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Mar 06 2016
Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday won the annual CPAC presidential straw poll, a gauge of where conservative voters stand.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio came in second and billionaire businessman Donald Trump came in third.
Cruz got 40 percent of the informal vote, followed by Rubio with 30 percent, Trump with 1Fox News (Online News)
Mar 01 2015
The streak remains unbroken.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was announced as the winner of the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll on Saturday, the third year in a row he has carried the event.
The announcement was met with cheers of “President Paul!” from the audience.The Blaze
Mar 01 2015
Rand Paul won the straw poll. Jeb Bush got booed. Hillary Clinton, and the media, were bashed to no end. Those were the headlines from this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference, a celebration for the GOP’s activist set and one of the first major Republican cattle calls of the 2016 presidential race. Beneath the surface, though, the confab revealed much about the contours of thePolitico
Feb 01 2020
Sen. Mitt Romney will not be invited to this year's CPAC, the conservative conference's host chair announced Friday in the aftermath of senators voting not to hear additional witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
"BREAKING: The "extreme conservative" and Junior Senator from the great state of Utah, @SenatorRomney is formally NOT invited to #CPAC2020," tweeted MattPolitico
Feb 24 2017
President Trump is addressed thousands of activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. He skipped CPAC last year, expecting a hostile reception, but this year his populist message is being embraced by the grass-roots activists in attendance.Washington Post NPR (Online News) Washington Times
Mar 17 2013
There was one clear superstar at the Conservative Political Action Conference Rand Paul. The Kentucky senator roared into the event with big momentum from his filibuster on drones and followed up with a speech that seemed to broaden his support beyond the libertarian set. ldquoStand with Randrdquo was the eventrsquos unofficial slogan and attendees...Politico
Mar 15 2013
NATIONAL HARBOR Md. -- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre attempted to turn the tables Friday on those in the media and government who have recently characterized the gun lobbyists talking points as crazy. In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference LaPierre accused the federal government the Department of Homeland Security so-called Washington elites and ViceHuffPost
Feb 26 2021
Former President Donald Trump isn't the leader of the free world anymore. But many of the attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, still want him to be the leader of the Republican Party.
The annual conservative confab, even during its first event after the Trump presidency, is still very much a pro-Trump gathering.
Make America GreatFox News (Online News)
Feb 22 2021
Donald Trump will reportedly tell the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida this week he is the man to drain the Washington swamp – as Republicans’ “presumptive 2024 nominee”.
Republicans aim to purge anti-Trump officials from state parties in sign of battles ahead Read more Trump will address CPAC on Sunday, his subject the future of the Republican party. On Monday,The Guardian
Feb 26 2021
An annual gathering of conservatives this weekend in Florida is set to serve as the official reemergence of former President Donald Trump – and an opportunity for lesser-known Republicans quietly plotting their futures in his long shadow to stand out.
Just 37 days into President Joe Biden's term, the Conservative Political Action Conference is also poised to serve as a testing groundCBS News (Online)