American Conservative Union chairman discusses health care and courting the Hispanic vote.


Tea party activists, social activists, Super Pac independent groups. The Republican party encompasses all these communities, said Al Cardenas of the American Conservative Union in this interview with NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown.

What was by far one of the most-discussed and best-attended of convention parties Tuesday night was that co-hosted by the American Conservative Union and the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC).

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today that its freshly redesigned website went live on the web early this morning. The new will offer more than just a new look; political leaders, activists and conservatives everywhere will now have easier access to original ACU content with more being added each week.

“For more than forty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility,...

The American Conservative Union went live today with a redesigned website that offers a new look and easier to access content.

We enjoy freedom every day in America, and we celebrate our freedoms during the Fourth of July and other national holidays.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) and Future Majority Project are teaming up to host Nuestra Noche: Midnight in Ybor on Monday, August 27, at The Cuban Club.  Members of the media are invited to register for credentials to cover one of the most exclusive events being held in conjunction with the Republican National Convention.  Nuestra Noche will feature entertainment by Willy Chirino and D.J. Nino, and remarks by ACU Chairman Al Cardenas, former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie, as well as U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and former...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas today released the following statement:

"Today marks the real start of the general election as Mitt Romney hit a home run with his Vice Presidential selection. Congressman Paul Ryan is a very smart, young and a superb family man with serious policy solutions to turn around the disastrous fiscal and economic policies of the Obama Administration.

This bold choice is resonating throughout the conservative movement and will give Mitt Romney very important momentum heading into the...

SACRAMENTO, CA – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its inaugural ACU Ratings of the California State Legislature during an event in Sacramento, California honoring the Golden 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 California 2012 State Legislative Ratings Guide is now available online at

“On behalf of...