The Brief: GTT (Gone to Texas)

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Texas will continue to be the big winner in the redistribution of the nation's population westward and southward. And with that go the political spoils.

A new analysis shows Texas gaining six congressional seats by 2060. That would put the Texas delegation to the U.S. House at 42 seats, second only to California's 53 representatives.

The open question is which party in Texas will get the most advantage from the population shift. As was stressed in the court challenges to the most recent electoral maps, the state's growth is concentrated in minority groups ...

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