The term “maverick” used to belong to Sen. John McCain back in the day. Now it’s been expanded to represent a growing batallion of young, aggressive Republicans and conservatives who are ready to rumble, and in touch with their inner maverick, or words to that effect.
Founded in 2009, Maverick PAC - or MAVPAC - now boasts 2,500 members.
The group gathers Friday in the nation’s capital for an annual conference that has attracted a stellar line-up of speakers to a glittering hotel a few block north of the White House. They include Republican Sens Rob Portman and Ted Cruz, Rep. Tom Cotton, former Dept. of Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus and Carly Fiorina - to name a few.
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