The Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state's Latino and Black populations.
The Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote on Wednesday said that federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain.
Fifty years ago, in a much different Missouri, Danforth won his first election to become the only statewide elected Republican. Now Nicole Galloway finds herself the last Democrat standing.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew electoral districts so out of whack with the state's political breakdown that they violated the constitutional rights of Democratic voters — a practice known as gerrymandering.
Most of Congress, with the exception of far right tea partiers, are ready to vote on the budget to fund our government.