Florida redistricting plan faces opposition from DeSantis

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Florida state senators this week offered a rare hint of bipartisan agreement on a plan to redraw a swing state’s congressional district boundaries in a way that placates both majority Republicans and minority Democrats — and likely a state Supreme Court that is keeping careful watch of both.

But a last-minute intervention from an unusual source — Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) — has tripped up what might have been a smooth finish to a bumpy process, adding what amounts to a new lap of an already-long course just as legislators thought they were nearing the finish line.

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