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CPAC 2021 - Latest news from the Conservative Political Action Conference

CPAC 2021 - Latest news from the Conservative Political Action Conference

Latest updates and news on the American Conservative Union's 2021 Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in Orlando, Florida.

President Donald Trump walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Jan. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File )

Trump wins Washington Times-CPAC straw poll

- The Washington Times

Former President Trump is the early leader among conservatives for the GOP’s 2024 presidential nomination, according to The Washington Times/CPAC poll released Sunday — but even if he’s not at the top of the ticket, conservatives said the Trump agenda must be continued.

Sculptor Tommy Zegan, polishes his statue of former president Donald Trump on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. Zegan says he has to wipe finger prints off the statue every hour or so. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Tommy Zegan says golden Trump sculpture is not an idol

- The Washington Times

The artist who created a 6-foot golden sculpture of former President Donald Trump — an immensely popular attraction at the Conservative Political Action Conference — bristled when liberal news media and other Trump foes compared it to the “golden calf” in the Bible.

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Josh Hawley: ‘I’m not backing down’

- The Washington Times

Sen. Josh Hawley vowed Friday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, that he will not bow down in the face of the criticism he has faced over his decision to object to the certification of votes in the 2020 presidential election.

The Conservative Political Action Conference is underway in Orlando, Florida — poised to find a way forward in a complicated playing field. (Image courtesy of CPAC)

Inside the Beltway: CPAC poised to show the way forward

- The Washington Times

It’s a first. The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is now underway in Orlando, Florida — some 850 miles away from its traditional Washington-area home but bolstered with an intensified sense of mission and purpose. There’s an evocative new motto — “America Uncanceled” — and every single event is sold out.

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