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Potential Libertarian, Green Party presidential nominees file lawsuit over exclusion from presidential debates

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson and Dr. Jill Stein, along with the Libertarian National Committee and the Green Party of the United States, filed a lawsuit in federal court last month against the Commission on Presidential Debates, the Republican National Committee, the Democratic National Committee and the 2012 GOP and Democratic presidential candidates, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.

RNC setting sights on Hispanic voters

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee has established its latest Hispanic Advisory Council, targeting Hispanic voters in Pennsylvania.

RNC raises $8.4M in July

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee recently announced that it raised $8.4 million in July.

DNC/RNC file joint advisory opinion request with FEC

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two opposing factions have found common ground and are uniting for a single cause - raising money.

Cleveland officially hosting 2016 RNC

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Friday, the Republican National Committee unanimously voted to officially select Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Dallas losses to Cleveland in bid to host 2016 Republican National Convention

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that Cleveland had beat out Dallas for the right to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

RNC comments on June jobs report

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Fueled by a better-than-expected June jobs report, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed 17,000 for the first time in history.

McCain says Obama weakened America, encourages donations to RNC

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Because "friends and foes" view President Barak Obama's America as weak, people should donate to the Republican National Committee, says U.S. Sen. John McCain.

Cantor loss doesn't mean party divided, says RNC chairman

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Congressman Eric Cantor's primary loss to a little-known tea party challenger doesn't mean the Republican party is necessarily divided, according to the Republican National Committee chairman.

RNC to use robocalling to push investigation into VA scandal

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - As more allegations that Veterans Affairs hospitals falsified patient data continue to surface, the Republican National Committee will use robocalls to drum up support for an investigation into the alleged scandal.

'Duck Dynasty' star to headline GOP conference


Political party committees should have same rights as PACs, new suits against FEC argue

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - In a fresh round of lawsuits against the Federal Election Commission, the Republican National Committee and Libertarian National Congressional Committee are arguing that they too should enjoy the same rights as political action committees when it comes to independent expenditures.

RNC raises $9.3M in April, $900K less than March total

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Republican National Committee announced on Tuesday that it raised $9.3 million in April.

RNC launches new year-round grassroots effort

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Wednesday, the Republican National Committee announced the launch of Victory 365, a new permanent grassroots field operation that will run 365 days a year.

Retired SCOTUS justice to testify at Senate hearing on campaign finance

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Wednesday, a former U.S. Supreme Court justice will testify before the Senate on the high court's recent decision to strike down overall campaign contribution limits.

RNC sues IRS for withholding tax records

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Tuesday, the last day to file taxes, the Republican National Committee filed a lawsuit against the IRS for withholding records sought by the RNC's 2013 Freedom of Information Act request.

RNC outraises DNC, earns $25M in first quarter

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Republican National Committee has raised $25 million in the first quarter of 2014 and more than $105 million this election cycle, a total eclipsing its Democratic counterpart by tens of millions of dollars.

Business-Industry PAC welcomes SCOTUS' recent campaign finance decision

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Business-Industry PAC is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to strike down overall campaign contribution limits, believing the opinion was the right decision for free enterprise and speech.

RNC announces next phase of 2016 convention site selection

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Wednesday the Republican National Committee voted to narrow the list of sites in contention for the 2016 Republican National Convention from eight to six cities.

Aggregate campaign contribution limits do not prevent corruption, Supreme Court rules

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Citing corruption as a non-issue, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down overall campaign contribution limits.