News

One of the most talked-about and tweeted segments of the final presidential debate on foreign policy involved President Obama’s Middle East tour at the beginning of his term. This tour, incidentally, did not include a stop in Israel— a country that the president has never visited while in office.

American Conservative Union Announces Inaugural Conservative Ratings of the Iowa General Assembly

Country’s Leading Conservative Organization Rating State Legislators,

Tenth of 15 States in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its inaugural ACU Ratings of the Iowa General Assembly. The ACU will honor the Hawkeye State’s true conservatives at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Friends of the Family Banquet Saturday evening. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative...

Dear Fellow Conservative Leaders,

Our organizations share a commitment to preserving freedom and capitalism in America’s market economy - from preventing unnecessary government interference in the marketplace to protecting individual property rights. We at ACU and IFL are concerned that, when it comes to ticket sales and resales, the new practice of “restrictive ticketing” represents a threat to free market forces and property rights.

“Restrictive ticketing” is a movement by some entities to create monopolies in the arena of ticket sales and radically restrict what consumers...

Dear Fellow Conservative,

Trick or Treat: It’s Obama’s Plans for Medicare that Should Really Scare You!

At every stage of this election, President Barack Obama has tried to scare you and our nation’s seniors about the Medicare plan proposed by Governor Mitt Romney and Congressman Paul Ryan. However, on the Presidential debate stage he shared with Romney in Colorado Obama's stale attacks on the Republicans' plan fell flat, and he was left defending his own abysmal record on cutting Medicare.

In fact, it was Romney who told the truth when he highlighted two aspects of...

Washington, D.C.  – The Libre Initiative (LIBRE), The Heritage Foundation, and The American Conservative Union will host “A Presidential Debate Watch Party & Forum” event in Boca Raton, Florida, on Monday, October 22, 2012. Guests will have the opportunity to network, watch the debate, and participate in pre-debate panels of notable Hispanics that will address issues of importance to all Americans.

WHO: LIBRE, The Heritage Foundation and The American Conservative Union

Moderator: Marian de la...

The presidential debates have transformed the race, moving independent voters toward Mitt Romney and giving him momentum in the final weeks of the campaign, Al Cardenas, chairman of the American Conservative Union, tells Newsmax.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its inaugural ACU Ratings of the Pennsylvania General Assembly during an event in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, honoring the Keystone 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 Pennsylvania 2012 Legislative Ratings Guide is now available online at...

In his 'Santelli Exchage,'; Rick criticizes Democrats for not passing legislation on jobs, debt, or deficits when the party had a 'filibuster proof' majority in the Senate while also controlling the White House and the House of Representatives for six months in 2009 and 2010.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the Virginia General Assembly during an event in Richmond, Virginia, honoring the Old Dominion’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 Virginia 2012 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“...

DENVER, CO – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today the release of a national poll at the site of our third regional CPAC, in Denver, Colorado. The poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates has a national sample of 1000 likely voters and an oversample of 300 likely Coloradan voters.

“These poll results taken prior to last night’s debate are very encouraging to the Romney campaign,” said ACU chairman Al Cardenas. “If you add the expected bump from last night’s debate performance, they seem to put Governor Mitt Romney in a clear frontrunner’s role...

Pages