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The sudden departure of South Carolina Republican Jim DeMint from the U.S. Senate has given new life to the idea that the tea party is in decline. DeMint took a job heading the conservative Heritage Foundation but Democrats and others were quick to...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago. The decision of Republican Jim DeMint...
The top 10 stories of 2011 included limitations on skateboarders; an arrest for alleged rapes and sexual assaults; flood recovery; Marine Life Protection Act implementation delay in Laguna; the Heisler Park renovation; the Resource Center pulling out from...
Ezra Klein is a very gifted young man who is getting deserved recognition in newspapers and on television. His abilities were on display in a Washington Post column (March 19, 2012) describing how the fabulously rich Koch brothers were hard at work in a...
Call Washington BureauJim DeMint, the Tea Party kingmaker who announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate Thursday to head a Washington-based conservative think tank, left an indelible mark on the world of Pennsylvania politics. It was DeMint, who during the infancy of...
Tags: Jim DeMint, Primaries, U.S. Senate, Democratic Party, Politics
CNNHONG KONG -- Eight months ago, the international community stifled a snigger when North Korea's hyped rocket launch ended with a fizzle. At the time, Pyongyang surprised just about everyone by actually admitting its failure, a departure from previous...
The Hartford CourantIt's not like there weren't big things going on in politics this past week, what with the fiscal cliff looming and the state deficit seemingly growing by the minute. Oh, and tea party honcho Jim DeMint leaving the Senate. But sometimes a story that falls...
Tags: Allergies, Butch Cassidy, Jim DeMint, Dave Brubeck, Government
Watch out, folks, this could get bumpy. With the release Monday of a proposal, or something approximating one, from House Republican leaders on a way to avert the "fiscal cliff," we now have the opening positions from both parties, neither of which...
The Baltimore SunFrom #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days --stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics. And while there is...
WASHINGTON — The poet Carl Sandburg supposedly was asked by a young playwright to attend a rehearsal. Sandburg did, but fell asleep. The playwright exclaimed, "How could you sleep when you knew I wanted your opinion?" Sandburg replied, "Sleep is an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ushering in the new and the old — dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government. The 113th Congress will convene Thursday at the...
Presentation College faculty member Brad Tennant recently presented information at the annual meeting of the South Dakota Association of Bilingual and Bicultural Education in Rapid City. He addressed the role of American Indians in the 1804-1806 Lewis...
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