Politic > U.S.

Supreme Court Blocks Redrawing Of Ohio, Michigan Electoral Maps

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The lower courts found that the electoral maps had been drawn to entrench the majority party in power in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
Read more ...

 

Supreme Court blocks redrawing of GOP gerrymandered Ohio, Michigan maps

Supreme Court blocks redrawing of GOP gerrymandered Ohio, Michigan maps

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

The Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings ordering Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections, dealing a blow to Democrats who had argued that the electoral districts were intended to unlawfully diminish their political clout.
Read more ...

 

Supreme Court temporarily blocks rulings requiring new voting maps for Ohio and Michigan

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Lower courts had invalidated the GOP-friendly maps as partisan gerrymanders and ordered them redrawn before the 2020 election.
Read more ...

 

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings in Michigan and Ohio

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings in Michigan and Ohio

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside two lower court rulings tossing out congressional maps in Michigan and Ohio, putting the process of redrawing district lines on hold while it prepares to rule on whether or not partisan gerrymandering is constitutional. Republicans in both Midwestern states had appealed lower-court rulings that their congressional maps had been drawn so egregiously to favor the GOP that they violated the constitutional rights of voters. The Supreme Court already heard arguments in partisan gerrymandering cases from Maryland and North Carolina - and the high court is...
Read more ...

 

Supreme Court Blocks Two Rulings Striking Down Voting Maps

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Federal courts in Ohio and Michigan had said maps there violated the Constitution by favoring the party in power.
Read more ...

 

High court halts electoral map redrawing in Michigan, Ohio

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday put on hold court orders in Michigan and Ohio to redraw electoral maps that federal judges found were too partisan.
Read more ...

 

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections after finding that the current districts were designed to illegally diminish the power of Democratic voters.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Republicans      Election      Democrats      Featured News      U.S. Supreme Court      Gop-gerrymandered maps can stay      Redistricting and Reapportionment      Federal Courts      Constitution      Democratic Party      Republican Party      Supreme Court      PMN News      PMN World      AP      PoliticsNews  


Live Tonight: Stars to Perform Reading of Mueller Report

Live Tonight: Stars to Perform Reading of Mueller Report

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference into the 2016 presidential campaign is getting the theatrical treatment. A cast of Hollywood... Read more ...

White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel On...

White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel On Hatch Act

The White House declines to let the Oversight Committee question Trump's adviser about alleged ethics violations. The next step could be a subpoena fight. Read more ...

Red Sox Walk Off 6-5 Win Over the White Sox

Red Sox Walk Off 6-5 Win Over the White Sox

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, June 24... Read more ...

Trump On E. Jean Carroll Accusing Him Of Rape: ‘She's Not My Type'

Trump On E. Jean Carroll Accusing Him Of Rape: ‘She's Not My Type'

The president has denied the columnist's sexual assault allegation. Read more ...

SCOTUS strikes down ban on ‘scandalous' and ‘immoral' trademarks

SCOTUS strikes down ban on ‘scandalous' and ‘immoral' trademarks

An unusual configuration of justices from both ideological wings of the Supreme Court came together Monday to strike down provisions in federal law denying federal registration... Read more ...

Sanders wants to cancel all student loan debt, even for the wealthy

Sanders wants to cancel all student loan debt, even for the wealthy

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed eliminating all of the nearly $1.6 trillion in outstanding student loan debt owed by Americans, raising the stakes on an issue that has... Read more ...

Buttigieg's 'Achilles' Heel' Shows at Angry Town Hall

Buttigieg's 'Achilles' Heel' Shows at Angry Town Hall

It's Debate Week for the Democratic candidates, but South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a major hometown issue brewing that threatens to overshadow his national... Read more ...

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Trump's steel tariffs

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Trump's steel tariffs

The Supreme Court Monday declined to hear a challenge to the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's imposition of tariffs on steel for national security reasons... Read more ...

Joe Biden: Congress Should Immediately Grant Citizenship To 'Dreamers'

Joe Biden: Congress Should Immediately Grant Citizenship To 'Dreamers'

The former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has unveiled his immigration policy outline. Read more ...

Democrat Sara Gideon Is Officially Running For Susan Collins' Senate Seat

Democrat Sara Gideon Is Officially Running For Susan Collins' Senate Seat

Maine's House speaker signaled a potential bid in October after Collins, the state's GOP senator, voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. Read more ...