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Star Wars editor slams ‘terrible’ storylines – ‘Kathleen Kennedy doesn’t have a clue’

STAR WARS: The ex-wife of George Lucas and the former editor of the original trilogy has spoken out against the latest films in the franchise while slamming the series studio head, Kathleen Kennedy, as well as director JJ Abrams.

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Star Wars reboot: ‘Rey returns to show off new Jedi Order’

Star Wars hero Rey Skywalker (Ridley) walked away from Episode Nine – The Rise of Skywalker as the only Jedi left in the universe. The character saved the galaxy by defeating Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) and ending the Dark Side’s reign. However, Star Wars leaker Mike Zeroh claims she will be making a triumphant return in an upcoming Disney Plus TV show.

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Zeroh has frequently made claims about what is coming next for the Star Wars franchise, but has not always been correct – so it is recommended you take his reports with a grain of salt.

With that said, Zeroh’s latest video has him detailing what is said to be Disney’s next big Star Wars TV show.

The YouTuber has said the new live-action Tv event is going to show off a “major redesign” of Rey.

On top of this, he added Rey would be making a “cameo appearance” but would not be making a “significant dedication” to the series.

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The interesting part of this report is that Rey’s cameo is said to be reminiscent of Luke Skywalker’s (Mark Hamill) in the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian.

During the episode in question, Luke arrived to save Mando (Pedro Pascal) and Grogu / Baby Yoda from a horde of killing machines – thus expanding his storyline in the process.

Zeroh said: “The series is said to also involve a big tease of Rey’s new Jedi Order.

“[It] will give fans a glimpse of what the Jedi Order is set to be like after Episode Nine.”

Daisy said: “I mean, never say never. I’m always open to a revisit. But also the beautiful thing is it’s this wonderful, huge universe with all of these stories that have yet to be told.

“I think there’s a lot of cool things to be made before any potential revisit.”

Daisy added: “I don’t think it’ll ever feel properly like goodbye because it’s such a wonderful little web of people.

“It’s a really nice club to be a part of. Plus, I had such a good time. I loved my experience. In terms of revisiting the character, I think that’s a bye-bye for now.”

Rey’s return is yet to be officially announced or revealed, but Disney will likely announce a new slate of films and TV shows later this year.

Considering The Rise of Skywalker left many questions unanswered in her story, it would be safe to assume fans will see Rey at some point in the future.

Whether she will be returning alongside the likes of Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) is another question entirely.

The Star Wars saga is available on Disney Plus now.

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Star Wars: Harrison Ford was turned down for Han Solo by George Lucas

Today, July 13 2021, marks Harrison Ford‘s 79th birthday. Back in the 1970s Ford was an unknown actor and was working on becoming a star. The young heartthrob had claimed a few small parts in some films but had not really gathered enough renown to become a huge hit just yet. In the meantime, Ford was also working as a carpenter to pay the bills and put food on the table for his family. During one of his smaller jobs, he was cast in a George Lucas movie titled American Graffiti.

American Graffiti was one of Lucas’ first feature-length films.

The movie was released in 1973 and starred a familiar cast, including Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Terry McGovern and Ford.

Ford’s part in the film was small but notable enough that Lucas would remember him in the months to come.

A year later, when Lucas was working on casting actors for his next feature, Star Wars, he refused to cast Ford again.

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Years later, Ford recalled: “I had already done American Graffiti with George Lucas.

“George Lucas made it known that he was not interested in working with anybody that he’d worked with in American Graffiti, that he was looking for new faces.”

Because of this, he was out of the running for Han Solo.

But that was not the last Lucas saw of Ford.

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Would Star Wars have been the same without Harrison Ford as Han Solo?

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Ford added: “Somehow that rang a bell with George, and I became, eventually, Han Solo.”

Despite the star becoming one of Lucas’ leading men, the pair didn’t always get on while shooting Star Wars.

The American actor spoke about the “beef” between himself and the director in 2017.

And he blamed Lucas’ cheesy writing for Star Wars.

Ford said: “He sold the company for, you know, $ 4 billion. He doesn’t give a s**t what I think.

“George usually sits near a monitor, far removed, so I had to convey my impression… or my feelings… about the dialogue across a great space.

“So I did shout it: ‘George! You can type this s**t, but you sure can’t say it! Move your mouth when you’re typing!'”

He added: “But it was a joke, at the time. A stress-relieving joke.”

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Super Robot Wars 30 Scores October Switch Release With English Subtitles

Super Robot Wars 30

Bandai Namco has announced that Super Robot Wars 30 will launch on Nintendo Switch across Japan and Southeast Asia on 28th October.

Super Robot Wars 30 is the latest entry in the Super Robot Wars series – a tactical RPG franchise that focuses on huge crossovers between various different mecha anime series released in Japan. A very lengthy first trailer has been released (which you can watch below), but first, let’s check out the full list of participating animes, with thanks to Gematsu:


  • Brave Police J-Decker (New)
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion III – Glorification (New) (mecha only)
  • Getter Robo Armageddon
  • Gun Sword
  • Heavy Metal L-Gaim
  • Knight’s & Magic (New)
  • Magic Knight Rayearth
  • Majestic Prince
  • Mazinger Z: Infinity
  • Mazinkaiser Infinitism (New) (mecha only)
  • Missing Mobile Suit Variations (M-MSV) (mecha only)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam (mecha only)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
  • Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
  • SSSS.GRIDMAN (New)
  • Super Electromagnetic Robot Combattler V
  • The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final (mecha only)
  • The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final vs. Betterman (New)
  • Zeta Gundam Mobile Suit Variations (Z-MSV) (mecha only)

Four different editions of the game have been confirmed for Japan – an 8,600 yen standard release, a 13,500 yen Digital Deluxe Edition, a 16,500 yen Digital Ultimate Edition, and a 28,600 yen ‘Super Limited Edition’ physical bundle. There are various pre-order bonuses available across these editions, including three bonus missions:

  • Bonus Mission #1: “Spirit of Steel” – Includes mecha SRX, and Power Part “Striker Scope” and Defender Arm.”
  • Bonus Mission #2: “The Elemental Lord” – Includes mecha Cybuster, and Power Parts “Cyclone Booster” and “Sky Charm.”
  • Bonus Mission #3: “Special Starter Pack” – Includes Power Part “Military Academy 30 ID,” 50,000 credit, 500 PP, and 3,000 MxP.

Those in the west will be pleased to hear that, just like Super Robot Wars T before it, Super Robot Wars 30 will include English-language subtitles. If you’re considering importing the game when it launches later this year, you’ll be able to play in English right out of the box.

Are you a fan of this mecha RPG series? Let us know in the comments below.

Tom Cruise film Mission Impossible drastically changed by Star Wars creator George Lucas

Before Tom Cruise starred in Mission: Impossible he was known for appearing in a number of dramas and romantic comedies. When he took on the role of Ethan Hunt in 1996 – 25 years ago – his career changed completely. He was then looked at as the action hero movie star, going on to appear in seven M:I films as well as some other thrilling hits including Jack Reacher, Minority Report and Edge of Tomorrow. The beginning to Mission: Impossible was drastically different, however, before George Lucas got involved.

Director of the 1996 spy movie, Brian De Palma, recently spoke out about the opening scene of the film.

During the scene, Jim Phelps (Jon Voight) collected his agents together and discussed the mission at hand in Prague.

This was not in the original script, he revealed.

He said: “When George saw Mission: Impossible he said: ‘There’s no setup to this thing. You’ve gotta set this thing up!'”

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Brian continued: “[Lucas said:] ‘You’ve gotta have that scene where they’re all sitting around the table and everybody gets their instructions about what’s gonna happen.'” (Via Light The Fuse Podcast)

The creation of this scene has become a staple in the M:I franchise and its foundation is still used in its films to this day.

Lucas’ advice, De Palma revealed, prompted him to reshoot the opening scene entirely.

He continued: “In the beginning, we had this very strange scene – it’s hard for me to remember now – with Voight and somehow the jealous thing with the wife and Tom, and then we got into the first mission.”

What do you think?

Should Mission: Impossible have included the new scene?

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De Palma had his reservations about the space epic, but in particular, wanted Lucas to fix the opening crawl.

At first, the opening crawl of text was over six paragraphs long, something De Palma couldn’t stomach.

So he stepped in and helped Lucas cut the crawl to three paragraphs.

Lucas’ new scene in Mission: Impossible wasn’t the only alteration to the script.

During filming, Cruise struggled to pull off the infamous heist scene which involved him dangling from the ceiling by a rope.

To combat the momentum that kept throwing his head into the floor, he stuffed his shoes with coins to counteract his balance distribution.

After filling his trainers with countless one pound coins, he managed the final take that is seen in the film.

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Star Wars: Book of Boba Fett star praises Jon Favreau and teases future of the series

​When Boba Fett was introduced back into the world of Star Wars in season two of The Mandalorian, Temuera Morrison reprised his role as the deadly bounty hunter. Morrison first appeared in Star Wars in the 2002 film Attack of the Clones where he played the iconic Jango Fett. Now, his first character’s son, Boba, is all grown up and ready to claim the seedy criminal underworld of the galaxy in his first solo TV series. Morrison exclusively gave Express.co.uk the first details of The Book of Boba Fett, which is due to hit the Disney streaming service this December.

The Book of Boba Fett was first announced in a post-credits scene after the final episode of The Mandalorian season 2. During the scene​,​ Boba arrived at Jabba the Hutt’s palace on Tatooine and claimed the throne for himself, teasing more to come for the ruthless fighter.

When asked what plot details he could give us about the new show, Morrison laughed: “You know the rules, nothing! Nothing!”

The Kiwi actor – who was promoting his new science-fiction epic Occupation: Rainfall – went on: “It’s in the timeline of The Mandalorian so, I guess, we gotta go back and see.

“It’s a duo thing. We’ve got Ming-Na Wen in there – she’s playing the master assassin Fennec Shan.”

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Morrison continued: “We’ve gotta look at the timeline, we gotta look at where [Boba] has been. We gotta keep the fans happy.”

Keeping Star Wars fans happy and excited won’t be too much of a problem considering The Book of Boba Fett is being handled by some of the greatest creators of the series, Morrison added.

First and foremost​ in the line-up​, he explained, is Jon Favreau of Marvel fame. The director and executive producer has​ worked tirelessly on expanding the Marvel Cinematic Universe from behind the scenes. ​

​The actor said: “Jon [Favreau] has come up with some magical formulas.​”

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With a smile, the 60-year-old actor said: “Let’s put it this way: You’re going to love it!”

Boba Fett’s story has never been considered over. Despite being killed off in 1983 film Return of the Jedi, his popularity spurred writers to revive him and ​extend his storyline in ​expanded pieces of the Star Wars mythos​ – in books, comic books, etc.​

Going forward, does Morrison think The Book of Boba Fett will continue into a second season?

“I think they’ll have to consider some things… The tree is still growing.​”

Morrison continued: “They’ll probably want to test the waters first, there’s been no talk about it.”

The humble star went on to add he would just take each job as it comes – whether that means Boba Fett will get another adventure or not.

The Book of Boba Fett hits Disney Plus in December.

The Mandalorian seasons one and two are available on Disney Plus.

Occupation Rainfall is in Cinemas and on Digital from July 9 from Signature Entertainment

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Star Wars and Flash Gordon among films given stricter ratings due rise in complaints

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has changed the age ratings of several classic movies from PG to 12A. The board says the tighter classifications have been put in place “to ensure policies remain in step with parental expectations and societal standards”.

A PG rating says a film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older, while 12A recommends children under 12 should not watch without being accompanied by an adult.

Of 93 complaints made to BBFC in 2020, 27 were about Flash Gordon’s 40th anniversary re-release.

The re-release was reclassified up to 12A due to the inclusion of “discriminatory stereotypes”.

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The Elephant Man had its rating tightened due to “moderate threat, upsetting scenes and injury detail” and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was classified from a U to PG for “moderate violence and mild threat”.

BBFC chief executive David Austin said: “We talk to over 10,000 people every four-five years to revise our Classification Guidelines.

“As a result of changing standards in society, it is not infrequent that a distributor will submit something to us that we have classified in the past, but which we need to take a fresh look at under our current guidelines.

“The issue of discrimination is one of the core issues set out in our guidelines, and in 2020, the tragic death of George Floyd and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests showed how important it is that discrimination be tackled and flagged up wherever it occurs.”

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Star Wars reboot: Is the sequel trilogy being rebooted?

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Star Wars returned to the big screen in 2015 with The Force Awakens, the first film in the series since 2005. It was followed up in 2017 and 2019 with The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker respectively. However, many fans of the Star Wars series were not happy with how the series ended, as it killed off Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), saw Rey (Daisy Ridley) taking on the Skywalker name, and brought back Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid). Since then, rumours have surfaced online that the sequel trilogy will be scrapped so the series can be rebooted.

Is Star Wars going to be rebooted?

At the moment, we don’t know.

Disney and Lucasfilm have not publicly said anything about changing the timeline of Star Wars, but it is very unlikely.

Despite this, Star Wars “leakers” such as Doomcock and Mike Zeroh seem convinced that the series is going through a change behind the scenes.

With that said, their “sources” have never been verified, and their information has not always been correct, so it would be wise to accept their leaks with a large grain of salt.

Doomcock in particular spoke out in a video earlier this year claiming the series’ next film will utilise time travel to change the events of The Rise of Skywalker.

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Doomcock said: “The first scenario is a kind of soft reboot of the sequel trilogy, and is by far the worst option on the table. In this scenario, [Disney]  use the ‘Veil of the Force’ to go back in time and warn Luke not to try and kill Ben Solo.”

This “scenario” would stop Ben Solo from becoming Kylo Ren, therefore stopping the events of the sequel trilogy.

Another theory Doomcock had was that Disney would produce a Luke Skywalker movie set ten years after the events of Return of the Jedi, once again changing the course of the sequel trilogy.

The YouTuber also claimed Disney Plus could see the sequel trilogy remade into a 10-part mini-series.

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Doomcock said: “If [Disney] were to remake the sequel trilogy… the sequel trilogy would be remade exclusively for Disney Plus, according to my source. With a story being spread out between eight-to-ten mini-series, and three seasons of full series.”

Meanwhile, another noted Star Wars leaker, Zeroh, claims the story of Rey will be continued in an upcoming series as well.

The Disney Plus show, which Zeroh didn’t name, is said to show Rey with a son named Cade Skywalker, a child she gave birth to through the Force (much like how Anakin Skywalker was born).

He also said Brie Larson would be appearing in a new Disney Plus series that focuses on a new character, Maeve.

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Star Wars reboot: Will Rey and Kylo Ren’s stories be changed? (Image: DISNEY • LUCASFILM)

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Zeroh said Maeve will be a new kind of Jedi who is stronger than both Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker combined.

On this supposed series, Zeroh added: “Maeve is set to go on a journey to find an ancient Force power that is stronger than the light and dark side of the Force … Maeve is set to discover and obtain and learn about it in this new show.”

He has since claimed Brie has been “fired” from her new role.

Both leakers have also claimed original Star Wars director George Lucas will be returning to the helm of the movies.

Lucas hasn’t directed a Star Wars film since 2005’s Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.

If Lucas were to make a return to the series as director, fans might expect him to bring some of the magic he used in the original trilogy, and the prequel trilogy.

However, these reports are also unconfirmed as of yet and no new Star Wars films have been announced just yet.

For now, the next Star Wars property comes in the form of Kenobi, the Obi-Wan-based series, which is due for release in 2022.

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How Democrats are ‘unilaterally disarming’ in the redistricting wars

Yet what happened this spring in Oregon is just one example, though perhaps the most extreme one, of a larger trend vexing Democratic strategists and lawmakers focused on maximizing the party’s gains in redistricting. In key states over the past decade, Democrats have gained control of state legislatures and governorships that have long been in charge of drawing new maps — only to cede that authority, often to independent commissions tasked with drawing political boundaries free of partisan interference.

Supporters of these initiatives say it’s good governance to bar politicians from drawing districts for themselves and their party. But exasperated Democrats counter that it has left them hamstrung in the battle to hold the House, by diluting or negating their ability to gerrymander in the way Republicans plan to do in many red states. And with the House so closely divided, Democrats will need every last advantage to cling to their majority in 2022.

“We Democrats are cursed with this blindness about good government,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia, a Democratic state that will nonetheless see its congressional map drawn by a newly created independent commission.

“In rabid partisan states that are controlled by Republicans, they’re carving up left and right. And we’re kind of unilaterally disarming,” Connelly conceded, before adding: “But having said that, I still come down on the side of reforming this process because it’s got to start somewhere.”

Only a handful of states had redistricting commissions a decade ago, but the number has grown since then thanks in large part to a campaign from national Democrats, including former Attorney General Eric Holder, to increase voter awareness of gerrymandering — casting it mostly as a Republican abomination, despite the practice’s bipartisan history.

Outside of Oregon, Democrats are also nervous about Virginia and Colorado, which will both have new independent commissions after state legislators — and the voters — passed amendments creating them. Together, those three states account for 25 seats in the House.

The saga of Virginia’s redistricting commission, however, has proved to be the most controversial.

National Democrats poured upwards of $ 10 million into the state in the 2019 elections and painted the capture of the state legislature as crucial to the party’s redistricting fate. They took both chambers, securing total control in Richmond under Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam.

Democratic legislative candidates campaigned on a pledge to back an existing amendment that would create a redistricting commission. But when it came time to vote on it, they balked.

The proposed 16-person commission includes eight state lawmakers, four from each party. At least two Republican legislators must approve a map — giving the GOP de facto veto power — and if the commission deadlocks, the Republican-leaning state Supreme Court steps in.

Most Democrats in the House of Delegates voted against placing the amendment on the ballot. But nine defected and voted with Republicans to pass it, and voters overwhelmingly approved it in November.

“We just don’t seem to have the guts to just go out and go play politics the way Republicans do,” said Ben Tribbett, a Virginia-based Democratic operative.

The stakes are high: Democrats currently represent seven of Virginia’s 11 congressional districts. But two of those are hard-won battleground seats — held by Reps. Abigail Spanberger and Elaine Luria — that they had hoped to shore up under a new map. Also on the wish list: making the districts of GOP Reps. Rob Wittman and Bob Good more competitive.

“I didn’t endorse it. I thought it was ill-conceived,” said Democratic Rep. Donald McEachin, who represents the Richmond area. “By and large, I do think that unless you’re going to have everybody do redistricting commissions, our party is at a disadvantage.”

That’s what House Democrats proposed in their election reform bill, H.R. 1 (117). Yet that legislation, which would mandate independent redistricting commissions, is unlikely to make it through the Senate.

In the meanwhile, few Democrats dispute that they have been much quicker to move toward commissions or power-sharing agreements in states where they have trifecta control over redistricting.

Holder’s group, the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, has framed the shift as a crucial part of the battle for the integrity of American democracy that transcends any immediate political gain because Republicans are using gerrymandering as a form of voter suppression.

“We want fairness, and we put our money where our mouth is,” said Kelly Ward Burton, the group’s president. “We have pushed for fairness in the states where we have control or influence. We’re even doing it at the national level.”

“The Republicans are not,” she added, “because they intend to manipulate the maps to hold on to power.”

Redistricting is a fraught process for Democrats, who remain scarred from their 2010 experience. State legislative and gubernatorial losses left them boxed out of the mapmaking in nearly every major state, and Democratic strongholds like California and Washington already had commissions in place. Republicans were pressing their advantage in states like Texas, while Democrats couldn’t counter.

They vowed to secure more control before the 2020 redistricting — and have. But that has made recent developments all the more frustrating.

Some Oregon Democrats insist the short-term gain, an end to the legislative logjam, was not worth the decadelong price of a compromise map. And in an interview last month, DeFazio said state House Speaker Tina Kotek made the decision without consulting members in other parts of the state.

“She is totally Portland-centric, and nothing outside of Multnomah County exists so far as she’s concerned,” DeFazio said, adding: “It’s just inexplicable and arrogant.”

In a statement, Kotek’s office countered that she had “ensured an open, transparent and thorough legislative process” for redistricting, while also minding state business. “Speaker Kotek is focused on making sure our government is actually working to help people in need after a year of crises,” Danny Moran, the speaker’s spokesperson, said.

The state, which has four Democrats and one Republican currently in Congress, is gaining a seat. Schrader and DeFazio are the only Democrats who don’t represent a significant part of Portland, the state’s largest city, and their districts have been competitive at times.

In Colorado, a Democratic-led state House joined with a Republican-led state Senate in 2018 to place a redistricting commission proposal on the ballot.

Privately, some Democrats in the state weren’t sold on the idea. But others were eager to preempt an attempt by Colorado Republicans to gather signatures for their own redistricting amendment proposing a commission with parameters more favorable to the GOP.

Ultimately, the amendment passed with few detractors — the legislature voted to place it on the ballot, and the voters also gave it a stamp of approval. Now Colorado’s eight districts will be drawn by a commission.

“I don’t see it that way,” said Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) when asked if it was a missed opportunity for the party. “It’s good government, and I think that at the end of the day that’s what nonpartisan redistricting is all about.”

There are 17 states where Democrats have control of the legislature and the governor’s mansion — or a legislative supermajority that can override a GOP governor’s veto. Yet all but a half dozen of those have some form of a commission or power share, and another, Delaware, has only one congressional district.

To be sure, Democrats plan to be aggressive in states where there are few restraints. One proposed Illinois map could give Democrats control of 14 of the state’s 17 seats. In Maryland, there’s some Democratic appetite to claim all eight of its districts — taking the current 7-1 Democratic map, one of the nation’s most notable gerrymanders, and pushing things a step further.

In New Mexico and New York, Democrats have given a commission a chance at drawing new maps — but allowed their legislatures to retain the final say. They represent a roadblock for Democrats, but not an insurmountable one; legislators can reject those maps and pass their own.

Still, Republicans have control in places like Texas, Georgia, Florida and North Carolina. And they need only five seats to recapture the House, something they could possibly attain through favorable maps in those states alone.

The NDRC, which will serve as the party’s redistricting legal clearinghouse, said Democrats remain clear-eyed about the challenges that lie ahead.

“We will fight tooth and nail in the states with every tool at our disposal to prevent them from locking in gerrymandered maps,” Ward Burton said of their plans if H.R.1 doesn’t pass. “We will sue them. We fully anticipate being in court. And that will be the battlefront on which we fight for fair maps. We’re ready for that.”

Author: Ally Mutnick
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