MARCH 07, 2013
National Watchdog Group Will Have Significant Presence at Conservative Activist Gathering
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announces its participation as a major sponsor of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), March 14-16, 2013, at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD. Judicial Watch is, for the second year in a row, sponsoring the conference’s main event, the Ronald Reagan Dinner on Friday evening, which will feature a presentation by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and remarks by Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Other major Judicial Watch CPAC activities include the Washington, DC, premier of the Judicial Watch documentary “District of Corruption” and an educational panel focused upon today’s “Hot Issues.”
The following are details of Judicial Watch’s CPAC 2013 activities:
- Thursday, March 14, 12 noon – 2 pm, National Harbor 5: the Washington, DC, premier of the Judicial Watch documentary “District of Corruption.” A brief panel discussion featuring the film’s director, Stephen K. Bannon; Peter Schweizer, William J. Casey Fellow of the Hoover Institution; David Webb, Radio Host; Matthew Boyle and Kerry Picket, Investigative Reporters for Breitbart.com; and Katie Pavlich, News Editor at TownHall.com will commence directly after the screening.
- Thursday, March 14, 3:45 pm, Potomac Ballroom: Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton will address the CPAC gathering.
- Thursday, March 14, 4:30 – 5 pm, CPAC 2013 Bookstore: Tom Fitton will be signing copies of his New York Times best-seller “The Corruption Chronicles.”
- Friday, March 15, 10:30 am – 12 noon, National Harbor 2: a “Hot Issues” panel discussion regarding election integrity; immigration and the rule of law; Washington, DC, corruption; and the perils to the Constitution from an imperial presidency. Moderated by Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, speakers for this event include J. Christian Adams, Founder, Election Law Center; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies; Joel Pollak, Editor in Chief for Breitbart.com; and Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
- Friday, March 15, 7:30 pm, Potomac Ballroom: Judicial Watch sponsors the premiere event at CPAC: the Ronald Reagan Dinner. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is the scheduled keynoter for this special evening.
“Judicial Watch is proud to stand with thousands of other conservatives at CPAC seeking to expose and stop government corruption. Judicial Watch is the largest and most active government watchdog in the nation. Through our major sponsorship of CPAC, we look forward to educating American grassroots about the bipartisan corruption enveloping our nation’s capital. Judicial Watch’s message of reform and accountability has added resonance in this age of increasing government corruption and lawlessness,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
About CPAC: Taking place each year, CPAC brings together nearly 10,000 attendees and all of the leading conservative organizations and speakers impacting conservative thought in the nation. Regularly seen on C-SPAN and other national news networks, CPAC has been the premiere event for any major elected official or public personality seeking to discuss issues of the day with conservatives. From presidents of the United States to college student leaders, CPAC has become the place to find our nation’s current and future leaders.
About Judicial Watch Inc.: Judicial Watch is a conservative, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law. Through its educational endeavors, Judicial Watch advocates high standards of ethics and morality in our nation’s public life and seeks to ensure that political and judicial officials do not abuse the powers entrusted to them by the American people. The motto of Judicial Watch is “Because no one is above the law!” To this end, Judicial Watch uses the open records or freedom of information laws and other tools to investigate and uncover misconduct by government officials and litigation to hold to account politicians and public officials who engage in corrupt activities. Judicial Watch does not endorse or oppose candidates for public office.