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SCOTUS Ruling on North Carolina’s Illegal Political Maps Exposes GOP’s Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering Based on Race

Author: Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet | AlterNet ||


A rare pro-democracy ruling from the court before Neil Gorsuch was seated.


The Supreme Court’s ruling Monday that North Carolina Republicans had illegally segregated voters by race to create two U.S. House seats after 2010’s redistricting is a snapshot into the Republican dynamics of power-hungry partisanship and institutional racism. It also shows what the Court’s more liberal approach might have been if Senate Republicans hadn’t refused to consider President Obama’s nominee for the seat vacated by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

At issue was extreme partisan gerrymandering, when one party controls state government the year political boundaries are redrawn (usually after the once-a-decade Census) and ends up […]

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Author: Authority Nutrition | EcoWatch || By Rachael Link Vegetables are well-known for being good for your health. Most vegetables are low in calories but high in vitamins, minerals and fiber. However, some vegetables stand [...]

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Leaked White House Photos???

Author: Jonathan | The Daily Liberal || In an exclusive fake breaking news story, The Daily Liberal has obtained these photos leaked from pissed off White House interns forced to apply Donald Trump’s orange man [...]

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Author: ProPublica | ProPublica || by Alec MacGillis This story was co-published with The New York Times Magazine. The Townhouse on High Seas Court in the Cove Village development, in the Baltimore suburb of Essex, was [...]

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