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Frosh urges justices to reject GOP challenge to Md. congressional district

In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, the Supreme Court building is seen Washington.(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

The Supreme Court should reject a challenge by Maryland Republicans that the Democratic-led General Assembly unconstitutionally gerrymandered a congressional district because the GOP cannot show it was redrawn to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one, state Attorney General ...

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Supreme Court rejects bid for expedited challenge to ‘gerrymandered’ Md. district

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)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected without comment a bid by Maryland Republicans for the justices’ expedited consideration of their challenge to a congressional district as being unconstitutionally gerrymandered. The Republicans had urged the justices to hear – on ...

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Judges stay GOP challenge to Md. congressional district

Edward A. Garmatz United States Courthouse in Baltimore (File)

A divided three judge U.S. District Court panel on Thursday stayed a Republican congressional redistricting challenge in Maryland pending the U.S. Supreme Court’s resolution of whether GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts so contrary to the state’s political breakdown ...

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GOP foes of Md. congressional district seek to keep high-court option open

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)

Republicans challenging the constitutionality of the pro-Democratic redrawing of a Maryland congressional district have told the U.S. Supreme Court their claim differs significantly from a case pending before the justices, which asks if Wisconsin’s GOP lawmakers drew legislative districts so ...

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