Kansas lawmakers eye Supreme Court after county judge rejects Republican's congressional map
The Kansas State Capitol in Topeka, Kansas. - Steven Frame/Dreamstime/TNS

TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas judge struck down the state's new Republican-drawn congressional maps on Monday as an unconstitutional gerrymander, but conservative legislators aren't ready to talk about making changes to the maps. GOP leaders instead turned their focus to the next legal showdown, when the Attorney General's Office appeals to the Kansas Supreme Court — where five of the seven justices were appointed by Democratic governors. "I trust the courts to actually take a good look at it like they should," said Rep. Chris Croft, an Overland Park Republican who chairs the House Redistricting Com...