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Tag: Marco Rubio
  • Rand Paul Wins CPAC Presidential Poll

    Sen. Rand Paul won the CPAC presidential preference poll on Saturday, narrowly defeating his fellow senator, Marco Rubio of Florida. Paul came into CPAC riding a wave of national fame after his thirteen-hour filibuster of the nomination of now-CIA Director John Brennan. Twenty-five percent of the 2,930 attendants at the convention cast their vote for …

  • Reflections on the Revolution at CPAC 2010

    I have been to two CPACs, in 2008 and 2010.  In 2008, the Ron Paul supporters were a few isolated crazy people and Paul came in fourth in the presidential straw poll, with 12% of the vote. In 2010 — well, you already know. The shift in power toward Ron Paul and the Campaign for …

  • N-CPAC: Day 1

    I can say with almost full confidence that I am hardly surprised by the enormous presence of neocons at CPAC. And that is a major tragedy. Conservativism is all about smaller government, less spending, and “strong family values.” Today, I’ve heard much about those three sacred pillars but little of any real suggestions to carry them out. …