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Published: October 1, 2013

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The American Conservative Union is calling Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s refusal to negotiate with the House to keep the federal government open “an outrage.”  ACU Chairman Al Cardenas said it is clear from his actions Monday night that Reid had no interest in compromise and should take the responsibility for the shutdown.

“It is outrageous that Reid will not even consider postponing the individual mandate after President Obama has unilaterally...

Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, former Senator Rick Santorum addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by radio host Dana Loesch, former Senator Santorum addressed a full room of attendees about the effect of popular culture on politics.

Photo Credit: Eric Draper Photography

Rick Santorum:

“The...

Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, David Keene, opinion editor of The Washington Times and former President of the National Rifle Association, addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by Charlie Kirk, Founder and Executive Director, Turning Point USA, Keene addressed attendees on the second amendment and conservative values....

Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC ) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by Charlie Kirk, Founder and Executive Director, Turning Point USA, Brownback addressed an energized room of attendees on the successes of conservative principles in Kansas.

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Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by Dana Loesch, radio host of The Dana Show: The Conservative Alternative, Lt. Col. North addressed a full room of attendees on American resilience and our heroes overseas.

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Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced the dates for the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. and the regional CPAC to be held in San Diego, California.

“In honor of the Golden Anniversary of ACU, we are thrilled to announce our two hallmark events for 2014,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “2014 is a critical year for conservatives and once again CPAC National...

Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC ) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by ACU Chairman Al Cardenas, Perry addressed a full room of attendees on the successes of conservative governors across the country.

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Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, President and Founder of Americans for Tax Reform Grover Norquist addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by radio host Dana Loesch, Norquist addressed attendees the state of the Republican Party.

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Grover Norquist:

“We want one...

Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in St. Louis, MO. Introduced by Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, Senator Guillory addressed attendees about his decision to leave the Democratic Party and join the Republican Party. Guillory received a standing ovation from the crowd...

Published: September 28, 2013

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

St. Charles, MO – Today, a panel of distinguished leaders addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s fourth regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC ) in St. Louis, MO. The panel was titled: "Can Social Conservatives and Libertarians Ever Get Along?"

Panelists included:

Geoffrey Neale, Chairman, Libertarian Party

Matthew Spalding, Ph.D., Vice President,...

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