Tea Party Favorite DeMint Resigns Unexpectedly

In what could be a sign of the tea party’s waning influence in Congress, one of its champions suddenly resigned his Senate seat Thursday. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) unexpectedly announced he will leave the Senate at the beginning of January to become the next president of The Heritage Foundation, one … Continue reading

Congressman Hustled Off Floor For Hoodie; Trayvon Martin Protest

A congressman was escorted off the House floor after donning a hooded sweatshirt in protest of the killing of Trayvon Martin, an African-American Florida teen. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) was forced off the House floor after giving a speech in which he denounced the sort of racial profiling which appears … Continue reading