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Sabrina Siddiqui

CPAC Chairs: We Totally Include Gay People And Women | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Conservative Political Action Conference has no problems with gay rights groups or women, according to Al Cardenas, chair ...

Christie Invited To Speak At Conservative Conference After Being Snubbed Last Year

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) will speak at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference organized by the American Conservative Union next m...

Got Science? Who's Afraid of a 'Science Laureate?'

Seth Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Seth Shulman

It is worth noting that, last month, a noncontroversial bill authorizing the president to appoint an annual "science laureate" was moving swiftly through the House and Senate with broad bipartisan support.

Say No to Mara: Vote Against Hypocrisy

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 05.01.2013 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

Now Mara wants the support of the people of the District, including Latinos, the LGBT community and women. But why would anyone in those communities support him?

Christie Brushes Off Primetime Conservative Snub

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) on Wednesday sought to downplay the significance of his recent rejection by organizers of the upcoming Conserv...

Jason Linkins

National Journal, American Conservative Union Release Their Congressional Rankings And Awards | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

It's awards season, everyone. And not just for the painted madames and monsieurs of the glittering silver screen, no sir! It's also time to hand out a...

Marco Rubio On The Rise

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

By KEN THOMAS, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Marco Rubio is taking center stage as Republicans search for a new leader. In the nearly 100 d...

Amanda Terkel

Prominent Conservative Plots To Take Down Grover Norquist | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Frank Gaffney gets his way, Grover Norquist won't be at a high-profile conservative gathering known as the Conservative Political Act...

The NRA's "Circus of Fear" Heads to Chicago

Josh Horwitz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The NRA's "Circus of Fear" depends on misinformation and myths to generate attacks on politicians who have the gall to address the gun violence that continues to destroy families and communities every day in America.

Sam Stein

Openly Gay Republican Wins Round 1 Against Conservative Group | Sam Stein | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fred Karger, an openly gay Republican presidential candidate, has won the first round of the discrimination complaint he brought against...

Jason Cherkis

Santorum's Conservative Journey Sprang From Moderation | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Piss Christ," Andres Serrano's photograph of a plastic Jesus submerged in a jar of urine, caused outrage when it was exhibited in the U...

Beltway Depository Is Becoming The Preferred Bank Of The Republican Party

Roll Call | Ambreen Ali | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

With just one branch and a small staff, Chain Bridge Bank has the unassuming feel of a local business. But the $230 million Beltway depository founded...

CPAC Considering Cutting Ties With GOProud?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Cardenas, the new director of the American Conservative Union, the organizing body behind the annual CPAC conference, said Thursday that "it's goin...

Will the Tea Party's Legacy Be to Split GOP Tickets Straight into Defeat?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

In a year when Democrats are supposed to be shaking in their boots over the GOP Bogeyman's big gains in November that'll sweep them back into power, it is the Tea Party that Democrats may soon be thanking.

A Conservative Sellout? Quelle Surprise

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas Frank

"David Keene is no conservative." That is what I predict Mr. Keene's brethren on the right will soon be saying about the longtime chairman of the American Conservative Union.

American Conservative Union: Conservative Group Offers To Sell Endorsement For $2M

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Politico reported this morning on a pay-for-play scheme between the American Conservative Union and FedEx. The ACU would offer their group's endorsem...

Pay for Play - Conservatives Busted Again

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

How much of what we see on TV, hear on the radio and read in newspapers or online as "conservative" or "centrist" opinion is actually paid for by corporate interests?

American Conservative Union Responds To Politico's Pay-For-Play Story

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The American Conservative Union has sent out a press release today addressing Politico's story from this morning alleging a pay-for-play scheme betwee...

"Republicants" Deny the Sky is Falling

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans are terrified of the stimulus because if it works, then Americans will think good thoughts about government action and spending.

Live CPAC Updates: Romney, McCain, Cheney Gather At Conservative Political Action Conference

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE XI: Ann Coulter was dropped from this year's official speaking list at CPAC, but that hasn't stopped her from making her presence known -- alon...