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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservatives gathered for ACU’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC 2013) in Washington, D.C. Introduced by Al Cardenas, ACU Chairman, Paul addressed a full room of attendees, many of them standing through the duration of the speech.

Senator Rand Paul:

“No one person can decide the law; no one person can determine your guilt or innocence.”  He continued his remarks and asked “Mr. President, will you or won't you defend the constitution?”  Regarding the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson returned to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) stage for the ever-popular “Fight Club 2013: A Liberal & A Conservative Duke it Out,” moderated by Colin Hanna, President of Let Freedom Ring. Begala is a CNN Political Contributor and Democratic strategist who frequently appears on CNN’s The Situation Room as well as other programs on all CNN networks. Carlson is a 20-year media veteran with a wide variety of experience in journalism and is currently a contributor to FOX News....

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Tim Scott addressed a group of conservative activists during ACU’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC 2013) in Washington, D.C.

Senator Tim Scott:

“We in America…are a conservative nation” arguing that “We have to grow our economy, not our government.” He discussed the need to “bring fiscal sanity back to Washington, D.C.”  Scott continued his theme on the economy and quoted a personal mentor who said “Having a job is a good thing, creating jobs is a far better thing.”

Scott’s full remarks are...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Conservative Union (ACU) kicked off the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC 2013) in Washington, D.C.  The three-day conference of America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists started with remarks by Al Cardenas, Chairman of the ACU.

Chairman Cardenas:

"CPAC 2013 was President Reagan's favorite conference. He saw it as family.” Continuing, he quoted Reagan saying “those who can't subscribe to principles…let them go.”  Urging unity, he spoke directly to libertarians, members of the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced a featured panel entitled “Budgets & Readiness: Can We Cut Defense Spending & Still Protect America?” at CPAC 2013, the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference. America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists will be held Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2013. The defense panel will take place on Friday, March 15th at 12:15 pm.

“It is vital that we as conservatives not only promote strong national security but also in a way that’s...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced even more conservative leaders who will be featured speakers and emcees and serve in other important roles onstage at CPAC 2013, the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference. America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists will be held Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2013.

“As part of our theme this year, we are highlighting a number of young conservative activists and leaders at CPAC,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “For 40 years CPAC has played a vital...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced that U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), U.S. Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX), U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), U.S. Representative Tom Cotton (R-AR), U.S. Representative Cory Gardner (R-CO), U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX), U.S. Representative Steve King (R-IA), U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), U.S. Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA), U.S. Representative Steve Pearce (R-NM), U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS), U.S. Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) and U.S...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson will return to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) stage for the ever-popular “Fight Club 2013: A Liberal & A Conservative Duke it Out,” moderated by Colin Hanna, President of Let Freedom Ring. America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists will be held Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2013. The Fight Club panel will take place on Thursday, March 14th at 2:...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced the premiere of the 40th anniversary video for this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Under the theme, “America’s Future: The Next Generation of Conservatives; New Challenges, Timeless Principles,” CPAC attendees will be offered the intellectual and training tools they need to combat the liberal agenda.

“Our video for this year’s conference projects the energy and excitement CPAC has always provided our attendees for the last 40 years,” said Chairman Al Cardenas. “It is...

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