Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ron Paul Wins 2011 CPAC Presidential Straw Poll

For the second year in a row, Ron Paul won the presidential straw poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, earning 30 percent of the vote. The Texas congressman, known for his libertarian views, ran for president in 2008 but … Continued

From CPAC With Love – Friday Night Event For Conservatives

This year’s “Night For The Right” party for CPAC attendees is tonight (Friday, February 11) from 9pm to 11pm.

Conservatives in town for the CPAC convention can relax and enjoy the 80s dance band “Over the Line” at GEORGE (3251 Prospect Street, N.W.,Washington D.C.).

Sen. Jon Kyl Decides Not To Seek Re-Election In 2012

Republican U.S. Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona announced today that he won’t run for re-election in 2012. Kyl, the second-ranking Senate Republican leader, made the announcement at a news conference in Phoenix. He is serving his third six-year term. He is … Continued

The Fix: What To Keep An Eye On At CPAC 2011

The Conservative Political Action Conference — a sort of unofficial kickoff to the 2012 presidential race — opens today in Washington, D.C. The three-day gathering will feature speeches by seven men and one woman — Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann — in … Continued

Patriot Act Extension Fails In House

House Republicans suffered an embarrassing setback Tuesday when they fell seven votes short of extending provisions of the Patriot Act, a vote that served as the first small uprising of the party’s tea-party bloc. The bill to reauthorize key parts … Continued

GOP Courts Strong 2012 VP Candidates

On the vice presidential level, Republicans already are gushing over the sheer diversity of the candidates—unprecedented in terms of race, gender, geography and political experience — who could fill out the 2012 ticket. Even if the class of 2010 is … Continued

Politico: 10 House Races To Watch In 2012

The 2012 congressional elections are 21 months away, but the House landscape is already beginning to take shape. Members are raising money, the candidate recruiting process is under way, and the party committees are busy torching the opposition in press … Continued