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Corrine Brown

Rep. Corrine Brown files lawsuit against redrawn Florida congressional map

WASHINGTON Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the validity of a proposed redraw of the state's congressional map, alleging the draft plan violates the Voting Rights Act. Brown's lawsuit comes a day after the state legislature released a draft redistricting plan that completely changes her 5th District a long, spindly seat that meanders from Jacksonville south to Orlando. The current iteration of the district initially sparked the court case that led the state Supreme Court to throw out the map last month. "I believe categorically that the decision by the Florida Supreme Court to order a redraw of the state's congressional map is a...