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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


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Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.


Special Master's Draft Map, January 2012 (Courtesy Judicial Department)

State High Court Accepts ‘Special Master’ Redistricting Plan

The Connecticut Supreme Court said Friday that it has adopted the congressional redistricting plan developed by an independent expert known as a special master.


Special Master's Draft Map, January 2012 (Courtesy Judicial Department)

High Court Considers Redistricting Arguments

At stake is whether the heavily Democratic city of New Britain remains in the fifth Congressional District, which is will be an open seat in the next election.


Congressional Districts 2010 courtesy Sec of State

Special Master Needed to Help Redistricting

Connecticut’s State Supreme Court says it plans to appoint a special master to help settle the new boundaries for the state’s five congressional districts.


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GOP: Big Congressional District Changes Needed

Republican leaders are discounting claims by Democrats that the state Supreme Court’s job of adjusting Connecticut’s five congressional districts is a simple task that involves accounting for relatively minor population changes.


Congressional Districts 2010 courtesy Sec of State

No Deal On New Congressional Districts

Members of a legislative committee charged with redrawing Connecticut’s congressional district lines say they cannot reach a bipartisan agreement before a court-imposed deadline, sending the matter to the state Supreme Court to handle.


Congressional Districts 2010 courtesy Sec of State

Groups Protest GOP Redistricting Plan

Local representatives from and Democracy for America are submitting a petition with nearly 1,900 signatures, opposing a Republican proposal to move the city of Bridgeport out of the 4th congressional district as part of a new redistricting plan.


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Latino Commission Critical Of Reapportionment Committee

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission is criticizing what it calls a lack of diversity on the panel charged with redrawing Connecticut’s voting districts. Commission chairman Isaias Diaz says in […]


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Hearings Planned On Congressional Redistricting

The legislative panel charged with redrawing Connecticut’s congressional and General Assembly district lines has announced its plans to hold public hearings across the state.