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How DeMint Rocked Washington Like An Earthquake

McClatchy | James Rosen | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics

For his first eight years in Washington, Jim DeMint was like most members of Congress – relatively quiet, fairly innocuous and pretty much unknown o...

Washington Is Lost for Now, GOP Senator Says, But the Fight Continues Across America

Ernest Istook | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Ernest Istook

"We've lost the battle in Washington" for now, says Senator Jim DeMint (R, S.C.). The new goals, he says, are for conservatives to work in states and prove their principles work, plus defend against President Obama's effort "to steamroll what's left of the Republican Party here in Washington."

DeMint Defies GOP With Unexpected Move

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The surprise job change by the Senate's most prominent tea partyer will complicate Republican moderates' bid to nudge their party toward...

Jim DeMint: Leading The Right's Rebel Brigade

TIME | Michael Crowley & Jay Newton-Small | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That brings us to the real question regarding DeMint and the Tea Party movement he has come to represent. Are they leading the Republican Party down t...

Republican Senators Lash Out At Jim DeMint

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A number of Republican senators told Politico Tuesday that DeMint was skewing the GOP conference's position solidly backing Miller, saying he was inte...

Jim DeMint Battling Senate GOP Leadership In Next Election

Politico | Manu Raju and Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you're an underdog conservative running for Congress, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) should be on your speed dial these days. A favorite of the tea part...