Published Date: 
Mon, 2014-02-17

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced that Sen. Mike Lee will address CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.  CPAC will be held Thursday, March 6 – Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

“We are pleased to welcome Senator Mike Lee to CPAC,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “Senator Lee has been a voice of the people and a true leader in the Tea Party movement.”

CPAC will be held 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. For additional information, visit our website at, on Facebook at, or on Twitter at @CPACnews and #CPAC2014. Media registration (including bloggers) is now open. 

Members of the media who plan to cover the event should click here to register. Note that the schedule has been announced, will be updated daily and is available on our CPAC 2014 website.

The American Conservative Union confirmed featured speakers include: Sens. Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz; Rep. Paul Ryan; Govs. Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, and Chris Christie; Donald Trump; Dr. Ben Carson.

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.

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