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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas announced today that U.S. Senator Rand Paul 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) Chairman Al Cardenas today announced former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum as a featured speaker in a lineup of conservative stars to 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,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union has endorsed David Larsen in the 7th District Republican Primary on June 5th.

“David Larsen is the clear conservative choice in the Republican Primary. On a wide range of issues, from reining in runaway spending, energy independence or the rights of the unborn, David Larsen supports the mainstream conservative position. The incumbent, Leonard Lance received one of the lowest ratings for a Republican in the entire congress in 2011, 44 out of 100, showing that he is clearly out of the mainstream for conservatives,”...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas today announced U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (R – MN) will be a featured speaker at CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012. Representative Bachmann recently received an “ACU Conservative” award for her strong conservative record in the 2011 ACU Ratings of Congress.

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...

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas today announced U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R – WI) and U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (R – IL) will be featured speakers at CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012. On the recently announced ACU 2011 Ratings of Congress, Senator Johnson received a “Defender of Liberty” award for his perfect 100 percent score, and Representative Hultgren was honored with the “ACU Conservative” award for his strong conservative voting record.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Congressman Connie Mack (FL – 14) for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat, currently held by Senator Bill Nelson. Congressman Mack received the “ACU Conservative” award for his score on the recently announced ACU 2011 Ratings of Congress.

“From his proven leadership on pro-growth economic policies and energy independence solutions to his courageous efforts to bring attention to dangerous and tyrannical regimes across the world, it is clear Connie Mack is the innovative,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas today announced Herman Cain, former presidential candidate, businessman and architect of the “9-9-9 Economic Recovery and Jobs” plan, will be a featured speaker at 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...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas today announced Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will be a featured speaker at CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012. Scheduled for Friday, June 8, 2012, CPAC Chicago will energize and mobilize Midwestern conservatives, giving them the tools needed to defeat the liberal agenda in 2012, while also featuring national conservative leaders and highlighting rising conservative stars in the region.

“Governor Jindal’s record of results...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas sent the following letter to Republican members of the Congress regarding HR 3675 and S 2008, the Next Generation Television Marketplace Act.

Full text of the letter can be found below:

March 28, 2012

Dear Member of Congress,

On behalf of the American Conservative Union and the conservative membership we represent, we urge that you critically review HR 3675 and S 2008, the Next Generation Television Marketplace Act, as “deregulatory” legislation....

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas sent the following letter to Republican members of the Senate, calling on them to oppose the Menendez/Burr “NAT GAS” Act Amendment (1782) to the Senate Highway Bill (S. 1813)

The ACU has spearheaded efforts to defeat similar legislation in the House of Representatives. Since the beginning of the ACU advocacy campaign to oppose T. Boone Pickens’ $9 billion energy proposal, 20 House Republicans have withdrawn their co-sponsorship.

Full text of the letter can be found below:...

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