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Hogan urges justices to strike down 6th Congressional District

Gov. Larry Hogan announces his intention Jan. 18 to join a brief to the Supreme Court in opposition to the 6th Congressional District. (File photo)

Saying political parties cannot be trusted to draw nonpartisan districts, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down as unconstitutional a congressional district the Democrat-led General Assembly redrew to replace a Republican U.S. representative ...

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Republicans urge Supreme Court to overturn Md. congressional district

In deciding about about the drawing of Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, the Supreme Court will consider whether the First Amendment is even implicated in a partisan gerrymandering case, which has historically been regarded as a political and not a legal issue. (Photo illustration by Maximilian Franz)

With the Supreme Court poised to rule on political gerrymandering this year, a group of Maryland Republicans urged the justices to strike down as unconstitutional a congressional district they say the state’s Democratic-led General Assembly redrew to replace a Republican U.S. ...

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Hogan will urge Supreme Court to strike down congressional district

Gov. Larry Hogan announces his intention Jan. 18 to join a brief to the Supreme Court in opposition to the 6th Congressional District. (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday said he will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down as unconstitutional a congressional district the Democrat-led General Assembly redrew to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one. The ...

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South Kent Island developer urges Supreme Court to revive takings claim

FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A South Kent Island developer has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his claim that Queen Anne’s County must provide compensation for essentially compelling him by ordinance to combine his separate land parcels, substantially reducing the property’s marketability. Kevin ...

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Supreme Court will hear GOP challenge to Md. congressional district

In this Feb. 13, 2016, file photo, people stand on the steps of the Supreme Court at sunset in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, file)

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether Maryland’s Democrat-led General Assembly unconstitutionally redrew a congressional district to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one. The justices on Friday agreed to hear the claim by a group of Maryland ...

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