• Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case' on democracy

    1 month ago - By Bésame

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency.
    The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to draw congressional districts heavily in their favor were blocked by a Democratic majority on the state Supreme Court because the GOP map violated the state constitution.
    A court-drawn map produced seven seats for each party in last month's...
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