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David King and Mike Haridopolos: Weekly Champ & Chump

David King and Mike Haridopolos: Weekly Champ & Chump

Champ David King: The lead lawyer for a coalition challenging the congressional districts passed in 2012 by the Florida Legislature, he persuaded a state Supreme Court majority to invalidate eight districts for violating the constitutional ban on drawing districts to favor parties or incumbents. It was a big win, not just for the coalition, but for the 63 percent of Florida voters who imposed the ban on gerrymandering in 2010. And it was a stinging defeat for the Legislature's Republican leaders, who fought and flouted the ban. Now it's time for them to — are you ready for this? — respect the will of the voters. Chump Mike Haridopolos: There’s plenty of...

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