Congresswoman Susan Brooks to Speak At the RNLA's 2015 National Policy Conference

The RNLA is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will be one of our featured speakers for the 2015 National Policy Conference.  She currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the House Ethics Committee and the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.

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RNLA HONORS HEATHER HEIDELBAUGH WITH THE BETTY MURPHY AWARD

The Republican National Lawyers Association is pleased to honor Heather Heidelbaugh with the Betty Murphy Award.  The award will be presented to Ms. Heidelbaugh during the RNLA’s 2015 National Policy Conference on March 21, 2015.  The press release with biographical information may be found here.


Why Mayday PAC 2.0 will fail

Exciting times are here for Larry Lessig’s Mayday PAC. The Harvard law professor that doesn’t know the difference between a PAC and a 501(c)(4) is revamping his irony-embracing Super PAC to end all Super PACs. In about a week, Mayday PAC 2.0 will go live and Lessig is no doubt hoping for better results. 

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The Real Cause of the 2008 Financial Crisis

In a new book out by AEI scholar Peter J. Wallison titled "Hidden In Plain Sight: What Really Caused the World's Worst Financial Crisis and Why It Could Happen Again" suggests that the US’ lack of regulation of housing policies played a crucial role in the financial crisis of 2008.
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Investigating Vote Buying in Tennessee Will get you Fired

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is probing allegations of vote-buying in last year's controversial Monroe County sheriff's election.  

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Will Lorreta Lynch Be the Next DNC AG?

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to report Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch out of committee and to the floor.

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More Hypocrisy on the Government Takeover of the Internet

President Obama’s unprecedented attempts at a government takeover of the Internet have another element, Hypocrisy.

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More Politicizing DOJ? Strange DAPA Response.

Former RNLA law student leader and current South Texas College of Law Professor Josh Blackman has done a couple of fascinating blog posts regarding the “DAPA decision” halting President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration.  In one post Blackman asks:  What is the Administration Thinking about its DAPA Appeal?! .  Blackman writes:

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Reactions and Further Details on Obama's Overreach on DAPA

The political landscape was shaken yesterday in a Court decision that was a major defeat for the Obama Administration. 

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CREW’s Nefarious Aims and Intentions

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) doesn’t like playing defense. After FEC Commissioner Lee E. Goodman slammed the agitprop group for a speech-stifling proposal during last week’s FEC hearing, indignation ensued. In short order, the self-styled “watchdog” produced an umbrage-taking blog post and tweet.

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