Redistricting

This photo taken May 23, 2018, shows Caleb Frostman, a Democratic candidate for Wisconsin's 1st state Senate District , posing for a photo in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman's special election win over Republican Andre Jacque on Tuesday, June, 12, 2018, leaves Democrats two seats short of the majority heading into the November election. (Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 6:18 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic win in another Wisconsin special election has the party within striking distance of recapturing the state Senate and ending Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans' stranglehold on state government, a priority for Democrats nationally as another round of...
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June 02, 2018 - 11:01 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An issue that had little oxygen keeping it alive could absorb Pennsylvania's Capitol during June's days of budget-making. Some top Republican lawmakers are joining the effort to overhaul how Pennsylvania draws its legislative and U.S. House district boundaries. That's after...
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May 23, 2018 - 4:19 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map on Wednesday, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition. The suit filed in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati challenges district maps in...
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U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., Republican primary candidate for U.S. Senate, talks to supporters during an election night results party, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Hazleton, Pa. Barletta, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who first got national notice as a small-city mayor for his attempted crackdown on illegal immigration, on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 16, 2018 - 4:56 am
President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday. The primaries began to settle swing state Pennsylvania's chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just...
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Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul Mango arrives at a stop on his campaign trail in Johnstown, Pa., Monday, May 14, 2018. (John Rucosky/Tribune-Democrat via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Pennsylvania primary election (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Polls are staying open late in one tiny borough in northeastern Pennsylvania. The Pocono Record reports a storm-related gas leak temporarily forced the polls to close in Delaware Water Gap Borough,...
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April 29, 2018 - 9:56 am
DILLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvanians will settle 21 primary contests for U.S. House seats in May 15's primary election. That's the most since 1984, in a rush fueled by Democrats' anti-Trump fervor, as well as Pennsylvania's most open seats in decades. Also contributing is a court-ordered redrawing...
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FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., works on the markup of the GOP's tax overhaul plan on Capitol Hill in Washington. Meehan, a four-term Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide's sexual harassment charges, abruptly resigned from Congress in a letter submitted Friday, April 27, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 27, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide's sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday. Four-term Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan had already decided to not seek re-election this fall. In a resignation letter submitted...
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April 24, 2018 - 11:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears divided over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory. The justices heard arguments Tuesday in the latest round of court action over Texas electoral districts that began in...
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April 21, 2018 - 10:37 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to impeach four Democratic justices on Pennsylvania's Supreme Court over redistricting rulings remains in limbo more than a month after resolutions were introduced by Republicans in the state House. The resolutions accuse the justices of acting improperly through...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dent said in a Tuesday, April 17, 2018, statement that he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks but didn't give a precise departure date, after the seven-term lawmaker and leader of an influential caucus of GOP moderates announced Sept. 7, 2017, he wouldn't seek re-election in 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 17, 2018 - 1:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, a leader of an influential caucus of GOP moderates and a critic of President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that he will resign from Congress in May, after announcing last year he would not seek re-election. Dent's announcement...
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