“If anybody thinks they are going to influence a federal judge, that is a ridiculous notion and that’s why my position was — is — that if you think by whoever was appointed, whoever was president, that’s not going to occur,” Bryant told reporters Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.
State lawmakers in Mississippi are grappling with redrawing the lines for their own legislative districts. Mississippi did not lose any seats during reapportionment, but House district lines will be readjusted to reflect population shifts in the state.
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.