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Gessler accuses left of ‘organized’ voter fraud

DENVER-- Speaking at a conservative conference here Thursday, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler claimed voter fraud had affected the outcomes of elections, that there is evidence of "organized" voter fraud, that Democrats are intentionally registering noncitizens to vote, and that his critics willfully ignore evidence that these crimes are being committed.

Birth control debate really about abortion, say CPAC speakers

Stop talking about birth control. That was the key message from some of the most prominent leaders of America’s anti-abortion movement, speaking Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. During a talk on how to advance the movement through messaging, an all-female panel discussed the Obama administration’s birth-control-coverage mandate and suggested that the best way to defeat it is by calling it an “abortion mandate.”

Tancredo to speak at John Birch Society sponsored event

“Save America.” That’s the goal of a right-wing convention starring Fox News’ Andrew Napolitano and former presidential candidate and U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., that kicks off in a Tampa, FL hotel this Friday.

Top conservatives hard-sell line that rift on the right is over

Colin Hanna, president of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, told gatherers at the national Conservative Political Action Conference this week that the rift...

GOP struggles with ‘two-headed monkey’ anti-Obama fringe

Dave Weigel, writing for the Washington Independent, has been doggedly covering the right-wing fringe this past year, including the forever undead birther movement. This...

Hasan stuns CPAC conservatives with defense of Muslims, gays, Mexicans

No shoes were thrown but Ali Hasan did put his foot in his mouth last week at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C., baffling the arch-conservative crowd with some decidedly moderate views.

Honey, let’s float a ballot initiative!

Is Barack Obama's birth certificate a fake? Has he illegally sneaked lessons he learned as an infant born somewhere "over there" into the highest office of the land? That's one of the more popular set of ideas animating attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this week in D.C. and, Colorado voters will be pleased to learn, one that also informs an amendment appearing on the list of proposed initiatives for the 2010 ballot.

Tancredo: Jindal politically dead; Grover Norquist should be jailed

At CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, which is being held in D.C. this week, former Rep. Tom Tancredo joined the fireworks brigade by brushing off party leader Rush Limbaugh and blasting GOP leading light Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Later, at a meeting of the Young Americans for Western Civilization, Tancredo told The Washington Independent's David Weigel that "Gang of Five neocon and anti-tax champion Grover Norquist should be jailed for advancing the cause of Muslim terrorism at the highest levels of U.S. government.

Conservatives: We need a new message, not new principles

Tucker Carlson closed out the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference to a chorus of boos. His crime: informing a crowd of youngish, frustrated conservatives that if they wanted to succeed, they had to copy The New York Times.