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CPAC and the Future of Conservatism

Check out my latest podcast! I talk about CPAC and play clips from some of the best speeches. You can listen using the embedded player on the right side of the page or by clicking this link. Below the fold, check out video of some of the best speeches at CPAC from potential 2016 contenders.

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Why Texas Matters

Ted Cruz speaks at CPAC. I was there, and I was impressed. (Bill Clark/Getty Images)

The Texas U.S. Senate primary is the latest in a long line of important benchmarks for the Tea Party movement.  Like Indiana and Nebraska before it, Texas is an opportunity for a Tea Party-backed conservative (Ted Cruz) to defeat the establishment choice (Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst).

According to recent polling, Dewhurst is hovering just under the 50% mark.  If Tuesday’s results mirror the polls, there will be a run-off, giving Cruz the chance to challenge the establishment candidate mano-a-mano.

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