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Republicans, Dems cast Orwellian shadows over state redistricting

Author: Peter Marcus - August 29, 2011 - Updated: August 29, 2011

but courts will have final say Democrats and Republicans compared each other’s latest congressional redistricting maps to the writings of George Orwell earlier this week after the political parties unveiled proposals ahead of a court date this fall. But whether either side is engaging in Orwellian “newspeak” or displaying the heavy hand of Big Brother, […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.