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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to again consider the legality of new congressional district boundaries imposed earlier this year by the state’s highest court in a gerrymandering case.

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The state House and Senate’s GOP leaders on Thursday asked the federal justices to take the case in a 60-page filing.

They argue the state court usurped legislative authority, and warned that other states may take similar approaches if the court doesn’t take their case.

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The U.S. Supreme Court twice rejected Republican requests to halt the state court’s order.

November’s election will be conducted on new court-drawn districts viewed as more favorable to Democrats than the now-invalidated 2011 map drawn by Republicans.

The state court ruled the 2011 map violated constitutional guarantees of free and equal elections.

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