Updated at 7:22 a.m. on February 14.
The Wardman Park Marriott, where the Conservative Political Action Conference is hosted, is filled to the brim with colorful characters, swag and posters. Click through to get a taste.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour offered pointed criticisms of President Obama in his morning speech on Saturday, Feb. 12, the last day of CPAC.
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CORRECTION: The original version of this gallery misstated the location of CPAC.
Lindsey Boerma, Cameron Joseph, and Theresa Poulson contributed contributed to this article.