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Corrine Brown: Court should stop lawmakers from redrawing district

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U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown is trying to stop Florida lawmakers from redrawing her congressional district, saying their efforts will deny African-Americans political representation. Brown and other black leaders in central Florida on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to intervene in the Florida Supreme Court decision that is causing lawmakers to begin redrawing the state’s congressional districts next week. Brown says a plan to change her district from a north-south configuration stretching from Jacksonville to Orlando to an east-west district…

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