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Feb 22 2021
Trump to tell CPAC he is Republican 'presumptive 2024 nominee'
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
Trump to reemerge at CPAC as GOP tries to plot its future
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)
Feb 01 2020
Romney not welcome at CPAC after impeachment witness vote
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
CPAC Offers Utterly Uninspiring Vision for Millennials
For all the things establishment conservatives think millennials should be against, they have a hard time articulating what young people should be for, and what that has to do with the Republican Party.Reason
Mar 06 2016
Cruz wins CPAC presidential straw poll
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
What we learned from CPAC 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
Mar 01 2015
Rand Paul Wins the CPAC Straw Poll
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 17 2013
CPAC's big winners ? and losers - James Hohmann
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
Wayne LaPierre Delivers Fiery Speech At CPAC
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
Mar 03 2021
Did Evangelical Leaders Pray Over the Golden Trump Statue at CPAC?
An image purportedly showing evangelical leaders at CPAC praying over a golden statue of Donald Trump went viral on social media over the weekend.
The statue is real: It was created by artist and Trump supporter Tommy Zegan, who named the piece Trump and His Magic Wand,” a reference to Barack Obama asking in response to Trump’s promise to bring back American manufacturing jobs “WhatThe Dispatch