I Just Can’t…But Rep. Brian Sims Can:

A Democratic Pennsylvania state representative went on a righteous tirade in a 12-minute video after learning that the Republican speaker of the House informed his party but not Democrats that at least one member of his caucus tested positive for COVID-19.

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Anti-Gerrymandering Referenda Pass By Huge Margins

But as we Wisconsinites know, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald give not a fig about public opinion…because of gerrymandering. Now this fall, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald is running to replace US. Rep. James Sensenbrenner who is retiring. So the Democrats may have an opportunity to replace…

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Fixing Gerrymandering Is Now Up To US!

Given the “one person, one vote” principle is intrinsic to the US Constitution, it is inexplicable that the US Supreme Court would bow out of the partisan gerrymandering issue as not their job. But last week that is exactly what they did: The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal judges…

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Scott Walker On the SCOTUS Gerrymandering Decision

Well, yes, actually it does!

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Now What Is Robin Vos Afraid Of?

Reports say that Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is refusing to testify in the hearings about gerrymandering in Wisconsin. He wasn’t speaker that the time…but was involved in drawing district lines apparently…so how much input and control did he have? What is he afraid of?? other than his general disdain…

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Gerrymandering Comes Back to Bite the GOP

The Democrats have been fighting the 2010 gerrymandering cases in the courts because the GOP drawn districts have made it far more difficult for them to win elections in local districts. But actually gerrymandering has also come back to bite the moderate and traditional Republicans as well. If districts were…

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John Oliver On Gerrymandering

Worth the watch:

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Christian Schneider Proved Gerrymandering Exists in Wisconsin.

Ironically GOP shill and right wing apologist, JSOnline’s Opinion blogger Christian Schneider recently set out to damn the federal court ruling on WI redistricting and prove gerrymandering didn’t exist. When in fact he proved that it does. In typical Mr. Schneider style book meanderings he starts off with something that…

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Federal Court Blocks WI Gerrymandered Districts But Now What?

Some transitory good news came out yesterday when a federal court voted 2 -1 to block the gerrymandered Wisconsin legislative districts. Here is a synopsis: A dozen voters sued in July 2015, arguing the maps unconstitutionally discriminated against Democrats by diluting their voting power. They called it the worst example…

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Wisconsin’s an example of gerrymandering to the extreme

Given President Barack Obama’s call in last night’s State of the Union address for changes to how legislative districts are drawn all across the nation, this article from The Isthmus in August 2015 seems appropriate, given that Wisconsin could stand as a national example of the negative impact of ultra-partisan…

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