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Conservative Political Action Conference

Sam Stein

Need Relief From Chris Christie? This CPAC Vendor Has An Item For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- In the basement of the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center where this year’s CPAC is being held, there are lines o...

Amanda Terkel

Ted Cruz Warns Against Military Action Against Russia

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke briefly to reporters after his keynote speech at CPAC, criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy but adding th...

Elise Foley

Mitch McConnell Makes Big Promise At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

National Harbor, Md. -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walked onstage at the Conservative Political Action Conference with a rifle and...

Mitch McConnell's Got A Gun

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) came out with a bang while appearing at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. ...

'Our Biggest National Security Crisis Is Barack Obama'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Former UN Ambassador John Bolton offered a scathing critique of President Obama's foreign policy at CPAC on Thursday. "Our biggest national securit...

Ted Cruz: 'If You Want To Lose Elections, Stand For Nothing'

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz says Republicans need to stick to their principles heading into the November elections — and that the alternat...

Ryan J. Reilly

Pat Toomey: Civil Rights Nominee Made 'Mockery' Of Criminal Justice System

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) kicked off his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference by recounting the story of the 3...

Paul Ryan To GOP: Don't 'Burn Heretics,' Win Converts

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) encouraged Republicans to win converts and not "burn heretics" during his speech at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Con...

Paul Ryan: 'I Think The Left Is Exhausted'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who unsuccessfully ran for vice president in 2012, weighed in on the loss while speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political A...

Ted Cruz Remembers 'President Romney'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, telling Republicans the secret to success. "What I ...

Live Updates From The Conservative Political Action Conference

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference kicks off Thursday, March 6. HuffPost reporters are on the scene. Below, ...

Amanda Terkel

Frank Gaffney Escalates Crusade To Take Down Grover Norquist

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When conservatives gather this week in Maryland for the big annual Conservative Political Action Conference, one of the speakers will be...

CPAC Bans Atheist Group It Approved Hours Earlier

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

An atheist advocacy group was pulled from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) only hours after announcing its participation in the eve...

Kate Sheppard

CPAC Confirmed Speakers List Includes 22 Men, 3 Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a major annual gathering for the conservative movement, starts next Thursday. And w...

Samantha Lachman

GOP Gay Rights Group Reconciles With ACU, Will Attend This Year's Conservative Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

GOProud, a leading conservative gay rights group, will attend the Conservative Political Action Conference as guests this March after three years of f...

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...

CPAC: Like-Minded People Getting Together

Sam Koppelman | Posted 06.25.2013 | Teen
Sam Koppelman

Why wouldn't they support the right of gays to marry? Why wouldn't they support the legalization of marijuana? Why wouldn't they support a woman's right to an abortion? The Republican Party's problem isn't their ability to message; their problem is their message itself.

Marriage Equality: A Golden Opportunity for the GOP

Christian J. Miele | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics
Christian J. Miele

Any public policy or law that places a badge of inferiority on certain "less desirable" personal relationships should be struck down. Marriage as a form of expression is a civil, if not an inherent, right.

WATCH: McCain Shows He's 'Moss Covered' And Proud

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took notice when his colleague and Senate floor sparring partner Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called Republicans li...

CPAC, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, and the Conservative Crack-Up

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

As long as the right keeps doing what it keeps doing, the great conservative crack-up will bring two big winners: Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi.

At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over

BuzzFeed | Chris Geidner | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room-only crowd. “We cannot be at war with America on issues o...

Zach Carter

Karl Rove Mocks Sarah Palin Tenure As Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP uberconsultant Karl Rove lashed out at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Sunday, mocking her decision to leave office early. Rov...

Jason Linkins

Chris Christie Finally Gets Some Love From CPAC [VIDEO]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

Well, CPAC has come and by now, gone. Time to patch things up, maybe, with the famously snubbed Chris Christie? Well, he didn't win the CPAC straw pol...

Fox News Contributor Makes Shocking Judd Joke

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

Steven Crowder, a Fox News contributor who hosted part of Saturday's activities at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, made a questiona...

Ted Cruz Addresses CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

On the last day of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gave the keynote address, touching on issues like drone ...