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Principles First in The Dispatch

The Dispatch’s John Hart referenced Principles First and its founder, Heath Mayo: The dissident majority shouldn’t be constrained in its…
March 21, 2024
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The Fulcrum: Conservative values shine brightly at Principles First conference

Lynn Schmidt, syndicated columnist and editorial board member with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, covered the Principles First Summit: Listening to…
March 13, 2024
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Podcast: Principles First Summit Recap

Democracy Note’s Gabriel Lerner covered the Principles First Summit on a recent podcast with Matt Germer⁠, director of the…
March 11, 2024