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Breaking: Supreme Court Surprisingly Adds SECOND Partisan Gerrymandering Case to Its Calendar This Term, This One from Maryland

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear  a partisan gerrymandering case from Maryland, Benisek v. Lamone. (As with the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Gill v. Whitford, the Court has postponed the question of jurisdiction as it agreed to hear this appeal—this … Continue reading ?
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