Tag: gerrymandering

Congressman Jim Greenwood — Why Government’s Broken — Gerrymandering

I left Congress undefeated and unindicted. People say to me all the time what is wrong with our country. What is wrong with our democracy. Why has it deteriorated to this. The thing that most threatens our democracy is gerrymandering and it’s all about, you’ve heard this phrase, it’s about whether the people pick their representative or the representative picks...

Partisan gerrymandering Supreme Court discusses behind closed doors CNNPolitics

Partisan gerrymandering Supreme Court discusses behind closed doors CNNPolitics The court has never established a standard to resolve extreme partisan gerrymanders, and if it chooses to do so, it could revolutionize the way congressional and state legislative maps are drawn. The issue often divides conservatives, who have suggested that courts should steer clear of such political disputes, and liberals, like...