Des Moines, Iowa – Congressman Steve King’s Conservative Principles Conference continues to grow with nationally-recognized participants confirming this week. “Iowans will be granted access to some of the best, most respected Conservative leaders in our nation at my conference,” remarked Congressman King.
Designed to begin the process of linking all early states in the nomination process, King’s intention is to coalesce the common Conservative principles the eventual 2012 Republican Presidential nominee must possess.
The Conference focus will be: American Exceptionalism, dismantling big government, the Tea Party movement, media and communications, judicial activism, repeal of ObamaCare, immigration, labor, and other key issues to Conservative voters.
Featured speakers and panelists have been invited due to their Conservative credentials and record, according to King. In addition to keynote speaker Senator Jim DeMint, banquet emcee Iowa GOP Chair Matt Strawn, and previously announced participant Senator Rick Santorum, the program has grown to include:
Ambassador John R. Bolton
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds
Senator Russell Pearce, President of the Arizona Senate
Betsy McCaughey (Defend Your Healthcare)
Kayne Robinson (NRA)
Jan Mickelson (WHO Radio)
Dana Loesch (CNN Contributor)
Tea Party Patriots
National Organization for Marriage
Strong America Now
National Right to Work
Additional participants are expected and will be announced in the days to come.
Doors will open at 8:00 am for the Conservative Principles
Conference with the program set to begin at 9:00 am. An evening
reception begins at 5:00 pm with the banquet starting at 6:00 pm.
Events will be held at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott.
Tickets for King’s Conservative Principles Conference and Banquet are available by calling 888-722-4704. More information and tickets are also available by visiting www.conservativeprinciplespac.com.
January 28, 2011
Steve King Announces Conservative Principles Conference
Des Moines, Iowa – Congressman Steve King will bring nationally-recognized leaders to Iowa for his first Conservative Principles Conference on Saturday, March 26, 2011. The day-long conference will include panel discussions and speakers including 2012 Republican presidential prospects. The event will conclude with an evening banquet featuring King and keynote speaker Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina.
“I am looking forward to engaging with Iowa activists for a day of visionary and principled dialogue centered on our American destiny,” King remarked. “We will be joined by some of the best thinkers in America to begin the process of shaping the agenda of our nation. We hope to provide a forum for all the presidential candidates and to help them identify priorities.”
Iowa’s first in the nation caucuses are bringing presidential candidates to the state and raising the level of public discourse. “Iowans take seriously their privilege and responsibility to evaluate the presidential candidates and their proposals,” King commented. “By hosting the candidates, and other leading thinkers, at our Conservative Principles Conference, we are given an early opportunity to test them on the issues. Iowans are astutely informed on public policy issues because of our duty as the first-in-the-nation caucus.”
Conservative Principles Conference will be held at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Doors will open at 8:00 am with the program set to begin at 9:00 am. An evening reception begins at 5:00 pm with the banquet starting at 6:00 pm. Tickets for King’s Conservative Principles Conference are $50 per person and available by calling 888-722-4704 or by visiting www.conservativeprinciplespac.com.
“I invite all Iowans to participate in this event and to engage in our effort to refurbish the pillars of American Exceptionalism,” King concluded.
Conservative Principles PAC is King’s leadership political action committee. Founded in 2008, Conservative Principles has supported conservative candidates for Congress across the country as well as candidates for Iowa Senate and House seats.
After serving six years in the Iowa Senate, King was elected to Congress in 2002 to represent Iowa’s 5th Congressional District. King is a nationally recognized constitutional conservative who routinely leads efforts to decrease the size and scope of government while protecting individual liberty and the sanctity of life. His language to repeal ObamaCare was passed by the US House on January 19, 2011, and he continues to work to implement common-sense solutions for the issues facing Americans.
DeMint was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004. In early 2007, DeMint also fought for commonsense immigration reform by leading the effort to defeat the amnesty bill and calling on government to first secure our borders, enforce the laws already passed, and streamline the legal immigration system. DeMint was recently ranked as the Senate’s most conservative member by National Journal and as the No. 1 senator voting for responsible tax and spending policies by the National Taxpayers Union. DeMint has made it clear he is not a presidential candidate and will keynote the event as a conservative leader.
For more information on the Conservative Principles Conference, contact Conservative Principles PAC Director Tim Moran at 712-310-2386 or Ann Trimble-Ray at 712-273-5745. The contact number for tickets only is 888-722-4704.