Redistricting Push Hits House 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.
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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

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.