Jim DeMint, until recently a vocal leader of the Tea Party, will now play no role in the 2014 Congressional elections—which may be another sign the movement is changing tactics.
Today marks the 76th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a King and a President.
In the current intense debate over the fiscal cliff, even President Barack Obama and the Republicans agree that invoking the 14th Amendment as a debt-ceiling weapon is out of bounds. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be used as a nuclear tactic.
A federal showdown with Washington state over its newly realized marijuana law has gone up in smoke, as people puffed pot in public this week with no repercussions.
Tea party leader Senator Jim DeMint joked about forcing John Boehner from the House, after DeMint shockingly quit the Senate on Thursday.