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Andrew Prokop at Vox: Pennsylvania’s gerrymandered House map was just struck down — with huge implications for 2018
New brief filed by six GOP attorneys general warns of "chaos" unless SCOTUS freezes PA Supreme Court gerrymandering ruling. Brief funded by the National Republican Redistricting Trust, which litigates against gerrymanders…when they're drawn by Dems https://t.co/2yXIyLCEFB pic.twitter.com/rPYeL6ExTz
— Steven Mazie (@stevenmazie) January 29, 2018
Some good news: This ruling will help Dems repeal GOP voter suppression efforts. North Carolina Dems could end the GOP's supermajorities in Nov. elections, letting Dems finally uphold Dem Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes of the GOP legislature's extremist policies https://t.co/9KBt4uC4Nz
— Stephen Wolf (@PoliticsWolf) January 27, 2018
Deirdre Walsh, Lauren Fox and Eric Bradner at CNN: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen becomes latest GOP chairman to retire
Chris Savage at Eclectablog: Nassar goes to prison for life but MSU still to be held accountable for their role in the rape of over 150 girls
The Shrugly ¯\_(ツ)_/¯:
LOLGOP at Eclectablog: The Kochs are spending $400 million this year to buy themselves another election
Ari Berman at Rolling Stone: How the GOP Rigs Elections
Oona Goodin-Smith at MLive: Flint emergency manager order repealed, city officially in control of finances
Leonard N. Fleming at The Detroit News: Ex-Flint EM decides to head straight to trial
Ron Fonger at MLive: Michigan’s bill for Flint water crisis attorneys rises above $20 million
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Intro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre
Voodoo Lady by Ween
Do You Realize?? by The Flaming Lips
Unclaimed by Mike Wagner/Total Strangers
Outro music: Complain (from the movie Bob Roberts) by David Robbins & Tim Robbins