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The Brennan Center’s Keesha Gaskins writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel calling on Wisconsin legislators to do their duty on redistricting and stop rushing through a plan.
In New York, lawmakers are holding a series of public hearings on redistricting.
The American Bar Association holds its annual meeting in a few weeks. One issue on the docket is fundraising for judicial elections and its effect on disqualification rules.
Eliza Newlin Carney interviews campaign finance advocate and former Senator Russ Feingold on the state of money in politics.
Budget cuts lead to longer wait times to see a judge, the New York Times reports.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives weighed in on the rash of voter ID laws passing in the states.
Sen. John Cornyn called on the Justice Department to better enforce a law to help members of the military vote.