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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich gets Montel Williams endorsement, help from Arnold Schwarzeneggerto be funded in the biennial state capital improvements bill that will be propo
John Kasich gets Montel Williams endorsement, help from Arnold Schwarzenegger
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
to be funded in the biennial state capital improvements bill that will be proposed in the next few months.” Congressional redistricting on hold: “Hopes were dashed Thursday that a committee of the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission would... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When the alpha dog leaves the House: Life after Speaker MadiganThey don't want to acknowledge his power. They don't want to offend him. They d
When the alpha dog leaves the House: Life after Speaker Madigan
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
They don't want to acknowledge his power. They don't want to offend him. They don't want to defend him. They want to appear independent. They can't have it all ways. Besides, his superpowers are in writing. To fully grasp the influence of one... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers reject rainy day fund, redistricting amendmentsconstitutional amendments that would make it more difficult to withdraw money f
Lawmakers reject rainy day fund, redistricting amendments
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
constitutional amendments that would make it more difficult to withdraw money from the state’s reserve account and turn redistricting duties over to an independent commission. After the convention recessed, the House returned to session and... Read more
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Style Weekly
Once Again, Virginia House Panel Kills Redistricting Overhaul Proposalsbipartisan group of measures designed to take politics out of the process was d
Once Again, Virginia House Panel Kills Redistricting Overhaul Proposals
Style Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
bipartisan group of measures designed to take politics out of the process was defeated Tuesday in a House of Delegates subcommittee – an indication that no substantive changes in the system will be made by the General Assembly this year. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
Virginia House subcommittee votes down 5 bipartisan redistricting billsA House subcommittee in Virginia’s Republican-led General Assembly on Tuesday v
Virginia House subcommittee votes down 5 bipartisan redistricting bills
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
A House subcommittee in Virginia’s Republican-led General Assembly on Tuesday voted to preserve lawmakers’ ability to draw the boundaries of voting districts, defying a national trend in which several states have moved to set up nonpartisan... Read more
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Daily Press
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee vote— Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackso
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee vote
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
— Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will stay on the books after a Senate committee Monday killed a proposal to move that day off to election day. Senate Bill 662 went down on a party line vote,... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Gerrymandering explained in redistricting programDebbie Asberry, vice president of the Indiana League of Women Voters, address t
Gerrymandering explained in redistricting program
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 6 days ago
Debbie Asberry, vice president of the Indiana League of Women Voters, address the recent Greencastle League of Women Voters Redistricting Reform meeting. A group of concerned and committed citizens from around the county attended the recent League... Read more
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The Brown and White
Let's end gerrymandering in N.J. and Pa.control from majority parties in reformulating legislative and congressional di
Let's end gerrymandering in N.J. and Pa.
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
control from majority parties in reformulating legislative and congressional districts every 10 years, allowing a citizens' committee to take a more independent approach. Pennsylvania's budget meltdown reflects this reality. While Gov. Tom Wolf has... Read more
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Roll Call
Obama Builds Bipartisan Redistricting Reform MomentumObama Tries to Build Bipartisan Redistricting Momentum Obama called for bipart
Obama Builds Bipartisan Redistricting Reform Momentum
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
Obama Tries to Build Bipartisan Redistricting Momentum Obama called for bipartisan groups to take over redistricting during his final State of the Union. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) Calling for a systematic change to American politics in Tuesday’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Election With the Shape of American Democracy in the BalanceJustice Stephen Breyer, “eviscerate[d] our Nation’s campaign finance laws.” Thi
An Election With the Shape of American Democracy in the Balance
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
Justice Stephen Breyer, “eviscerate[d] our Nation’s campaign finance laws.” This year, the Court will decide a voting and redistricting case that could change the lines of virtually every state legislative district in the country. There is no area... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making Ithome town, but it’s where he chose to forge his identity. Several weeks ago, he
Making It
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
home town, but it’s where he chose to forge his identity. Several weeks ago, he moved many of the Democratic National Committee’s operations from Washington to Chicago, making the city the unofficial capital of the Democratic Party; his... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
House races in California: The thrill is goneAngeles into competitive seats without drawing some horribly contorted district
House races in California: The thrill is gone
Inside Bay Area / Posted 1 months ago
Angeles into competitive seats without drawing some horribly contorted districts," he said. "And when you get into office, independent voters can be swayed by projects you fund, mailings you send, familiarity, money -- all these things give... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
House races in California: The thrill is goneAngeles into competitive seats without drawing some horribly contorted district
House races in California: The thrill is gone
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 1 months ago
Angeles into competitive seats without drawing some horribly contorted districts," he said. "And when you get into office, independent voters can be swayed by projects you fund, mailings you send, familiarity, money -- all these things give... Read more

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