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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Cliff Stearns for Florida’s Third Congressional District.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Cliff Stearns is the clear conservative choice in Florida’s Third District. His ACU lifetime congressional rating of 95 over 23 years of service reflects an outstanding and consistent commitment to conservative principles over a wide range of issues and is one of the highest in the Congress over that period of time.”

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Orrin Hatch for Utah’s U.S. Senate seat.“For 35 years, Senator Orrin Hatch has fought hard for the people of Utah, standing up for the rights of the unborn, the Second Amendment and pushing for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “At a time when fundamental American principles are being challenged, Senator Orrin Hatch stands with those who are trying to preserve those principles.”“The ACU PAC is proud to endorse Senator...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas and Institute for Liberty (IFL) President Andrew Langer today issued the following statement applauding the introduction of SB 1186 and SB 1187, sponsored by State Sen. Joe Hune, R-Hamburg Twp., to protect free-market competition and promote innovation in the live event ticketing industry.

“The American Conservative Union and Institute for Liberty oppose restrictive tickets. Such extraordinary restraints on trade are an attempt to control both the primary and secondary ticket markets and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today’s regional Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Chicago concluded with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio winning the CPAC Straw Poll. The Straw Poll was sponsored by The Washington Times and conducted by Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates.

Today’s Midwest CPAC was a high-energy day bracketed by dynamic remarks by top regional and national conservative leaders, including U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, KS Gov. Sam Brownback, Herman Cain, NJ Gov. Chris Christie, LA Gov. Bobby Jindal, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, OH Gov. John Kasich, IN State...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today that Laura Keehner Rigas is their new National Communications Director. In that role she is responsible for managing all the communications activities of ACU and its public outreach strategy, including the national and regional Conservative Political Action Conferences (CPAC).

“Laura brings tremendous energy, enthusiasm, and experience to ACU and we are delighted to have her on board,” said Al Cardenas, Chairman of the American Conservative Union. “We are expanding ACU’s reach and scope across...

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today encouraged interested media and bloggers to register for credentials to cover CPAC Chicago this Friday, June 8, the first of a series of regional Conservative Political Action Conferences in 2012.

Every year, the ACU brings thousands of grassroots conservatives and conservative leaders together in Washington, DC for three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas announced today that Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will address CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012.

Scheduled for Friday, June 8, 2012, CPAC Chicago takes the fight for the future of America directly to President Barack Obama’s backyard. The event will energize and mobilize Midwestern conservatives, giving them the tools needed to defeat the liberal agenda in 2012, while also featuring national conservative leaders such as U...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Ted Cruz for Texas’ U.S. Senate seat, currently held by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Ted Cruz is the clear conservative choice for conservatives in Texas.  Ted Cruz’ outstanding record as Solicitor General for the state of Texas includes landmark victories on major issues facing our country, including U.S. sovereignty, Second Amendment Rights and religious freedom.  Ted Cruz has dedicated his...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas announced today that Kansas Governor Sam Brownback will address CPAC Chicago – the first of two regional Conservative Political Action Conferences slated for 2012.

Scheduled for Friday, June 8, 2012, CPAC Chicago takes the fight for the future of America directly to President Barack Obama’s backyard. The event will energize and mobilize Midwestern conservatives, giving them the tools needed to defeat the liberal agenda in 2012, while also featuring national conservative leaders such as U.S...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed Randy Forbes for U.S. Congress in the Fourth District of Virginia.

ACU Chairman Al Cardenas issued the following statement:

“Congressman Randy Forbes’ outstanding record of support for conservative principles in his six terms makes him the clear conservative choice in Virginia’s Fourth District. His ACU lifetime congressional rating of “94” over 11 years of service is one of the highest in the Congress over that period of time.

The ACU Political...

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