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Supreme Court hears appeal over Texas redistricting maps
January 9th, 2012
04:38 PM ET

Supreme Court hears appeal over Texas redistricting maps

By Bill Mears, CNN

Washington (CNN) - Election politics almost always creates unhappy drama for the Supreme Court's nine members, and a thorny appeal heard Monday from Texas officials over the state's controversial redistricting plan more than proved the point.

The court struggled mostly in vain to try and get its arms around a complex, time-sensitive dispute. At issue are competing maps for the Texas state legislature and Congress – created first by Republican lawmakers that favored their political base and later by a federal judicial panel to give minorities greater voting power.

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  1. Sumon

    What a joke. Cohen was a sdnwiler who bamboozled the folks at Air America, who this clown, the "Radio Equalizer" wants to hold responsible for the actions of the guy they were swindled by! Conservatives will throw any turd on the wall to see if it sticks.

    February 14, 2012 at 1:06 am | Report abuse |
  2. testosterone

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    January 19, 2012 at 3:28 am | Report abuse |