BREAKING NEWS ~ Supreme Court orders lower court to reconsider Texas congressional redistricting map

AP is reporting that the US Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a Texas congressional map that could give Republicans six additional seats in Congress.

UPDATE: The Supreme Court ordered the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to reconsider whether state legislatures can force the redrawing of congressional district boundaries more often than once a decade. The Supreme Court said that Texas' congressional map should be reconsidered in light of the Court's decision last term in Vieth v. Jubelirer [PDF]. AP has more.

UPDATE 2: The Court's Order List is now available here [PDF]

 

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