NAACP Suing Pennsylvania, Claiming Method Of Counting Prisoners Dilutes African-American Political CloutPennsylvania is facing a new lawsuit from the NAACP over the way prisoners are counted.
Supreme Court Allows Severe Partisan Gerrymandering To ContinueThe Supreme Court said Thursday that federal courts must stay out of disputes over when politicians go too far in drawing district lines for partisan gain.
Ohio's Congressional Map Declared Unconstitutional, GOP To Appeal RulingA federal court has ruled that Ohio's congressional map is unconstitutional and has ordered a new one be drawn for the 2020 elections.
State Senator Won't Have To Pay Legal Bills For Pa. Gerrymandering Case, Court SaysA federal appeals court is reversing a judge's decision to make Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati personally pay $29,000 in legal bills for lawyers who successfully challenged Pennsylvania's congressional districts as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pennsylvania GOP Dealt 3rd Redistricting Loss In U.S. CourtsThe U.S. Supreme Court is dismissing another challenge by top Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania to the legality of new congressional district boundaries imposed by the state's highest court in a gerrymandering case.
GOP Leaders Ask Supreme Court To Revisit Pa. Redistricting CaseRepublican lawmakers from Pennsylvania are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to again consider the legality of new congressional district boundaries.
Pa. Senator Ordered To Pay $29K In Gerrymandering Case Legal CostsA federal judge is ordering Pennsylvania's top state senator to personally pay more than $29,300 to reimburse lawyers who successfully challenged the state's congressional districts as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pa. GOP Lawmakers Looking To Impeach Democratic Justices Over Congressional Map-MakingIf certain Republican lawmakers have their way, the seven-member state Supreme Court would lose four Democratic justices.
Republican Lawmakers Seek To Impeach 4 Pa. Supreme Court Judges Over Congressional MapTwelve Republican state legislators in Pennsylvania have signed on to resolutions seeking to impeach four Democratic justices on the state Supreme Court over rulings in the congressional redistricting case.
Federal Courts Reject Republican Effort To Stop New Congressional MapThe new congressional districts for Pennsylvania stand, says a federal court panel, tossing out a lawsuit filed by eight Republican congressmen.
U.S. House Hopefuls Begin Filing Papers To Run In PennsylvaniaCandidates are submitting petition paperwork ahead of the deadline to get on Pennsylvania's congressional primary election ballots.
Federal Judges To Weigh Request To Halt Use Of New Congressional District MapA request by Pennsylvania Republican congressmen to prevent the use of new district lines and an effort to dismiss their lawsuit are the topics of a hearing before a panel of federal judges.
Justice Alito Seeks Input On Pennsylvania Congressional Map DisputeSupreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is giving the Democratic voters who successfully challenged Pennsylvania's congressional map a few days to weigh in on whether the new districts should be put on hold.
Wide-Open Congressional Races Kick Off Across Western Pa.Tuesday, Feb. 27, is the first day for candidates to circulate and file nominating petitions to run for Congress in the state's 18 new congressional districts.
Pennsylvania Governor Urges Court To Stick With New Congressional District MapPennsylvania's governor and elections officials want the state's highest court to stand by its ruling establishing new congressional districts.