Youth Caucus

Millennials talk politics, policy at inaugural Red Alert Youth Caucus

It was all about giving the young people a voice, too.

Red Alert Politics held its first-ever Youth Caucus at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, providing young attendees a forum for sounding off on the issues of today. The setup and format were simple: multiple roundtables were designated to discuss a particular topic, and individuals were free to come, go and roam as they pleased.

[PHOTOS] A look at Red Alert and Gen Opp’s “Millennial Madness” bash

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Red Alert Politics and Generation Opportunity teamed up to throw the Millennial Madness bash at CPAC 2014.

It was awesome.

In CPAC speech, Marco Rubio calls for an active foreign policy agenda

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) used his father’s cancer diagnosis to stress his belief in an active American foreign policy agenda during the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday.

Actors, filmmakers discuss “closet conservatism” of Hollywood at CPAC

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Several accomplished Hollywood conservatives like producers John Sullivan and Dinesh D’Souza discussed the presence of the right in the entertainment industry at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Beginning with a panel led by Sullivan, who is known for his film 2016: Obama’s America, the filmmakers and stars spotlighted recent and forthcoming films that synthesize conservative ideals and artful production — even though conservatism is often hidden in the movie industry.

Sen. Rand Paul pushes Republican party to focus on young people

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gets it. He knows that without young people there is no future for the Republican Party — and he’s not afraid to be their champion.

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll for second consecutive year

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For the second year in a row, the CPAC straw poll proved that conservatives ‘stand with Rand,’ as Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) handily nabbed the top spot in the presidential preference category.

Ann Coulter compares U.S. immigration system to being raped

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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter bashed the United States immigration system on Saturday, comparing the ‘unnatural’ influx of immigrants — both legal and illegal — to being raped.

Ted Cruz demands Republicans stick to their conservative principles at CPAC

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made it clear that he’s not steering away from his conservative principles — and his party shouldn’t either — during his speech at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday morning.

In CPAC speech, Paul Ryan declares GOP to be the party of opportunity

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Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan reminded conservative activists at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday that the GOP can win in November if it provides Americans with opportunities for prosperity – especially as the Democratic Party works to refocus itself from Obama’s failures.

[WATCH] Rick Perry owns Friday at CPAC

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If the Friday morning crowd at CPAC was sleepy, Texas Gov. Rick Perry woke it up. And he fixed someone’s iPad app, too.

Unlikely CPAC panel foreshadows future of small government conservatism

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What was supposed to be a panel on executive orders and federal spending at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday unexpectedly evolved into a debate on the need for small government conservatism.

At CPAC, Gov. Chris Christie tells Harry Reid to “stop picking on great Americans”

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Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) defended the Koch brothers from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Thursday, warning him to “stop picking on great Americans.”

[WATCH] Donald Trump pronounces Jimmy Carter’s dead during CPAC speech

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Donald Trump shocked the world when he erroneously declared that former President Jimmy Carter was lying six feet under during his speech at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday.

Tim Scott at CPAC: Parents should be able to decide how their children are educated

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Tim Scott (R-S.C.) pushed the need for school choice in his address at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, arguing that parents should have the ability to decide how their children are educated.

Jindal says the country must turn Obama’s “American nightmare” back into the American Dream

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Fresh off of slamming President Obama in front of the White House, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal spoke to an enthusiastic audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday.

CPAC’s second annual ’10 under 40′

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The American Conservative Union has announced the 10 conservatives under the age of 40 selected to speak on the Conservative Political Action Conference main stage this year, as part of its “renewed focus on young leaders.”

CPAC 2014 Best Bets

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To help you get the most out of CPAC 2014, we’ve gathered together the best events inside and outside of the conference. If you attend nothing else at CPAC, make sure to check out these events, all of which are open to all CPAC attendees and some of which are also open to the public.

EXCLUSIVE: RNC offering a free trip to CPAC next month

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Want to rub elbows with the nation’s top conservative leaders but don’t have the means right now to travel to Washington, D.C. for the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference next month? Thanks to the Republican National Committee, you might still be able to.

Want to get on stage at CPAC? Enter the 2014 student essay contest

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Are you a conservative? Are you a student? Do you like writing? If you answered yes to all of these questions, you could be honored on the main stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference this year.

Obama alleges that Republicans are turning Benghazi investigation into a “political circus”


President Obama accused Congressional Republicans of turning the Benghazi talking points scandal into a “political circus” Monday.