September 18, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today three more conservative leaders – U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), U.S. Representative Steve Pearce (R-NM), and Chairman for Special Operations for America and Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke – who will be featured speakers at CPAC Colorado in Denver.
“We are thrilled that U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, U.S. Representative Steve Pearce, and Chairman for Special Operations for America and Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke will all be a featured speakers at CPAC Colorado,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “Rep. Lummis and Rep. Pearce are strong conservative leaders as well as current and former small business owners and who are shining examples of conservative who are well-equipped to speak to our attendees about the issues that matter in this election. In addition to his leadership in Montana, Senator Zinke is a leading voice among Special Operations Personnel and Veterans across America who are speaking out in defense of our freedoms and liberty.”
The ACU is teaming up with CitizenLink, The Heritage Foundation, the Independence Institute, and Common Sense Policy Roundtable to bring national and regional leaders together with local grassroots activists for a day of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities — all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional values. Featured speakers for CPAC Colorado include Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Former Democratic U.S. Representative and former Co-Chair for Obama for America Artur Davis, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, business leader and ACU Board member Carly Fiorina, American Spectator Senior Editor John Fund, National Rifle Association President and ACU Board member David Keene, U.S. Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO), syndicated talk radio host Dana Loesch, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), and others.
Invited speakers include: U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann, Glenn Beck, Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño, Hugh Hewitt, Laura Ingraham, Chuck Norris, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, former Massachusetts Governor and GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney, U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, and many others. CPAC Colorado, which will be held in Denver the day after the first Presidential debate, serves as the second in a series of regional conferences in 2012 designed to mobilize Mountain West conservatives while highlighting conservative stars and issues in the region.
Registration is currently open and advance rates are available only until September 30. A 20% discount is available for all active and retired military personnel with promo code VETERAN. For additional information, including media registration, please visit conservative.org.
The American Conservative Union is America’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization and was founded in 1964. The ACU has hosted CPAC in the Nation’s Capital since 1973. To register for CPAC Colorado, receive more information on this exciting event or learn more about the American Conservative Union, please visit our new website conservative.org.
ACU Chairman, Matt Schlapp, appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball with host Chris Matthews.
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