When it comes to congressional redistricting in Texas, inaction is louder than words.
It’s all but certain now that when Texans go to the polls next year, they’ll elect their 36 members of Congress from maps drawn by federal judges — not by state legislators.
Texas outgrew the rest of the states during the last decade and, as a result, will have four more seats in Congress.
Three members of the congressional delegation are in dangerous waters. Francisco "Quico" Canseco of San Antonio and Blake Farenthold of Corpus Christi are both freshman Republicans who won in districts that usually ...