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...

Oct 22, 2014
Today, the American Conservative Union launched a $350,000 ad campaign to support the conservative Republican nominee for West Virginia’s second district, Alex Mooney. The television advertisement will run in the Charleston market until Election Day. Mr. Mooney is running against former West Virginia Democratic Party Chairman and Obama supporter, Nick Casey, to fill the seat vacated by candidate for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito.    “Alex Mooney can be counted on to defend and protect hard-working West Virginians' jobs,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. "Joe Manchin has done his...
Oct 17, 2014

The American Conservative Union seeks an experienced fundraising professional to lead all aspects of the organization's development operation. The Development Director is charged with leading efforts to build and sustain long-term relationships with existing donors and identify new supporters to help grow the organization and advance the mission of the American Conservative Union and the American Conservative Union Foundation.

The Development Director reports to the Executive Director. This position is based in Washington, DC.

Duties & Responsibilities...

Oct 16, 2014

The American Conservative Union seeks an experienced communications professional to lead the organization’s communications operation. The Communications Director will report to the Executive Director. This position is based in Washington, DC.

The Communications Director is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive strategy for all communications for the American Conservative Union, its Foundation, and CPAC, including media, booking, grassroots engagement, organizational websites and other online communications, with the ultimate goal of advancing organizational...

Oct 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling  it a crucial election for conservatives across the country, the American Conservative Union Political Action Committee has endorsed Kansas Governor Sam Brownback for reelection.
ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Brownback...

Oct 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) announced today the addition of a new member to the ACU Foundation Board of Directors.
“I’m pleased to announce Charlie Gerow as the newest member of the ACUF board of directors,” said Carly Fiorina, Chairman of the ACU Foundation. “Charlie has proven his dedication to the conservative movement throughout his extensive career. I believe that his perspective and experience will help ACUF accomplish its mission to influence and educate the next generation of conservatives.


Oct 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced the addition of two new members to its Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and one new member of the Board of Directors. 
“I’m pleased to announce the election of Carly Fiorina and Carolyn Meadows to ACU’s Executive Committee and John Eddy to the ACU Board of Directors,” said Matt Schlapp, Chairman of the ACU.  “Carly and Carolyn have demonstrated their dedication to conservatism while serving our organization and its Foundation and we look forward to having their expertise on...

Sep 25, 2014

Today, ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp issued the following statement in response to the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder: Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is long overdue. He helped put together the corrupt pardons at the end of the Clinton Administration, which should have immediately disqualified him. Even after being held in contempt of Congress in 2012, he continued to hold this office.

In this Administration, he has been at the center of the Fast and Furious debacle and crusaded against any attempts by states to reduce voter fraud. Under his watch, the First...