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Mar 21 2013
Even the NY Times Is Taking Notice of Viral Conservative Star Ben Carson
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson has been on a roll since his viral speech at the National Prayer Breakfast slamming President Obamas healthcare policies. And now after a rock star greeting at CPAC an interview with CNNs Candy Crowley and a push from Rush Limbaugh as the next-big-conservative-thing it appears that...The Blaze
Mar 15 2013
Chris Matthews Goes on Anti-Trump Birther Rant ? and Gets Called Out on It: ?Nobody?s Talking About It but You!?
Chris Matthews has long championed the Republicans-are-all-just-a-bunch-of-birthers argument. And on his Thursday program he resurrected it again this time using Donald Trump and his invite to speak at CPAC to insinuate the conference and the conservative movement is promoting the idea Obama is an illegal immigrant. Matthews hosted...The Blaze
May 07 2021
Liz Cheney, likely to lose House GOP leadership job, also facing serious challenge back in Wyoming
It’s all but certain that as early as next week House Republicans will strip Rep. Liz Cheney of her number-three GOP leadership position – but Cheney faces another major headache back home in Wyoming, as Republicans are plotting to oust her as the state’s lone representative in Congress when she’s up for re-election next year.
Cheney, the most high profile of the 10 House Republicans toFox News (Online News)
Mar 09 2020
Lawmakers self-quarantine after contact with coronavirus patients
Retiring Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the new White House chief of staff, became on Monday the latest conservative lawmaker to self-quarantine after coming into contact with someone at CPAC 2020 who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The big picture: He joins Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Reps. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) in enteringAxios
Jun 08 2012
TWT Poll: Rubio top conservative pick for Romney veep
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio emerged as the clear first choice of conservative activists as a running mate for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney this fall, beating out his nearest rival by a two-to-one margin according to a Washington Times-sponsored poll of more than 500 attendees of the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) gathering in Chicago Friday.Washington Times
May 04 2021
What’s Next for the Most Committed Anti-Trump Republican?
Liz Cheney sees a winning strategy where none of her conference colleagues will go.
On Monday morning, a political action committee for Donald Trump—a film extra who served as president of the United States from 2017 to 2021—released a statement saying that “The Fraudulent Presidential Election of 2020 will be, from this day forth, known as THE BIG LIE!” The rebranding edict wasSlate
Mar 01 2015
How Conservatives Are Readying Their 'Grassroots Army' For 2016
This week's Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC, brought all the expected on and off the main stage in Washington D.C. — speeches by presidential hopefuls, debates and the annual straw poll. But there was one big addition: hundreds attended the conference's first-ever Activism Boot Camp, which trained attendees in the best practices of do-it-yourself campaigning.
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Mar 10 2020
Coronavirus: US Republicans self-quarantine amid outbreak
Five senior US Republicans have quarantined themselves after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for coronavirus.
The members of Congress, who include Texas Senator Ted Cruz, self-isolated after they shook hands with an infected individual at a conference.
President Donald Trump, who was also at the event last month, insists he is in good health and has notBBC News
Mar 07 2015
Is This the GOP’s ‘Anti-Hillary?’ Carly Fiorina Talks About Holding Clinton’s Feet to the Fire and a Possible 2016 Run
Many were surprised to see the influence political outsiders had on the recent CPAC Straw Poll. Appearing in the top ten were three people who have yet to run for national office.
Ben Carson (fourth place) and Donald Trump (eighth place) may not be too surprising, as they are names regularly seen on television or in the news. However, finishing in ninth place was a relative politicalThe Blaze
Feb 26 2015
'Passionate' Christie wants Jeb Bush to answer more questions By: Martha T. Moore 2 hours ago
Don’t call him short-tempered or hot-headed. Call him “passionate.”
That’s how New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie described himself before a full house of conservative activists at the CPAC gathering Tuesday, when talk-show host Laura Ingraham read off a list of the unflattering adjectives sometimes applied to Christie.
“The word they miss is passionate,” Christie said. Referring toUSA TODAY