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Oct 22, 2014
Today, the American Conservative Union launched a $350,000 ad campaign to support the conservative Republican nominee for West Virginia’s second district, Alex Mooney. The television advertisement will run in the Charleston market until Election Day. Mr. Mooney is running against former West Virginia Democratic Party Chairman and Obama supporter, Nick Casey, to fill the seat vacated by candidate for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito.    “Alex Mooney can be counted on to defend and protect hard-working West Virginians' jobs,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. "Joe Manchin has done his...
Oct 17, 2014

The American Conservative Union seeks an experienced fundraising professional to lead all aspects of the organization's development operation. The Development Director is charged with leading efforts to build and sustain long-term relationships with existing donors and identify new supporters to help grow the organization and advance the mission of the American Conservative Union and the American Conservative Union Foundation.

The Development Director reports to the Executive Director. This position is based in Washington, DC.

Duties & Responsibilities...

Oct 16, 2014

The American Conservative Union seeks an experienced communications professional to lead the organization’s communications operation. The Communications Director will report to the Executive Director. This position is based in Washington, DC.

The Communications Director is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive strategy for all communications for the American Conservative Union, its Foundation, and CPAC, including media, booking, grassroots engagement, organizational websites and other online communications, with the ultimate goal of advancing organizational...

Oct 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling  it a crucial election for conservatives across the country, the American Conservative Union Political Action Committee has endorsed Kansas Governor Sam Brownback for reelection.
 
ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Brownback...

Oct 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) announced today the addition of a new member to the ACU Foundation Board of Directors.
 
“I’m pleased to announce Charlie Gerow as the newest member of the ACUF board of directors,” said Carly Fiorina, Chairman of the ACU Foundation. “Charlie has proven his dedication to the conservative movement throughout his extensive career. I believe that his perspective and experience will help ACUF accomplish its mission to influence and educate the next generation of conservatives.

 
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Oct 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced the addition of two new members to its Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and one new member of the Board of Directors. 
 
“I’m pleased to announce the election of Carly Fiorina and Carolyn Meadows to ACU’s Executive Committee and John Eddy to the ACU Board of Directors,” said Matt Schlapp, Chairman of the ACU.  “Carly and Carolyn have demonstrated their dedication to conservatism while serving our organization and its Foundation and we look forward to having their expertise on...

Sep 25, 2014

Today, ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp issued the following statement in response to the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder: Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is long overdue. He helped put together the corrupt pardons at the end of the Clinton Administration, which should have immediately disqualified him. Even after being held in contempt of Congress in 2012, he continued to hold this office.

In this Administration, he has been at the center of the Fast and Furious debacle and crusaded against any attempts by states to reduce voter fraud. Under his watch, the First...

Sep 5, 2014

The American Conservative Union Political Action Committee has endorsed Frank Guinta as the clear conservative choice in the Republican Primary for New Hampshire’s First Congressional District.

ACU PAC Chairman Matt Schlapp said Guinta’s lifetime ACU rating of 86 “demonstrates a strong commitment to conservative principles on a wide variety of issues during his term in the House.”

“While in the House from 2011-2013, Guinta supported a balanced budget, voted to repeal and replace Obamacare, eliminated automatic pay increases for members of Congress, opposed the gas tax...

Sep 5, 2014

Washington, DC - The American Conservative Union Political Action Committee has endorsed Marilinda Garcia as the clear conservative choice in the Republican Primary for New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District.
 
ACU PAC Chairman Matt Schlapp said of Garcia, “Since 2006, Garcia has served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, where she advocated conservative values. Garcia’s record in the legislature demonstrates that she is a proven conservative.”
 
“Garcia is a stalwart against high taxes, as shown by her record opposing the gas tax increase and voting...

Aug 26, 2014

ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp takes on liberal billionaire Tom Steyer in his inaugural opinion piece for Fox News: 

Like bad reality TV, Billionaire turned Democratic donor Tom Steyer tries his hand at politics.

America is still a great place for countless reasons, but one certainly is that almost anyone can become rich if he or she can combine talent, a unique idea, timing and a bit of moxie. And this country still allows wealthy individuals to take that wealth and spend their time and money on whatever legal...

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