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Md. redistricting challenge moves forward in federal court (access required)

A challenge to Maryland's congressional redistricting map resurrected by the Supreme Court can proceed after a motion to dismiss was denied Wednesday by a three-judge panel. The plaintiffs raised their First Amendment challenge to the redistricting after then-Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the new map into law in 2011. Of Maryland’s eight congressional districts, seven are dominated ...