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At CPAC, A Fractured and Chaotic Conservative Movement

February 27, 2018

At this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump, Pence and leading Republicans try to unite conservatives ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, urging different factions to come together against a common, external enemy: the left

God and Guns: The Fanatical Faith of the NRA

February 23, 2018

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said in a speech to CPAC: “There is no greater personal individual freedom than the right to keep and bear arms … It’s not bestowed by man, but granted by God.” Historian Gerald Horne and host Paul Jay discuss the origins of the religious fervor underlying the NRA’s defense…