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Jan 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Today the following letter was sent to U.S. Representatives on H.R. 2642, the farm bill conference report. 

Dear Representative:

On behalf of the American Conservative Union, I urge you to vote “NO” on H.R. 2642, the farm bill conference report. 

This 949 page bill will be brought to a vote less than 48 hours from being introduced with little debate and little opportunity for members of the House to learn what is in it and give it careful consideration.

The House is already on record insisting that agricultural subsidies and food stamps be...

Jan 28, 2014

American Conservative Union (ACU) chairman Al Cardenas wrote to President Barack Obama ahead of his State of the Union speech to point out that Obama cannot accomplish bipartisanship if he plans to overuse executive authority.

Cardenas’s letter to Obama was sent Monday, ahead of Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday. According to senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer, Obama will use the State of the Union speech to discuss how he “is not going to tell the American people that he's going to wait for Congress.”

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Jan 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its first ACU Ratings of the Indiana General Assembly, honoring the Hoosier State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Indiana 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American Conservative Union, I am pleased to...

Jan 27, 2014

By Matthew Boyle, Breitbart.com

American Conservative Union (ACU) chairman Al Cardenas wrote to President Barack Obama ahead of his State of the Union speech to point out that Obama cannot accomplish bipartisanship if he plans to overuse executive authority.

“At your first news conference after the 2008 election, you said ‘I know we will succeed if we put aside partisanship and politics and work together as one nation,’”...

Barbara Comstock
Jan 27, 2014
Washington, D.C. - The American Conservative Union's (ACU) Political Action Committee has thrown its support behind Barbara Comstock, front runner for Virginia's 10th Congressional District. The PAC vote was unanimous for Delegate Comstock who was recently re-elected for her third term in the General Assembly representing Northern Virginia.

Immediately following her announcement in early January, local as well as national conservative leaders have started lining up behind Comstock, who is well regarded as a principled leader with a winning record as a legislator and candidate...
Jan 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its first ACU Ratings of the Tennessee General Assembly, honoring the Volunteer State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Tennessee 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American...

Jan 21, 2014

Washington, DC - In case you missed it, Breitbart’s Matthew Boyle reported Sen. Cruz and Rep. Paul Ryan are confirmed and Gov. Palin is invited to speak at CPAC 2014. CPAC will be held March 6-8 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. Visit CPAC.org for tickets and event information.
 
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Palin Invited, Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan Confirmed To Speak CPAC 2014
By Matthew Boyle, Breitbart News
 
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and former vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will speak at the...

Jan 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its first ACU Ratings of the Texas Legislature, honoring the Lone Star State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Texas 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American Conservative...

Jan 16, 2014

Washington, DC - In case you missed it, National Journal’s Beth Reinhard reported Senators Paul and Rubio are the first announced and confirmed CPAC speakers. CPAC will be held March 6-8 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. Visit CPAC.org for tickets and event information.

It's That Time Again: Rubio, Paul to Headline CPAC

By Beth Reinhard, National Journal

Marco Rubio of Florida and Rand Paul of Kentucky will be among the headliners at this year's...

Jan 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second ACU Ratings of the Iowa General Assembly, honoring the Hawkeye State’s true conservatives. The nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization began a new initiative to expand the highly touted ACU Congressional Ratings program to state legislatures, grading members on their votes on key conservative issues. The Iowa 2013 State...

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