(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

CPAC’s unfortunate mix-up: Dr. Ben Carson is not Sen. Tim Scott

The conference seems to be a little confused about the identity of its speakers

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Joanna Rothkopf
February 25, 2015 3:04pm (UTC)

On Wednesday, hordes of Republicans will descend upon the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a major event for potential 2016 candidates to make a good impression on their base. Unfortunately, it seems CPAC doesn't even know who its own potential candidates are.

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Washington Post reporter Ben Terris caught that CPAC's mobile app had made a pretty glaring mistake, pairing a picture of Sen. Tim Scott, South Carolina's junior Republican senator, with presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson's biography. Both men will be speaking at the conference.

The error has seemingly been corrected.

Joanna Rothkopf

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