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Howell rules Senate GOP redistricting move not germane

House Speaker Bill Howell on Wednesday ruled that Senate amendments to legislation redrawing political boundary lines were not germane to the the original House bill, throwing the future of the controversial party-line action of two weeks ago in doubt.

Bipartisan outrage over Senate GOP redistricting power grab

Threats of lawsuits are in the air as Virginia lawmakers make sense of the unannounced amendment to the 2011 legislative redistricting rammed through the State Senate on a party-line vote on Monday.