Like at a family reunion, the infighting at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) started long before anybody arrived. First, the group American Atheists announced that it would be sponsoring a booth at the conference,...Show More Summary
A moral and religious population is necessary for free markets and democratic institutions to work well, best-selling author Eric Metaxas told The Christian Post after speaking at The Conservative Political Action Conference.
Thousands gathered in D.C. this weekend for the nation’s largest conference for conservatives. Attendees were encouraged to “stand up for what they believe — and stop being bullied.” The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) began Thursday and came to a close Sunday. Show More Summary
Shocking as it may be, a majority of attendees at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference actually support the legalization of marijuana.
Even a CPAC veteran like me was shocked on Saturday night. I've been to six Conservative Political Action Conferences in six years. But I don't think I could have ever been prepared for the 'Casa De Liberte' party, hosted by some friends of friends of mine this weekend. Show More Summary
Judging by the speeches at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the Republican party’s rising stars have decided hat they should talk more about what principles their party stands for, and what policy ideas they favor, instead of just reiterating what they oppose. “We’ve got to start talking about what we’re for. Show More Summary
Liberal Fox News contributor and former TV host Alan Colmes took a swipe at NewsBusters on Monday’s "Happening Now" over our coverage of "The New York Times" coverage of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). AppearingShow More Summary
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—In a wrap-up speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Al Cardenas, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, said “What a week! What a week!” Some of the staff at the convention hall who see all the events there come and go were a little less impressed. Show More Summary
A report from the party scene inside the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Maybe it’s because I watch a lot of Fox News, but it seems like CPAC got a lot of coverage this year — on Fox and elsewhere. The Conservative Political Action Conference, run by the American Conservative Union, has become a permanent presence on the political calendar, so it’s worth examining what CPAC does and […]
A co-host of the party at a suite in the Gaylord hotel during the Conservative Political Action Conference that featured a congressman and hot-tub revelers swears the fete wasn’t the bacchanal it might seem. Gene Berardelli, a Brooklyn-based radio host who threw the bash — evidence of which lit up on Twitter on Monday — […]
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) wrapped up on Saturday and NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday felt the need to slam conservatives and its CPAC attendees as “overwhelmingly white.” It gets worse. Brakkton Booker,Show More Summary
Over the weekend, as the Conservative Political Action Conference wound down, Michele Bachmann was greeted with a roar of approval when she said this: “The last thing conservatives should do is help the president pass his number-oneShow More Summary
Sounds like one party at the Conservative Political Action Conference last weekend at National Harbor might have come close to emulating the frat-party atmosphere of that CPAC fete famously dreamed up by fabricator Stephen Glass in 1997 starring a bathtub full of beer, a destroyed mini-bar and a joint. The real-life CPAC party, held at […]
On Saturday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference by a landslide for the second consecutive year. Conservative firebrand Texas Sen. Ted Cruz came in second, but he actually gained the most ground of any candidate year-over-year. Show More Summary
After ducking the controversy over National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent calling President Obama a "subhuman mongrel," NRA leaders at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference tried to shield the organizationShow More Summary
What we may have seen rise to relevance this past week at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is political contention between red states and blue states. You might say a contention has begun to take substantive form between the...
Former ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton has never held elective office, but he gives a heck of a political speech, as he did at the Conservative Action Political Conference last Thursday. It was the most interesting speech of the conference, in part because it staked out an idea — (quoting Theodore Roosevelt) “first […]
Plus: Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal goes after Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, Rand Paul blunders at the Conservative Political Action Conference—and more.
Flickr/Gage Skidmore Representative Paul Ryan A few days ago, Paul Ryan got caught repeating a little fib in his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. It was of a not-uncommon type, in which a vivid anecdote somebody...Show More Summary