Anyone who didn't see the homophobia at CPAC -- and the organizing around it that still animates much of the conservative movement, and is bowed to by the GOP -- must have been wearing blinders.
Though Democrats ultimately won this battle without making any concessions, there will be other opportunities for the GOP to pick a fight. One is the upcoming raising of the debt ceiling.
This year, whether by design or coincidence, CPAC successfully covered all its bases by featuring dumbstupids spanning three generations. Who were these multi-generational representatives of the increasingly marginalized far-right brand?
You are Mardi Gras and voodoo. A flagon of wine and ten dozen raw oysters. A maestro. A man of mystery. An angry Falstaff who's bedded many a buxom wench and dug many a hole in the Pine Barrens. You are Christopher 'Big Daddy' Christie. And you can do for America what Mac Rebennack did for zydeco.
But mostly, as the governor puts it, he just "skis and hangs out." One man wearing a Rand Paul sticker approaches and urges
Paul delivered a speech at CPAC on Friday, taking jabs at Hillary Clinton and criticizing the National Security Agency's
In January, Bush, who many consider to be a top GOP contender for the White House, revealed that he smoked marijuana in high
In January, Bush said he was disappointed by a court's decision to allow marriage equality in the state. NATIONAL HARBOR
On Saturday afternoon, CPAC organizers will announce the results of a presidential straw poll conducted over the course of
"I will keep the IRS out of your life and out of the way of every job creator in America," Paul declared. Don't like the
Robertson Goes On Rant About STD's at CPAC
The White House released Obama's long-form birth certificate in 2011. On Friday, Donald Trump took credit for successfully
On issues of foreign policy, the first-term senator was on friendlier ground at a conference that has struck a decidedly
"Jeb could really explode the gender gap. ... Women could really turn out in droves for Jeb Bush," said Ingraham in her speech
"The answer is not to expand the welfare state," he said. "It's to build the freedom state." "Anyone who thinks that political
Palin spoke about the numerous challenges that many veterans face once they return home from war, including post-traumatic
"If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the world," Walker told a packed crowd at the Conservative
Speaking on the opening day of the annual conservative gathering, Cruz said he felt that decisions about marriage policy
The governor reiterated his promise not to raise taxes as a way to address a budget shortfall. The comments are especially
"There is nothing that the president is going to sign that would do what we want to do in terms of repealing and replacing