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1 posted on 01/27/2011 6:29:37 PM PST by FTJM
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Aside from Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, who is currently deciding between a presidential run and a gubernatorial bid in his home state, DeMint’s advisers are having a difficult time envisioning a candidate that he could get behind…

That contradicts DeMint's own words.

2 posted on 01/27/2011 6:34:12 PM PST by FreeReign
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Qualifiers, always qualifiers. Get some spine. You either is or you ain’t running.....


3 posted on 01/27/2011 6:34:41 PM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an 'idiot', you can be sure that you are doing something right.)
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Please run DeMint!


4 posted on 01/27/2011 6:35:34 PM PST by speciallybland
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Demint just said ‘no’ on CNN...today


5 posted on 01/27/2011 6:37:58 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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I know DeMint is viewed as the Second Coming of Christ around here but I've always thought of him as a showboat. He talks a great game and generates headlines by doing things like boycotting CPAC but doesn't accomplish much. Where was Jim DeMint during the Bush spending binge? He was in Congress and the Senate then. This “I have to run if someone else doesn't meet my test” is ego and showboating.
7 posted on 01/27/2011 6:38:35 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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....AND IN OTHER NEWS, MURKOWSKI KEEPS SENATE ASSIGNMENTS.
Thursday January 27 2011
Murkowski Announces Committee Assignments for the 112th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, will continue to represent Alaska on the same Senate committees that she served on in the last Congress: Energy and Natural Resources; Appropriations; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP); and Indian Affairs.

Senate Republican leadership informed caucus members today of their committee assignments for the 112th Congress.

“These are four of the most critical committees in the United States Senate, particularly as their responsibilities and areas of jurisdiction affect the State of Alaska, so I was glad to keep my membership on these panels,” Murkowski said.

Subcommittee assignments on the Appropriations and HELP committees, and committee and subcommittee ranking member slots, will be determined in the near future. Murkowski is the ranking Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.


8 posted on 01/27/2011 6:42:22 PM PST by luv2ndamend (Same party, different letter.)
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Looks to me like a Demint/ Palin ticket!!

They would have my support!


10 posted on 01/27/2011 6:58:12 PM PST by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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11 posted on 01/27/2011 7:43:54 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: FTJM; JoeProBono; a fool in paradise

DeMint w/ Rice 2012!


13 posted on 01/27/2011 7:50:34 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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DeMint and Pence have removed themselves from the running in the same day. I was hoping at least one of them would jump in. Without them, the GOP has a very weak field.


14 posted on 01/27/2011 8:10:02 PM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: FTJM; 506Lake; alrea; Amanda King; americanophile; Artemis Webb; Babsig; be-baw; ...
Last JDM ping for today, I promise. (I'm hitting the sack.)


Jim DeMint Ping!

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Follow Sen. DeMint on Twitter.

15 posted on 01/27/2011 8:15:34 PM PST by upchuck (When excerpting please use the entire 300 words we are allowed. No more one or two sentence posts!)
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BUMP

This country needs someone like DeMint.


22 posted on 01/28/2011 10:33:49 AM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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Peter Brown, a prominent South Carolina donor and a member of DeMint’s kitchen cabinet, predicted that DeMint could warm to the idea of a White House bid as the rest of the field takes shape.

Oh, I would so be all over this. I'd love to see DeMint run...and win.

25 posted on 01/28/2011 10:44:24 AM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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