WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) has confirmed that GOP presidential candidate former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) will speak at the Values Voter Summit this October 7-9 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Gov. Romney joins other Republican presidential candidates, including Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX), U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) and businessman Herman Cain, at the annual gathering of pro-family activists in the nation's capital.
The popular event, which draws thousands of grassroots activists from across the country, will have a speaker line-up that includes House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), U.S. Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Steve King (R-IA), Dr. Bill Bennett, Mark Levin, Lt. Gen. William Boykin (U.S. Army-Ret.), Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Erick Erickson, Ed Morrissey, Heritage Foundation fellow Edwin Meese III, Lila Rose, Phyllis Schlafly and more.
The 2011 Values Voter Summit is cosponsored by Family Research Council, AFA Action, American Values, The Heritage Foundation, Liberty University and Liberty Counsel. A presidential straw poll, exhibit hall, book signings, breakout sessions and much more will be packed into this three-day conference. On Saturday evening Family Research Council will award Heritage Foundation fellow Edwin Meese, III with its 2011 Vision and Leadership Award.
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For a full list of speakers and schedule, please visit www.valuesvotersummit.org.
SOURCE Family Research Council Action