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- Ideology : An organized set of ideas and ways of understanding the world, usually normative, and often on political, economic, ethical or philosophical subjects.
- Politics : Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members.
- Politics of the United States of America : Add brief definition or description
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.
- Restructuring of the U.S. political right : A broad category of efforts to regain U.S. political dominance by various combinations of social, fiscal, and national security ideologies, generally seen as of the Right and possibly U.S. Republican Party, as opposed to the center-left position of the Barack Obama administration and the Democratic-controlled Congress
- Christian Right : A number of contemporary right-wing political movements that are specifically Christian, which advocate socially conservative values in politics and the popular culture
- Compassionate conservatism : Add brief definition or description
- Fiscal conservatism : A political position (primarily in the United States) that calls for lower levels of public spending, lower taxes and lower government debt.
- National security conservatism : A political belief that the defense of the nation, from attacks from nation-states and non-national actors, is the primary responsibility of government
- Neoconservatism : A political philosophy and ideology which combines many traditional conservative opinions with an emphasis on the importance of foreign policy and using American power to push democracy forward.
- Objectivism : Philosophical system, created by Ayn Rand, which holds that reason and the knowledge of objective reality leads to an ethic of rational self-interest and libertarian capitalism.
- Paleoconservatism : A branch of American conservatism that stresses tradition, civil society, classical federalism and the heritage of traditional Christian civilization, and opposed socialism, the Eisenhower "New Deal" and neoconservatism; Patrick Buchanan is prominent
- Social conservatism : A political ideology that holds to a belief in following cultural tradition and traditional, often religious morality.
- Tea Party Movement : Add brief definition or description
- Libertarianism : A political ideology that regards individual freedom as having the highest value in society.
- Neoliberalism : Add brief definition or description
- Strict constructionism : Add brief definition or description
- Michele Bachmann : U.S. Representative (R-Minnesota), House Financial Services Committee; Republican Study Committee; 100% American Conservative Union rating, 2008; active in Tea Party Movement
- George W. Bush : (1946–) 43rd U.S. President (Republican), elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004.
- Barry Goldwater : (1909-1998) An American politician from Arizona who served as a U.S. Senator and unsuccessfully ran for president in 1964 against incumbent Lyndon Johnson.
- Mike Huckabee : Former Governor of Arkansas and conservative talk show host.
- John McCain : (1936–) Republican Senator from Arizona (1986–) and the Republican presidential candidate in 2008; ranking minority member, Senate Armed Services Committee; member ex officio, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction
- Sarah Palin : (1964–) Governor of Alaska (2006–2009) and Republican Party vice presidential nominee (2008).
- Ronald Reagan : (1911–2004) 40th President of the United States, Republican.
- William Howard Taft : (1857 – 1930) The 27th President and 10th Chief Justice of the United States.
- Fred Thompson : (1942–) Former American senator, presidential candidate and actor on the television detective show Law & Order.
- Republican Study Committee : Largest conservative Republican caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives
- Political opinion broadcasting : Electronic publishing of political material, presented with a strong and not necessarily identified component of opinion or even sensationalism
- Ann Coulter : Confrontational American conservative author and media personality represented by Creators Syndicate; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union; columnist, WorldNetDaily
- Rush Limbaugh : American radio host and right-wing political commentator; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union
- Conservapedia : Conservative wiki encyclopedia project founded by Andrew Schlafly as an alternative to Wikipedia and its "liberal bias", instead preferring conservative Christian and Republican Party viewpoints.
- Fox News : U.S. television news network, generally perceived as more conservative than its competitors, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation; its founder and president is Roger Ailes
- Roger Ailes : President of Fox News and chairman of Fox Broadcasting Company; previously media and political consultant, first for Richard Nixon especially for Ronald Reagan; executive producer for CNBC
- Glenn Beck : U.S. conservative political opinion broadcaster and author, with a show on Fox News and a political action effort, the 9-12 Project
- Sean Hannity : An American television and radio commentator, self-identified as a Ronald Reagan conservative
- Bill O'Reilly : U.S. political opinion broadcaster, author, radio host and political commentator. Host of The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News.
- National Review : Conservative American periodical and website, started in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr.
- Weekly Standard : An online and print publication in the U.S., whose content tends to be associated with positions of neoconservatism, the Republican Party, and American conservatism
- Washington Times : A Washington, D.C. newspaper and online publishing company, owned by the Unification Church, created as a conservative alternative to the Washington Post
- Washington Examiner : A free print and online news medium, owned by Clarity Media Group and providing political content to other Examiners nationwide, of conservative editorial policy
- George Will : Prominent U.S. author and commentator on politics, society and baseball; of generally conservative ideology but widely considered an outstanding writer with thoughtful presentation; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union
- Michael Savage : (1942–) American conservative commentator on talk radio; columnist, WorldNetDaily; sometimes labeled a "shock jock"; doctorate in phytotherapy and nutritional medicine
- WorldNetDaily : A web-based investigative and opinion journalism site, whose editorial policy is generally associated with American conservatism
- American Conservative Defense Alliance : Think tank and interest group for national security conservatism, endorsing foreign action only when vital U.S. interests are involved or there is a direct threat
- American Enterprise Institute : A major U.S. political, economic and international relations "think tank", which has always been associated with a free enterprise view, and has, in recent decades, become more associated with neoconservatism and an interventionist foreign policy; many of its fellows went into policy positions in Republican administrations, and returned at the end of their tenure
- Cato Institute : Libertarian think tank
- Heritage Foundation : A Washington DC based conservative political think tank; Affiliate, Alliance Defense Fund
- Hoover Institution : A long-established think tank at Stanford University, of generally American conservative ideology and respected academic quality; founded by President Herbert Hoover
- American Civil Rights Union : A conservative group presenting itself as an alternative to the American Civil Liberties Union, arguing for a strict constructionist view of the Constitution
- American Conservative Union : An American conservative interest group founded in 1964; known for ACU ratings of Congressional voting
- American Values : A conservative interest group founded by Gary Bauer
- Committee on the Present Danger : An interest group that has been formed periodically to draw attention to a threat to the United States
- Concerned Women for America : A 30-year-old group with a declared mission of bringing Biblical values into all levels of public policy of the United States; Affiliate, Alliance Defense Fund
- Eagle Forum : Christian Right political group, founded by Phyllis Schafly as "Stop ERA (Equal Rights Amendment) Now" and renamed to take a broader role, for "conservative and pro-family men and women to participate in the process of self-government and public policy"
- Focus on the Family : American Christian Right non-profit organization founded in 1977 by James Dobson; Gary Bauer resigned to run for the American Presidency; Partner ministry of Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview
- Media Research Center : An American conservative group, founded in 1987, for media monitoring of what it considers liberal bias in news reporting, headed by L. Brent Bozell III
- Family Research Council : A lobbying spinoff of Focus on the Family; Affiliate, Alliance Defense Fund
- Economic liberalism : Add brief definition or description
- Unitary executive theory : A U.S. concept of constitutional law and politics, which believes that the President of the United States has a right, and indeed an obligation, to take certain actions without Congressional or Judicial checks and balances