Conservative Political Action Conference
She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP’s longstanding struggle with women voters.
A narrow re-election win last November has kept Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann out of the spotlight in recent months. But she got a warm welcome when she stood before the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington.
Texas congressman Ron Paul won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference for the second straight year Saturday and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney finished second.
Republicans who want to be the one to make Barack Obama a one-term president are promising big changes should the GOP win the White House in 2012.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says bullies and world leaders respect strength, not weakness, and President Barack Obama needs to stop apologizing to the nation’s enemies.
Some of the nation’s top conservatives are in Washington right now, and many of them are eying the White House in 2012.