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24 Feb 2015

Rep. Scott: Let Independent Panel Draw Districts

U.S. Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, a Democrat representing Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District, says the General Assembly should take some of the politics out of redistricting by having an independent commission redraw political boundaries.

13 Feb 2013

Storify: An ‘MLK Day Plot’ on Redistricting?

CNS reporter Whitney Spicer curated the social media stream to produce this report about Republicans’ surprise passage of plan to redraw Senate districts on Martin Luther King Day.

09 Feb 2013

Democrats Accuse GOP of Restricting Voting Rights

Democratic lawmakers blasted Republicans’ recent actions to redraw Senate districts and require voters to show more identification during a roundtable meeting with the League of Women Voters of Virginia this past week.

22 Jan 2013

Area Lawmakers Divided by Redistricting Controversy

Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, and Sen. Emmett Hanger Jr., R-Mount Solon, are friends. And they’ll remain friends, Deeds says, even if a controversial measure Hanger voted for costs Deeds his seat in the Virginia Senate.

04 Apr 2011

CNS Stories for Week 12 (March 28-April 3)

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week. Headlines include: “$100 Fine for Flicking a Cigarette Butt?” … “CNN’s Ali Velshi Discusses Financial Crisis” … “McDonnell Amends Autism Bill to Mixed Reaction” … “Sales of VCU Swag at All-Time High.”