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Jan 21, 2014

Washington, DC - In case you missed it, Breitbart’s Matthew Boyle reported Sen. Cruz and Rep. Paul Ryan are confirmed and Gov. Palin is invited to speak at CPAC 2014. CPAC will be held March 6-8 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. Visit CPAC.org for tickets and event information.
 
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Palin Invited, Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan Confirmed To Speak CPAC 2014
By Matthew Boyle, Breitbart News
 
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and former vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will speak at the...

Jan 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its first ACU Ratings of the Texas Legislature, honoring the Lone Star State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Texas 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American Conservative...

Jan 16, 2014

Washington, DC - In case you missed it, National Journal’s Beth Reinhard reported Senators Paul and Rubio are the first announced and confirmed CPAC speakers. CPAC will be held March 6-8 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. Visit CPAC.org for tickets and event information.

It's That Time Again: Rubio, Paul to Headline CPAC

By Beth Reinhard, National Journal

Marco Rubio of Florida and Rand Paul of Kentucky will be among the headliners at this year's...

Jan 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second ACU Ratings of the Iowa General Assembly, honoring the Hawkeye State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Iowa 2013 State...

Jan 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the Wisconsin State Legislature, honoring the Badger State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Wisconsin 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the...

Jan 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the Missouri General Assembly, honoring the Show-Me State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Missouri 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American...

Jan 1, 2014

AS D.C. TURNS: 14 DATES TO WATCH IN 2014

By JAMES HOHMANN | 1/1/14 6:30 PM EST

Mark your calendars and buckle up: 2014 is an election year with control of the Senate, House and 36 governorships at stake.

A key enrollment deadline for President Barack Obama’s health law looms, as does a major Supreme Court ruling on its contraception coverage requirements. The battle for the soul of the GOP will intensify, while the economic recovery faces its own challenges. Oh, and ever hear of a thing called Fancy Farm?

Here are POLITICO’s top 14 dates to...

Dec 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the California State Legislature, honoring the Golden State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The California 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American Conservative Union, I am pleased to...

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Dec 17, 2013


By Ralph Z. Hallow, The Washington Times

Monday, December 16, 2013

The American Conservative Union’s newly named executive director is setting an ambitious strategy, hoping to motivate and provide tools to conservatives that will help them reverse the growth of government, the mounting national debt and the spreading poverty he believes threaten the foundation of America’s freedoms.

“The very idea of America has not been in greater jeopardy since Woodrow Wilson was president,” said Dan Schneider, who left a...

Dec 12, 2013

American Conservative Union Tells Lawmakers to Vote Against Ryan Budget Deal

By Alex Pappas, The Daily Caller, 12/12/2013

The American Conservative Union is urging lawmakers to vote against the budget deal co-authored by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, according to a letter obtained by The Daily Caller.

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In his letter to chiefs of staff and legislative directors, Al Cardenas, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, argued the bill is “wrong on substance and wrong procedurally.” He lamented that it will be “voted on without debate over...

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