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McLoughlin Take 2: Redistricting lawmakers fool nobody

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It’s the late ’60s, and I’m working for another local newspaper, meaning that often I would cover Congressman Sam Stratton, whose district — if I remember it correctly — included part of Montgomery County. Then, in 1967, I moved to Rochester to work for a newspaper there, three hours and 200 miles westward, and believe it or not I am still covering Sam Stratton because his infamous “Submarine District” stretches all the way to Canandaigua, ...

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