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Attack On Pennsylvania Supreme Court Is An Attack On The Rule Of Law Itself

Attack On Pennsylvania Supreme Court Is An Attack On The Rule Of Law ItselfCongratulations of a cynical sort are in order for Republican Pennsylvania state Rep. Cris Dush, who has accomplished something notable.



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Pennsylvania's Supreme Court Explains Why It Struck Down Congressional Map Favoring GOP

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court Explains Why It Struck Down Congressional Map Favoring GOPThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court offered a lengthy and long-awaited explanation on Wednesday of its decision to strike down the state’s congressional map, saying the districts violated a state constitutional guarantee of “free and equal” elections.



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Pennsylvania Republican Wants Democrats On State Supreme Court Impeached Over Gerrymandering Decision

Pennsylvania Republican Wants Democrats On State Supreme Court Impeached Over Gerrymandering DecisionA Pennsylvania Republican is calling for the impeachment of five Democrats on the state Supreme Court who ordered lawmakers to draw a new congressional map because the current one so severely benefits the GOP that it violates the Pennsylvania constitution.



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Supreme Court Won't Let Pennsylvania GOP Delay Drawing New Congressional Map

Supreme Court Won't Let Pennsylvania GOP Delay Drawing New Congressional MapTop Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania suffered another defeat on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court denied their request to delay drawing a new congressional map ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.



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Republicans Beg Supreme Court To Let Them Keep Using An Unconstitutional Map

Republicans Beg Supreme Court To Let Them Keep Using An Unconstitutional MapRepublicans from Pennsylvania and six other states on Monday offered a slew of reasons why the U.S. Supreme Court should give the Keystone State permission not to comply with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order to draw new congressional districts ahead of the 2018 election.



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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOP

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOPThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the state’s congressional map went so far to benefit Republicans that it violated the state constitution.



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Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional mapsThe U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court’s order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party’s chances of winning. The conservative-majority court granted a bid by Republican legislators in North Carolina to suspend the Jan. 9 order by a federal court panel in Greensboro that gave the Republican-controlled General Assembly until Jan. 24 to come up with a new map for U.S. House of Representatives districts.



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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map― A plurality of state Supreme Court justices seemed open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state’s constitution, but during oral argument on Wednesday seemed unclear as to how to remedy the situation.



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Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Ohio voter purge effort

Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Ohio voter purge effortWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared sympathetic Wednesday to states that seek to prune their voting rolls by targeting people who haven't voted in a while.



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US Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuit

US Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuitSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from residents of a small Utah city challenging endangered-species protections for prairie dogs, but the plaintiffs say their case alleging that their community has been overrun by the animals has made a mark as the Trump administration moves to loosen the rules preventing people from shooting or moving the animals.



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