News

Nov 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the Nevada General Assembly, honoring the Silver 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 Nevada 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the American...

Nov 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its first annual ACU Ratings of the Minnesota State Legislature, honoring the North 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 Minnesota 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the...

Nov 20, 2013

WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today Dan Schneider has been selected to serve as its new Executive Director.  Schneider will be responsible for the management of the organization under the direction of ACU Chairman Al Cardenas.

“As ACU approaches our 50th anniversary, Dan Schneider joins us at an exciting time and we are fortunate to have his leadership,” stated Chairman Cardenas. “He has dedicated his career to supporting conservative ideals at the highest levels of government as well as leading...

Nov 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its first annual ACU Ratings of the Arkansas General Assembly, honoring the Natural 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 Arkansas 2013 State Legislative Ratings guide is now available online at conservative.org.

“On behalf of the...

Published: November 5, 2013

Contact: Laura Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its third annual ACU Ratings of the Florida Legislature, honoring the Sunshine 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 Florida 2013 State...

Published: November 5, 2013

Contact: Laura Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C.— American Principles in Action and the American Conservative Union, along with more than fifteen conservative leaders, released a statement today regarding the upcoming immigration debate. The statement reads in full:

“America needs immigration reform. With over 76 million “Baby Boomers” retiring by 2030 and only 46 million Americans poised to take their place in the workforce, it’s clear we need a forward-looking...

Published: October 30, 2013

Contact: Laura Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. -- Today the following letter was sent to U.S. Senators on the nomination of Mel Watt as Director of the Federal Home Finance Agency.

Dear Senator:

On behalf of the American Conservative Union, I urge you to oppose cloture on the nomination of Mel Watt as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

At a time when the Congress is considering long overdue reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, we...

Four Pinocchios: Obama's pledge that ‘no one will take away’ your health plan

The Washington Post: The Fact Checker

By Glenn Kessler

October 30 at 6:00 am

“That means that no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.”

– President Obama, speech to the American Medical Association,...

Published: October 16, 2013

Contact: Laura Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its second annual ACU Ratings of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, honoring the Keystone 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...

Published: October 9, 2013

The Daily Caller

800 miles from Washington, a new conservative blueprint

By Frank Donatelli

Eight hundred miles and a world away from the life-and-death budget struggle in Washington, conservative activists gathered in St. Louis last weekend to meet a new generation of conservative leaders. They left the regional Conservative Political Action Conference with renewed hope, both for the party and the movement as a whole.

Network news crews weren’t in attendance as...

Pages