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2/26/15 @ 5:35pm
During a question and answer session at CPAC, Ned Ryun of American Majority asked Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker how he would take on ISIS if he were president. Walker responded in a characteristically vague way, simply stating that he believes in protecting America’s freedom and “wants a c... MORE
2/26/15 @ 5:03pm
As we’ve noted, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has long had a fraught relationship with conservative LGBT groups, but at the same time has been very welcoming of another subset of the conservative movement: white nationalists. For the past several years, CPAC has been part... MORE
2/26/15 @ 3:57pm
Nothing says rebel outsider quite like speaking at the annual gathering of conservative D.C. insiders that is CPAC, but that is exactly what conservative street artist Sabo did today when he spoke at one of the afternoon break-out sessions and stated that conservatives are today's rebels. Sabo b... MORE
2/26/15 @ 3:40pm
CPAC changed its format for speakers this year, and now they can elect to use part or all of their allotted time to answer questions. But if today’s questions are any indication, they shouldn’t have to worry about facing any hardballs. Ben Carson, the first speaker to have a Q&A sess... MORE
2/26/15 @ 3:30pm
After Sen. Ted Cruz’s speech at CPAC today, Sean Hannity came out to interview him, asking him such hardball questions as “Why does Ted Cruz love America?”  Hannity also asked Cruz a series of rapid-fire questions, asking for the first word that came to the senator’s min... MORE
2/26/15 @ 2:27pm
Sen. Ted Cruz told the CPAC audience today that he will be the one to “bring back the miracle that is America” by reassembling the “Reagan coalition" and uniting voters against universal health care, immigration reform, and net neutrality. Net neutrality, he claimed, undermine... MORE
2/26/15 @ 2:00pm
Today at CPAC, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke with conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham, who asked him hard-hitting questions such as one on how media commentators, a favorite target at CPAC, have “savaged” him. “How do you survive this onslaught day in and day out?... MORE
2/26/15 @ 1:57pm
Almost from the very beginning of the debate over net neutrality, Glenn Beck has vehemently opposed it, mostly because he has no idea what he is talking about, even warning that America "deserves to be destroyed" if the FCC implements regulations designed to ensure open access. Today, the... MORE
2/26/15 @ 1:20pm
At the town hall meeting where Rep. Barry Loudermilk shared his views on vaccines and IEDs along the southern border last week, he also fielded a question from a constituent who claimed that the Muslim Brotherhood has “penetrated our government” and is “in the Department of Ho... MORE
2/26/15 @ 1:07pm
Last week, Gordon Klingenschmitt declared that the owners of a Colorado bakery who refused to provide a wedding cake to a gay couple were really "blessing" the gay couple by letting them know that homosexuality is a sin. On his "Pray In Jesus Name" program today, the Colorado Rep... MORE
2/26/15 @ 12:11pm
Bishop E.W. Jackson, the Religious Right activist and one-time GOP nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia, was in Washington yesterday for a “racial reconciliation” rally he organized last night, and took the opportunity to hold a press conference at the National Press Club attackin... MORE