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CPAC Interviews with Jackie Walorski, Richard Mourdock and More!

It’s two weeks late, but better late than never, right?  I had the wonderful fortune of attending attending CPAC 2012 this year and getting to visit with some friends I hadn’t seen in a long time.  Sure, we talk on Twitter, Facebook and even Skype, but there is nothing like actually being able to see old friends and put real faces to names you know on Twitter.  As one person said, “It’s like my timeline has come to life!”  Pretty much.

But while I was out there, I made sure to hunt down a couple of Indiana candidates for Federal office that I knew Hoosiers would want to hear from; Second Congressional District Candidate Jackie Walorski and U.S. Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock.  These two candidates have ignited the Tea Party movement all across the state and their conservative values are known far and wide.  Jackie is making her second attempt at the Second Congressional after falling just shy of victory in 2010.  Her opponent then, Congressman Joe Donnelly, has bypassed the chance to defend his seat again and is the presumed Democrat nominee for Senate against the winner of the Richard Lugar/Richard Mourdock U.S. Senate GOP Primary.  (See how the worlds collide? )  The following are the interviews I conducted with Ms. Walorski and Mr. Mourdock.  Additionally, there is video of the speeches they made at CPAC.


  • Jackie Walorski
  • Richard Mourdock

Finally, I had the chance to speak with Paul Conway of  Mr. Conway’s group is targeting 18 – 29 year olds to educate them about politics and government, like “Rock the Vote”, but from a conservative perspective.  They really understand the use of Social Media and how to use it reach out to this group of voters who are typically considered apathetic.  They also provide tools to empower potential young activists by showing them how to write blog posts, write press releases, how to be an effective guest on radio or t.v. and even how to organize local events.  This was quite the eye opening interview.


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