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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today that Laura Keehner Rigas is their new National Communications Director. In that role she is responsible for managing all the communications activities of ACU and its public outreach strategy, including the national and regional Conservative Political Action Conferences (CPAC).

“Laura brings tremendous energy, enthusiasm, and experience to ACU and we are delighted to have her on board,” said Al Cardenas, Chairman of the American Conservative Union. “We are expanding ACU’s reach and scope across...

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today encouraged interested media and bloggers to register for credentials to cover CPAC Chicago this Friday, June 8, the first of a series of regional Conservative Political Action Conferences in 2012.

Every year, the ACU brings thousands of grassroots conservatives and conservative leaders together in Washington, DC for three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas announced today that Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will address CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012.

Scheduled for Friday, June 8, 2012, CPAC Chicago takes the fight for the future of America directly to President Barack Obama’s backyard. The event will energize and mobilize Midwestern conservatives, giving them the tools needed to defeat the liberal agenda in 2012, while also featuring national conservative leaders such as U...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Ted Cruz for Texas’ U.S. Senate seat, currently held by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Ted Cruz is the clear conservative choice for conservatives in Texas.  Ted Cruz’ outstanding record as Solicitor General for the state of Texas includes landmark victories on major issues facing our country, including U.S. sovereignty, Second Amendment Rights and religious freedom.  Ted Cruz has dedicated his...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Randy Forbes for U.S. Congress in the Fourth District of Virginia.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Congressman Randy Forbes’ outstanding record of support for conservative principles in his six terms makes him the clear conservative choice in Virginia’s Fourth District. His ACU lifetime congressional rating of “94” over 11 years of service is one of the highest in the Congress over that period of time.

The ACU Political...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Tony Strickland for U.S. Congress in the 26th District of California.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Tony Strickland is the clear conservative choice for California’s 26th District. Tony Strickland has been a leader on issues of concern to conservatives in the California legislature. While in the Assembly, he forced then Governor Gray Davis to reveal expensive energy contracts negotiated in secret with companies like Enron. In...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas announced today that Kansas Governor Sam Brownback will address CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012.

Scheduled for Friday, June 8, 2012, CPAC Chicago takes the fight for the future of America directly to President Barack Obama’s backyard. The event will energize and mobilize Midwestern conservatives, giving them the tools needed to defeat the liberal agenda in 2012, while also featuring national conservative leaders such as U.S...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Wendy Long for New York’s U.S. Senate seat, currently held by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Wendy Long is the strong choice for conservatives in the New York Senate race. She has a long record of work and support for conservative principles. Having clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Wendy then was instrumental in building support for the confirmations of now Chief Justice John Roberts...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Ann Wagner for Missouri’s second-district U.S. Congress seat, currently held by Congressman Todd Akin.

"Ann Wagner has a proven record of service to her country and community through promotion and preservation of true conservatism. As Ambassador, she promoted American interests in the global arena. Wagner will bring valuable business experience from her time in the private sector to join conservatives in the Congress working to address today’s challenges. Her...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today encouraged interested media and bloggers to register for credentials to cover CPAC Chicago on Friday, June 8, the first of a series of regional Conservative Political Action Conferences in 2012.

Every year, the ACU brings thousands of grassroots conservatives and conservative leaders together in Washington, DC for three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional...

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