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Samantha Lachman

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

News You Won't See Anywhere Else...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

And you think you're watching an all-news channel?...

The New March Madness: CPAC's Guest List

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

In many ways, CPAC is caught in exactly the same bind as the Republican Party. The party's leaders know that to survive in the long term it must moderate its positions and expand its base. But they're still in the grips of an extremist fringe that just won't let that happen.

CPAC Co-Sponsor Claimed Nelson Mandela Is A 'Bloodythirsty Terrorist'

Mother Jones | Tim Murphy | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

CPAC isn't so discerning about the rest of its co-sponsors, though. As Right Wing Watch notes, one of the sponsors at February's conference will be Yo...

Orrin Hatch and the Tea Party

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Amanda Terkel

Sharron Angle Backs GOProud Presence At CPAC: 'I Am Always In Favor Of Freedom' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO) | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Asked Thursday whether the Republican gay-rights group GOProud should have been excluded from the annual Conservative Political Action C...

CPAC 2010 Updates: Latest News, Video From Conservative Political Action Conference

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein, Ryan Grim, Michael Falcone and Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, is known as a mecca for conservatives nationwide. This year luminaries like Glenn Beck, ...

The NRA's "Bully" Pulpit, and Alabama's Gun Tragedy

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Even by the standards of the Conservative Political Action Committee event where he recently spoke, the NRA's Wayne LaPierre was over the top.

If CPAC Is the Future Why Are They in the Past?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

The coverage by the media, the credibility given to the speakers, was horrifying at best and a complete breach of the public's trust at worst.

With Talent on Loan from Rush

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Limbaugh often says that he's broadcasting "with talent on loan from God." It seems more and more that conservatives are attempting to find their way out of the political wilderness with talent on loan from Rush.

Republicans Decide at CPAC to Run on Empty

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Conservative values are cutting taxes and individual liberties without government control. That is how Republicans have been acting for the past eight years.

Mirror, Mirror: Today's GOP Resembles 1981's Democrats

Jamie Malanowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Malanowski

The hysteria at CPAC offers all the proof anyone needs: we are entering a new era of progressivism. Let's make the most of it.

Limbaugh in the Lead: A Gift for Obama

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Watson

Rush Limbaugh leaned his meaty hands on the lectern at the CPAC conference and slipped a greasy dollar bill into the G-string of the writhing conservative dead-enders.

Rush Limbaugh is a Big, Fat Idiot* -- Wants U.S. to Fail, Claims "Creator" Language in Declaration is Preamble to Constitution, Then Gets Constitution Award from CPAC

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Rush made no bones about it. He wants the President of the United States to fail -- and he was wildly cheered at CPAC. Apparently, their "team" is the Conservative Movement, not the American people.


Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

The Republican Party, America's second oldest political party and a force in American politics and government since the time of Abraham Lincoln, died on March 1. It was 155 years old.

Contessa Brewer Pushes Pat Buchanan On Who'll Lead The GOP (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) kicked off its three-day agenda Thursday morning in Washington, DC. The overwhelming question abou...

John Bolton At CPAC: Jokes About Nuking Chicago

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former UN Ambassador John Bolton believes the security of the United States is at dire risk under the Obama administration. And before a gathering of ...

CPAC Agenda: Joe The Plumber To Advise Young Conservatives As Panelist

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, conservatives will be descending on Washington DC, the place they like to slam the most, to galvanize their mission to take back Congress...

Sam Stein

McCain Booed Again At CPAC | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The reservations and skepticism of conservatives over a John McCain candidacy continued today, as attendees at the CPAC conference again booed him and...

Sam Stein

Bolton As McCain's Secretary Of State? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would embattled former UN ambassador John Bolton have a place in John McCain's presidential cabinet? The idea was brewing beneath the veneer of Bolto...