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  •  Not true just in Virginia (3+ / 0-)
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    stevenaxelrod, NCJan, JBraden

    Those same tactics have Republican controlled Congressional delegations in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, despite all three states leaning heavily Democratic in statewide votes, and the Democratic Congressional Delegation actually winning the popular vote overall.


    •  Same in NC (0+ / 0-)

      If we can get rid of gerrymandering, we'll have a purple to blue state--for state and for national government.

      Right now the sparsely populated rural sections of the state are controlling the rest of us.

      "If you are cast on a desert island with only a screwdriver, a hatchet, and a chisel to make a boat...go make the best one you can. It would be better if you had a saw, but you haven't." T.Roosevelt on politics.

      by NCJan on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 12:38:20 PM PST

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