Lines in the sand : congressional redistricting in Texas and the downfall of Tom DeLay /

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Main Author: Bickerstaff, Steve.
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Language:English
Published:Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Edition:1st ed.
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245 1 0 |a Lines in the sand :  |b congressional redistricting in Texas and the downfall of Tom DeLay /  |c by Steve Bickerstaff. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a Austin, Tex. :  |b University of Texas Press,  |c 2007. 
300 |a ix, 472 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-446) and index. 
505 0 |a The significance of the 2003 congressional redistricting in Texas -- Partisan politics and redistricting in Texas -- Racial and ethnic politics -- Electing the right Republicans: the Republican strategy for the 2002 election -- As partisan as the law allows: Republican strategy in 2003 -- Playing defense: Democratic strategy, 2001-2003 -- You gotta be kidding! The 2003 regular session -- No better option: the Democrats break the quorum in the House of Representatives -- Personal dilemmas: the first special session -- Is there a Democratic endgame? -- Republican triumph in the Senate -- Redistricting by cabal: the final redistricting plan -- The effects of the final plan -- The dilemma for racial- and ethnic-minority lawmakers and advocacy organizations -- The role of congressman Tom DeLay, Republican activists and donors, and the White House -- The legal implications of the 2003 redistricting -- Criminal investigations and indictments -- The fall of Congressman DeLay -- Conclusion. 
610 1 0 |a United States.  |b Congress.  |b House  |x Election districts. 
650 0 |a Election districts  |z Texas. 
610 1 0 |a Texas.  |b Legislature  |x History. 
600 1 0 |a DeLay, Tom D.,  |d 1947-  |x Influence. 
650 0 |a Politics, Practical  |z United States. 
856 4 1 |3 Table of contents  |u http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006029082.html 
856 4 2 |3 Publisher description  |u http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0705/2006029082-d.html 
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