President Trump has grasped the reins of the American conservative movement, erasing doubts about his own bona fides even as he draws the political right toward his own beliefs.
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President Trump has taken firm reins of the conservative movement in the U.S. according to the CPAC-Washington Times poll that found grassroots leaders on the political right thrilled with just about everything he's doing -- except his tweeting.
Facebook on Friday removed a shooting game and other violent titles from a virtual-reality demonstration on display in its booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) amid facing criticism given last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
President Trump said Friday that gun-free school zones don't protect students, as he renewed his call to arm more qualified teachers and other school employees.
President Trump's decision to endorse former political rival Mitt Romney's Senate bid in Utah has left conservative activists baffled, but not deterred in their support for Mr. Trump.
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday told a ballroom full of grassroots activists that they helped make 2017 the most consequential year ever for the conservative movement, and said he and President Trump need them to "show up" in 2018 to defend their agenda.
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, on Thursday called for more trained armed security personnel in schools in the wake of the recent Florida shooting.
As CPAC gears up for its latest iteration, the tea party has been defeated on Capitol Hill, where Republicans and Democrats are competing to outbid each other on spending, and defanged on the campaign trail, where being a Trump candidate is far more important than winning tea party backing within Republican circles.
Marion Marechal-Le Pen's invitation to speak at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference has yet again exposed fault lines on the right -- the latest skirmish in the battle for conservatism's soul in the age of Trump.
The Conservative Political Action Conference - CPAC - rumbles to life in 24 hours. Doors open Wednesday for activism training and assorted receptions that herald a mammoth event which cheers up conservatives, whether they attend or not.
President Trump will attend the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference, he announced via Twitter on Monday afternoon.
It is an annual rite of spring for conservatives, and the countdown is now underway. Here comes CPAC -- the Conservative Political Action Conference -- which begins Feb. 21 and features three days of robust speeches, rousing moments, authentic patriotism and profound reassurance that conservatism is thriving and gutsy.
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President Trump took firm grasp of the reins of the conservative movement over the past week, using a major address at the Conservative Political Action Conference to assure them that "now you finally have a president" and promising to make their goals a reality.
Conservative activists are overwhelmingly ready for Senate Republicans to trigger the "nuclear option" and force Judge Neil Gorsuch onto the Supreme Court, according to the 2017 CPAC/Washington Times straw poll, which also showed the activists feel the GOP doesn't have Mr. Trump's back.
Sen. Ted Cruz won The Washington Times/CPAC presidential preference straw poll Saturday, giving him an extra boost as he tries to urge conservatives to rally behind him as GOP leaders search for a candidate who can stop Donald Trump's march to the nomination.
Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday it's time for Republicans to coalesce around GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and stop their divisive plans to deride the business mogul's path to the nomination.
The traditionalist and libertarian wings of the conservative movement have long disagreed on the issue of gay marriage, but an ideologically diverse panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday was able to find common cause amid the fault lines.
Donald Trump enters the annual Conservative Political Action Conference this week as the Republican presidential front-runner, but he is still getting the cold shoulder from millennial voters like Kyle Foley.
Sen. Rand Paul won The Washington Times/CPAC presidential preference straw poll for the third time in a row while Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker surged to second place, as they trounced the rest of a strong but crowded field of potential candidates Saturday.
Conservatives say reducing federal spending should be the Republican-led Congress's top priority this session, beating out confrontations with President Obama over his immigration executive actions, Obamacare, and the Keystone XL pipeline, according to The Washington Times/CPAC flash poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush followed through Friday on his promise not to pander to the party's activists base, standing his ground on a couple of thorny issues that most grass-roots conservatives can't stomach.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina took direct aim at the record of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Thursday, charging that there are gaps between Mrs. Clinton's words and actions on issues like women's rights.