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  • NC House refuses for now to back Greensboro council changes

    The North Carolina House has refused for now to accept a Senate plan to rework Greensboro's city council districts, change how voters choose members and reduce the mayor's power. The House on Monday night rejected the Senate version of a bill that...
  • Warren Makes Populist Appeal At Democratic Party Fundraiser

    Warren Makes Populist Appeal At Democratic Party Fundraiser
    HARTFORD — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave Connecticut Democrats a simple charge Monday in an impassioned speech before loyal supporters at the state party's annual fundraising dinner. "This next election is up to you. You are the heart and soul...
  • California GOP benefits from redistricting decision as bigger case looms

    California GOP benefits from redistricting decision as bigger case looms
    Like so many political events, the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that upheld the right of independent citizen commissions to draw district lines inspired a different reaction in California than elsewhere in the nation. Here, it was a victory for...
  • Justices uphold Arizona's system for redistricting

    The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the power of independent commissions used by 13 states to draw congressional districts, in a ruling that could spur efforts in other states to reduce partisan influence in the creation of electoral districts. The...
  • Democrats want to remove marriage definition in constitution

    Wisconsin Democrats on Monday called for the elimination of nullified language in the state's constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Lawmakers held a news conference to introduce the resolution after the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Indiana panel to consider redistricting system options

    Indiana lawmakers will review whether the state should establish an independent commission for drawing congressional districts that's similar to an Arizona system upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Indiana law currently allows for a commission made up...
  • California wins with Arizona in SCOTUS redistricting case

    California wins with Arizona in SCOTUS redistricting case
    Who supports gerrymandering? Not voters, who regularly prefer to give independent commissions the power to set voting boundaries. Not the Supreme Court, which ruled Monday in favor of Arizona's voters and their redistricting commission. That leaves one...
  • Mitch McConnell's productivity bodes well for his legacy

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: Even now, at the remove of mere days, the historic nature of last week's events in Washington is clear. Yet to be decided is what role they will play in shaping the legacy of one of the...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Robert Bork would not have changed history

    As the U.S. Supreme Court ends its eventful term this week, many political analysts are stepping back to look at the history leading up to its important decisions, particularly on the marriage case. The name that keeps coming up is Robert Bork. Bork...
  • Things to know about Christie's presidential announcement

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is announcing Tuesday that he's running for president, a move that's long been in the works. He's joining a crowded field with 13 other major Republicans already in the race and at least two more expected to join. Following...
  • Democratic state lawmaker won't make Indiana's US Senate bid

    A state lawmaker considered a possible Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate next year has decided against entering the race. Democratic state Rep. Christina Hale announced Monday she would seek re-election in 2016 to her district on the northeast...