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Midterm Election Could Swing Balance of Power in Congress

Talon Smith, Reporter

September 18, 2018

All 435 US representatives and one third of US senators are up for election in the US midterms on November 6, 2018. The midterm election occurs two years into the presidential term. In these elections, citizens vote for their congressional representatives and senators without voting for the president. Unlike ...

PA Supreme Court Strikes Down Gerrymandered Map

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Supreme Court room is pictured. The PA Supreme court voted 4-3 to strike down PA’s congressional map due to gerrymandering. (Penn State/CC BY-NC 2.0)

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

January 26, 2018

In what could be considered a blow to the Republican establishment in Pennsylvania, the PA Supreme Court ruled to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional districts. On January 22, 2018 the Supreme Court ruled that the current congressional map “clearly, plainly and palpably” violated the P...

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