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The House passes its plan for congressional redistricting

May 9, 2001
By: Cara Karunaratne
State Capital Bureau

The House passes its Congressional Redistricting map while the Senate map is stuck on the floor. Cara Karunaratne has more from Jefferson City.

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It was a near party line vote in the House.

But, some Republicans think the map advances the Democrat's political agenda.

Republican Representative Mark Wright says the map isn't fair.

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Contents: Representative Mark Wright says the map is a piece of trash, and is designed to elect more Democrats to office.

Meanwhile, it's exactly the opposite situation in the Senate. Democrats are leading a filibuster to get the map changed... a map they say is unfair to their party.

From Jefferson City, Cara Karunaratne, KMOX News.