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Florida politicians react to today’s redistricting ruling

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Florida’s Supreme Court threw out the state’s congressional map on Thursday, in a ruling that found lawmakers illegally gerrymandered political districts. Justices then ordered the Republican-led Legislature to redraw eight congressional districts, with two that expect to be heavily contested in 2016. Incumbents directly affected by the ruling are Democratic Reps. Corrine Brown, Kathy Castor, Ted Deutch, and Lois Frankel, as well as Republican Reps. David Jolly, Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Curbelo, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. At least 14 more will be…

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