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The U.S. Justice Department has given approval to Virginia’s congressional redistricting plan. In a letter on Wednesday, the federal agency said it does not have any objections to the changes under the Republican-backed plan that cleared the Virginia General Assembly …
Liberty University will get its own polling place under Lynchburg's redistricting plan. Lynchburg City Attorney Walter Erwin tells The News and Advance (http://bit.ly/stDUbK ) that the U.S. Department
A major player in the dispute over how to redraw Virginia's congressional districts says the final say will probably belong to a federal judge anyway. Del. Bill Janis
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is taking on the federal government seeking a swift review and approval of Virginia's newly redrawn legislative districts. Cuccinelli filed a "pre-clearance suit" Tuesday
The final nod of approval on Virginia's legislative redistricting plan will come from the Justice Department.
A tentative agreement has reached between Senate Democrats and Republicans over revised boundaries for the Senate's 40 districts statewide. Gov. Bob McDonnell vetoed the previous Senate plan, saying
Senior House Democrats and their Republican counterparts continue closed-door talks on a compromise Senate redistricting plan with grudging progress to show for it. Four Democrats and at least
The General Assembly will reconvene in Richmond today following the governor's veto of a redistricting bill this month. Republican Bob McDonnell didn't like how the Democratic-led Senate drew
Virginia's General Assembly has passed new lines for the state's 40 Senate districts and 100 state House districts and sent them to Gov. Bob McDonnell for his review.