RNLA Honors Joanne Young as the 2020 Republican Lawyer of the Year

The Board of Governors of the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) has named Joanne W. Young of Washington, D.C., the 2020 Republican Lawyer of the Year.

Mrs. Young was selected in recognition of her outstanding professional accomplishments and years of tireless dedication in service to the Republican Party. She was honored at a reception in Washington, DC, on Thursday, September 17, 2020.

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President Trump, AG Barr Defend America and Founding Principles on Constitution Day

We've reached a point in our history where, to the mainstream media and liberals, the values of freedom and liberty, so fundamental to our nation, have become controversial and even "racist."  In honor of the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution today, both President Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr gave strong defenses of America's founding principles, which are enshrined in the Constitution.

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Must Watch: "Safeguard: An Electoral College Story"

In recent years, the Electoral College has been under attack. A total of 16 jurisdictions have signed on to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact which would ultimately render the Electoral College useless. Signatories have pledged to cast their electoral votes for whoever wins the national popular vote once the Compact has been signed by enough states to reach 270 electoral votes. But what would actually happen if the Electoral College was abolished? Safeguard: An Electoral College Story takes a look at that question and explains the history behind the institution.

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NE States Continue to Struggle with Voting By Mail

With less than 50 days until Election Day, some northeastern states continue to struggle with voting by mail.  The most recent issues have arisen in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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2020 Republican Lawyer of the Year Joanne Young Will Be Honored Thursday

RNLA's Vice Chair Joanne Young was selected by the Board of Governors as the 2020 Republican Lawyer of the Year.  This annual award recognizes a lawyer for his or her outstanding professional accomplishments and years of dedicated service to the Republican Party and its ideals.  Ms. Young is particularly deserving of this award, and a presidential election year is fitting timing for presenting it to her.  She has been unwavering in her efforts to promote election integrity in her home of Washington, DC, and around the country through the RNLA and the Lawyers Democracy Fund.

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President Trump Leading on Judges, Candidate Biden Hiding in his Basement

To follow up on yesterday, we thought we would break down some details of President Trump’s new list of judges. President Trump released his list because voters deserve a clear understanding of a candidate’s vision of the direction of the Supreme Court.  Vice President Biden needs to explain what kind of judges he would select, for as President Trump stated: “Unfortunately, there is a growing radical-left movement that rejects the principle of equal treatment under law. If this extreme movement is granted a majority on the Supreme Court, it will fundamentally transform America without a single vote of Congress.”

Briefly on the new list.  It includes three Senators, Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, who are very well known and leading conservatives.  Instead let’s first focus on the current judges on the list:

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Trump Adds 20 Distinguished Names to List of Potential Supreme Court Nominees

This afternoon, President Trump announced 20 additional distinguished attorneys and judges to the list of nominees he would consider for any future Supreme Court vacancy.  Polling showed that then-candidate Trump's list in 2016 was important to many voters who supported him, and he kept his promise of choosing off the list when he nominated Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the Court.  Further, President Trump selected from his list for many of his highly qualified nominees to lower federal courts during his first term, providing unprecedented transparency regarding judicial nominations from a presidential candidate.

By contrast, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has not released a list, nor has he indicated that he will release one, leaving voters to wonder whom he would consider for any Supreme Court vacancy.  Would a President Biden choose off the troubling Demand Justice list or the secret Alliance for Justice list?  Both possibilities should terrify any American who values the rule of law.

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Increased VBM Will Lead to More Ballot Rejections in November

According to a recent analysis by the Associated Press, increased voting by mail (VBM) could lead to an unprecedented number of rejected ballots in key battleground states this November.  Millions of voters are expected to vote by mail for the first time this election due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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General Election Starts Now: NC Sends Mail Ballots

North Carolina kicked off the General Election cycle on Friday by sending out mail ballots to the already 634,000 voters and counting who have elected to vote by mail this November. Over the next two months, North Carolinians will again play a pivotal roll in determining who will be President for the next four years. 

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Where's the List, Joe?

Earlier today, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced that the President will soon be releasing an updated list of conservatives that he would consider nominating the Supreme Court.  While Joe Biden told reporters in June that his team was putting together a list of Black women that he would consider nominating to the Court, we haven't heard any updates from him or his campaign.

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