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Newt Gingrich wins VP straw poll at 2016 Western Conservative Summit

DENVER — July 3, 2016 — Results of the 2016 Western Conservative Summit Vice Presidential Straw Poll are in and the winner is Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, with 20

Ben Carson, the Tim Tebow of American Politics

[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] I like Dr. Ben Carson. He seems like a wonderful man, and I was even fortunate enough to meet him in passing once and shake his hand. By all accounts,

Politico and Carson: Who’s zooming whom?

(By Sosamma Samuel-Burnett) If I was approached by a creditor's rep (as I sometimes am at a store or airport) that offers "instant credit and 0% financing" -- I would know tha¬t I would get

As Carson comes calling, CCU students shine

Among the hundreds of Colorado Christian University students in the capacity crowd that heard presidential candidate Ben Carson spell out his vision for leadership at the CCU Event Center on Thursday morning, Oct. 29, were dozens who personally hosted Carson and helped

Constitutional anniversary resonates for 2016 race

(By Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, Centennial Fellow) When the U. S. Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, by 39 of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia , those delegates could not have imagined

The brief for Ben

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) Of all the GOP candidates who spoke at Western Conservative Summit 2015, including Carly Fiorina about whom I posted admiringly last week, for my money it’s pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Solomon

Evening Rallies Just $25

(By Western Conservative Summit staff) Like the WCS15 speaker lineup, but your budget or schedule won’t allow attending all three days?  Maybe your answer is to slice and dice the whopping Summit program into something that fits perfectly.  Check out our one-evening-only or one-day-only ticket options.

Head for WCS15 with Walker, Carson, Hewitt, Horowitz & more

(’76 Editor) We are having, if I may turn a phrase you’ve never ever heard before, an absolute ball getting ready for Western Conservative Summit 2015 on June 26-28 at the Colorado Convention Center.

Hope for a weary nation gleamed at WCS14

The Western Conservative Summit 2014 concluded last weekend with its largest attendance, stellar presenters, and hopeful theme, “America at its Best.” WCS ’14 demonstrated that conservative ideas cross race and gender lines and represent the best hope for a nation weary after six years  of “hopeless chains.” WCS ’14 reminded us that there are big ideas and fundamental truths that can strengthen the world’s greatest nation and restore optimism to its people.

Let freedom ring: words from the #WCS14

Saturday night marks the midpoint of the 2014 Western Conservative Summit, and attendees from all backgrounds and generations react to speakers throughout the weekend so far: