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Hogan wants redistricting reform; here's why Democrats should allow it

Hogan wants redistricting reform; here's why Democrats should allow it

Democrats fuming over the election of Donald Trump despite his 2.8 million vote deficit to Hillary Clinton are frequently confronted with the fact that the framers of the Constitution didn't intend for the election of the president to be a direct reflection of the popular will. (Granted, we think that idea is outdated, and in any case, we rather doubt Mr. Trump is what they had in mind.)

But the one area where the founders were quite clear that the popular will should be reflected is in the House of Representatives. It was designed to be the largest branch of the federal government, with the most frequent elections and the only one that initially reflected a direct vote. Yet the...

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