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NBC News
Trump may help Latino Democrat flip congressional seat on Texas borderThe Texas 23rd Congressional District that sprawls out from the U.S.-Mexico bor
Trump may help Latino Democrat flip congressional seat on Texas border
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
The Texas 23rd Congressional District that sprawls out from the U.S.-Mexico border is once again mired in a partisan tug of war as a Latino Democrat tries to capitalize on Donald Trump's immigration, border wall agenda to unseat the Republican... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Federal courts blunt voter suppression efforts in five statesNewswire) — In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled voter supp
Federal courts blunt voter suppression efforts in five states
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
Newswire) — In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas and North Dakota, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories for the blood and... Read more
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Roll Call
Where Are They Now?for president twice, in 2004 and 2008, and both times failed to win a single st
Where Are They Now?
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
for president twice, in 2004 and 2008, and both times failed to win a single state in the Democratic primaries. In 2012, redistricting forced Kucinich into the same district as felllow Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur. During that primary, Kucinich... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Trump holds comfy lead in new Texas poll, but margin could still hurt other RepublicansAUSTIN - Texas remains comfortably in the grip of GOP presidential nominee Dona
Trump holds comfy lead in new Texas poll, but margin could still hurt other Republicans
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN - Texas remains comfortably in the grip of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, though the billionaire's margin in the state could still be narrow enough to harm some Republicans in close contests down the ballot. That state of the race... Read more
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Newsmax
Pelosi: Trump Not the Only Republican 'Off the Arc'day," as many of his statements have helped mobilize Democrats at the grassroot
Pelosi: Trump Not the Only Republican 'Off the Arc'
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
day," as many of his statements have helped mobilize Democrats at the grassroots level. "Don't get too carried away by redistricting," Pelosi said. "When we took the House in 2006, which you know was not something that anyone predicted. It was... Read more
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Roll Call
Pelosi Predicts House Majority Will Come Down to a Single Digit Differenceinroads in terms of the number of Democrats in the House." Pelosi downplayed t
Pelosi Predicts House Majority Will Come Down to a Single Digit Difference
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
inroads in terms of the number of Democrats in the House." Pelosi downplayed the edge Republicans have gained from recent redistricting efforts, saying that in 2006 Democrats surprised pundits by taking control of the House after mid-decade... Read more
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Salon.com
The real New York Times scandal: Ignoring why Democrats can’t win the Housewould spend tens of millions of dollars in local legislative races that fall, w
The real New York Times scandal: Ignoring why Democrats can’t win the House
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
would spend tens of millions of dollars in local legislative races that fall, with the goal of dominating the post-census redistricting, drawing themselves friendly maps and “costing Democrats congressional seats for a decade to come.” The GOP... Read more
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Black Press USA
Federal Courts Blunt Voter Suppression Efforts in Five StatesNewswire Contributor) In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled
Federal Courts Blunt Voter Suppression Efforts in Five States
Black Press USA / Posted 12 days ago
Newswire Contributor) In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas and North Dakota, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories for the blood and... Read more
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11 News Houston
More than 1k cases under review after Precinct 4 evidence destroyedHARRIS COUNTY, Texas - More than a thousand cases are under review after eviden
More than 1k cases under review after Precinct 4 evidence destroyed
11 News Houston / Posted 14 days ago
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - More than a thousand cases are under review after evidence was destroyed in Harris County Precinct 4. Now, the investigation is becoming a political issue ahead of Election Day. The three politicians involved are Harris... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Here's why an anti-Trump wave won't wash many Texas Republicans out of Congresshoping to regain control of Congress on an anti-Donald Trump wave. But not even
Here's why an anti-Trump wave won't wash many Texas Republicans out of Congress
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
hoping to regain control of Congress on an anti-Donald Trump wave. But not even a tsunami could make a difference in most Texas races. Except for a closely watched match in West Texas between freshman Rep. Will Hurd and the one-term Democrat he... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
Local 10 Miami / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KTXS Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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CNN
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
CNN / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term tha
Ginsburg hopes Garland vote happens 'sooner rather than later'
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 16 days ago
of slowing down, however, and next month she will take the bench for a term that will include cases on the death penalty, redistricting, disability rights and racial discrimination in housing among other issues. The justices might also agree to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Turning Red: How Texas became a GOP strongholdTexas is fertile ground for the Republican Party these days - and an electoral
Turning Red: How Texas became a GOP stronghold
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Texas is fertile ground for the Republican Party these days - and an electoral desert for Democrats. The reverse was once true. From statehood in 1845 through the mid-1960s, to be a Republican in Texas was to be a lost soul in the political desert.... Read more
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Rutland Herald
House election map and a possible factor: ticket splittingIsland to the central part of the state. Four are held by Republicans, includin
House election map and a possible factor: ticket splitting
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Island to the central part of the state. Four are held by Republicans, including two lawmakers who are retiring. Thanks to redistricting, most of Florida�s 27 congressional districts were redrawn and there are competitive races in at least... Read more
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Roll Call
2 Months to Go: The 10 Most Vulnerable House Memberscandidate in the Aug. 30 primary. But Trump's effect on a heavily Hispanic dist
2 Months to Go: The 10 Most Vulnerable House Members
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
candidate in the Aug. 30 primary. But Trump's effect on a heavily Hispanic district that became slightly more Democratic in redistricting leaves Curbelo in a tough spot. He moves up two spots. 7. John Katko, R-N.Y. (24th District) Katko drops a... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Q&A with Emily's List President Stephanie SchriockA lot of these decisions are not federal right now — they’re state level. After
Q&A with Emily's List President Stephanie Schriock
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 18 days ago
A lot of these decisions are not federal right now — they’re state level. After the Supreme Court decision in the Texas case, which opened up for new legislation on TRAP laws, what’s Emily’s List’s role in local and state level... Read more
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The Hill
Dems aim for state legislatures to win back the HouseNorth Carolina, where Republicans won control of the state legislature in 2010
Dems aim for state legislatures to win back the House
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
North Carolina, where Republicans won control of the state legislature in 2010 — and total control of the redistricting process. After redrawing district lines, Republican candidates won nine of the state’s 13 U.S. House seats in... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
U.S. House election map and a possible factor: ticket splittingIsland to the central part of the state. Four are held by Republicans, includin
U.S. House election map and a possible factor: ticket splitting
Southwest Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Island to the central part of the state. Four are held by Republicans, including two lawmakers who are retiring. Thanks to redistricting, most of Florida's 27 congressional districts were redrawn and there are competitive races in at least four.... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections - Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Sept. 5 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ro...This election is on. The political calendar from here to there is stuffed. Nov
Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections - Analysis: Welcome to the Home Stretch of the 2016 Texas Elections by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Sept. 5 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ro...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
This election is on. The political calendar from here to there is stuffed. Nov. 8 is 64 days away. Early voting starts in Texas on Oct. 24. The first presidential debate is three weeks away, on Sept. 26. The vice presidential candidates debate a... Read more
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Salon.com
House election map and a possible factor: ticket splittingIsland to the central part of the state. Four are held by Republicans, includin
House election map and a possible factor: ticket splitting
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
Island to the central part of the state. Four are held by Republicans, including two lawmakers who are retiring. Thanks to redistricting, most of Florida’s 27 congressional districts were redrawn and there are competitive races in at least... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The Hunting of the President2000 Florida recount, the 2003 recall of California Gov. Gray Davis, and this y
The Hunting of the President
Arkansas Times / Posted 22 days ago
2000 Florida recount, the 2003 recall of California Gov. Gray Davis, and this year's unprecedented mid-cycle congressional redistricting in Texas. Telling the great story It is not a simple thing to weave together a story line that begins with an... Read more
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The Star
State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political cloutCensus Bureau has always counted prisoners where they are confined, but mass in
State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political clout
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
Census Bureau has always counted prisoners where they are confined, but mass incarceration over recent decades has led to redistricting distortions. “Prison-based gerrymandering violates the constitutional principle of ‘One Person, One Vote,’”... Read more
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The News & Observer
US Supreme Court refuses to reinstate voter ID lawlaw professor who has followed the North Carolina voting case. Courts have also
US Supreme Court refuses to reinstate voter ID law
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
law professor who has followed the North Carolina voting case. Courts have also rejected all or parts of voting plans in Texas and Wisconsin. “Certainly in the voting area, we’re likely to see more of it,” he said. “That’s one of the prices the... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
The Court after Scalia: What a conservative successor to Justice Scalia would mean for “affirmative action”area. This has always been a tricky business, and even trickier now after his s
The Court after Scalia: What a conservative successor to Justice Scalia would mean for “affirmative action”
SCOTUSblog / Posted 24 days ago
area. This has always been a tricky business, and even trickier now after his surprising decisions the last two years in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project and the second Fisher v. University of... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
The Court after Scalia: The future of voting rightsof landmark cases, has restored the equal sovereignty of the states (Shelby Cou
The Court after Scalia: The future of voting rights
SCOTUSblog / Posted 25 days ago
of landmark cases, has restored the equal sovereignty of the states (Shelby County v. Holder), narrowed the use of race in redistricting (Bush v. Vera and Shaw v. Reno), and avoided the morass of partisan gerrymandering (Vieth v. Jubelirer) –... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
The Court after Scalia: Standing at the crossroads on voting rightsthe emergency motions in 2014, which led the Court to block Wisconsin from impl
The Court after Scalia: Standing at the crossroads on voting rights
SCOTUSblog / Posted 25 days ago
the emergency motions in 2014, which led the Court to block Wisconsin from implementing its new voter ID law but to allow Texas to continue using its law, even though federal district courts had found both laws unconstitutional and violations of... Read more
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Roll Call
Florida GOP Primaries Will Shape Next Year's ConferenceGoss. The Freedom Caucus' one shot in this primary could be retired Secret Ser
Florida GOP Primaries Will Shape Next Year's Conference
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
Goss. The Freedom Caucus' one shot in this primary could be retired Secret Service agent Dan Bongino. With support from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, he's the candidate most likely to join the caucus' ranks. He's lost two... Read more

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