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Bachmann, Cain & Santorum In Chicago For Conservative Confab

Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

For Chicago-area conservatives, the hottest happening in town this weekend likely isn't the Chicago Blues Festival or even the ever-popular Ribfest. ...

Conservative Heavy-Hitters Flocking To Chicago Area For CPAC

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.03.2012 | Chicago

Some of the country's biggest conservatives will descend upon President Barack Obama's adopted hometown of Chicago this summer -- including three of h...

White Nationalism: A Scourge That Won't Go Away

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

So who, precisely, is Peter Brimelow, and why should the rest of us be concerned when a white nationalist racist like him appears at the same event as Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Sarah Palin?

Michelangelo Signorile

Andrew Breitbart: The HuffPost Gay Voices Interview | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.01.2012 | Gay Voices

The death of conservative blogger and activist Andrew Breitbart at the age of 43 sent a shockwave through political and media circles on Thursday. One...

Rick Santorum's God Games

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

Santorum's not just trolling for votes here. He seems to actually believe every regressive, repressive, and downright illogical belief he espouses.

Rebutting Kris Kobach at CPAC

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Alex Nowrasteh

Solving the illegal immigration problem requires solving the legal immigration problem. If a quick and legal pathway to immigrate similar to Ellis Island were revived, unauthorized immigration would virtually disappear.

Michelangelo Signorile

Victoria Jackson Sounds Off On Gay Marriage, Obama, GOP Candidates At CPAC | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.16.2012 | Gay Voices

"I’m here to save America from communism,” the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and Tea Party activist Victoria Jackson said at the Conser...

Zach Carter

Hilarious CPAC Livestream Bloopers | Zach Carter | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- HuffPost spent several hours livestreaming interviews with attendees of last week's Conservative Political Action Conference, talking to...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Calls Out Ann Coulter

Posted 02.15.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell called out Ann Coulter during his MSNBC show on Tuesday by highlighting key moments in the recent years when Coulter has changed he...

Michelangelo Signorile

Conservative Activist: 'Dehumanizing, Outrageous' Tactics Of Liberals Drove Me To The Right | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices

"The devil is here! The devil is here!" bellowed a voice in the distance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington last weekend. ...

The Great Imposter

Christopher Lamb | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

After nearly four years of Palin, much of the country, including a lot of Republicans, believes that Palin is herself an impostor.

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: CPAC's 'Best In Show' | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This year's Conservative Political Action Conference drew plenty of colorful characters, many of whom stopped by to be interviewed for H...

Michael Calderone

Message To Young Conservatives: Pursue Journalism | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.13.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- While Republican candidates score points slamming the media from the stump, prominent conservatives, gathered in Washington D.C. for the...

Michelangelo Signorile

Is The GOP Beginning To Admit Defeat On Gay Marriage? | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Are conservatives beginning to admit defeat on same-sex marriage? Iowa GOP Congressman Steve King has in the past attacked same-sex marriage veheme...

Elise Foley

Sarah Palin And Supporters Drown Out Occupiers | Elise Foley | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Occupy protesters interrupted Sarah Palin's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, only to be dr...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Wins CPAC Straw Poll | Elise Foley | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll on Saturday, a major symbolic victory ...

Elise Foley

Palin Impersonator Crashes Conservative Confab | Elise Foley | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

A convincing Sarah Palin impersonator, sitting in the Woodley Park Noodes & Co. near the hotel hosting the Conservative Political Action Conference, s...

Walker: 'Lord Help Us If We Fail'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) gave a passionate speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, rallying against recall election ...

WATCH: Breitbart Explodes At Occupy Activists, Calls Them 'Filthy Freaks'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Andrew Breitbart is angry. On Friday night, the conservative muckraker accosted activists who were protesting the 2012 Conservative Political Acti...

Conservatives Scoff At Obama's Birth Control Shift

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's political shifting over contraception coverage has united conservative Republicans in protest even as they...

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Laura Ingraham Crushes On Arianna Huffington | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham was a featured speaker at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Confere...

Sara Kenigsberg

'Joe The Plumber': 'I Don't Have To Try' To Stand Out At CPAC (VIDEO) | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- HuffPost's Zach Carter and Howard Fineman on Friday spoke with Joseph Wurzelbacher at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference....

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: HuffPost Meets 4-Year-Old Wearing 'I Only Cry When Democrats Hold Me' Shirt | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During our video live streams on Thursday and Friday at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference, HuffPost reporter Zach Carter...

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Tells CPAC To Teach GOP Establishment a Lesson | Jon Ward | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich talked for more than 30 minutes near the end of the day Friday at the annual CPAC conference, and spent most of his time r...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

'99 Percent' Protest CPAC | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Conservative Political Action Conference drew crowds of protesters on Friday, as members of the Occupy Wall Street movement and labo...