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3/1/06

Supreme Court Listens to Redistricting Arguments

The nation's highest court heard arguments Wednesday over political boundary lines drawn in Texas otherwise known as redistricting.

The court is considering whether the Texas plan violates the voting rights act, which is designed to protect minority voting rights. Challengers say the most recent map was drawn to benefit democrats, despite the fact that Texas has more republican voters.

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