Rick Renzi was convicted of extortion, fraud, conspiracy and racketeering.
The justices to decide if the U.S. Constitution requires lawmakers to make the boundaries.
Prop. 122 blocks state from implementing federal programs deemed unconstitutional.
PHOENIX — A federal court refused Tuesday to disturb the lines for the state’s 30 legislative districts even if they were designed in part to favor Democrats.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
It’s just a few weeks into a new year, still a long way to November, but the primary battles for both parties are already underway, not only for this year’s elections, but for 2016 as well.
Today is U.S. Constitution Day and the 226th anniversary of our nation’s founding document. This word cloud is based on the original document and does not include the amendments. You’ll find information about the Constitution and quizzes to challenge your knowledge at www.constitutionfacts.com
WASHINGTON — Affirmative action in college admissions survived Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that avoided the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.
The arguments against a constitutional amendment to require balanced budgets are various and, cumulatively, almost conclusive. Almost. The main arguments are:
Last week was a tragic one for the state of Illinois and our nation. It began with a shopping-mall killing in Oregon, then a federal court struck down the Illinois gun control statute and on Friday we had the horrible massacre of children and school officials in Connecticut. I am saddened by…