Supreme Court Blocks Trump’s 2020 Census Citizenship Question—For Now

The Supreme Court has blocked a citizenship question from being added to the 2020 U.S. Census for now, a major blow to President Donald Trump. In a narrow ruling, the court said in the case the Trump administration did not give reasons to add a citizenship question to next year’s census. The administration argued that […]

What Is Gerrymandering? Supreme Court Decision Favors Democrats

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday has ruled against the Virginia House of Delegates in a racial gerrymandering case, tossing out a case that gives the state’s Democrats a long-sought-after victory. Gerrymandering occurs when voting districts are redrawn to benefit one party over another in elections, forcing the other side to “waste” votes. For example, […]