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Frederica Wilson

Supreme Court considers changes to Florida's political map

A long-running legal battle over Florida's political landscape wound up back before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday where several justices sounded skeptical about the changes proposed by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

The hope is that the court will soon end three years of lawsuits, court hearings and special sessions by finally endorsing a new map for the state's 27 congressional districts ahead of the pivotal 2016 elections.

But that map could also find itself under legal attack by current members of Congress.

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, whose district could be dramatically altered, attended the nearly hour-long hearing and sharply criticized the court...