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Published: September 6, 2013

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"Members of Congress are preparing to make a tough decision on whether or not to support President Obama’s call for a punitive military strike against Syria for the use of chemical weapons against its own people.

Many Republicans encouraged military support of the Syrian rebels early on in this civil war at a time when a clear path to victory was probable -- and the insurgents were independent from more radical Islamic elements. Much time has...

Published: September 5, 2013

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced a featured panel entitled “Can Social Conservatives and Libertarians Ever Get Along?” at the 2013 regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. The panel will take place at 10:15 a.m.

“At a time when President Obama is leading the country off the economic, social, and foreign...

Published: September 3, 2013

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today welcomed interested media and bloggers to register for credentials to cover CPAC St. Louis – the 2013 regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. CPAC St. Louis is open to the press and the ACU welcomes members of the media and bloggers to cover the conference’s various speeches and panels. The deadline for...

Published: August 20, 2013

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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...

For Immediate Release: August 15, 2013

Contact: Laura Keehner Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Quin Hillyer for U.S. House of Representatives in Alabama’s First District.

“Quin Hillyer stands out among the candidates for Alabama’s First District as a principled conservative who will bring Alabama’s values to Washington rather than the other way around,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “As a commentator...

For Immediate Release: August 13, 2013

Contact: Laura Keehner Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the Georgia General Assembly, honoring the Peach 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...

Published: August 6, 2013

Contact: Laura Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin as a featured speaker at the 2013 regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

“A crowd favorite at CPAC 2013, we are very excited that Jenny Beth Martin is returning to the CPAC stage in St. Louis,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “Jenny Beth and the...

The Honorable Steve Scalise

Chairman

House Republican Study Committee

2338 Rayburn Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Scalise:

On behalf of the American Conservative Union, I am pleased to support your amendment

to the REINS Act. As you state in the amendment, a carbon tax would greatly burden

consumers with higher energy prices and lead to lower economic growth and fewer jobs

for no good reason. We believe it is important the House go on record against this

regressive tax and urge a vote for your...

Published: August 1, 2013

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

“I am pleased to welcome Senator Blunt to address his home state at CPAC St. Louis,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “Senator Blunt has been a leading culture warrior, as...

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