A new poll by the North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling found that among those familiar with the idea, 45 percent of registered North Carolina voters support nonpartisan redistricting, while just 18 percent oppose it.
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Two years ago, then-Ohio state Senate President Tom Niehaus (R) pledged to deliver a redrawn map of Ohio's congressional districts "that Speaker Boehner fully supports." Boehner's team made sure Niehaus delivered.
At least 14 members of the House majority have said they would now be open to backing a "clean" continuing resolution -- but they almost all represent the small number of Congressional districts held by Republicans but won or nearly-won by President Obama in 2012.