In last night's Democrat Presidential debate a desperate Cory Booker made his fact-free Hail Mary effort to get out of the polling "margin of error” with an outrageous claim on the 2016 election. As Becket Adams in the Washington Examiner describes it: Cory Booker goes full conspiracist, claims Russia suppressed the black vote in Michigan in 2016.Read more
In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor on Monday to respond directly to those who have criticized him for blocking Democratic election law proposals this past week. Attacks on the Majority Leader masquerading as constructive criticisms have become increasingly ugly in recent days. A Washington Post opinion piece called him a “Russian asset,” and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough has repeatedly referred to him as “Moscow Mitch.”Read more
While the House Democrats were dealing with their own members' anti-Semitism and trying to pass legislation to allow 16-year-olds to vote, Senator Mitch McConnell is getting the work of the American people done in the U.S. Senate. Last week he laid the groundwork to confirm 19 district court judges this week.Read more
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made news this week for not only once again praising Justice Kavanaugh, but for also trashing a new liberal wackadoodle idea - COURT PACKING. Ironically, there is arguably no greater living liberal icon than RBG, so will Democrats listen to her wisdom?
This time when she defended Justice Brett Kavanaugh she also defended Justice Neil Gorsuch.Read more
Like many Democrat candidates running for President in 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been an active proponent of campaign finance reform. According to OpenSecrets, "When he served as New York City’s public advocate in 2010, he penned an article in The Nation condemning Citizens United and called on state and local leaders across America to join him..."
And, like other 2020 Democrats, he doesn't think that the existing rules apply to him.Read more
Former special counsel Robert Mueller testified this morning for the first time in front of the House Judiciary Committee regarding his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
While Americans know that no collusion occurred between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, many questions remain regarding the false allegations against the President that started this probe in the first place.Read more
The future of the Electoral College has become an increasingly important topic as the 2020 presidential election approaches. Democratic candidates Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren have all called for the Electoral College to be abolished. What the candidates fail to tell their supporters is that abolishing the Electoral College is a dangerous prospect that would hurt the voice of smaller states in presidential elections.Read more
The RNLA is proud to congratulate Elliot Berke and John Fogarty on their reappointment to the Board of Advisors for the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
Former RNLA President Elliot Berke and current RNLA Board of Governors member John Fogarty will continue to serve with distinction and provide valuable insight to the EAC.Read more
Justice Kagan Tells Georgetown Dean She Will "Never Accept" Court's Decision on Partisan Gerrymandering
In an interview with the dean of Georgetown University Law School on Thursday, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan expressed her dismay with the Court’s recent decision regarding partisan gerrymandering, even going so far as saying that she will “never accept” the Court’s decision. In Rucho v. Common Cause, the majority held that partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions and are, therefore, beyond the reach of federal courts.Read more