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Conservative Political Action Conference 2013

Walker Speaks At CPAC

Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, touching on the collective bargaining battle ...

King: 'I'm Still Standing'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, telling attendees that he's "still standing" despite...

Big Tea Party Player Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, speaking on the "vision" the ...

Republicans Get Early Start On Next Big Presidential Race

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

OXON HILL, Md. — The auditions have begun. Just two months into President Barack Obama's second term, Republican leaders are lining up to diagn...

Jeb Bush Says GOP Should Quit Being 'Anti-Everything'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Jeb Bush spoke to conservatives at CPAC Friday night, centering his speech around the ideas of Republican "inclusion and acceptance." The former Flori...

Jeb Bush CPAC Speech Says GOP Must Stop Being 'Anti Everything' Party

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush beseeched a gathering of conservatives in remarkably frank terms on Friday night to change the co...

CPAC Attendee Supports Slavery

The Huffington Post | John Celock and Luke Johnson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

A panel discussion on race at the Conservative Political Action Conference turned into a debate over slavery and segregation when an attendee from Nor...

Eric Cantor Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, stressing to the crowd that "conserva...

Cantor Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) spoke to a sparse crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday. His speech was a stark c...

Scalise: Obama Should 'Greenlight The Keystone Pipeline'

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Steve Scalise, chairman of the Republican Study Committee, would like President Barack Obama to "greenlight the Keystone pipeline." "With one stro...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Sounds Like George W. Bush: Holding Multiple Jobs 'Patriotic'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- When Mitt Romney went before a group of conservative activists on Friday, he attempted to tell them of the lessons he learned ...

Jindal Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Though he spoke on some major current issues...

Elise Foley

Jindal Jokes About Waterboarding At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Debates over gun control and government spending cuts are simply a distraction from more important issues, Louisiana Gov. Bobb...

Luke Johnson

Conservative Fundraisers Slams Obama Group's Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Republican fundraising professional Bruce Eberle, who traces the roots of his business back to the Bible, said Friday that the...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney CPAC Speech A Mild Rebuke To GOP Hardliners

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -– Mitt Romney couldn't help himself. "As someone who just lost the last election, I'm probably not in the best position to ...

Elise Foley

Republican Slams Marco Rubio On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Former Republican Rep. J.D. Hayworth, who primaried Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) in 2010, isn't impressed by Sen. Marco Rubio's ...

Santorum Talks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, taking a hit at "the left" in the process. ...

Romney Addresses CPAC Crowd

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Donald Trump may have been a speaker at CPAC on Friday, but he was still the butt of jokes. Guy Benson, political editor of the conservative site ...

Haley Addresses CPAC Crowd

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) was a surprise guest Friday at CPAC, where she took the stage to introduce Mitt Romney. She made familiar points a...

LaPierre Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association, addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, touching on the effects ...

Amanda Terkel

Santorum Speaks At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) began his CPAC speech on a somber note, unlike nearly all the other speakers at the conference. Santorum revealed...

Zach Carter

GOP Rep Pushes For Internet Freedom At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This year's Conservative Political Action Conference has been dominated by discussions of Obamacare and gun rights, but Rep. Jason Chaff...

Christina Wilkie

Wayne LaPierre Delivers Fiery Speech At CPAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre attempted to turn the tables Friday on those in the media and government who hav...

Paul Ryan Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, where he highlighted some ways he disagrees with Presi...

Ayotte Addresses CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, worrying about the United States "continuing to spen...