Who Wins the Prize for Most Watched CPAC 2013 Speech?

Alright, there is no prize. However, one week after the close of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, its clear that one speech wins the award for its ability to grab people’s attention the internet. Former Governor Sarah Palin’s speech currently has 222,693 hits on The American Conservative Union’s YouTube channel, and many more from […]

Sen. Rand Paul Wins CPAC 2013 Straw Poll

CPAC Straw Poll Results

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) won the straw poll at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), receiving 25% of the vote. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) came in a close second with 23%. Rick Santorum received 8% and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who was not invited to speak at the conference, received 7%.   See […]

Watch CPAC Live!

Conservatives from around the country are in National Harbor, MD this weekend for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) hosted by the American Conservative Union.  There is a long list of excellent speakers, and we will keep the live stream posted on the front page all weekend. Tweet your thoughts throughout the weekend using the […]

VIDEO: Palin Takes on Obama, Energizes CPAC Crowd

There were high expectations for Sarah Palin’s closing speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), and she did not disappoint her audience! Taking on a tone of “we’ve had enough Mr. President,” she drove the CPAC crowds to the longest standing ovations of the conference and garnered a lot of nodding heads and shouts […]

CPAC Straw Poll Win Goes to Romney


It was a bit suprising to hear so little talk about the Presidential candidates at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).  Perhaps that can be attributed to the lack of excitement many conservatives feel for the candidates. However, in the end, conference attendees were asked to choose their favorite for the CPAC Straw Poll. There […]

CPAC Live: Day 2

After a great first day of CPAC, there is still so much more to come.  The live feed will be up all through the conference, so enjoy! Today’s notables (all times ET): 9:00 a.m. – Gov. Mike Huckabee 10:25 a.m. – Rick Santorum 11:30 a.m. – Sen. Jim Inhofe 11:50 a.m. – Ann Coulter 12:10 […]

CPAC Live Feed is Here!

Do you want to keep up with what is happening at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. this weekend? You are in luck. We’ll be providing the live feed on our home page all weekend long, so tune in to catch your favorite speakers. Some of today’s highlights: 9:25 a.m. – Sen. […]

You Meet the Most Interesting People on Planes

I’m not even to DC yet, but the adventure has already begun. I was running a little late, got to the airport and the parking ramp was full!  With less than an hour to flight time, I had to go find off-site parking, take a shuttle, check bags and get through security. A bit stressful, […]

Occupy DC Plans to ‘Make It Count’ at CPAC

Photo by Chris Wieland

It is no secret that Occupy DC protestors, being backed by the AFL-CIO, are planning a series of protests at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. this weekend. In an article published at Heritage.org, Occupy DC Plans Mayhem for Major Conservative Conference, Lachlan Markay highlights some new information coming from sources within […]