Representative Greg Steube Interview

Representative Greg Steube recently shared some of his story and thoughts with the RNLA: Read about his inspiration and legislative priorities.

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Hillary Clinton Even Lies About Whether She Has Been Subpoenaed

Yesterday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released its March 4th subpoena to the former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton as a response to Clinton’s claim that she was never subpoenaed. (Watch the full press conference on the Clinton email revelations here.)

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Vote Harvesting: The New Democrat Grassroots?

Public corruption is so bad in South Texas that the FBI developed a task force to clean up the Rio Grande Valley’s wrongdoings. In 2013, more public officials were convicted for corruption here than any other reason. The major sin, vote-stealing.

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ICYMI: Democrat FEC Commissioners Petitition Themselves

In a divided agency, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) finds little compromise, and Democratic Commissioners attempt to overstep their power in an effort to advance their agenda. Democratic Chair Ann Ravel and Commissioner Ellen Weintraub filed an unprecedented formalpetition for rulemaking to their own agency to initiate a rulemaking process. The commissioners want to address the coordination of outside spending and campaigns and the regulations of foreign political money, but as the Center for Public Integrity’s Dave Levintal says,

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Clinton's Protected Emails Raise Significant Questions

Hilary Clinton showed no regard for State Department policy when she performed government business on her own personal account, and created personal accounts for others closest to her. Now Clinton continues to avoid releasing emails that could disclose how she ignored the security risks in Benghazi. Hilary Clinton continues to try to protect her emails and memos although the State Department did release a cache of the former Secretary of State’s emails after orders from a federal judge in a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Get Your Candidate on the Ballot in Every State

The RNLA Presidential Ballot Access Initiative is a collaborative initiative that levels the playing field for all presidential candidates. This project is spearheaded by co-chairs Stefan Passantino and Peter Schalestock who together with the RNLA teamed up with volunteer lawyers from across the country to provide resources and information to presidential candidates interested in getting their names on the ballot during the Republican nomination process. 

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An Interview with Florida Representative Jose Felix Diaz

Representative Jose Felix Diaz recently shared his story with the RNLA. Read about why he became a lawyer, and how his profession influences his role as a FL Representative.

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SCOTUS Denies Requests for Proof of Voter Citizenship

The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Arizona and Kansas that left in effect a November 2014 ruling from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the states cannot require the documentation for applicants using the “federal form.”

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Independent Redistricting Commissions Here to Stay

 

The Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s Redistricting Commission in a 5-4 decision ruling that the use of an independent commission to redraw congressional districts is constitutional. Thus, the current maps will remain for the 2016 election.

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Republicans Point to the Role of States Post-SCOTUS Ruling

In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obergefell v. Hodgesstrikes down laws in 14 states that ban same-sex marriage. Justice Kennedy wrote the majority opinion as he did in the last three major gay rights cases.

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