Lawsuit Filed to Allow Inspection of Philadelphia Voter Rolls; Possible Ineligible Voters

The American Civil Rights Union, represented by the Public Interest Legal Foundation and RNLA Advisory Council Member Linda Kerns, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Philadelphia for failure to allow public inspecting of its voter registration rolls as required by the NVRA.  For years, the number of registered voters in Philadelphia has far exceeded the percentage of eligible voters that could reasonably be expected to be registered:

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Left Cites Discredited, Inflated Statistics to Opposed Voter ID in Wisconsin

Wisconsin holds its presidential primary today, the first major election under its voter ID law.  The media and voter ID opponents continue to claim that 300,000 Wisconsin citizens lack the identification required to vote.  This is the number the district court relied upon to strike down the law in 2014.  What the media and voter ID opponents overlook, however, is that the 7th Circuit called that figure “questionable” because it both overestimated the number of citizens without a DMV-issued ID and overlooked other forms of ID acceptable under the law.  

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Evenwel v. Abbott: Supreme Court Maintains Status Quo on Redistricting

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously upheld the three-judge district court's decision in Evenwel v. Abbott.  While the media and the left are trying to paint this decision as a victory for Democrats, it merely upheld the status quo around the country:

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The RNLA's Florida RNC Meeting Reception Is Rapidly Approaching. RSVP Today!

The RNLA Florida RNC Meeting Reception for RNLA Sponsors, RNLA Members and RNC Meeting Attendees will take place on April 20, 2016, on the patio (weather permitting) of the Rivals Waterfront Sports Bar located inside of the Diplomat Resort & Spa.

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Questions About the Convention? RNLA Chairman Randy Evans Responds

Randy Evans is Chairman of the RNLA and is also a Member of the Rules Committee and the Debate Committee of the Republican National Committee (RNC).  He served as outside Counsel to the Speakers of the 104th-109th Congresses of the United States (Gingrich and Hastert).  He was a Senior Advisor the Newt 2012 Presidential Campaign. Evans will be attending the RNLA Reception for RNLA Sponsors, RNLA Members and RNC Meeting Attendees in Florida on April 20, 2016, at the Rivals Waterfront Sports Bar.

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Hillary Clinton's Wisconsin Speech, Part 2: More Hypocrisy and Protection of Executive Overreach

Yesterday, this blog addressed Hillary Clinton’s take on Citizens United and its impact on election law.  As a lawyer, most would believe that Hillary Clinton would be aware that partisan politics have no place on the Supreme Court. Yet her hypocrisy on this issue is more clearly evident than it is with President Obama, or Sen. Sanders.  At least Obama addressed his attempt to stall a SCOTUS nomination. 

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Hillary Clinton's Wisconsin Speech, Part 1: Hypocritical Attack on Citizens United

Among other things, Hillary Clinton discussed using a litmus test for potential Supreme Court justices during a visit to Madison, Wisconsin, yesterday. We addressed a similar issue some time ago coming from another Democrat, Bernie Sanders.

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Sen. Hatch: Let Voter's Decide the Court's Future

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, argues persuasively today in the New York Times that the Senate should wait until after the November 2016 election to allow the people to decide who fills the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the passing of Justice Scalia:

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RSVP for the RNLA's Exclusive Reception at the Israeli Embassy on May 5, 2016

Join the RNLA for an exclusive reception at the Israeli Embassy the evening before the National Policy Conference as we discuss "Legal Aspects of Israeli-U.S. Relations" featuring former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and the Deputy Ambassador of Israel, Reuven Azar. Because of its exclusivity, this reception is limited to Contributing Level Members and above as well as sponsors who are attending the National Policy Conference.

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GOP Presidential Candidates Share Their Opinions on Obama's SCOTUS Nomination

Republican Presidential candidates weighed in after President Obama made his SCOTUS nomination last week. While the commentary varies, the theme is the same throughout: Republicans want Americans to have a say in the next appointment. Donald Trump said

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