Jim DeMint Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jim DeMint.

Results 1 - 20 of 218 in Jim DeMint

  1. CBO warns Obama stimulus package harmful long termRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Those were the words of South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint as he described a bill he thought was "the worst piece of economic legislation Congress has considered in a hundred years." "Not since the passage in 1909 of the 16th Amendment - which cleared the way for a federal income tax," DeMint said, "has the United States seriously entertained a policy so comprehensively hostile to economic freedom, nor so arrogantly indifferent to economic reality."

    Comment?

  2. The Kennedys Recognize a Former GOP Congressman for His 'Courageous'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... to run again in his western Palmetto State district in 2004, and won after successor - and then predecessor - Jim DeMint moved on to the Senate. It was during this second stint in office that Inglis cemented his place in the Kennedys' Valhalla. In ...

    Comment?

  3. Andrew Johnson 1 hour ago Finally: Someone is being recognized for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... to run again in his western Palmetto State district in 2004, and won after successor - and then predecessor - Jim DeMint moved on to the Senate. It was during this second stint in office that Inglis cemented his place in the Kennedys' Valhalla. In ...

    Comment?

  4. Conservative leaders send letter to Senate opposing Hate Crime BillRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2009 | Examiner.com

    This week, a letter is being hand-delivered to every member of the United States Senate imploring conservatives to join Senator Jim DeMint's filibuster of the pending Hate Crimes bill, which would criminalize preaching the Gospel and put preachers in the crosshairs. The letter is signed by more than 60 conservative leaders, including some of the leading lights of the Values Voter movement, among them: James Dobson , Tony Perkins , Don Wildmon , Gary Bauer , Hon.

    Comment?

  5. What 'Abolish the IRS' Really MeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Roll Call

    ... middle class." The two senators were well received by the generally conservative audience, and former Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, who now runs the Heritage Foundation, said Lee and Rubio were his favorite kind of senators for challenging the ...

    Comment?

  6. 4 Quotes From Tea Party Politicians on Abolishing the Federal Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Max

    ... mandate because I believe that it is bad policy. That is hurts the very people we are trying to help." - Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC). 3. "Every one of these policies tonight makes it harder on those struggling to achieve the American Dream. And I think ...

    Comment?

  7. 5 Quotes From Tea Party Politicians on Increasing the Federal Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Max

    ... wage because the facts show that two-thirds of minimum wage workers earn a raise already within a year." - Sen. Jim DeMint (R ) South Carolina. 4. "If you raise the minimum wage, the inevitable effect will be, number one, young people will lose ...

    Comment?

  8. Rubio begins campaign touting tax reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | World Magazine

    ... they couldn't "find a single way to move us to a single-rate system that protects the middle class." Former Sen. Jim DeMint, president of The Heritage Foundation, who has supported a flat tax in the past, told me Lee's answer was a good one: "If we ...

    Comment?

  9. Make My DayBELOIT College Makes Me Feel OldRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... Cantor will take his place. In the Senate, if they ever had their way, Sen. Harry Reid would give way to Sen. Jim DeMint as majority leader, and the wreck of this country would become, for them, the economic opportunity of their lifetime. Americans ...

    Comment?

  10. Rubio's TurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | RedState

    ... the leadership. The leadership backed then Florida Governor Charlie Crist. The grassroots, led by former Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina, allied with . Activists began urging a boycott of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the ...

    Comment?

  11. The power players behind Rubio's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Politico

    ... Terry Sullivan will be Rubio's campaign manager. He was a top South Carolina operative and adviser to former Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) who worked on Rubio's 2010 Senate campaign and then joined his official team in 2011 as deputy chief of staff. Most ...

    Comment?

  12. The Rubio record: From tea party hero to immigration reformer and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Yahoo!

    Sen. Marco Rubio reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations. In the winter of 2010, conservative firebrand Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., turned an upstart U.S. Senate candidate from Florida into the face of the tea party effort to bring more hardline conservatives into the Republican Party and Congress.

    Comment?

  13. Marco Rubio will try to find way in early GOP primary statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Miami Herald

    He's campaigned with Joni Ernst in Iowa, cut a TV ad for Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire, befriended Jim DeMint in South Carolina and reminisced about growing up in Nevada. Now Florida Sen. Marco Rubio must figure out how to turn his ties to the nation's first four primary and caucus states into victories - or at least not failures - in the 2016 Republican presidential race.

    Comment?

  14. Ex-SC Politico: Wrong Numbers, Right MessageRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | FITSNews

    ... me." Also of interest? Her comments reference Fowler regretting that he had to send her recommendation letter "to Jim DeMint instead of Jim Clyburn."

    Comment?

  15. Cuccinelli: 'Vicious Anti-Conservative' McCain Must be OustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | News Max

    ... d than all other conservative PACs combined." The Senate Conservatives Fund was found by then-South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint in 2008 and works hand in hand with the tea party movement. Related Stories:

    Comment?

  16. "It was not a formal endorsement, but stay tuned."Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Bloomberg

    ... Duncan is said to be leaning toward Paul. For whatever that's worth. In 2008, an early endorsement by Senator Jim DeMint could not save Mitt Romney from a fourth place finish, after he gave up on competing for the state. In 2012, an endorsement from ...

    Comment?

  17. The Tim Scott PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | National Journal

    ... candidates the chance to steal headlines of their own in the Palmetto State. Scott's predecessor in the Senate, Jim DeMint, became known as the "kingmaker" for his influential role in picking conservative candidates for Senate contests. Now Scott is ...

    Comment?

  18. Marco Rubio gets a super PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Washington Post

    ... Florida Senate seat in 2010, some of his earliest out-of-state support came from South Carolina, where then-Sen. Jim DeMint -- who now leads the Heritage Foundation -- was an avid backer. Tompkins will be joined by media consultant Jon Lerner, a ... 19 comments

  19. Chamber holds awards banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Union Daily Times

    ... South since 1881. Scott was appointed to the US Senate by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2013 following the resignation of Jim DeMint. In 2014, Scott ran in a special election to serve out the remaining two years of DeMint's term. Scott won the election ...

    Comment?

  20. Grant Starrett launches challenge to Scott DesJarlais in 4th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Mitt Romney's two presidential bids and once worked at the Senate Steering Committee under then-U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a hard-right Republican who is now president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington. ...

    Comment?