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Jim Demint Leaving Senate

'Discouraged' Tea Party Faces Crossroads

RealClearPolitics | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

Dispirited by congressional wrangling over the debt ceiling in 2011, Tea Party members‘ passions began to wane. Then other forces took hold to inten...

With Senate Exit, DeMint's Conservative Firepower Grows

Salon | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

In the Washington media, there is a well-established tradition of respecting what I've long called the No Money Rule....

Tea Party Quitter DeMint Cashes In, Exposing DC's Dark Side

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

DeMint's performed one public service by abandoning his post: He's given us a glimpse of a half-hidden Washington where leaders don't lead, think-tankers don't think, and the house always wins.