Did the Supremes usher in a new era of bloody partisan warfare?

In a somewhat schizophrenic ruling on Wednesday, the Supreme Court upheld the bulk of Texas Republicans' redrawing of Congressional districts in 2003 -- a textbook case of partisan gerrymandering that allowed the GOP to gain five seats in the House of Representatives.

In doing so, they may have ushered in a new era of bloody, bare-knuckle partisan warfare at the state level.

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