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House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P.…

Kamala Harris’s Moment, Voting Rights, Yet Another Candidate: This Week in the 2020 Race

Every Saturday morning, we’re publishing “This Week in the 2020 Race”: a quick way to follow…

Voting Rights Were Already a Big 2020 Issue. Then Came the Gerrymandering Ruling.

When the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Thursday that federal judges had no power to stop…

The Gerrymandering Ruling and the Risk of a Monopoly on Power

ImageProtesters outside the Supreme Court on Thursday.CreditCarlos Barria/Reuters At some point or another over the last…

Supreme Court Gives a Victory to G.O.P. on Gerrymandering and to Democrats Opposed to Census Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON — In a pair of decisions with vast implications for the American political landscape, the…

Census Citizenship Question: What You Need to Know

The Supreme Court did not give a final answer Thursday to a seemingly simple issue with…

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court Decision on the Citizenship Question and the Census

The Supreme Court did not give a final answer Thursday to a seemingly simple issue with…

Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question on Census in Doubt

WASHINGTON — In a setback for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Thursday sent back…

What Is Gerrymandering? And Why Did the Supreme Court Rule on It?

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the federal courts cannot decide a question with momentous…

Supreme Court Says Constitution Does Not Bar Partisan Gerrymandering

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the challengers opposed to partisan gerrymandering, the…

The Census, Citizenship and the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know

The Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on Thursday on a seemingly simple issue with big,…

The Supreme Court Is Due to Rule on Gerrymandering. What’s That?

The Supreme Court is expected on Thursday, the last day of its term, to rule on…

Official’s Testimony Adds to Rancor Around Census Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON — A Commerce Department official considering whether the 2020 census should include a citizenship question…

People Who Can’t Vote Still Count Politically in America. What if That Changes?

Three years ago, before the Trump administration moved to add a citizenship question to the census,…

Justices Dismiss Appeal in Virginia Racial Gerrymandering Case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a challenge to the voting map for Virginia’s…