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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...

'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...

Conservatives 'Shocked' At DeMint Moved

Taylors-WadeHampton Patch | Andrew Moore | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Thursday's announcement of U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint's resignation from the United States Senate to head up The Heritage Foundation left many Upstate conse...

Marriage Made in Right-Wing Heaven: Jim DeMint and Heritage Foundation

Peter Montgomery | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

DeMint and Heritage are perfect for each other. DeMint came out of the Religious Right and became the movement's go-to guy in the Senate even before he became the face of the Tea Party movement.

Michael McAuliff

Dems To DeMint: Portraying Lawmaker As A Conservative 'Like Putting Lipstick On A Pig'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

While conservative kingmaker Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) mulls endorsing fresh Republican candidates for 2012, The Huffington Post has learned that Democ...

Top GOP Senator Compares Palin To Reagan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), founder of the Senate Conservatives Fund and a leader of the Tea Party movement, compared Sarah Palin to former President Ro...

'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...

DeMint's New Book Highlights GOP-Tea Party Power Struggle

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- As the Republican campaign to replace President Barack Obama heats up in early voting states like South Carolina, U.S. Sen. Jim DeMi...

Jim DeMint Addresses How He Plans To Influence GOP Primary In 2012

McClatchy | James Rosen | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

"I'm not running for president, but I will be working with grass-roots activists across the country to ensure the next Republican nominee has the prin...

Jon Ward

DeMint Says 2012 GOP Hopefuls Need To 'Speak Up' On Spending Fight In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The 2012 election may be taking its time to heat up, but Sen. Jim DeMint says that’s no excuse for Republican presidential hopefuls who...

Michael McAuliff

Mitch McConnell: Chuck Schumer Is Extreme, Not Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may have been frosty to the Tea Party before, but he's offering the irate anti-tax crowd ...

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...

Jim DeMint Emerges As Conservative Superpower With His 'Disciples,' But Faces Big GOP Backlash

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint -- who has achieved superstar status among conservatives and emerged as a prominent face of the Tea Party movement -- r...

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: Tea Party Candidates Can Win Midterm Election Races

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim DeMint on Thursday dismissed worries by some of his fellow Republicans that tea party-backed politicians like Delaware Sen...

Jim DeMint Driving Tea Party To The Senate

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While many might consider former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be the face of the Tea Party, when in comes to the 2010 midterm elections, it seems that S...

Jim DeMint Wants To Be Tea Party's Best Friend In Washington

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint is making a bid to be the tea party movement's best friend in Washington. It's hardly a coincidence that the South Carolina Republica...

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...