WASHINGTON -- The annual Conservative Political Action Conference will be held in a new location this year - at National Harbor - and under the theme of "America's Future - The Next Generation of Conservatives," the convention will have a new-to-Congress keynote speaker as well.
Al Cardenas, Chairman of the American Conservative Union, told WMAL's Mornings On The Mall Friday that Senator Ted Cruz will give the featured address at CPAC 2013.
Cruz, the junior Republican U.S. Senator of Texas, joined the Senate in January, succeeding Kay Bailey Hutchison, who retired. Cruz defeated Democrat Paul Sadler to win the seat in last November's election.
Cardenas told WMAL this year's CPAC is on pace to be the biggest ever.
"The best year we ever had was last year in terms of attendance and speakers. This year, we're outpacing last year's registration. It's unheard of in our history, and I think part of it is that the conservative movement is anxious to get back on its feet and fight the good fight and make sure that 2014 is like 2010 revisited," he said.
CPAC 2013 will be held March 14 - 16 at National Harbor. For more information on the conference, go to http://conservative.org/cpac/.
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