ACU ANNOUNCES U.S. SENATOR DEB FISCHER TO ADDRESS CPAC ST. LOUIS

August 19, 2013

Published: August 20, 2013

Contact: Laura Rigas, (202) 347-9388, lrigas@conservative.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) as a featured speaker at the 2013 regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

“A strong advocate for conservative values, we are thrilled to welcome U.S. Senator Deb Fischer to CPAC St. Louis,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “We are always excited to welcome newly elected members of Congress to the CPAC stage and we look forward to hearing Senator Fischer’s remarks which will surely fire up the crowd.”

A lifelong Nebraskan, Deb Fischer was elected to the United States Senate in 2012. Senator Fischer has gained a reputation as an advocate for lower taxes, reduced government spending, and a balanced budget. In 2004, Senator Fischer was elected to the Nebraska Unicameral to represent the 43rd Legislative District.

CPAC St. Louis will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at the St. Charles Convention Center. It will provide 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. For additional information, visit our website at conservative.org/cpac/stlouis, on Facebook at facebook.com/CPACNews, or on Twitter at @cpacnews and #CPACSTL. Media registration (including bloggers) will open on September 3, 2013. For media who plan to book overnight accommodations, please contact Laura Rigas for hotel options. Room block discounts end August 27, 2013.

Confirmed speakers include: U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, ACU Chairman Al Cardenas, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE), U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin, Texas Governor Rick Perry, U.S. Representative Jason Smith (R-MO), and U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO). Invited speakers include: U.S. Representative Justin Amash (R-MI), U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Businessman Herman Cain, U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz ((R-UT), Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI), U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX), U.S. Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC), South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Former Governor Mike Huckabee, U.S. Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID), NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Former U.S. Senator Jim Talent (R-MO). For a complete list, visit: conservative.org/cpac/stlouis. Stay tuned for more announcements in the coming weeks.

ACU has proudly hosted CPAC – the nation’s largest gathering of conservatives – every year since 1973 in Washington, D.C. And now with an additional regional edition each year, CPAC educates and energizes thousands of attendees, featuring all of the leading conservative organizations and speakers who drive conservative thought in the nation.

Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization in the nation. For almost fifty 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.

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