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Redistricting Revisited

New York’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that Democratic leaders had violated the State Constitution when drawing new congressional and State Senate districts, ordering a court-appointed special master to draw replacement lines for this year’s critical midterm elections instead. — … Continue reading

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Chris Churchill on Gerrymandering

Writing for The Times Union, Chris Churchill makes these points: Republicans and Democrats both do it. There is nothing new about it. The worst examples of gerrymandering are fundamentally unethical. What Democrats have done on the state level can only … Continue reading

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Republicans and Benghazi

According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, 67 percent of Americans have a favorable view of outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, while only 19% approve of the way Congress is doing its job.  That may explain why Republican … Continue reading

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