why an anti-Trump wave won't wash many Texas Republicans out of CongressUniversity political scientist Mark Jones said the country is too polarized for
Here's why an anti-Trump wave won't wash many Texas Republicans out of Congress
Dallas Morning News / Posted 21 days ago
University political scientist Mark Jones said the country is too polarized for a wave the magnitude of Ronald Reagan’s 49-state re-election landslide in 1984. But he does see potential for an election that weakens Texas Republican... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Few offer comment on Beaumont ISD redistricting planRacial representation on the Beaumont ISD board of trustees was again at issue
Few offer comment on Beaumont ISD redistricting plan
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
Racial representation on the Beaumont ISD board of trustees was again at issue Thursday night at a public forum on a proposed redistricting plan, though few spoke out on the plan, which was proposed in June. More than 20 people attended the first of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania gerrymandering is bipartisanwhich has much more information about what you can do to help promote House Bil
Pennsylvania gerrymandering is bipartisan
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
which has much more information about what you can do to help promote House Bill 1835 and Senate Bill 484, the two current redistricting reform vehicles. They're sponsored by state Rep. David Parker, R-Monroe, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola,... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidatesissues they care about most and on my plans to address them. You can find out m
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 26 days ago
issues they care about most and on my plans to address them. You can find out more about the town halls we held across the state with residents on my Facebook page, and you can learn about where I stand on the issues at www.bryantownsend.com. If... Read more
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Dover Post
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidatesissues they care about most and on my plans to address them. You can find out m
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 26 days ago
issues they care about most and on my plans to address them. You can find out more about the town halls we held across the state with residents on my Facebook page, and you can learn about where I stand on the issues at www.bryantownsend.com. If... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gerrymandering is real source of voter fraudWhen former state Rep. Sara Steelman, D-Indiana and Cambria, called a news conf
Gerrymandering is real source of voter fraud
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
When former state Rep. Sara Steelman, D-Indiana and Cambria, called a news conference 24 years ago to announce a bill designed to end legislative and congressional gerrymandering in Pennsylvania, the only person who showed up was Common Cause of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Remap: Illinois reformers can keep losing to the Democratic machine. Or ...amendment from the Nov. 8 ballot. The justices ruled 4-3 along party lines to d
Remap: Illinois reformers can keep losing to the Democratic machine. Or ...
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
amendment from the Nov. 8 ballot. The justices ruled 4-3 along party lines to deny voters the opportunity to change this state's redistricting process, which now rests in the hands of politicians who fashion their own districts. It's a... Read more
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The Star
State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political cloutvoting districts in which they’re incarcerated despite not being able to vote a
State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political clout
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
voting districts in which they’re incarcerated despite not being able to vote and typically residing in other areas of the state. Florida’s prison inmates are often considered residents of the voting districts in which they’re incarcerated despite... Read more

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