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Jim Demint

  1. house freedom caucus
    Mark Meadows Wants to Take Your State Capitol HostageThe House Freedom Caucus wants to replicate itself and its notorious tactics.
  2. Right-Wing Ideological Commissar Jim DeMint Ousted From Heritage FoundationA leading theory is that he helped screw up the Obamacare repeal-and-replace effort.
  3. Remember Jim DeMint? His Fingerprints Are All Over the Trump TransitionIt’s a sign of the times that the bomb-throwing former senator is playing a big behind-the-scenes role.
  4. Nikki Haley Gets a Foreign-Policy Credential for Her Future Presidential RunTrump gets diversity points and a telegenic international face for his administration. She gets what she needs for a credible White House candidacy.
  5. Trump Made a Big Promise Aimed at Winning Over Nervous ConservativesHe seems to understand that quelling fears about the Supreme Court might be the most important thing he can do right now.
  6. the national interest
    Think-Tank President Not So Good at ThinkingHow Lincoln freed the slaves by getting Big Government out of the way.
  7. comings and goings
    Jim DeMint Cashes InThe South Carolina senator is leaving the Senate to head a think tank in January.
  8. reversals
    GOP Senators Decide Todd Akin Isn’t So Bad After AllFour are co-hosting a fund-raiser for him this week. 
  9. legitimate rape
    GOP Heavyweights and Their Money Trickling Back to Todd Akin [Updated]Rick Santorum and Jim DeMint both pledge to help.
  10. early and often
    Jim DeMint Is the Latest Person Supposedly Thinking About Maybe Running for PresidentIs he really though?
  11. republican woodstock
    What You Need to Know About CPACThe gay controversy, the Palin controversy, the presidential horse race, and more.
  12. the war on christmas
    Jim DeMint Finds the Holidays DistractingHe’s too excited about Christmas.
  13. war on christmas
    War on Christmas Now Being Waged in the Very Halls of the Senate [Updated]GOP senators fight for their right to not work immediately before and after Christmas.
  14. election hangover
    Lisa Murkowski Wins Alaskan Spelling BeeWhat kind of Senator will she be now?
  15. cable news
    Talk Box: McConnell’s Earmark Flip Encourages at Least One LiberalBut Rachel Maddow is happy to point out his George W. Bush problem.
  16. tea time
    Tea Party Senators Get Their First VictoryThe GOP looks set to enact a self-imposed earmark ban.
  17. 2016
    Marco Rubio Will Be President in Five Years, Says Confused Jim DeMintIn 2015?
  18. the after party
    Hey, Look, Republican Recriminations!They blame South Carolina senator Jim DeMint for their failure to take the Senate.
  19. early and often
    Two Seats That Could Determine the Power of Joe LiebermanIf they go Republican, could Lieberman switch teams?
  20. weird al greene
    Alvin Greene Has an Awesome New Campaign StrategyJust repeat something bad you made up about your opponent over and over again.
  21. early and often
    Sharron Angle Caught on Tape Offering to Share Her Special Juice With OpponentAnd trashes the Republican Party.
  22. weird al greene
    Alvin Greene Has More Than Zero Percent Support in First PollAlvin Greene gets 21 percent support in his first poll.
  23. early and often
    Taking It Easy on ToyotaWho was really on the stand at yesterday’s hearing?
  24. early and often
    GOP Senator Wants Congress to Vote Itself Out of OfficeA term-limits amendment to the Constitution?