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  •  No, Congress could not pass such a law. (0+ / 0-)

    The reason is obvious. The very people who benefit from gerrymandering would have to vote to abolish it. This would violate the First Principle of all politicians: Get reelected.

    As I argue upthread, our best hope lies with the judiciary. And, of course, you are right to cite the 14th amendment.

    Note to Boehner and McConnell: "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." --Bob Dylan-- (-7.25, -6.21)

    by Tim DeLaney on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 10:23:28 AM PST

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