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Conservative Political Action Conference 2012

Sara Kenigsberg

Conservative Comedienne Victoria Jackson At CPAC To 'Save America From Communism'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Saturday Night Live cast member Victoria Jackson stopped for an interview with HuffPost's Zach Carter on Thursday during the 2012...

Sam Stein

CPAC 2012: A Gay Rights Group's Path From Center Of Discusion To Excommunication

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

As conservatives from across the country gathered on Thursday for the first day of the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference, one group w...

CPAC Attendees Lay Out Conditions For Supporting Romney

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — If Mitt Romney needs some good news in an otherwise lousy week, he might find it in an improbable place: the packed hallways of the...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Crafts Plan To Kill Obama Birth Control Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's rule requiring most employers' insurance plans to pay for birth control with no co-pay for employees has infu...

Sam Stein

CPAC 2012: The Huffington Post Attends A Conservative Singles Dating Seminar

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the first day of the most widely anticipated conservative event of the year -- one that will feature congressional leaders, top...

Elise Foley

Ken Cuccinelli Tears Up Talking About The Need To Defend Freedom

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli gave a self-congratulatory speech on Thursday about his fight against the Obama health care law...

Dave Jamieson

CPAC Speaker Goads Pro-Union, Occupy Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking to a ballroom filled with mostly young conservatives, F. Vincent Vernuccio, a labor policy expert at the free-market Competitiv...

Luke Johnson

Perry Makes Surprising Pitch

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), in his second public appearance following his exit from the presidential race, struck a somewhat surprising p...

Elise Foley

Republican Bashes 'Stasi Troop' Lightbulb Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Thursday that Democrats are taking away liberty and freedom with overreaching policies, like pushing for f...

Bachmann Jokes About Epic 'John Wayne' Gaffe

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), free from the constraints of running for president, opened her speech at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Confe...

Howard Fineman

CPAC 2012: No Ronald Reagan In The Room

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservatives begin their annual jamboree here Thursday certain of two things, although they don't say them out loud. They need another ...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Bashes Obama Contraception Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Marco Rubio hit President Barack Obama on Thursday for his recent ruling that religiously-affiliated employers must cover the cost of th...

CPAC: An Inside Look at Why It Is a Fraud

John Ziegler | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
John Ziegler

My experience with CPAC in Washington this week has revealed to me what a fraud the entire affair is and why it should be ridiculed, or at least disregarded, by observers of all ideological stripes.

WATCH LIVE: Big Conservative Names Speak At CPAC

Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

In the nation's capital, the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is underway. Below, live video of speeches and remarks from big ...

Presidential Candidates, Conservative Leaders Hit Washington

Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) begins on Thursday in the nation's capital. Candidates competing for the Republican presi...

Jon Ward

CPAC Straw Poll Changes Hurt Ron Paul's Hat-Trick Chances

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The organizers of a major conservative conference here over the next three days are trying to widen participation in a straw poll, a not...