Eric Holder Plans to ‘Make Redistricting Sexy’

When Eric Holder and Barack Obama go on vacation together, they talk about redistricting.

“We were determined to do things not political,” the former attorney general said of a recent trip with the former president in an interview with NBC News ahead of a speech to the Virginia Democratic Party last weekend. “This was the political thing that we talked about the most.”

After struggling with a heavily gerrymandered House of Representatives for most of his presidency, Obama tapped Holder to lead a new group to prepare Democrats for 2020, when states will redraw the boundaries of their legislative and congressional districts for the first time in a decade.

Read More: NBC News, June 19, 2017