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Jul 29, 2014

Washington, DC - Today, ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp delivered the following remarks to the Environmental Protection Agency's Public Hearing on its proposed carbon scheme. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak for a few minutes today. My name is Matt Schlapp and I am the Chairman of the American Conservative Union—the ACU. ACU is our country’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization, and we are deeply concerned about EPA’s proposed carbon scheme. ACU believes that EPA’s proposal is flawed for a wide range of reasons, many of which have been discussed by other...

Jun 23, 2014



5 Things You Might Not Know About ACU’s New Chairman

Matt Schlapp was elected Chairman of the American Conservative Union on Thursday, June 19. He’s the 9th chairman of the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots organizationposted on June 20, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.



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Jun 19, 2014

Washington, DC - Today, the board of the American Conservative Union unanimously voted to elect Matt Schlapp as the ninth Chairman of the nation’s oldest and largest conservative grassroots organization.

Schlapp has served on the board of ACU since 2008, previously serving as First Vice Chairman. He was recently elected to the board of the American Conservative Union Foundation.

Said Schlapp, “It is an honor to be selected by the ACU board and to serve along with Carly Fiorina, who chairs our foundation. ACU has greatly benefitted from the dedication of its last two chairmen...

May 30, 2014

Washington, D.C. - The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its endorsement of T.W. Shannon for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

"T.W. Shannon is the best conservative choice for U.S. Senate in the Oklahoma Republican primary.  Shannon is the candidate with the strongest conservative record on both fiscal and social issues and will join a new generation of conservative leaders whose number is growing in the Senate.  As Speaker of the Oklahoma House, Shannon made it a priority to reduce the size of government, lower taxes and reduce the state’s...

May 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its endorsement of Congressman Doug Lamborn for re-election to Congress.

"Congressman Doug Lamborn is the clear conservative choice in the Republican Primary June 24. Lamborn’s ACU lifetime rating of 98 over seven years is one of the highest in the Congress over that period of time and reflects an outstanding commitment to conservative principles on a wide variety of issues. Conservatives should not be fooled by the rhetoric of Congressman Lamborn’s primary opponent. His...

May 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its endorsement of Congressman Cory Gardner for US Senate.

“Congressman Cory Gardner will bring a solid conservative record to the U.S. Senate. In just over three years in the House, Gardner has become an articulate spokesman for fiscal responsibility and government reform, as well as protecting the rights of the unborn. ACU PAC urges all conservatives to enthusiastically support Cory Gardner's candidacy for U.S. Senate in the Republican Primary on June 24 and again in...

May 23, 2014

ACU PAC ENDORSES STEVE DAINES FOR US SENATE

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its endorsement of Congressman Steve Daines for US Senate.

“ACU PAC believes Congressman Steve Daines will bring a dynamic conservative voice to the U.S. Senate. For too long, Montana has been misrepresented in Congress by Senators who are more closely aligned with Senators from New York and Massachusetts than Montana voters. Whether it be fiscal...

May 23, 2014


Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. –  The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its endorsement of Jeff Bell for the vacant US Senate seat representing New Jersey.  
 
“ACU PAC is pleased to endorse Jeff Bell. Jeff has devoted his life to advancing conservative ideas and he will bring that leadership ability and knowledge to the U.S. Senate.  Whether working with Ronald Reagan and Jack Kemp, heading up the Manhattan Institute or working with the American Principles Project, Jeff...

May 22, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, ACU Executive Director Dan Schneider issued the following statement in response to the years of mismanagement in President Obama’s Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

“For years, President Obama has ignored the calls to fix the systemic problems at the VA. After five and a half years, the VA has more problems than any person can be expected to fix alone. But under this Administration, Secretary Shinseki has failed to meet the obligations owed to our nation’s heroes. 

Secretary Shinseki should do the honorable thing and resign to put pressure on the...

May 21, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) announced the new Center for Criminal Justice Reform, with nationally recognized leader Pat Nolan serving as its inaugural director. The announcement coincides with the Right on Crime National Leadership Summit, today in Washington, DC.

Nolan has been a leading voice on criminal justice reform, highlighting the skyrocketing costs of prison, fiscal responsibility in the criminal justice system and reforms for non-violent offenders. He moderated a prominent panel at CPAC 2014 on prison reform, featuring Texas Gov....

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