CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) is wrapping up its 2010 conference in DC today. It's kind of like the Coachella festival of Conservative politicians. (So Mitt Romney's on stage 2 right now, but then at three we have to pick between Dick Cheney and John Ashcroft!) But these riveting speakers aren't the only exciting draw this year. Show More Summary
Mickey Edwards: “As the national chairman of the American Conservative Union and a founding trustee of the Heritage Foundation, I sat with him at his annual appearances at the Conservative Political Action Conference. I saw his instinctive compassion as, at [...]
Facebook on Tuesday denied allegations that it scrubs its site of news articles by and about political conservatives, amid outrage over the claims. "I'd come on shift and I'd discover that CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference)...Show More Summary
At the beginning of March, after Donald Trump’s Super Tuesday victories, I went to the Conservative Political Action Conference expecting to see right-wing Republicans in the midst of a frenzied effort to fend off the short-fingered huckster taking over their party. Show More Summary
Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland On April 27, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, gave a speech at the Center for the National Interest in which, it was advertised, he would give the first systematic presentation of his foreign policy. Show More Summary
The Conservative Political Action Conference earlier this month almost made me forget about this fancy piece of fiction from The New York Times...
Whether you're a religious zealot or a godless heathen, you will enjoy Full Frontal's new clip where Samantha Bee sends David Silverman, President of the American Atheists, to the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)....Show More Summary
I was recently made very proud, and also very humbled, by receiving the Ronald Reagan Award, given at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference by the American Conservative Union. Regarding
Does Donald Trump even lift, bro? That was the implied question behind Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson's address to the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, as the former two-term New Mexico governor rattled...Show More Summary
During the Conservative Political Action Conference, there were great panels on the Second Amendment, criminal justice reform, how liberals...
Somewhere around midday Thursday, the first day that anyone really pays attention to the Conservative Political Action Conference, people in the media started substituting a question in the place of more conventional greetings, like "Hello." They'd bump into each other in lines or in the halls, dropping off stuff in...
On the eve of the Conservative Political Action Conference, South Carolina’s legislature decided to pass a bill that would nullify any new federal...
The 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) wrapped up this weekend—it’s basically Lolapalooza for Tea Party wingnuts, professional homophobes and others making money off the hate industry. Usually gays are kept at arm’s length—Even the Log Cabin Republicans were recognition last year. Show More Summary
This weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD gave the 2016 GOP candidates a prime opportunity to rally their...
While the American Conservative Union’s Political Action Conference was in full swing, Melissa Harris-Perry decided to say goodbye to MSNBC over a...
Granted, it stars me, but that’s not why. The reason you must watch this video is because it answers some of the longest held questions ever asked at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. I had fun going around and asking...Show More Summary
The issue took up significant time and energy at last weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference.
In a panel discussion at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), out Fox News contributor Guy Benson participated in a debate about gay marriage, and his remarks about the “so-called open-minded” supporters of same-sex marriage will definitely ruffle a few feathers. In his remarks, Benson takes aim at the gay rights “heretics” he thinks are too [...]
Marco Rubio gives a thumbs up after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) The Washington Posthas a piece in which many, many donors, strategists, and friends of Marco Rubio complain about what has gone wrong with his campaign. Seven Post reporters contributed to it. You [...]
This time last year, the mood at the Conservative Political Action Conference could best be described as giddy as hell. Republicans were, at that point, spoiled for presidential candidates: Rand Paul won the presidential straw poll, with Scott Walker close behind. Show More Summary