Americans for Prosperity

Why One Large Conservative Group Isn’t Talking About Immigration

Breitbart News spoke to several AFP leaders who acknowledged that immigration was an important issue to many conservative voters, but said their organization would be staying focused on other fiscal and economic issues where they had plans for continuing to move the conversation forward during this election.

the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Photo:

Jeb Bush Calls for Term Limits and Lobbying Restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Speaking before an energetic audience of 3,600 conservative activists on Friday afternoon at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) called for term limits and lobbying restrictions for all elected officials.

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity,Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Photo:

GOP Presidential Candidates Campaign for Tea Party Support

With Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, all having announced their run for president, the 2016 presidential primary election is on everyone’s mind. Many, from both sides of the political aisle, are itching to see if grassroots organizations and movements like liberal Moveon.org and the Tea Party will once again factor into the political equation.

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Texas Rep Proposes Bill to Boot Lobbyists Out of Classrooms

Texas State Representative Matt Shaheen (R-Plano) recently introduced House Bill 3219, legislation that would begin to boot the special interests out of public school classrooms. It will do so by barring school districts and local government from using taxpayer dollars to fund lobbying or pay the “unions” that lobby for them to do so in Austin.

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