Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map

A lower court said GOP lawmakers had drawn a map benefiting their party so much that it violated the Constitution.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday evening granted a request from Republican lawmakers in North Carolina to temporarily put on hold a lower court order that the state redraw its congressional map by next week.A panel of three federal judges had found that state Republicans turned the redistricting process so much to their advantage that it violated the First and 14th Amendments as well as Article I of the U.S. Constitution. The lower court ordered the lawmakers to draw a new map before the en...