CPAC 2015 Highlights

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The Hon. Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House

Newt Gingrich is well-known as the architect of the “Contract with America” that led the Republican Party to victory in 1994 by capturing the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in forty years. After he was elected Speaker, he disrupted the status quo by moving power out of Washington and back to the American people. Under his leadership, Congress passed welfare reform, the first balanced budget in a generation, and the first tax cut in sixteen years. In addition, the Congress restored funding to strengthen defense and intelligence capabilities, an action later lauded by the bipartisan 9/11 Commission.

Today Newt Gingrich is a CNN Contributor,…

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Gov. Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal was sworn in as Governor of Louisiana on January 14, 2008.

He was elected Governor of Louisiana on October 20, 2007, with 54 percent of the vote in the primary, winning 60 of 64 parishes.

Shortly after taking office, Governor Jindal called a Special Session to address comprehensive ethics reform, the cornerstone of his election platform.  Since the conclusion of the session, the Better Government Association and the Center for Public Integrity announced that Louisiana’s new ethics laws are among the best in the nation.

Additionally, the Governor’s second Special Session eliminated burdensome taxes that deterred investment in Louisiana and limited the growth of existing businesses.  Since 2008,…

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Senator Marco Rubio

When I was elected to the United States Senate in 2010, I set a steadfast objective for myself while in office: to help bring the American Dream back into reach of those who feel it is slipping away. That’s the goal line I strive toward with my every effort, and it’s the measure I use to keep score.

The reason I’m so passionate about restoring the American Dream is because I’ve lived it myself. My parents came to America from Cuba in 1956 and earned their way to the middle class working humble jobs – my father as a bartender in hotels and my mom as a maid, cashier and…

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Ambassador John R. Bolton

John R. Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service. From August 2005 to December 2006, he served as the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations. From 2001 to 2005, he was under secretary of state for arms control and international security. At AEI, Ambassador Bolton’s area of research is U.S. foreign and national security policy.

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Gov. Rick Perry

Gov. Rick Perry has devoted his adult life to creating prosperity and opportunity for families. As the 47th and longest-serving governor of the Lone Star State, he championed conservative principles that helped Texas become America’s economic engine.

Since 2000, Texas has created almost one-third of all new private sector jobs in the United States. Without the jobs Texas has created since the end of 2007, the United States would be net negative more than 200,000 jobs.

In addition to doing more than its part to boost our nation’s economy, Texas and Gov. Perry have recently been front and center on an issue that concerns us all – border security. This…

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Senator Joni Ernst

Senator Joni Ernst has dedicated her life to Iowa and her country, serving in the military for over 20 years and now in the United States Senate.

In November 2014, Joni was elected as the first woman to serve in federal elected office from the State of Iowa and also became the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the United States Senate. In Washington, Joni serves on four Senate committees of major importance to Iowans: Armed Services; Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Joni is focused on growing a vibrant economy and ensuring the government runs effectively and efficiently which…

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Sen. Rick Santorum

A native of Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2012 and became known as a voice for conservatives who didn’t feel their voice was being represented.  His grassroots approach to campaigning – including visiting every one of Iowa’s 99 counties and his stunning victory in the Iowa caucuses – catapulted him to frontrunner status where he ultimately won 11 states and nearly 4 million votes during the Republican primary process.

Rick Santorum is co-founder of Patriot Voices, a grassroots and online community of Americans from across the country committed to promoting faith, family, freedom and opportunity.  Patriot Voices was…

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Gov. Scott Walker

Scott Walker grew up in a small Wisconsin town called Delavan. The son of a pastor, Scott had the spirit of service instilled in him at an early age. He was involved in sports, band, church, and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He worked part-time as a dish washer and eventually flipped burgers at McDonald’s in high school.

During his junior year, Scott was selected to attend the American Legion’s Badger Boys State program. There, he was picked as one of two representatives from Wisconsin to Boys Nation in Washington, D.C.  Both of these programs teach young men about the virtues of the American form of government and the…

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Donald Trump

Chairman and President, The Trump Organization

Donald J. Trump is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence while expanding his interests in real estate, sports and entertainment. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance. An accomplished author, Mr. Trump has authored over fifteen bestsellers, and his first book, The Art of the Deal, is considered a business classic and one of the most successful business books of all time.

During the 2014 political cycle, Mr. Trump was a top contributor and fundraiser for Republican efforts. Mr. Trump also campaigned across the country, with each candidate winning by a record margin.

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Brent Bozell III

Founder and President of the Media Research Center, L. Brent Bozell III runs the largest media watchdog organization in America. Established in 1987, the MRC has made “media bias” a household term, tracking it and printing the compiled evidence daily. Mr. Bozell is a nationally syndicated writer to more than 50 newspapers around the country, whose work appears in publications such as Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The New York Post, The L.A. Times and National Review.

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5 Bizarre Ways the Government Uses Your Money

It’s Tax Day!

Ever wonder what the government does with your money? Don’t worry, they’re spending it just as responsibly as you would… Because everyone spends $585,000 on one hotel room in Paris.

Check out this graphic breaking down some of the worst things the government spends your money on!

The Weekly Standard: Inside Hillary’s ‘Very Luxurious’ Van: A Bed, TV, and Lots of Leather

Originally published by The Weekly Standard

Written by DANIEL HALPER

Hillary Clinton has arrived at her first campaign stop, completing the 965 mile trip from Chappaqua, New York to Le Claire, Iowa in about two days time. Her choice of transportation? A Secret Service owned and operated van.

The van, however, isn’t an everyday minivan or even a full-sized van. It’s a luxury vehicle outiftted with top amenities.

Specifically: It’s a limited edition…

ACUF Chairman Carly Fiorina on Fox News: Hillary Lacks Leadership, Results

ACU Foundation Chairman Carly Fiorina appeared on Fox News this morning to discuss Hillary’s candidacy for President.  “(Hillary Clinton) doesnt have a track record of leadership… She doesn’t have a track record of results,” says Fiorina.

Watch the full interview here: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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