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Jim Demint Debt Ceiling

'Sen. Tea Party' Drives Debt Ceiling Fight

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — He calls himself Sen. Tea Party. That almost says it all about Sen. Jim DeMint's role on the nation's political scene in these ner...

Tea Party Kingmaker Throws Cold Water On GOP Leader's Plan

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Republican senator who helped foster the tea party movement is throwing cold water on a proposal by the Senate's GOP leader to gi...

Tea Party Kingmaker Says He's 'Disappointed' In Michele Bachmann

Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said he's "disappointed" that Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) -- who's running for the Republican presidential nomination -- ...

Conservative GOP Senator Issues Warning To Republicans

Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) issued a warning to fellow Republicans in Congress: If you vote to raise the debt ceiling without massive spending cuts, y...

Amanda Terkel

Geithner: Not Raising Debt Ceiling Would Be 'Catastrophic'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday he's certain congressional lawmakers will come together to raise the nation's debt limit...

Jim DeMint Prepared To Filibuster Debt Ceiling Vote

Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) signaled he's prepared to filibuster a looming vote to raise the debt ceiling during an appearance on the "Laura Ingraham Sho...