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Conservative Political Action Conference

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...

Sam Stein

CPAC Still Struggling With Its Gay Identity

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- It may be contemplating life on the outside, but the Conservative Political Action Conference remains very much in the closet....

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...

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...

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. "...