By my most accounts, the conservative movement is enjoying a surge in momentum. But as the Tea Party has grown and Republicans have gained ground, few young conservatives have attracted much attention. We speak to three young people who identify as conservatives about the issues important to them and their role in the political movement they support.


  • Brandon Christian Cooper Chairman, Howard University College Republicans
  • Tatiana Posada Director of New Media and the Silberman Center for Campus Studies, Independent Women's Forum
  • Zachary Howell Chairman, College Republican National Committee


Editor’s Note: The Kojo Nnamdi Show approached Young America’s Foundation (YAF) about filming interviews with some of the participants in its National Conservative Student Conference being held this week in D.C., but officials declined our request. The video below includes excerpts from a February 2010 speech by YAF Program Officer Evan Gassman at a CPAC conference:

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