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supreme court strikes down 2 nc congressional districts


the supreme court has struck down two congressional districts in north carolina because race played too large a role in their creation.






supreme court strikes down 2 n.c. congressional districts


the supreme court struck down two congressional districts in north carolina monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.






court strikes down pa congressional map


the court said the boundaries "clearly, plainly and palpably" violate the state's constitution






court strikes down pa. congressional map


court said the boundaries "clearly, plainly and palpably" violate the state's constitution






court strikes down pa. congressional map


the court said the boundaries "clearly, plainly and palpably" violate the state's constitution






court strikes down pa. congressional map


court said the boundaries "clearly, plainly and palpably" violate state's constitution; plaintiffs said they were gerrymandered to benefit republicans






supreme court strikes down two north carolina congressional districts as racial


the supreme court struck down two congressional districts in north carolina on monday because they had been gerrymandered along racial lines, with justice clarence thomas joining the court’s liberals to form the majority. the justices said north carolina’s republicans had packed additional black...






supreme court strikes down 2 nc congressional districts


washington (ap) — the supreme court has struck down two congressional districts in north carolina because race played too large a role in their creation. the justices ruled monday that republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor’s office in 2011 placed too many african-americans in the two districts. the result was to weaken african-american […]






the supreme court strikes a blow against gerrymanders, but not a knockout punch


on monday, the supreme court agreed with a lower court that north carolina legislators had improperly taken race into account when they redrew the lines of two congressional districts in a way that made it easier for republican candidates to prevail in other districts in the state. the ruling is...






supreme court strikes down 2 nc congressional districts


washington (ap) — the supreme court struck down two congressional districts in north carolina monday because race played too large a role in their creation. the justices ruled that republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor’s office in 2011 placed too many african-americans in the two districts. the result was to weaken african-american voting […]






how trump was able to order u.s. strikes without congressional approval


more than two dozen members of congress were briefed on the missile strikes in syria






california rep barbara lee speaks out against syrian air strikes


congresswoman barbara lee’s released the following statement on last night’s military strikes against the syrian government: “the us strikes in syria last night, conducted without congressional authorization, represent a dangerous military escalation into the syrian civil war and are without legal justification. the use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians is barbaric and there is […]






pennsylvania congressional map goes before state high court


harrisburg, pa. (ap) — justices on pennsylvania’s highest court are considering whether its congressional district map violates the state constitution and should be redone. the state supreme court will hold oral arguments wednesday in a challenge to the map after a lower court judge said late last month it should be upheld. democratic voters are […]






supreme court blocks redraw of north carolina congressional maps


the 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 ...






pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries


the pennsylvania supreme court struck down the state's congressional map monday, granting a major victory to democrats who charged that the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit republicans.






pennsylvania court throws out state's congressional map, ruling that gerrymander


the pennsylvania supreme court struck down the state's congressional map monday, granting a major victory to democrats who charged that the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit republicans. the democratic-controlled court, which said that the districts violate the state...






pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries


the pennsylvania supreme court struck down the state's widely criticized congressional map monday, granting a major victory to democrats who alleged the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit republicans and setting off a scramble to draw a new map.






pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries


the pennsylvania supreme court on monday struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs who had contended that they were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit republicans.






pennsylvania congressional map goes before state high court


justices on pennsylvania's highest court are considering whether its congressional district map violates the state constitution and should be redone.






u.s. supreme court to consider whether government can be the cake boss


if the supreme court strikes down the colorado court of appeals’ ruling, it would send an important message that the demands of activists should never be prioritized over the precepts of the constitution.






pennsylvania court throws out state's congressional map, ruling that gerrymander


the pennsylvania supreme court struck down the state's widely criticized congressional map monday, granting a major victory to democrats who alleged the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit republicans and setting off a scramble to draw a new map. in the democratic-controlled...






pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries


harrisburg, pa. (ap) — the pennsylvania supreme court on monday struck down the boundaries of the state’s 18 congressional districts, saying they violate the state constitution and granting a major victory to a group of democratic voters who argued the districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit republicans. the democratic-controlled court issued a brief order giving […]






high court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool


raleigh, n.c. (ap) — the supreme court’s ruling that two north carolina congressional districts relied too heavily on race should give voting-rights advocates a potent tool to fight other electoral maps drawn to give republicans an advantage in the state. the justices agreed monday with a federal court that had struck down two congressional districts […]






supreme court strikes down sex offender social media ban


the supreme court has struck down a north carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from facebook, twitter and other popular sites.






supreme court rules n.c. gop unlawfully used race in redistricting


high court struck down two congressional districts.






supreme court strikes down sex offender social media ban


the supreme court struck down a north carolina law monday that bars convicted sex offenders from facebook, twitter and other popular sites.






supreme court strikes down sex offender social media ban


the supreme court struck down a north carolina law monday that bars convicted sex offenders from facebook, twitter and other popular sites.






nancy pelosi calls on gop to immediately reconvene congress after u.s. strikes


house lawmakers left washington thursday for a two-week recess back in their congressional districts






u.s. appeals court strikes down part of indiana vaping law


a federal court on monday struck down a major portion of indiana's restrictive vaping law, which created a monopoly for one security firm and sparked an fbi probe. a three judge-panel of the 7th u.s. circuit court of appeals in chicago ruled that the law's strict requirements guiding the production...






trump's challenges in asking congress for authorization for use of military forc


some lawmakers were angry that the president didn't seek congressional approval for the recent missile strikes against the assad regime






trump's challenges in asking congress for authorization for use of military forc


some lawmakers were angry that the president didn't seek congressional approval for the recent missile strikes against the assad regime in syria






judges rule pennsylvania can keep congressional map


pennsylvania can keep its congressional map, a judicial panel in philadelphia ruled wednesday, rejecting an argument from a group of democratic voters who contended it should be thrown out because the state lawmakers who created the map in 2011 gerrymandered it to help republicans.the court cast...






appeals court strikes down faa drone registration rule


an appeals court on friday struck down a federal aviation administration rule that required owners of drones used for recreation to register their craft.






court strikes down dc ‘common sense’ gun carry law


the attorney general of washington, d.c., confirmed thursday that the city would not appeal to the supreme court a federal appeals court decision striking down a provision in its strict gun-carry law. a provision in the city’s gun-carry law that allowed government officials to deny permits to anyone they did not believe had a “good reason” to […]






plaintiffs seek speedy replacement in congressional map case


harrisburg, pa. (ap) — registered democratic voters suing to overturn pennsylvania’s republican-crafted map of congressional districts want the state supreme court to redraw the district borders if the legislature and governor can’t do it within two weeks. the plaintiffs outlined their arguments in a 76-page brief filed friday with the state supreme court. republican legislative […]