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New Emphasis on Redistricting Makes for Safe House

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New Emphasis on Redistricting Makes for Safe House

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New Emphasis on Redistricting Makes for Safe House

New Emphasis on Redistricting Makes for Safe House

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Republicans have enjoyed much success in recent years in changing the boundaries of congressional districts to keep seats safe for GOP incumbents. Computer technology makes gerrymandering ever more precise — and House races increasingly less competitive. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and New Yorker magazine staff writer Jeffrey Toobin.