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Iraq, the GOP and the Lesson of 1933

Steven Conn | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

The take-over of the GOP by dangerous extremists has taken place in plain sight and has been abetted by a public discourse which rarely calls this extremism what it is. Instead, we keeps insisting that there must be two, equal sides to every question.

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 ...

Cruz Speaks To CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gave the keynote address of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, focusing much of his address on Sen...

Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll on Saturday, marking an early indicator of conservative support ahe...

Ann Coulter Tells Harsh Christie Joke

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Ann Coulter spoke at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, firing off an insult about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's snub f...

Keene Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday. Keene spoke on ...

David Keene CPAC Speech Talks GOP Differences

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

National Rifle Association President David Keene spoke Saturday at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, opening his remarks by observing...

Birther Queen Shot Down After 'Inappropriate' Move

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Orly Taitz, commonly known as the "Birther Queen," was rebuked by blogger Pamela Geller during a Saturday panel on Islam and national security at the ...

Jason Linkins

Mia Love Just Wants Everyone At CPAC To Be Confident (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Mia Love, the Republican mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, and a rising star in a conservative movement that is still somewhat over-excited by its own ...

SAY WHAT!?

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

The three-day Conservative Political Action Conference brought about some pretty unforgettable speeches from GOP all-stars. Rep. Michele Bachmann ...

Conservatives Look For Love And Other Things On Craigslist (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 03.16.2013 | DC

The 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference has brought Republicans around the United States to the National Harbor near Washington D.C. ...

Phyllis Schlafly At CPAC Bashes Mitt Romney, John McCain

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly bashed on Saturday former -- and failed -- Republican presidential nominees Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romn...

Jason Linkins

Palin Speaks To Conservatives At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Sarah Palin's prominence in the practical world of politics and punditry may be greatly diminished from her post-2008 election peak, but if CPAC is an...

State Senator Gives CPAC Address

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Art Linares, a 24-year-old Republican state senator from Connecticut, addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday. Lina...

Ben Carson CPAC Speech Bashed Obama, Left Door Open To Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Upcoming conservative star Ben Carson didn't rule out the possibility on Saturday that he could run for president after he retires from his work as a ...

Palin Addresses Conservative Issues At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, starting her speech with some remarks about gu...

Jason Linkins

Michele Bachmann CPAC Speech Explored

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Introduced as a speaker who both bravely opposed Obamacare and supported the effort to court global economic calamity by refusing to raise the debt ce...

Davis Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Artur Davis (R-Ala.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, touting the accomplishments of the Republica...

Jason Linkins

Gingrich Speaks At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

Newt Gingrich, here to shill for his documentary films, got a 10-minute speaking slot this morning -- and was the first speaker that it was hard to be...

Jason Linkins

Scott Walker CPAC Speech Explored

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took the stage Saturday at CPAC, praising the assemblage for its support during the fraught Wisconsin recall fight, which ...

Jason Linkins

Steve King CPAC Speech Explored

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

In a brief speech to the CPAC faithful, Saturday morning, Iowa Rep. Steve King was heavy on religion, asserting that while many of the "pillars of Ame...

Jason Linkins

Tea Party Patriot's Co-Founder Speaks At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Jenny Beth Martin, founder of Tea Party Patriots, got an early speaking slot on Saturday at the 2013 CPAC. Martin's not a particularly dynamic speaker...

Bachmann Talks Benghazi At CPAC

Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) spoke at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, using the speech to speak about the Sept. 11 a...