Political Fault Lines Emerging in the Redistricting Battle

Illinois and Texas have taken center stage in a redistricting battle that could have significant ramifications for the future makeup of Congress. Republicans accuse Democrats of gerrymandering in Illinois, a Democratically controlled state where the GOP stands to lose as many as six House seats in the redistricting process. Democrats have hurled similar charges against Republicans in Texas, saying the four new House seats that redistricting creates marginalizes minority groups. Both cases...Full Story
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