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Conservative Political Action Conference 2012

Zach Carter

Hilarious CPAC Livestream Bloopers

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Michelangelo Signorile

Conservative Activist: 'Dehumanizing, Outrageous' Tactics Of Liberals Drove Me To The Right

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Elise Foley

Sarah Palin And Supporters Drown Out Occupiers

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Laura Ingraham Crushes On Arianna Huffington

HuffingtonPost.com | 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)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

WATCH: Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum & More Speak At CPAC

Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, along with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, are just some of the big conservative names to d...

Sam Stein

Rick Santorum: Contraception Shouldn't Be Covered By Insurance At All

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum said on Friday afternoon that he was not persuaded by the Obama administration's revisions of rules requiring religious inst...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Tells CPAC He's Lived Conservatism, Not Just Talked About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney gave one of the most important speeches during his second turn as a presidential candidate on Friday at CPAC, and instead of ...

Sam Stein

Ann Coulter CPAC Speech: In Support Of Romney, 'Let's Try Square For A While'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Ann Coulter is provocative and offensive and wonderful at self-promotion. And if it weren't for all those attributes, she could very well claim a four...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Conservatives Rap About America, Don Colonial-Style Wigs At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At the Conservative Political Action Conference, most of the music wafting from the stage and through the halls is country music, or som...

Sam Stein

Herman Cain: 'There Really Is' An Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former presidential candidate and pizza magnate Herman Cain gave a classically Cainsean speech Thursday on the opening day of the Conser...

Palin Surrogate Hints At What Speech Will Reveal

emerge at CPAC | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

At last year's CPAC gathering, the mere sight of a Sarah Palin impersonator was enough to throw some attendees into a star-struck frenzy....

Jon Ward

Rick Santorum Gets Rock Star Treatment At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - When Rick Santorum walked on stage here at CPAC, the annual confab for conservative activists, the massive hall was packed to the gills, ...

Elise Foley

Mike Huckabee CPAC Speech: 'We Are All Catholics Now'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee thanked the president on Friday for his recent ruling on contraception, saying it united the party be...

GOP Hopefuls Woo Key Group At Big Event

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Social issues dominated the 2012 presidential race Friday, as President Barack Obama tried to calm a storm over religion and birth ...

Sara Kenigsberg

Michele Bachmann Shows Off 'Titanium Spine' To HuffPost And Repeats ''I Was The Perfect Candidate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- HuffPost's Howard Fineman and Zach Carter interviewed Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) during the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conf...