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Conservative Political Action Conference 2013

Ayotte Addresses CPAC Crowd

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

In her CPAC speech Friday morning, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) said that Obamacare is one of the "things that keep me up at night." "Let me tell you...

Amanda Terkel

Ryan Addresses Conservatives At Annual Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- It's like the November election didn't even happen. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday gave a speech to GOP activists at the...

McConnell Speaks At Major Conservative Event

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

On the second day of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) spoke out against the Affordabl...

Trump Mocks 'Lightweights'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, opening the second day of the annual gathering a...

Mitch McConnell Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a pop-cultural reference Friday in his speech at CPAC, jabbing at the age of Hillary Clinton. "...

Trump Gives CPAC Address

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Outspoken business mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump offered a rebuke on Friday of the Romney campaign, American Crossroads, his critics on both ...

Photos From CPAC 2013

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Conservative leaders gathered on Thursday to discuss issues like government spending, education, immigration reform and health care at the 40th annual...

WATCH LIVE: Latest From CPAC 2013

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Big name Republicans like former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are some of the headliners of this year's 2013 Conserv...

Luke Johnson

Conservatives Struggle To Escape Iraq's Shadow

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Ten years after the war in Iraq began, the Conservative Political Action Conference held a panel Thursday called "Too Many Ame...

Tim Scott Speaks To Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. "I believe that America's finest hour is still ahe...

Tim Scott Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) praised a Chick-fil-A operator during his speech at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference. Scott was one of sev...

Mike Lee CPAC Speech Delivered To Big Crowd

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, wondering aloud why it's "any wonder" Congress is bare...

Perry Gives Speech At Major Conservative Gathering

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) addressed the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. Perry used the speech to take a hit at President...

Perry Addresses CPAC

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) accused President Barack Obama of endangering the public as a political strategy by releasing undocumented immigrants from d...

Tea Party Optimistic At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference traditionally draws colorful characters from all over the country. At this year's conference, The ...

Rubio Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) mocked the awkward sip of water he took during his 2013 State of the Union response while speaking Thursday at the 2013 Cons...

Rand Paul Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

While speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) couldn't help but joke about his recent 13-hour filibuster...

Rand Paul Speaks To Conservative Crowd

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called for a new Republican Party in his speech at CPAC Thursday, a rebuke to the previous speaker, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), ...

Rubio Speaks At CPAC

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) threw some social conservative red meat to CPAC-goers on Thursday in a rant against Democrats who criticize him and members ...

Jason Linkins

Conservatives Battle For Top Spot At Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

One of the more hotly anticipated events of the annual CPAC conference is, of course, the Straw Poll. First conducted in 1976, the CPAC Straw Poll is ...

Sam Stein

While Supplies Last! Get Your Very Own Hybrid PAC At Conservative Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Are you a politically conscious conservative eager to make a difference? Has your experience at the Conservative Political Act...

Norquist Slams Republican 'Rat Heads'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist told an enthusiastic CPAC crowd that his hardline stance on taxes is not an end in itself, but part of a larger effo...

GOP Senator Mocks Salad

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) gave a fairly dry speech exhorting the values of civil society, but at the end, he told a long story about visiting a salad bar...

Labrador At CPAC: '5 Republicans' Ruin Tone On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) grew frustrated at CPAC on Thursday about calls for the GOP to improve its tone on immigration, insisting that there are ...

Gohmert Relitigates Vietnam, Advocates For Balouchistan Independence

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Thursday struck a markedly hawkish tone at a CPAC panel, asserting that the Vietnam War had been "winnable." "Peopl...