Rep. Pete Sessions says he wants Texas Republicans to work with the Department of Justice on the state's new Congressional map.
Republicans say it does, and Democrats say it doesn't. The Democratic-controlled Legislature passed two plans that spread Latino voters across multiple districts, but Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) vetoed both.
Russell heard both sides' arguments Wednesday and said he would issue a written opinion, which is expected to come within the next month, the Sun reported.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.