Redistricting wars: why the Democrats out-foxed us [CLOSED AND ANNOTATED.]
Every ten years, after the U.S. Census releases its latest population reports, most of the 50 states begin the complicated process of drawing new election districts… [This was a fascinating article… when Steven Malagna wrote it for City Journal. I am closing this diary and turning off the account that produced it; I will be happy to turn it back on if it turns out | Read More »
Obama will enact legislation [closed and annotated]
So control of Cogress is irrelevant. This is not a diary. It serves no useful purpose and has the downside of scrolling an earlier diary off the front page. Don’t do this again. The Management.
Redistricting roundup: Dems net 3 seats
BIG WINS FOR THE DEMOCRATS: California (+3 D, – 3 R) California’s maps were drawn, for the first time, by an independent commission instead of by the legislature. Perhaps because that was an initiative that Arnold Schwarzenegger championed, there were a lot of fears that the deck would somehow be stacked against the Dems and a map that improved matters for the GOP would result. | Read More »