2019-06-28 12:31:57

Supreme Court Hands GOP Big Victory on Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court hands down two major decisions. The first is a victory for Republicans, allowing extreme partisan gerrymandering to continue. The other temporarily blocks the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question on the 2020 census.

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