March 7, 2014
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Washington, D.C. –Today, The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced their “Top 10 Conservatives Under 40″ for CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists. Throughout the conference these young, conservative leaders will address the audience.
“Our focus at CPAC has always been to showcase rising stars in the conservative movement,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “The depth and diversity of these young leaders provides hope for America’s future as we face tough challenges ahead.”
This year’s honorees of the next generation of conservatives include:
-Dan Bongino, former U.S. Secret Service Agent & Author, Life Inside the Bubble
-The Honorable Justin Pierce, State Representative, Arizona House of Representatives
-The Honorable Tara Mack, State Representative, Minnesota House of Representatives
-The Honorable Jenna Hagger, State Representative, South Dakota House of Representatives
-Carlos Curbelo, Member of the Miami Florida Dade Public School Board
-The Honorable Jim Banks, State Senator, Indiana Senate
-The Honorable Lee Zeldin, State Senator, New York Senate
-Erika Harold, Miss America 2003
-The Honorable Jose Felix Diaz, State Representative, Florida House of Representatives
-The Honorable Steve Montenegro, State Representatives, Arizona House of Representatives
CPAC is taking place March 6-8, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, offering three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional American values.
Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization in the nation. For 50 years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. ACU defines conservatism, grows conservatism, and wins for conservatism.
Presenting Sponsors: One America News Network, Tea Party Patriots, Townhall Media/Regnery Publishing, The Washington Times
Associate Sponsors: Koch Industries, Persecuted, The Movie
Supporting Sponsors: Altria, CitizenLink, The Heritage Foundation, How Money Walks, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Liberty Alliance/Inbox First, The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Motion Picture Association of America, National Review, Red Alert Politics, Tea Party News Network
Contributing Sponsors: The Blaze, Citizens United, Leadership Institute, National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, Red Card Solution
Participating Sponsors: 60 Plus Association, Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists, Sportsman Channel’s Original Series Amazing America with Sarah Palin, America the movie, The American Petroleum Institute, Tradition, Family, Property, Americans for Prosperity, Americans for Tax Reform, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, BigDawg Music Radio, Christians United for Israel, College Republican National Committee, Competitive Enterprise Institute , Convert! Integrated Marketing, Eagle Forum, Eberle Associates, Inc., Empower Action Group, Fabrizio Lee, Facebook, Freedom Alliance, Gravis Marketing, GW’s Graduate School of Political Management, IJ Review, Justice Fellowship, Let Freedom Ring, Policy Issues Institute, 1260 WRC AM – Intelligent Talk Radio, TMA Direct, Turning Point USA, UNFAIR, Young America’s Foundation
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