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Supreme Court Hears Arguments Regarding Texas Political Maps

A case regarding how Texas political maps were drawn after the last census in 2010 goes before the U.S. Supreme Court today. Robert Barnes of The Washington Post explains the case and what’s at stake.

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2017.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.


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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments today in a Texas redistricting case that dates back to 2011. The High Court's considering whether the Lone Star State's political maps intentionally discriminate against minority voters.

Houston Matters host Craig Cohen discusses the case with Robert Barnes, who covers the Supreme Court for The Washington Post.