Peter Dudziak of John, Minnesota attends CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2014.
Peter Dudziak of John, Minnesota attends CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2014.Mark Peterson—Redux for TIME
Peter Dudziak of John, Minnesota attends CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2014.
Nine year old Thomas H. from Virginia at his first CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
Sarah Palin at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, MD on Feb. 26, 2015.
CPAC Conservatives Republicans Ben Carson
CPAC Conservatives Republicans
Rick Santorum takes a selfie with a supporter at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
A Rand Paul supporter at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, MD on Feb. 26, 2015.
Rand Paul speaks at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
CPAC Conservatives Republicans Ted Cruz
CPAC Conservatives Republicans
CPAC attendees listen to Donald Trump in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
Jeb Bush speaks at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gives a thumb's up at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 26, 2015.
CPAC Conservatives Republicans Rand Paul
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at CPAC in National Harbor, Md., on Feb. 26, 2015.
CPAC Conservatives Republicans Ben Carson
Former Republican Governor of Texas Rick Perry at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, MD on Feb. 26, 2015.
Rand Paul speaks at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
Donald Trump signs a Playboy magazine at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
Attendees applaud at CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2015.
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Peter Dudziak of John, Minnesota attends CPAC in National Harbor, Md. on Feb. 27, 2014.
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