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Jim DeMint

U.S. Senate Takes Another Long Weekend, Clocks Out on Thursday Afternoon

Just two days after conservatives held a press conference on Capitol Hill to launch a #MakeCongressWorkAgain campaign to put a spotlight on the Republican-led Senate’s short work week and its failure to get business done, Senators closed up shop at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

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Former Senators DeMint and Coburn Lay Out Vision to Amend Constitution

Two former titans of the Senate’s limited-government conservative right, Jim DeMint and Tom “Dr. No” Coburn, have lent their voices and experience to Convention of States, an initiative to bring about a state-led convention to amend the U.S. Constitution.

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Heritage Foundation Announces Resignation of President Jim DeMint

After days of speculation in the press that conservative policy group the Heritage Foundation was preparing to oust its President, the group announced in a Tuesday statement that its board of directors had accepted the resignation of president Jim DeMint.

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Marco Rubio Faces Attacks for Quitting Senate

When it was reported that Sen. Marco Rubio hated being in the U.S. Senate and was running for president because he was “frustrated” with how that chamber of Congress worked, it took me back to 2012, when I first caught wind of this frustration he had with the governing body in which he was elected to serve.

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a Americans for Peace, Prosperity, and Security national security forum event at the Cedar Rapids Public Library on October 2, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rubio answered questions from moderator Jeanne Meserve about national security issues ranging from Russia and …

Heritage Foundation Experts: Short-Term Spending Resolution Puts Nation in Fiscal Danger

The spending resolution passed in the Senate Wednesday morning now goes to the House, and it funded Planned Parenthood – something the conservative base protested.

The spending resolution expires December 11, creating another government shutdown cliff right before Congress leaves for the holidays. Potentially, the December “omnibus” could bust the budget caps, raise the debt ceiling, fund amnesty, fund sanctuary cities, fund Iran deal, and fund Planned Parenthood.

Jim Demint

Heritage Foundation’s Jim DeMint: Obamatrade Isn’t Free Trade

Former Senator Jim DeMint, now President of the Heritage Foundation, compare’s the current trade deal considered by Congress with a bill he voted for in the Senate, concluding: “today’s version of fast track authority has become a legislative vehicle for those who favor protectionism and favoritism above freedom and opportunity.”

Jim Demint

CPAC Panel on American Exceptionalism: ‘Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None’

National Harbor, MD—Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow moderated the CPAC “A Strong America: Protecting Opportunity for All” panel that focused on the aspects that will ensure the United States remains the leading superpower into the 21st century. The panel specifically focused on American virtue, economic opportunity, and foreign policy strength.