OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Only months after President Barack Obama's re-election, an annual gathering of conservatives served as an audition for Republicans looking to court conservative activists and raise their profile, all with an eye toward greater political ambitions.
It may seem early, but the activists who attended the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference are already picking favorites in what could be a crowded Republican presidential primary in 2016.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker gestures as he speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Politic...