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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced five up-and-coming leaders of the conservative movement as confirmed participants on a forward-looking panel to be featured during the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference: Alex Smith, National Co-Chairman of the College Republican National Committee; Francesca Chambers, Editor of Red Alert Politics; Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life; and Jeff Frazee, Executive Director of Young Americans for Liberty. The Future of the Movement: Winning with Generations X & Y, ...

As Republicans look to the future of the conservative movement, they are realizing the power of youth and highlighting it in the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, held March 14–16 at the National Harbor in Maryland.

It's something Al Cardenas hopes he never has to do: Choose between two good friends.

But that's the dilemma the chairman of the American Conservative Union could face if Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush both decide to run for the White House in 2016.

"The American Conservative Union commends the Virginia General Assembly for passing legislation that would place a two year moratorium on the use of drones by local police and governments and urges states all over the country to follow suit.

We must ensure that, as new technology develops, our protections of Americans’ privacy advance equally.  In many cases, aerial surveillance is being conducted without search warrants and with no safeguards in place to restrict the use of information gained from that surveillance.  Government use of unmanned aerial vehicles should be strictly...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will address 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.

“We are pleased to announce that my friend Governor Jeb Bush will be a featured speaker at CPAC 2013,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “We look forward to welcoming Governor Jeb Bush to the CPAC stage for the first time in March.”

Governor Jeb Bush...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today welcomed interested media and bloggers to register for credentials to cover 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. CPAC 2013 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 online/advance media registration is close of business on Friday, March 8, 2013.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin will address 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.

“We are delighted to welcome Senator Johnson back to the CPAC stage in March,” said Al Cardenas, ACU Chairman. “Senator Johnson is an independent conservative voice who has brought common-sense business experience to the Senate and will be a crucial...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will address 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.

“I am honored to welcome Governor Scott Walker back to the CPAC stage in March,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “As the first governor in American history to win a recall election, Scott Walker has galvanized conservatives around the nation united against...

"Me parece que un creciente número de demócratas y republicanos en el Congreso han llegado a un acuerdo basado en principios comunes para reformar el sistema de inmigración del país.

Felicito a legisladores de ambos partidos en la creación de un marco responsable para tratar éste asunto.  Transformar estos principios en un paquete legislativo no será fácil, pero el Senado ha tenido un buen comienzo y exhorto a que la Cámara de Representantes sigan en sus pasos.

Como resultado de las órdenes ejecutivas establecidas por la Casa Blanca, tenemos en el presente una de facto estado...

“It seems that a growing number of Democrats & Republicans in Congress have found common ground on agreed-upon principles for immigration reform.

Congratulations to both sides of the aisle in forging a responsible framework today. Difficult days lay ahead in working out specifics on the legislation itself, but the Senate is off to a good start and I encourage the House to follow suit.

As a result of the White House Executive Orders last year, we now have a defacto amnesty status which can only be fixed through legislation. We will soon know whether President Obama is more...

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