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Mitt, Newt, Santorum, Palin, Bachmann, Breitbart at Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington

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WASHINGTON-The Super Bowl of conservative politics is CPAC--the Conservative Political Action Conference and this year it runs Thursday and Friday here with GOP White House hopefuls Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich speaking on Friday. Ron Paul cancelled his Thursday speech, sending his son, Sen. Rand Paul to sub for him.

From CPAC: "Based on this year's theme, "We STILL Hold These Truths", CPAC 2012 will feature grassroots training and strategizing to strengthen the conservative movement and ensure conservatives have the resources and tools necessary to defeat the Obama agenda in November. You can now view the full CPAC 2012 Agenda at

"CPAC 2012 features an all-star line-up that also includes former Governors Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Andrew Breitbart, Herman Cain, Ann Coulter, Senators Jim DeMint and Marco Rubio, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, Laura Ingraham, Congressmen Jim Jordan, Steve King, Paul Ryan and Allen West, Michael Medved, former Senator Rick Santorum, Governors Bobby Jindal, Bob McDonnell, Rick Perry, Rick Scott and Scott Walker and many more.

The American Conservative Union is America's oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization and was founded in 1964. The ACU has hosted CPAC in the Nation's Capital since 1973."

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