RAGA and the Republican Attorneys General Strongly Condemn Violence and Lawlessness at the U.S. Capitol

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The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) and the Republican attorneys general (AGs) stand together to condemn the violence, destruction, and rampant lawlessness occurring at the U.S. Capitol today. These actions are an affront to the rule of law, our Constitution, and our American political discourse. RAGA leadership immediately condemned the anarchy at the U.S. Capitol: RAGA Chairman Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr: “I support the right of Americans … Read More

Washington Times Front Page Exclusive: Republican AGs Unveil New Initiative to Undercut Biden-Harris Agenda

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Republican attorneys general across the country are gearing up an initiative to undercut the liberal agenda of the Biden-Harris administration. They say it will be the last line of defense against massive government overreach. With Democrats potentially controlling all the levers of power in Washington after Tuesday’s Senate runoff elections in Georgia, Republicans are looking to their 26 state attorneys … Read More

ICYMI Fox Business Op Ed by RAGA Executive Director Adam Piper: Liberals Have Not Let the Coronavirus Crisis Go to Waste and Our Small Businesses are Paying the Price

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Local restaurants epitomize the freedom to both fail and succeed more than any other business. Anyone who grew up in a family-run small business like I did understands that much is expected and required from the time you’re old enough to push a broom. As a child, I did my homework at the bar of my parents’ restaurant. I watched … Read More

ICYMI Fox News Op Ed by Louisiana AG Jeff Landry and Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge: Georgia Senate Race Puts Support for Law Enforcement on Ballot

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We’ve joined many of our Republican attorney general colleagues from around the country for months in loudly denouncing the radical “defund the police” movement, which would bring lawlessness to our streets and endanger our families. Tragically, Democratic Party liberal activists and leaders — including some supporting the two Democratic candidates in run-off elections for U.S. Senate seats in Georgia, Jon … Read More

RAGA’s 2020 Year in Recap

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2020 was another banner year for the Republican Attorneys General (AGs). In addition to keeping the majority, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) was able to stay on offense politically, garnered more national media coverage than ever before, and safely led by example with multiple in-person events. As 2021 arrives, Republican AGs will forge ahead as America’s last line of defense, … Read More

ICYMI: Republican Attorneys General Set Their Sights on Checking Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

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A little-celebrated victory was overlooked by the press in last month’s election results when Republicans held onto their 26-member majority in state attorneys general offices across the country. “We kept all five incumbent seats, despite the fact that, in October, Democrats were claiming they were going to take up at least three seats,” said Adam Piper, the executive director of … Read More

ICYMI Wall Street Journal Op Ed by Former AG Luther Strange: Liberty’s Last Line of Defense

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New administrations of both parties have a tendency to try to accomplish their policy goals by executive decree. As the rush of a campaign meets the reality of governing, incoming presidents and staffers grow frustrated with the messy details of bicameralism and presentment—sign-off from both chambers and the president—required to enact new laws. Having served in the Senate, I can … Read More

Americans Were Warned About the Danger of Lawless Liberals

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The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA)’s five-month Lawless Liberals video campaign repeatedly warned Americans about the dangerous reality of lawless liberals run amok in cities across the country. RAGA is resurrecting the series today with a new video, “You Were Warned,” highlighting real footage of conservatives being attacked by leftists last weekend in Washington, D.C. during the “Million MAGA March.” Throughout its video series, … Read More

Republican Attorneys General Association Announces New Leadership Team for 2021

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The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) today announced the election of a new leadership team that will be the first on the frontlines against a possible Biden-Harris Administration and continue RAGA’s efforts to defend the rule of law and protect constitutional freedoms. These changes come after outgoing Chairman Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry led RAGA during 2020, a historic year where Republicans … Read More

10 Republican AGs File Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court in the Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot Challenge Case

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10 Republican attorneys general (AGs), led by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, today filed a multi-state amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Republican Party of Pennsylvania v. Boockvar, the Pennsylvania mail-in ballot challenge case. A copy of the filed brief can be found here. The coalition of AGs argue in the brief that the Supreme Court must immediately grant … Read More