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Gov. Walker mum on signing the redistricting bills

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker isn't saying whether he'll sign the redistricting bills that have passed in the state Senate and Assembly.

The bills redraw political boundaries. Democrats fear the maps were drawn in a way that could give Republicans an edge in upcoming elections. The proposals passed both chambers along party lines.

A reporter asked Walker on Thursday when he planned to sign the bill. The Republican governor was coy, saying he'd have to take a look at the overall maps first.

Walker's says he'll judge them using the same measures that courts used a decade ago when federal judges drew the state's legislative lines.

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