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Mar 7, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.

An advocate for limited government in the Senate, Paul brought the crowd to their feet multiple times with his...

Mar 7, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the American Conservative Union (ACU), Al Cardenas, addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists. 

The following are excerpts of Chairman Cardenas’ Friday...

Mar 7, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]


Washington, D.C. – Today, former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and a former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.

Santorum offered the following words, "I'm here to...

Mar 7, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. –Today, The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced their "Top 10 Conservatives Under 40" for CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists. Throughout the conference these young, conservative leaders will address the audience. 

"Our focus at CPAC has...

Mar 7, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senator John Cornyn addressed an enthusiastic crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.

"The importance of accountability in our...

Mar 7, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. – Today, Governor Rick Perry of Texas helped the American Conservative Union (ACU) kick off their second day of events by addressing an enthusiastic audience at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists. 

Governor Perry energized the crowd saying, "...

Mar 6, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the American Conservative Union was proud to host a concert featuring Carolina Liar, an American alternative rock band that has performed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and spotlighted as a Rolling Stone “Breaking” artist. The crowd rocked out to song after song ending a fantastic kick off day at CPAC 2014. 

Carolina Liar has hit singles such...

Mar 6, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]


Washington, D.C. – Today, The John M. Ashbrook Award was presented to the Honorable William Batchelder, Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. The John M. Ashbrook Award is bestowed annually to recognize an individual who upholds the ideals of limited constitutional government championed by John M. Ashbrook, the late Ohio congressman and co-...

Mar 6, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]


Washington, D.C. – Today, The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced Mary Katharine Ham as the 2014 Blogger of the Year at CPAC 2104. Ham is the Editor-At-Large at Hot Air and a contributing editor at Townhall Magazine.

ACU Executive Director Daniel Schneider presented Ham with the award and said, “Every year we give this award to an...

Mar 6, 2014

Contact: Meghan Snyder, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]


Washington, D.C. – Today, former Ambassador John Bolton addressed an excited crowd of conservative activists at CPAC 2014 – a celebration of 50 years of the ACU and America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists.

A leading foreign policy expert, Bolton said, “The biggest threat to our national security is Barack Obama.The...

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