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Oct 28, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Chris Mitchum for Congress in California’s 24th Congressional District.

ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Mitchum’s long record of conservative activism has earned him the support of those who want change from the incumbent, Lois Capps.

“16 years ago, Lois Capps claimed to be a moderate who would limit her service to three terms,” Schlapp said. “Instead, eight terms later, Capps has compiled a lifetime ACU rating of 6, putting her on the far left of her fellow Democrats in the House. Capps has voted down the line for the Obama agenda...

Oct 28, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Rick Allen for Congress in Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Allen’s over 30 years of experience in job creation as a small businessman and commitment to conservative principles make him the clear choice for conservatives.

“Although the incumbent, John Barrow, claims to be a moderate, his lifetime ACU rating of 34 shows he has voted with the liberals 68 percent of time,” Schlapp said. “Over and over again John Barrow has followed the liberal agenda in Congress. It’s time the people of the 12th...

Oct 27, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Barry Loudermilk for Congress in Georgia’s Eleventh District. ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Loudermilk compiled an outstanding conservative record in the Georgia State Senate.

“Barry Loudemilk’s two year average ACU rating of 95 shows a strong commitment to conservative principles on a wide variety of issues,” Schlapp said. “He has been a leader on the issues of personal privacy, limited government and lower taxes and has made a commitment to join the fight against the Obama agenda on many fronts. I urge conservatives to turn out and...

Oct 27, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Glenn Grothman for Congress from Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district. ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Grothman’s record in the Wisconsin State Senate speaks for itself.

“Glenn Grothman’s perfect 100 percent ACU rating has earned him an ‘ACU Defender of Liberty Award’ for 2012 and 2013 and shows a strong commitment to conservative principles on a wide variety of issues,” Schlapp said. “His experience in the fight for pension reform in Wisconsin and work on the budget committee on tax relief and other issues will allow him to hit the...

Oct 27, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Dr. Jody Hice for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Dr. Hice’s record in support of conservative values shows he will makes him a good choice.

"Jody Hice will continue to provide the conservative representation the voters of Georgia’s Tenth District have come to expect," Schlapp said. "His leadership abilities have shown through in defense of religious freedom, establishing Pulpit Freedom Sunday to fight the IRS on what pastors can and cannot say from the pulpit. I urge all conservatives to turn out and...

Oct 25, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Andy Tobin for Arizona’s First Congressional District. ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Tobin is a proven conservative leader whose legislative experience will allow him to hit the ground running in Congress.

“As Speaker of the Arizona House, Andy Tobin led the fight against Obamacare in Arizona, authored Arizona’s ban on partial-birth abortion and helped pass a major tax cut,” Schlapp said. “The incumbent, Ann Kirkpatrick, claims to be a moderate, but her 23 ACU rating in 2013 gives her record an F minus. Kirkpatrick has followed the...

Oct 24, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Mimi Walters for Congress in California’s 45th District. ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Walters brings an outstanding record in the California State Senate to her contest. Her 92 rating reflects a strong commitment to conservative principles on a wide variety of issues.

“Mimi Walters will help lead the fight against the failed Obama agenda, scaling back the size of government to help produce a balanced budget and protect private property rights, a priority issue for ACU,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. “Conservatives should turn out on...

Oct 24, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Brian Nestande for California’s 36th District.

ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Nestande’s rating of 85 in the California Assembly shows his commitment to conservative principles on a wide variety of issues.

“Brian Nestande’s solid record of accomplishment and his experience in the Assembly will allow him to hit the ground running in Congress,” Schlapp said. “I had the privilege to work alongside Brian in Congress and I know he will add his talents and experience to pass principled conservative legislation. Brian understands the...

Oct 24, 2014

Saying that conservatives should not be deceived by Greg Orman’s “independent” label, the American Conservative Union endorsed Pat Roberts for re-election to the Senate.

“Make no mistake about it, liberal Greg Orman could very well be the vote that keeps Harry Reid and President Obama in control of the U.S. Senate,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. “He will follow in the footsteps of Maine Senator Angus King, who also pretended to be an independent but joined the Democrats as soon as he was elected.”

Schlapp said Pat Robert’s lifetime ACU rating of 86 shows his consistent...

Oct 24, 2014

The American Conservative Union has endorsed Tom McClintock for re-election in California’s Fourth District. “Tom McClintock has been a champion for conservatives throughout his six years in Congress,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp.

“In 2013, McClintock was the only one of the 53 member California delegation to win a ‘Defender of Liberty’ award for a perfect 100 score in the ACU Ratings of Congress. Every year, conservatives have been able to count on Tom McClintock to fight the big spenders and fight for the rights of the unborn. Conservatives in the 4th District should turn out...

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