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Ohio governor, other officials file statements in redistricting case. Here's what we learned

Wooster Daily Record 23 Oct 2021
At the heart of these lawsuits is whether mapmakers followed rules, approved by voters in 2015, to limit partisan gerrymandering – defined as manipulating district lines to favor one party over the other ... The state House and Senate maps were approved by a 5-2 vote along party lines shortly after the midnight deadline.

Senate Judiciary approves Robinson

Rutland Herald 23 Oct 2021
MONTPELIER — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has voted 10-9 to approve the historic nomination of Vermont Supreme Court Associate Justice Beth Robinson to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City ... No date has been set. The 10-9 committee vote was along party lines with Democrats, including U.S. Sen. Patrick J ... ....

Urban League president, others condemn abuse of paraplegic man by police

Nashville Pride 23 Oct 2021
( – Clifford Owens by, 39, repeatedly told police that he was “a paraplegic”; therefore, could not get out of the car. But the more he said it, the more the police officer insisted that he either get out of the car or be removed ... Morial said in a statement ... Koen said ... S. Senate, largely along party lines ... ....

Region's House members vote along party lines on Steve Bannon contempt resolution

Bemidji Pioneer 22 Oct 2021
GRAND FORKS -- The region’s members of Congress voted along party lines on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 21, in a vote to hold Steve Bannon, an adviser to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress ... 6 committee ... Rep ... .

Region's House members vote along party lines on Bannon contempt resolution

Grand Forks Herald 22 Oct 2021
The region’s members of Congress voted along party lines on Thursday afternoon in a vote to hold Steve Bannon, an adviser to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress ... The contempt vote also demonstrated the continuing power Trump enjoys within the Republican Party, ...

McCarthy alleges Jan. 6 select committee’s Bannon subpoena is ‘invalid’

New York Post 22 Oct 2021
When pressed on what makes the subpoena invalid, McCarthy argued that the entire panel is invalid due to it passing largely along party lines ... The nine-person panel — which was created after a vote in June which passed largely along party lines — currently includes two Republicans, Reps.

Ohio Supreme Court can rectify failed, unconstitutional redistricting

Democratic Underground 22 Oct 2021
That’s what just happened in Ohio, where the Ohio Redistricting Commission, in voting 5-2 along strictly party lines on Sept ... The Republican commission members awarded their party more than two-thirds of legislative seats, despite the fact that just under half of Ohio’s electorate typically votes for Democratic candidates.

Biden: Comment that DOJ should prosecute those who defy subpoenas 'not appropriate'

The Hill 22 Oct 2021
President BidenJoe Biden White House ... “The way I said it was not appropriate,” Biden said on Thursday during a CNN town hall. “I should have chosen my words more wisely.” ... 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.ADVERTISEMENT ... The vote, which fell almost entirely along party lines, leaves the Department of Justice to weigh whether to pursue criminal charges ... ....

Jim Hartman: Progressives’ court-packing collapse

Elko Daily Free Press 22 Oct 2021
An early harbinger that President Biden would follow the far-left of his party rather than be a moderate leader was his refusal to repudiate court-packing in the 2020 campaign ... Sheldon Whitehead, the Democratic Party’s leading opponent of an independent judiciary, called the draft “a disappointment.” ... Not every case was decided along “party lines.”.

House finds Bannon in contempt for defying Jan. 6 inquiry subpoena

The Berkshire Eagle 22 Oct 2021
The vote of 229-202, mostly along party lines, came after Bannon refused to comply with a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the riot, declining to provide the panel with documents and testimony ... 6 in Trump’s name, based on his lie of election fraud ... “The insurrection took place on November 3, Election Day,” Trump wrote. “Jan ... Reps.

Panel upholds school mask rule after House GOP sought review

The Bradford Era 22 Oct 2021
The Joint Committee on Documents, which includes members of Democratic Gov ... 31 order did not have to be enacted as a regulation. The committee meeting was required after the House Health Committee voted along party lines to request the review and asked the committee to take it up in a Sept. 14 letter from its Republican chair, Rep ... ....

EDITORIAL: Bannon contempt charge is righteous

Tahlequah Daily Press 22 Oct 2021
There's a rather crass meme going around on social media these days, but considering how its subject and his idol have treated other people, not many feel guilty about sharing it ... "If body odor were a person..." ... 6 attack on the U.S ... The resolution passed 229-202, mainly along party lines, though nine prescient Republicans joined the Democrats ... Rep ... .

With testimony about racial profiling in hand, lawmakers debate immigration checkpoints

The Keene Sentinel 22 Oct 2021
Members of the committee voted, 11-9, to recommend the bill, House Bill 579, be passed when it comes before the full House in January, in a decision that scrambled party lines ... The vote did not fall along party lines; two Democrats joined Republicans in opposing the bill, arguing it needed more clarity.

Maps to top busy final three days of Illinois’ veto session

News-Press Now 22 Oct 2021
Illinois loses a seat in Congress because of population decline. During a Senate committee, Change Illinois Executive Director Madeleine Doubek answered Springfield Republican state Sen ... State Sen ... It’s expected before the end of the session Thursday the final congressional map won’t be released until just ahead of final approval along party lines ... .

Biden says Senate will have to ‘fundamentally alter’ the filibuster

New York Post 22 Oct 2021
More On. joe biden. Our profane president. Report says Biden fond of dropping the f-bomb. ‘Guess I should go’ ... Pain at the pump ... Biden ... Sens ... After that, it’s over. You vote ... Eleven GOPers ultimately voted against filibustering a short-term debt ceiling extension, though the measure itself only passed the Senate along party lines. Sen ... ....