Different maps, same destination: Florida's gerrymandering problem

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Over the past seven years, Democrats and voting-rights groups helped fight for constitutional amendments barring political gerrymandering, waged a legal battle against maps approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature and finally got a court order overhauling the districts drawn by lawmakers. The results in last year's elections, though, were painfully familiar for Democrats. The GOP still pretty handily won a majority of the state's congressional delegation, with 16 seats going to Republicans...

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