A majority of the 2012 GOP contenders are slated to speak this weekend at the 2011 Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC. The event will be happening throughout Saturday culminating in a presidential straw poll. According to the schedule, here is when the 2012 GOP candidates will be speaking.
Friday, October 7th, 2011: Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann
Saturday, October 8th, 2011: Ron Paul and Mitt Romney
You can watch the event live on C-SPAN or at this live stream.
Continue reading for video of each candidate’s speech.
Rick Santorum already spoke this morning and here is a 3 minute excerpt of his remarks courtesy MSNBC:
Texas Governor Rick Perry also spoke this morning, here is video of his entire speech:
So far the most notable speech has come from Herman Cain who, apparently, was met with thunderous applause throughout his speech. Here is Herman Cain’s entire speech courtesy MRC-TV:
Here is Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s entire speech:
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney addressed the group Saturday morning, here is his entire speech:
Here is Ron Paul’s address to the crowd. Apologies for video quality, it has been the only footage available so far.
Ron Paul won the Values Voter straw poll, Cain came in second.